8:49 pm Local Time
Parents have been called to sensitize their children on the importance of taking drugs that will be administered to them on Monday.
‘You know, a child is a child, and cannot make any decision without consulting the parent’s consent’ Joseph Ndjoh, the onchorcerciasis regional co-ordinator for the Littoral said.
The drug distribution exercise seeks to reduce the number of parasites in each child.
‘ A sick child cannot study properly, so we are conducting this deworming exercise to enable the school-age children study without any disturbance’ Guillaume KOH, Service Head of the Deworming exercise at the Littoral Delegation for Secondary Education, testifies.
The 3 day deworming Exercise which kicks off Monday in the different schools of the Littoral region will round off on Wednesday, 19th of April 2012.