23 September 2021 | News
To help in building the capacity of health workers across India
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Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya has released post COVID-19 sequelae modules.
The modules will help in building the capacity of the doctors, nurses, paramedics and community health workers across India to deal with the long-term effects of COVID.
Mandaviya said that proactive and comprehensive treatment of COVID-19 is required to ensure minimum side effects and no negative effects of the treatment.
He further added, “Efforts have been made by the resource persons across the country for the management of the post-covid complications to prepare post covid sequelae modules. These are very specialised modules prepared by keeping in mind various fields of healthcare professionals.”
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare emphasised the need to tackle mental health issues and to reach the last mile. She said, “The pandemic has put an unprecedented challenge on our health and healthcare system. We need to build our capacity to tackle this challenge of mental health. If the frontline workers are equipped with proper knowledge and training, they can become a valuable resource in this fight against these post-COVID-19 challenges."