Ministry of Health launches training program for CGHS employees

NEW DELHI: The Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), in collaboration with the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), has launched a week-long training program for various categories of employees of the CGHS.

The training has been initiated for Administrative Chief Medical Officers who hold positions in various CGHS offices/welfare centers or are likely to take up such positions in the near future.

The training will take place from August 1 to 6 and approximately 70 of these officers will be trained in two batches.

“The comprehensive six-day training program aims to build the capacity of senior administrative physicians at CGHS for their holistic development in line with the vision and mission of CGHS, which includes not only upgrading administrative and management skills , but also improvement to create a better and more human personality,” the Union Health Department said in a statement.

“CGHS…has undergone many changes to keep pace with developments in the healthcare industry, such as the digitization of services and the inclusion of various new healthcare modalities. Planning and implementing these changes has only been possible thanks to the constant efforts and hard work of the entire workforce,” said Bharati Pravin Pawar, State Minister for Health .

CGHS provides comprehensive health care to its nearly 41.2 lakh beneficiaries, who are mostly central government employees and retirees, through its 460 wellness centers spread across the country in 75 cities.

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