Naga students volunteer as Mizoram faces manpower shortage to combat COVID-19

Kohima, May 15 (NEx): As the second wave of COVID-19 is sweeping across the country and Mizoram State faces manpower shortage to combat COVID, students from Nagaland along with fellow students volunteers to help the battle against COVID in Mizoram.

The Naga Students Union Mizoram (NSUM) informed that the Regional Institute of Para-medical and Nursing Sciences (RIPANS) College, Mizoram, final year students from Nagaland along with fellow students volunteered for Vaccination, Sample collection, Data operation and monitoring of COVID-19 Care Centres as Mizoram State faces manpower shortage to combat COVID-19.

Earlier this week, Mizoram Health Department Joint Director (Planning)
Dr. C. Lalzepuii had sought volunteers from Nursing and Medical Institutions to quell the manpower crunch. “We urged the Students to volunteer after taking the consent of their parents and accordingly around 70 students from various disciplines came forward for the mission” said Dr. H Lalrinmawia Principal RIPANS, Mizoram.

Further, the Naga Students Union Mizoram (NSUM) conveyed heartfelt gratitude to all the Volunteers and Frontline workers across the globe for their commitment and dedication.

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