State Will Pool All Resources For Healthcare Of Children: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Every life is precious and Odisha Government will pool all available resources to ensure proper healthcare to children, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Launching a training programme for doctors on paediatric care on virtual platform on Friday, Naveen appreciated the efforts of doctors and health workers in saving precious lives during the second wave of COVID.

The Chief Minister said, “we have to be extremely cautious as there have been reports of possible third wave and it has a high probability of impact on children.”

Keeping an eye on the possible third wave, the state government has designed this training programme for General Duty Medical Officers and Nursing Officers. The CM also launched several COVID training capsules, awareness video and pocket book for frontline workers.

Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra said the training module has been designed with focus on technology and team work under the 5T module.

Three doctors interacted with the Chief Minister. They are Dr. Sagar Dalai from Sundargarh, Dr. Sarat Chandra Samal from Ganjam and Dr. Udaya Jyoti Mallick from Cuttack. A short video film on capacity building for COVID was screened.

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