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Lamoiyan Corporation Intensifies Head Lice Awareness Through Pharmacy Assistants Forums

Back in December 2017, I published a press release about Licealiz. They have shampoo products for kids that help battle lice. And because we frequent the farm and Tuz likes playing outdoors, I more than welcomed the products they sent us. In fact, until now, we still use their shampoo together with the comb and face towel they sent in the mail. Tuz never had lice in his lifetime (so far) and I thank God for these Licealiz products. I hope it remains to be that way.

So when they sent me a copy of their press release, I more than welcomed it. If you’re a parent to young kids in the Philippines, you might want to give this a read:

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Licealiz battles head lice infestation in Mindanao with Kilusang Kontra Kuto

About one-third of elementary public school students in the Philippines suffer from head lice-related problems. Head lice infestation or pediculosis can cause severe itchiness and infection of the scalp, but this could be the least of these children’s worries; the social stigma associated with having kuto can leave lasting psychological damage on both children and their parents.

A survey of communities visited by the Licealiz caravan last year found that 47% of respondents from Visayas and 76% of respondents from Mindanao said that their children were bullied and teased for having head lice, causing some of them to miss school to avoid their peers. The parents, on the other hand, feel incompetent and embarrassed for being unable to prevent head lice from infesting their children. Continue reading