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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 [...]

World Cancer Day Observed on 4th February 2018

The World Cancer Day (WCD) is observed every year on 4 February across the world to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Its primary goal is to reduce the illness and related deaths by 2020.   Key Points “We can. I can” is the theme headline for this year [...]