23 Jan 2015

Growing need for headlice treatment in low decile schools

From Nine To Noon, 9:15 am on 23 January 2015

Head louse on hair CC BY SA Gilles San Martin wiki

Head louse on human hair. Photo CC BY SA Gilles San Martin.

Julie Chapman is the chief executive of KidsCan, which runs a Nitbusters service in addition to its provision of food and raincoats in schools.

Chris Meyell is the principal at Marewa School in Napier, one of the schools that's involved with a headlice treatment programme.

They join Noelle McCarthy to talk about the desperate need for treatment.