Rural Development Institute Jolly Grant presents certificates to Asha workers

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Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust (HIHT) on behalf of the Rural Development Institute (RDI) Jollygrant, presented certificates to participants who successfully passed the ASHA Certificate Course.

22 participants passed in the sixth batch of Asha Certificate Course started in the year 2023 in the Rural Development Institute. The chief guest of the program, Dr. Rajendra Dobhal, Vice Chancellor of Swami Rama Himalayan University (SRHU) Dr Vijay Dhasmana and Dr. Ashok Deorari, Principal of Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences (HIMS), jointly presented the certificates.

Addressing the function, Vice Chancellor Dr. Dobhal said that even today the role of community health workers is as important as it was 20 years ago. Even today in the remote villages of society, the availability of health workers is as crucial as that of doctors.

Principal Dr. Ashok Deorari, underlining the importance of community health workers, reiterated that giving health education to the people and taking them to hospitals on time is an important task from the medical point of view.

At the function, Dr. Rajeev Bijalwan said that till now 136 participants have been provided ASHA Certificate courses by the Rural Development Department. Sunil Khanduri conducted the program. Dr. Ashok Srivastava, Pawandeep, Vikesh Semwal, Leela Uniyal etc. participated in the program.