WormFreeZone Carnival is a deworming initiative of Quick Medical Consult Ltd. QMC that started in 2012 and has helped deworm over 20,000 kids across the country. The 7 th and latest edition which was held at the Astro turf on Caulcrick road, Apapa, Lagos on the 25 th of February, 2017 started at 8am, as volunteers were present at the venue before schedule to assist in the aim of the program.
As at 8:15am children from the neighborhood came in large numbers to the venue and
settled before the deworming exercise started. Each child received 400 mg of Albendazole, and was taught proper hand washing techniques by the dispensing and advocacy teams. Other
departments included gratification, entertainment and art & craft team to ensure children the children had a lovely time.
Celebrities like Uzzy Tebudiga, Acetune, Teejewel, Mars and Barzini, Mschief, Kizzy Drez,
Sammy Walsh, Zorah, Taofick Okoya and other notable people were all present and they
assisted in every part of the departments most especially in the entertainment department.
Also partners/sponsors like Buzzwarehaus, Sams Sandwich, TGIF, BombShelter
Entertainment, United Apapa Youth Forum, Queen of Africa Dolls, Umeh Writes, Unilag Olodo, Gidi Groove and Milz Media contributed tremendously to the success of the campaign.
At about 2:15pm the whole deworming exercise ended and over 400 children were
dewormed. The carnival came to an end with the distributions of certificates to over 40
volunteers that took part in the successful campaign and pictures were taken with volunteers and the children.
Below are pictures from the carnival.