The Indian state of Rajasthan is about to launch a large-scale program to treat intestinal worms among its public school students. The idea isn’t simply to make the kids healthier; it is to enable them to study harder and get ahead in life.
Public Health is the science of protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury prevention.
(What is Public Health? Association of Schools of Public Health )