Deworming: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Wormivet: Herbal Medication developed by NIF to treat worms

Published: April 12, 2020

The National Innovation foundation India has developed an indigenous herbal medicine called Wormivet. It is an alternative to chemical methods that are currently being used to treat worms. Highlights The Wormivet is used to treat endoparasite worms in livestock. A patent has been filed on the invention. The patent has been given in the name ..

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National Deworming Day observed on February 10

Published: February 11, 2020

The National Deworming Day was recently observed across the country on February 10. All children and adolescent boys and girls in all states and Union Territories, who are in the age group of 1 to 19 years are given a single dose of the medicine called Albendazole. The day is observed with an aim of ..

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Health Ministry conducts 8th round of National Deworming Day campaign

Published: February 9, 2019

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 ..

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National Deworming Day (NDD-2019)

Published: February 9, 2019

The National Deworming Day (NDD) is an initiative of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to make every child in the country worm free. The day is observed every year on 10th of February to tackle worm infections among pre-school (anganwadi) and school-age children across India. On 8th of February 2019, Union Health ..

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