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Odisha Govt to train AYUSH doctors on COVID-19

8/04/2020 at 3:40 PM

Bhubaneswar, Apr 8: The state government has decided to train AYUSH doctors on coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Health Department Secretary Nikunja Dhal has written a letter to all the District Ayurveda Medical Officers (DAMOs) and the District Homeopathic Medical Officers (DHMO) in this regard.

The government has decided that a total of 1620 AYUSH personnel including doctors/PG/undergraduate students (final year and third year)/SN/LTI/ANM will be imparted training on COVID-19 immediately.

“The DAMO/DHMO shall work as a wing officer, AYUSH under the administrative control of CDM and PHO and the entire AMO/HMO work force shall be assigned duties in healthcare institutions, quarantine centers or any appropriate place as decided by CDM and PHO in consultation with the Collector and DAMO/DHMO,” Dhal said in a letter.

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