soil transmitted Helminths Current Affairs, GK & News

October 20: National Deworming Day

Every year, National Deworming Day is celebrated on February 10 and October 20 in India. Why National Deworming Day? India accounts to 28% of total number of global children between the age of 1 and 14 years of age at risk of Soil Transmitted Helminths. This is about 68% of children in India. These infections ..

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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 ..

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