National Doctors Day: Medical College Mohali gives warn send-off to BFNAs from Army Western Command

The Fact News Service
SAS Nagar, July 1

On National Doctors Day, giving a warm send-off to the Battle Field Nursing Assistants (BFNAs) from Western Command of the army who came in to help the health care workers of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences during second wave on their request, Director Principal, Bhavneet Bharti, on behalf of her faculty members lauded and thanked all the BFNAs for their support and commendable work during these turbulent times.

She informed that on the directions of the Army CDR Western Command Lt Gen R P Singh the army extended its full support to the civil sector in escalating the fight against Covid-19 during the peak of second wave. Battle field nursing assistants (BFNAs) from Western Command of the army joined their duties in Dr. B.R. Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences on 25th May 2021. They worked tirelessly, with complete dedication and shoulder to shoulder with their civil counterparts in taking care of Covid-19 positive and Mucormycosis patients.

 She said that due to decrease in the number of cases and relative decrease in the burden on health care system since past few days the, BFNAs will resume their duties back in the Army.

Col Jasdeep Sandhu, Director, Civil Military Affairs, Western Command who was specially invited on the occasion addressed the faculty members of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences and stated that “All the BFNAs had a golden opportunity to work with the civilians and it was a great learning experience for them.”

Dr Karan Aggarwal and Dr. Sonia added on and said that having BFNAs around helped in instilling discipline and the spirit of working in hostile conditions among all of them.

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