Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is conducting web-based live training seminars for healthcare workers in SAARC. AIIMS-Raipur held the first-ever session on April 17, with a total of four dedicated sessions called ‘Covid-19 Pandemic: Prevention and Management Guidelines for Health Care Professional.’ The training will be imparted by the ministry under its Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme. ITEC in a tweet said, “Taking forward @PMOIndia’s vision on #PrepareNotPanic for #SAARCfightsCoronoa, @MEAIndia announces e-@ITECnetwork training programmes on #COVID19 for healthcare professionals for @SAARCsec countries starting April 17, 2020,” The program will help exchange best practices and connect healthcare professionals and providers across the SAARC region. The e-ITEC webinars are of 45 minutes to 60 minutes interactive sessions and will cover various aspects including understanding Covid-19, infection prevention measures, diagnosis and clinical management of Covid-19 patients and contacts, field surveillance and public health measures and other emerging issue.
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