National Deworming Day Current Affairs - 2020

February 10: National Deworming Day

Every year National Deworming Day is observed twice on February 10th and August 10th. The event is observed by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The implementing agency under the ministry is National Health Mission. The worms mainly spreads from the faeces of people who defecate in open. Highlights On the Deworming Day, the deworming Read More…

Health Ministry conducts 8th round of National Deworming Day campaign

The Health Ministry undertook the 8th round of National Deworming Day campaign across the country on 8th February to reduce the prevalence of parasitic intestinal worms among children. National Deworming Day National Deworming Day is aimed at deworming all preschool and school-age children (enrolled and non-enrolled) between the ages of 1-19 years through the platform Read More…

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. This year it is fourth edition of National Deworming Day after Read More…

February 10: National Deworming Day

The National Deworming Day is observed every year on February 10 with main objective to combat parasitic worm infections among preschool and school-age children across India. This year it is third edition of the observance of this day after it was launched in 2015 by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). The Read More…

February 10: National Deworming Day

Every year on 10 February is observed as National Deworming Day to combat parasitic worm infections among preschool and school-age children across India. This year it is second edition of the observance of this day after it was launched in 2015 by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). Key facts Goal of Read More…