National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) and CHD Center for Skill Development – a unit of CHD Group started the healthcare course today at Mangalore City to create a skilled workforce in Home Healthcare Providers.
A batch of 25 candidates from diverse backgrounds have enrolled for the course as a Home Health Aide to build a career in healthcare.
The course was inaugurated by Dr. Selvamani R, IAS, CEO – Zilla Panchayat and Dr. Shalini Aiyappa, Chair, Dept of Psychology, St Aloysius College was the Guest of Honor.
Dr. Selvamani highlighted how the country has started working on creating a better skilled workforce and why the dedication of the trained candidates remains paramount in shaping the effort for good. As India continues to rise in the global markets, creating skilled home nurses will not just support needs of geriatric people in India but also support the needs of those in other countries who depend on skilled individuals.
Dr. Shalini Aiyappa, highlighted how empathy in healthcare skills is crucial to cater to the needs of the geriatric population and how a focused learning as a Home Health Aide can support lot of hospitals, old age homes and palliative care centers to bring greater professionalism into assisted living.
Dr. Edmond Fernandes, CEO, CHD Group delivered the vote of thanks with a cursory orientation into how the candidates can move forward with the course and how CHD Group will support them in securing a better future.
The course partners are Global South Strategies, Atlantic Council – South Asia Center and Lobo’s Medihub.