Tuesday June 2nd, 2020

The last batch (10th batch) of six-day Training of Basic Frontline Responders for COVID-19 held from 26-31st May in Phuentsholing was successfully completed with award of certificate of completion to the participants. A total of 34 volunteers took part in the training – 22 were men and 12 were women.

With the completion of 10th batch in Phuentsholing, a total of 300 volunteers out of a target of 337, where trained by the Ministry of Health and Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan. Out 300, 179 were men and 121 were women. The volunteers were from various backgrounds, including members of parliament, civil servants, Desuups, private entrepreneurs & employees, and students.

The training is organized jointly by the Ministry of Health and Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan. The training was conducted on command of His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo, as part of preparedness for Worst Case COVID-19 situations. The training was in batches in the places of Thimphu, Gelephu, Mongar and Phuentsholing. Details of training can be accessed from this link  http://www.moh.gov.bt/training-of-volunteers-on-basic-frontline-responders-for-covid-19/