India launches online programme to combat COVID-19

India’s Department of Personnel and Training has started online training for frontline personnel dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak. The specialised programme will help doctors, nurses, paramedics, hygiene workers, technicians, auxiliary nursing midwives, central and state government officers, civil defence officials, various police organisations, the Indian Red Cross Society, and other volunteers and potential second-line workforce to cope with and get prepared for the subsequent stages of the pandemic.