All About National Deworming Day

PUBLISHED ON: February 10, 2020 | Duration: 2 min, 07 sec

  
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About 241 million children between the ages 1 - 14 years in India are at risk of parasitic intestinal worms, known as Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH), according to the World Health Organisation. February 10 is observed as National Deworming Day with the objective to deworm all preschool and school-age children (enrolled and non-enrolled) between the age of 1-19 years through the platform of schools and Anganwadi centers in order to improve their overall health, nutritional status.
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