– A record 8000 people earn their certification
HYDERABAD, India, March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A record 8000 people earned their free certificate on Awareness and Management of Covid-19. This was achieved in less than 24 hours after its announcement on LinkedIn by Mr. Gerald Jaideep, CEO, Medvarsity.
As cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) continue to rise, social media had given rise to a large amount of content that was factually incorrect and sometimes dangerous. This free online course is designed by doctors to help individuals be better prepared for the disease and teach them steps to manage their health and of those dear to them, thereby ensuring their safety during this pandemic. This 15-minute course on COVID-19 educates people about its mode of transmission, clinical presentation & diagnosis, preventive measures, and its management. The course was released in partnership with FICCI and NatHealth.
Dr. Sangita Reddy, President of FICCI quoted: “Information is power, let’s all arm ourselves with the information to prevent, contain, treat and ultimately find a cure. I congratulate Medvarsity on quickly putting together a high-quality program.”
Dr. H Sudarshan Ballal, President of NATHEALTH quoted: “Public awareness and a united concerted effort by the public and private health care sectors is the need of the hour . Support and cooperation of the citizens can help us contain this new novel viral epidemic. The online course on awareness of COVID19 is a welcome step that will help us contain the myths and panic around COVID19. We at NATHEALTH, highly appreciate the steps being taken by Medvarsity and are happy to collaborate with them.”
Mr. Gerald Jaideep, CEO, Medvarsity Online Ltd while talking about this initiative quoted “During these risky times, as leader in healthcare EdTech, we decided to dedicate this online course on COVID-19 to all who want to know more about the disease and how to manage it. I thank everyone who is contributing to our initiative by completing this course. I thank FICCI and NATHEALTH for supporting us by partnering in this initiative. “
Awareness and management are the keys to the safety of people. However, there are very few authentic sources of information such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). People are bound to consume information from a lot of sources, especially due to the panic situation. That is one of the primary reasons Medvarsity took this initiative to educate people.
Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India’s struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies.
A non-government, not-for-profit organisation, FICCI is the voice of India’s business and industry. From influencing policy to encouraging debate, engaging with policy makers and civil society, FICCI articulates the views and concerns of industry. It serves its members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and multinational companies, drawing its strength from diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across states, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies.
FICCI provides a platform for networking and consensus building within and across sectors and is the first port of call for Indian industry, policy makers and the international business community.
NATHEALTH is the apex healthcare industry body with a vision to “Be the credible and unified voice in improving access and quality of healthcare”. NATHEALTH works for Indian healthcare stakeholders, for the benefit of Indian healthcare stakeholders. Healthcare stakeholders in India have to come together and work along with policy makers to create an environment that will power the next wave. NATHEALTH is the genesis of this movement. It is the forum that will facilitate the shift in mindset, delivery and decision making. It is our vision to build a better and healthier future.
About Medvarsity Online Ltd.
Medvarsity Online Ltd. is India’s first and largest online healthcare training company with over 45,000 medical professionals trained and certified. Our partnerships with leading universities globally enable us to present the best courses and faculty to our students and help them meet their learning goals. With over 10000 active learners on our platform and course accreditation by leading global partners, Medvarsity is a leader in the medical certification training in the region. It is the leading online medical certification and training company with presence across 10 locations in India and students across India, Middle East, Africa, and South-East Asia. Our blended training solutions combine the best of traditional e-learning, live virtual classes, clinical bedside learning and mobile learning models to deliver impactful courses to our students. Medvarsity has been rewarded with ‘excellence in training and development’ in online education in the year 2018.
For further details, log onto www.medvarsity.com
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