HARIPUR -- At least 70 percent of students of government and private sector schools of district Haripur has been dewormed while the rest would be dewormed on mop-up day
The special campaign was carried out jointly by district coordinator IRD and World Health Organization (WHO) with the cooperation of district administration aimed at saving the children from parasitic worm infection, affecting millions of children in the country every year.
Education department focal person for deworming program ADEO Establishment Hafiz Sarfraz Khan told REPORTER that prior to the start of the campaign we organized training program for teachers of government and private sector schools besides awareness drive with the cooperation of parents and teachers.
He disclosed that more than 650 primary, middle, High and Higher Secondary school's children were provided 500 milligram pills for deworming, the drive remained positive and successful.
Giving details of the drive, the coordinator said that 1100 students of government boys primary school Khalabat sector No.3 were dewormed, in the...