Reaching the Poorest Children: Engaging Private School in India’s National Deworming Day
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Reaching the Poorest Children: Engaging Private School in India’s National Deworming Day

The Government of India held National Deworming Day 2016 on February 10, deworming 179 million children in 1.8 million preschools and schools. Evidence Action’s Deworm the World Initiative is the technical assistance provider to the Government of India, and is also working closely with seven state governments to implement National Deworming Day. 

To increase the number of children dewormed this year, we wanted to bring private schools into the fold of this government-led program that especially target poorer children. And we did: for the first time, 170,000 private schools dewormed their pupils across the country.

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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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