As Per circular received from U.P Government (Copy of the Circular attached), all Private, Government and Government aided schools have been directed to administer Tablet Albendazole to all children of age 01 to 19 years on 28th February 2017.
Deworming, which is also referred to as drenching, is the process of getting rid of intestinal parasites like worms. The most common ways to contract worms is by eating contaminated food and drinking contaminated water.
Recognizing Signs that You have a Worm
· Look for any rashes on your body.
· Pay attention to any pain you feel in your abdomen.
· Monitor any sudden and unexplained weight loss.
· Watch out for gagging or coughing that you experience.
· Look for any blood in your stool.
According to WHO, India has the highest burden of Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH) in the world, with 220 million children aged 1-14 estimated to be at risk of worm infections. Almost 7 in 10 children between 6 month and 5 years are anaemic, with even higher rates of
Anaemia in rural areas, the 2006 National Family Health Survey reported.
As conscientious parents always be involved with the healthy upkeep of your children.
“A HEALTHY OUTSIDE STARTS FROM INSIDE”