Yaran-e-Watan initiative launched for overseas health professionals to join fight against COVID-19: PM Imran


Islamabad:    The government of Pakistan on Saturday launched the “Yaran-e-Watan” initiative to engage overseas health professionals in the country’s fight against COVID-19.
According to media reports the Prime Minister Imran Khan Prime Minister Imran Khan said in a tweet said that the Pakistani health professionals are on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19 across the world. They also want to help us combat COVID19 in Pakistan. We have launched Yaran-e-Watan initiative for our overseas health professionals, who can now register to volunteer their services.
Overseas health professionals can participate in the programme through tele-training sessions, tele-medicine for triage and counselling, public health and research collaborations.
The programme is a collaborative venture of the Ministry of National Health Services and the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development.
The “Yaran-e-Watan” platform has been operationalised with support from the International Migration Organisation, the World Health Organisation, and the National Information Board of Technology, the publication said.