Government launches National Deworming initiative

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) launched National Deworming Initiative on the occasion of National Deworming Day (observed on 10 February).It aims to reach more than 32.2 crore children aged between 1 to 19 years to combat parasitic worm infections. According to the 2012 report ‘Children in India’, published by the Ministry [...]