Baramulla 10, August:On the eve of National Deworming day,a function was held today at Government High School Dewan-Bagh Baramulla .The function was organised by Health Department in collobration with Education Department . Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash who was the chief guest on the ocassion administered anti worming tablets to the children.
On the occasion, DC was brifed that 405443 children in the age group of 01 to 19 years, enrolled in various schools and Anganwari centers will be given anti worming tablets free of cost in the district.
Deputy Commissioner, while highlighting the significance of the programme stressed for better coordination for the overall success of the campaign. He exhorted upon educating people at grass root levels and said that other vulnerable sections should be included in the programme. Moreover, he urged for working with more synergy and cooperation so that the objective of universal health care is achieved in letter and spirit besides reiterating the better health care facilities as his administration’s priority.He appealed the people to bring their children to nearest health center besides Anganwari centers and educational institutions to make the programme a success.
Besides students, officers from Health and Education Depatment were also present on the ocassion.
2015 Kashmir Despatch