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ACF launches COVID Volunteer Programme

Ambuja Cement

On the occasion of World Youth Skills Day on July 15, Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF) launched a programme to offer COVID-19 volunteers to local administration and health system in various ACF locations.

The Community Medicines Department of KEM Hospital, Mumbai, also joined in as knowledge partners offering support in curriculum development, assessment and training of master trainers, said a press release.

The programme was launched in 13 locations: Chandrapur, Bhatapara, Chhindwara, Farakka, Sankrail, Ambujanagar, Rabriyawas, Bhatinda, Roorkee, Dadri, Ropar, Darlaghat and Nalagarh, with an aim to reach over 10,000 volunteers.

There are also more than 100 master trainers who have been trained to run the programme, said the release.

Pearl TiwariPearl Tiwari, Director and CEO, Ambuja Cement Foundation, said, “At this crucial time, the health system appreciates all the support they can get. By creating such volunteers will not only provide them with support to work seamlessly but also help curb the virus in our remote geographies. We hope to involve as many individuals as possible and create a large group of volunteers for our local health departments.”

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