On Sunday 40 million 6 lakh children will be given de-worm Medicines. The 20th National Worm Control Week starts nationwide from tomorrow. Children aged 5 to 16 years of age will be fed free of dehydrated dosage.
To make the program successful, this worm dose will be fed at all primary and secondary level educational institutions in the country.
On Wednesday noon at Mohakhali Health Department In a press conference, the director of Health Department Professor Dr. Sania Tahmina said this. The officials of the Department of Disease Control were present.
It was informed in the press conference that from April 1 to 7 in April, all primary school children of 5 to 12 year olds and 12 to 16 years old in secondary school the wormwood drug will be fed.
Health Department’s Department of Disease Control, a multinational company, Johnson and Johnson, provided the Mebanadal-500m. The tablet will be provided free of charge.
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Between 5 to 14 years of children the worm infection rate is about 32 percent said at this time, in the main article.
Also, the rate of infection among children between 0 and 4 years is 7 percent. This rate is 15 percent among 15 to 24 year olds. 7 percent out of 25 to 44 years old. And 5 percent between 45 and 54 years old.
Professor Dr. Sania Taahmina said those who have worms on their stomach, playing medicines may cause them nausea.
There may also be symptoms like stomach and headache. But these are not a big problem. These symptoms do not stay long time.
Do not eat wormwood medicines in an empty stomach. Do not stay in sunshine after eating medicines. She advised not to do PT or parade.