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deworm

(dē-wûrm′)
tr.v. de·wormed, de·worming, de·worms
To cure (an animal) of worms; worm.

de·worm′er n.
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Manila: The health department denied reports that it administered expired deworming tablets to public elementary schoolchildren in one of its programmes.
The Commissioner, urging mothers to avail themselves and their children of these services at the nearest government health centre to them, assured that the vaccines, vitamin A supplements and deworming tablets were safe.
'The court submits that medicine for deworming cannot be, in all honesty, considered as an emergency purchase even in the face of a Sangguniang Bayan resolution which states that there is a calamity,' read the ruling penned by Justice Alex L.
The National Deworming Programme, launched by the Government of India, aims to treat and deworm 140 million children at risk for parasitic worms in schools and pre-schools in 12 states starting February 10, a date officially declared as National Deworming Day in India.
They also had hands-on activities on the proper restraining of animals, proper administration of injectable and oral vitamins, deworming, castration of swine, dehorning, hoof trimming, history taking collection of fecal samples, storage, handling and transport of samples, heat detection, assistance during parturition, estimating body weight of large and small ruminants and swine and the preparation of ethno veterinary medicines.
In connection with World Veterinary Day celebrations, different student societies including Special Animals and Veterinary Emergency Relief Society (SAVERS), Vets Care Club (VCC) and Vet Crescent Society (VCS) organised free treatment and deworming camp at Satarwala village for animals and also offered free services to farmers at their doorsteps.
Van Philip Baton, DOH regional medical officer, said at Tuesday's AGIO Forum that every January and June DOH goes on a nationwide deworming program to rid the country's youth of parasites.
ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Many parents here and in other Mindanao areas have kept their children away from Wednesday's deworming activity in public schools, which was led by the Department of Health (DOH).
In partnership with international development organisation Thrive Networks, Dubai Cares will roll out the school-based deworming programme across four rural provinces in Vietnam.
Due to widespread parasite resistance to nearly all dewormers, safe and correct deworming usage nowadays requires a multifaceted approach.
Our study also suggests that water treatment could complement large-scale deworming medication delivery programs in the global effort to eliminate roundworm infections," said Amy Pickering, the first author of the study.
Education Secretary Leonor Briones issued this reminder following the death of a student and hospitalization of seven others in Surigao del Norte after allegedly undergoing deworming.