15,470 students dewormed in Tabuk City

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, March  20 (PIA) -- About 15,470 pupils and students from various schools in the province  received deworming tablets  in the joint national deworming program of the Department of Education (DepEd) and Department of Health (DOH) in  the past two months.

 

The program involved all levels from kindergarten until senior high school (Kto12) or from 5-18 years old to spare them from paratisism to ensure better health and school performance. Deworming tablets were   provided by the DOH.

Benita Velo of the Tabuk City Schools Division said school nurses first conduct information and education drive before the children were given deworming tablets.

On the day of deworming, children were advised and not to miss eating breakfast.

 Part of the standard operating procedure of the program is asking parents’ consent before their children are de-wormed. Larry T. Lopez (JDP/LL-PIA CAR, Kalinga)

 

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