National Deworming Day observed at Tamenglong

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TAMENGLONG | Feb 13 : The District health mission society Tamenglong today observed National Deworming at Higher Secondary School Tamenglong, Tamenglong district.

The launching programme was attended by deputy commissioner of Tamenglong, Armstrong Pame as chief guest, while zonal education officer of Tamenglong, Gaidonlung was the guest of honour and principal of Tamenglong Higher Secondary School, KC Huduan was the president.

After noticing the dirt in school surrounding, Armstrong Pame told the students to clean the school and its compound every day. He also urged all the students to study hard. Armstrong said that doctors are giving deworming medicines so that the student has the awareness to stay healthy and study better.

Gaidonlung said that there are many government schemes for students to maintain clean and healthy. He emphasised that keeping one surrounding and one compound is utmost necessary for human being apart from cleaning oneself. He also stated that he is soon going to announce best clean school in the district and award it.

District immunisation officer of Tamenglong, Dr. Sunil Kamei said that as many as 30,000 children of Tamenglong district from 1 to 19 years old will be covered to cure worm infection in the children.

ASHA workers, teachers and students of Tamenglong higher secondary school also attended the programme.

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