Created Date: July 19, 2000
Category: Health, Health Camp
Chepang De-worming Camp, Chitwan
De-worming programme for Chepangs.
Public Health Concern Trust (PheCT), Kathmandu
HeNN contribution: £500
PheCT contribution: £500
Chepangs in Citwan district are amongst the most disadvantaged communities in Nepal.
The Public Health Concern Trust in Kathmandu sent a team to run the health camp. Children were screened for stomach worms and necessary medication provided where needed. One of the patients had 64 worms in his stomach.