Kondagaon National Deworming Day will be organized in the district from September 13 to 23

The National Deworming Day FREE Albendazole Dosage Program will be conducted following the guidelines related to COVID-19. Citizens should contact the nearest health center, medical officer, health worker, ANM, Mitanin and Anganwadi worker for more information

Albendazole tablets will be given to children from 01 to 19 years

Kondagaon, 13 September 2021: National Deworming Day program will be organized in the district from 13 to 20 September 2021 and from 21 to 23 September 2021 for the missing children.

Under this program, all children and adolescent girls from 01 to 19 years of age will be fed FREE of cost deworming medicine Albendazole at community level by Mitanin and Anganwadi workers by visiting door-to-door. The dosage of Albendazole will be given as half tablet to children in the age group of 01 to 02 years and one full tablet to children in the age group of 3 to 19 years. A target has been set to give Albendazole tablets to a total of 2.93 Lakh children and adolescent girls under Kondagaon district.

Worm infestation causes malnutrition and anemia in children and adolescents. Due to which there is always tiredness and physical and mental development is not possible. To eliminate the worm, it is necessary to be fed a tablet of Albendazole. For the prevention of worm infection, hygiene such as do not defecate in the open, always use the toilet, keep the surrounding clean, wash fruits and vegetables in clean water, always drink clean water, keep food covered, keep nails clean and short, shoes Special care should be taken to wash your hands with soap, especially before eating and after going to the toilet.

The National Deworming Day program will be conducted following the guidelines related to COVID-19. Citizens should contact the nearest health center, medical officer, health worker, ANM, Mitanin and Anganwadi worker for more information.

Appeal to the general public that children, adolescents and adolescent girls from 01 to 19 years of age should take advantage of health facilities by taking the drug Albendazole for deworming.