National Deworming Day India – A Successful Partnership Between the Government of India and Evidence Action
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National Deworming Day India – A Successful Partnership Between the Government of India and Evidence Action

Earlier this year, India held the largest public health event conducted in one day: The country dewormed 179 million children in almost all states and Union territories, according to the government’s latest figure. Deworming took place in 810,000 government schools, 800,000 preschools (anganwadi centers) and, for the first time, in 170,000 private schools. School-based deworming leverages anganwadi workers and teachers to deliver safe, simple treatment for parasitic worms. 

Evidence Action’s Deworm the World Initiative is the principal technical assistance provider to the Government of India’s National Deworming Day and our team was instrumental in making it happen. 

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And Telangana is Seventh! (The 7th State we support in India with School-Based Deworming)
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And Telangana is Seventh! (The 7th State we support in India with School-Based Deworming)

As we are are getting ready to support the Indian government with National Deworming Day in 2016, we are proud to announce that we have recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian state of Telangana.

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