Community Volunteers to be placed at DGHS Amid the Outbreak

Young Bangla collaborated with Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to place sixty interns having specialized education and training in disciplines like Statistics, Biomedicine, Applied Chemistry, ICT, Computer Engineering, and other relevant disciplines.

These interns will be working as a support team to prepare a mass database on health and to provide support to technology-based health care. On 20th and 21st July 2020, Planning Monitoring and Research unit of DGHS arranged a coordination workshop “Planning and implementation of Community Volunteers to Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic” with the prospected candidates. Another ready to serve volunteer database have been shared with DGHS under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to place ‘Community Support Team’ at Upazila level (sub-district) for awareness-raising, rehabilitation of survivors, and surveillance of quarantine people at the community level.