The National Deworming Day 2021, to deworm all children between the ages of 1-19 years and to sensitize them on the harms associated with having worms was observed at Govt. GM High School here at Champhai. Pi Maria C.T. Zuali, Deputy Commissioner Champhai District graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The Deputy Commissioner also administered Albendazole tablets to students during the event to commence the week long programme.
Like the previous years, observance of National Deworming Day in this year will be conducted through bi-annual deworming rounds on the months of February and August. As per August 2020 round of deworming coverage reports, total number of children (1-19 years) who were administered Albendazole Tablets stood at 45626, which was 99.75% of the total target. The proposed target for National Deworming Day (NDD) 2021 for February round is 47397.
The NDD programme was attended by Pi Maria C.T. Zuali DC, Dr. R.Lianmawia CMO, Pu T.T Laltanpuia DEO, Dr. Lallawmkima DIPRO, Pu H.Zothanmawia CDPO, Pu H.Lalhminghlua Addl. DPC, Samagra Shiksha, Teachers and Students of Govt. GM High School.
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