Second National Deworming Day is observed on 10 August

Posted on:10 Aug 2017 13:58:58
Second National Deworming Day is observed on 10 August
10 August 2017 Current Affairs: The second round of National Deworming Day (NDD) is observed on 10 August in 33 States and Union Territories to tackle worm Infections, targeting more than 11 crore children.

The NDD program was launched in 2015.

Under the NDD program, children aged between 1-19 are provided deworming tablets in schools and Anganwadi across the country, except in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh where deworming is carried out once a year.

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