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The National Deworming Month every January is celebrated with aims to achieve the Department of Health’s goal in reducing the prevalence of soil-transmitted helminths in the country to prevent its detrimental impact on children’s health and education.

To celebrate Liver Cancer and Viral Hepatitis Awareness and National Awareness Month, the Public Health Unit conducted a series of lectures in selected elementary schools here in Bacolod City.  Topics included in the lectures were Handwashing, Dengue Prevention, Viral Hepatitis Awareness, Leptospirosis, and Importance of Deworming. 

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