Tuesday, June 14, 2016

DOH-Bicol readies for deworming program

LEGAZPI CITY -- The Department of Health (DOH) Bicol is now preparing for its deworming program in July, which will be conducted in all barangays and schools.

According to Francia Genorga, program regional coordinator, they have already held an orientation on the program and its guidelines for teachers who will facilitate the activities from July 1 to July 31.

At the barangay level, the target beneficiaries of the deworming program are 1-4 years old while in schools, 5-18 years old.

Genorga explained that private schools are invited to participate in the activity.

The Bicol Region is one of the most improved regions in the country when it comes to the implementation of the deworming program.

The DOH Bicol received a certificate of appreciation because of the effective implementation of the program, Genorga said. (PNA)
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