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49 UoH students roped in for Covid-19 containment fieldwork

HYDERABAD: Students pursuing public well being on the University of Hyderabad (UoH) have been drafted through the federal government of Telangana to hold out epidemiological fieldwork in quite a lot of districts around the state as part of its containment strategy towards the spread of Covid-19.

According to a press free up issued through UoH, about 15 students of the second semester master of public well being of the university who've volunteered for the work have been issued orders through district government to participate in lively and passive surveillance groups.

In addition, four research scholars and any other 30 students, together with present MPH seniors and alumni, have submitted their credentials to the federal government and presented to work for the humanitarian reason. The Telangana govt has appreciated this spirit of volunteerism and promised to believe them for long term placements.

It is also recalled that the federal government of Telangana, through the place of job of the director for public well being and circle of relatives welfare of the ministry of well being has undertaken a state-wide surveillance and containment strategy towards Covid-19. This is in line with the advice of WHO for world surveillance strategy for human infection with coronavirus that incorporates: tracking developments of the disease where human-to-human transmission occurs, detecting new instances in countries where the virus isn't circulating, offering epidemiological information to habits chance evaluate on the national, regional, and world stage, and offering epidemiological information to steer preparedness and reaction measures.

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