It is a part of preparations to face any future exigency, together with ‘third wave’ of the COVID-19 pandemic
The Karnataka authorities will recruit 7,500 health personnel, together with medical doctors, to bolster the medical infrastructure within the State.
Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan, who additionally heads the State COVID-19 Task Force, stated the recruitment of medical and paramedical personnel is a part of preparations to face any future exigency, together with the ‘third wave’ of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr. Ashwath Narayan visited the Vivekananda Memorial Hospital in Sargur in H.D. Kote close to Mysuru on Sunday night to inaugurate a 19-bed COVID-19 Care Centre and launch a vaccination marketing campaign for tribals within the area.
The authorities will give attention to upgrading medical infrastructure and services in rural areas of Karnataka by upgrading group and first health care centres, in addition to taluk and district hospitals. As a part of this initiative, the State authorities will recruit Group D staff, nurses and different paramedical workers, in addition to medical doctors, he stated.
Use of expertise and set up of medical gear of world requirements might be a part of the federal government’s initiative to improve medical infrastructure. Wherever mandatory, buildings to home health establishments might be constructed and devoted oxygen crops might be arrange, he stated.
The State COVID-19 Task Force has handed a decision on upgrading medical infrastructure and recruitment of health personnel. Necessary suggestions within the regard have been communicated to the Health Department for additional motion, he stated.
He stated there was no want to panic in regards to the third wave of COVID-19 as all mandatory preparations have been being made. Steps might be taken to be certain that there isn’t a scarcity of drugs, hospital beds, ICU services, ventilator beds and oxygen.