Arunachal: National Deworming Day-2018 launched in Balijan

Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner Dr. Joram Beda launched the 1st Round of National Deworming Day (NDD)’2018  at Balijan.


1st Round of National Deworming Day (NDD)’2018  launched by Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner Dr. Joram Beda, here at Govt Higher Secondary School, Balijan  in a befitting manner today on 27th Aug’2018.

While addressing the students he highlighted on the importance of deworming and its health benefits.

He advised the students to apply hand washing techniques in their homes demonstrated by the ASHA worker and create awareness among friends and relatives about health and hygiene.

After the speech,  DC administered  albendazole tablets to the students  and directed  the school  administration to ensured that all children are dewormed.

District Medical Officer Dr. (Mrs) Subu Tasso Kampu who also spoke on the occasion informed that aim of the programme is to deworm all children from 1-19 years to improve their health condition.

She also informed the  students about multiple benefits of deworming tablets  and   advised the students to maintain health and hygiene.

Award winning  ASHA Smti Taba Bina demonstrated the hand washing techniques to the students .

ADC In-Charge Balijan  EAC Shri Nabam Tajik,  MO i/c CHC Balijan, SMO, Programme Officers,  CHC balijan Staffs , teachers, GBs and students were present during the programme.

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