Director Health inaugurates training for health workers in Budgam

Srinagar, May 29:(KNS) Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather along with officer on special duty (OSD) to Financial Commissioner H&ME department, Dr Shafaqat Khan Saturday visited Budgam and inaugurated training program for health workers for Covid management.


A spokesperson of Directorate Health Services Kashmir said the training, which is aimed at containment of Covid, has been started in the district.


While chairing the meeting convened after inauguration of the workshop, the Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather said the aim of the program is to adopt a multi-pronged approach designed by J&K UT administration as a single projected initiative to combat possible third Covid wave.


 “We shall seek cooperation and support from all Panchayati Raj Institutions who shall involve committees on panchayat, block and village level, besides services of revenue officials including numberdars and chowkidars shall also be garnered for effective mobilization,” the director said.


The director reiterated that they are prepared and well equipped with logistics in facing any kind of challenge amid the third Covid wave apprehensions.


On the occasion, CMO Budgam, Dr Tajamul Hussain, doctors and paramedical staff engaged with Covid-19 were present on the occasion at Conference hall Budgam.


The CMO gave a detailed presentation to the Director about the facilities and management in the district in combating the virus spread.


The workshop was also addressed by ACD Budgam, Nuzhat Quereshi on behalf of the district administration.


The spokesperson said similar training has been held in Anantnag district where it was inaugurated by Chief medical Officer Anantnag.


The DHSK has created the module of training health workers where they will be trained for basic and advanced management of Covid-19.


The spokesperson said the unique training module has been started to increase the skills and quality of healthcare workers dealing with Covid management in Kashmir hospitals.(KNS) 

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