YOUTH

Harness the potential of young India

India’s growing ‘under-25’ population, including young people with disabilities , aspire for better jobs and higher incomes. Therefore, there is an urgency to educate and skill our youth and optimise them to match up to the requirements of the industry. DRF attempts to deliver high quality skilling at scale for marginalised youth apart from empowering young women to study science.

ABOUT HQHCS

(HIGH QUALITY HEALTHCARE SKILLING PROGRAM)

HQHCS program is designed by industry experts to address the gap of Allied Healthcare Professionals by focusing on high quality training program.This program is being implemented in strategic partnership with Tribal Welfare Department (TWD-AP) to train tribal youth and create employment opportunities for them.The program has been initiated at Rampachodavaram in East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh.

KEY ISSUES

India requires around 65 lakhs Allied Healthcare Professionals (AHPs).In additionto 20 lakh doctors and 40 lakh nurses.

Lack of trained and certified personnel has forced the industry to engage untrained & uncertified personnel for this job.

EXPECTED OUTCOME

Ensuring trained Allied Healthcare Professionals to address the gap apart from creating an impact at scale. In addition, the program aims to provide employment opportunities for tribal youth.

STORIES OF CHANGE

Nageshwar Rao belongs to a tribal community in Rampachodavaram. He has always been committed to helping his family financially. But his zeal to help others ignited when he saw his neighbour succumb to an asthma attack. Fortunately, a training program in Health Care which had recently launched close to his home presented an opportunity. The course on Health Care has enabled him to identify the emergency, help the patient with basic life-saving techniques and hand the patient safely over to a doctor.

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