ADC launches NDD programme

YUPIA, Sep 26: Yupia ADC Tabang Bodung launched the National Deworming Day (NDD) programme at the government upper primary school here in Papum Pare district on Thursday by distributing Albendazole deworming tablets among the students.
Bodung urged the health department to implement the programme in “the periphery level, focusing specially on schools, both private and public, besides anganwadi centres and the district as a whole.”
He advised the students to maintain their health and practice hygiene and cleanliness.
DMO Dr Subu Tasso Kampu highlighted the objectives of the NDD and the importance of the programme for “children between 1 and 19 years of age.”
The school’s headmistress, Obi Zirdo Rumi, also spoke. (DIPRO)