On Monday, Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendar Jain officially launched this program.
The first batch of this program started by the Delhi government has started from June 28, in which 500 trainees will be given training in various types of work like Paramedic, Life Saving, First Aid, Home Care. They will be taught work like measuring oxygen, measuring blood pressure, injecting, catheter, sample collection, oxygen cylinder, applying mask. This 14-day training will be divided into 2 phases.
In the first phase, the trainees will be given basic training through a demonstration class for one week and the next week they will be taught to work as assistants in hospitals.
Basic training will be given in these 9 big hospitals of Delhi
Trainees are given basic training in 9 major hospitals of Delhi, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Sanjay Gandhi Hospital, Ambedkar Medical College, ESI Hospital Basai Darapur, Hindurao Hospital and Vardhman Mahaveer Hospital. will be given. Delhi government has released Rs 5 crore for this training program.
Medical youth forces are preparing to fight the health disaster
On the occasion of the launch, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said that we want to prepare a medical youth force in Delhi which is ready to fight any health disaster.
He said that after this training, our health assistants will not only be ready to fight the disaster but will also be able to provide medical assistance to their families and people around them if needed in normal days.
1.5 lakh applied for training program within 4 days
The Deputy CM shared that 1.5 lakh people applied for this training program within 4 days. This shows the enthusiasm of the people towards this course. He said that 5,000 people will be trained in the first phase. But it will be our endeavor to train the rest of the people in a phased manner.
Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that there is a great need for this training course in view of the current situation. This training will also open employment opportunities for our trainees because there is a need for health assistants on a large scale in the health sector.
The Delhi government will train 5,000 community health assistants in batches of 500-500. After the training, all health assistants will be given a certificate along with a medical kit. This medical kit will have a blood pressure tester, thermometer and oximeter.