EHI International Embarks on Statewide Capacity Development of All Government Health Functionaries of Uttarakhand for Bio Medical Waste Management & Infection Control

The project adopts whole site and on-site capacity development approach covering health staff in 137 government hospitals, community health centres and Block Primary Health Centres of the State as well as all government health functionaries in Primary Health Centres and Sub-Health Centres.

A mobile app and a web application have been deployed to put necessary learning content in the hands of each government health functionary by uploading the mobile app on their mobile phones. Hospital Champions are being developed in each hospital to sustain the capacities through regular refresher training and the project shall mentor them.

The project will help strengthen capacities to manage bio medical waste generated in the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 patients