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Govt healthcare institutions can consider developing training courses for caregivers: Prez Kovind

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the demand for professional caregivers for the elderly is on the rise and government healthcare institutions can consider developing short-term training courses for them.

Kovind also asked states that are yet to implement the Ayushman Bharat programme to do so at the earliest.

The President was speaking at an event to present the National Florence Nightingale Awards to 36 nurses for their significant contribution and meritorious services in the healthcare sector.

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First Published: Thu, December 05 2019. 11:45 IST