Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said, the Delhi Government will train 5,000 youths to assist doctors and nurses as part of preparations for a possible third wave of COVID-19. He informed, The Health Assistants or community nursing assistants will be imparted two weeks’ basic training in nursing and lifecare. The training will start from 28th of June in batches of 500 candidates.
AIR correspondent reports, Training applicants need to have cleared Class 12 and be at least 18 years old. Online applications for training will be received on a first come, first served basis from 17th of June. Selected applicants will work as assistants to doctors and nurses. They will also be given basic training in nursing, paramedics, life-saving, first aid and home care.