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Nagaland government today launched the second phase of NDD

Stating that worm infection affects the physical growth and well-being, he encouraged children to take the de-worming tablets at least twice a year.


PTI 09 Aug 2018, 10:39 AM India

The Nagaland government today launched the second phase of National De-worming Day (NDD) for the current year, which aims to de-worm children and adults in the age group of 1-19 years.

Principal Director of Health and Family Welfare, Vikeyie Losu administered the first tablet to a student at a programme in Dr. Neilhouzh Kire Government Higher Secondary School, Seikhazou here. In his address, Losu said that worm infection can take a toll on one's health and therefore, it is important to maintain hygienic practices.

Stating that worm infection affects the physical growth and well-being, he encouraged children to take the de-worming tablets at least twice a year.

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