April 25, 2020 (Thessherald)-The University of Juba University has requested medical students, health professionals, and nurses to come out and register as volunteers to help combat the current global COVID-19 pandemic.
“University of Juba COVID-19 Pandemic Response High Level Committee April 24th 2020 Call for Registration of Volunteers. The University of Juba COVID-19 Pandemic Response Committee is looking for individuals to express interest as volunteers in the fight against COVID-19.”
The Ad Hoc Committee on COVID-19 says it is specifically looking for individuals who have knowledge and experiences in the medical field to make voluntary efforts in the fight against the disease.
“We are particularly interested in University of Juba students, medical doctors, nurses, laboratory technicians, biochemists, and any other staff who is available to volunteer.”
Your assignment may include helping out in one or a number of the following areas, depending on your skills and preferences:
—1. The Communications Subcommittee in the sensitization and mobilisation of the Community on COVID-19. This may include giving out information, responding to public concerns and directing the concerned to the appropriate units or departments.
—2. The Prevention Subcommittee in the distribution of medical supplies like hand sanitizers, masks, PPE etc. This may include the setting up of makeshift holding up and treatment centres.
—3. The Intervention Subcommittee in taking care of the affected and offering guidance to their loved ones. This may need mostly, though not exclusively, medical personnel.
—4. The Multidisciplinary Subeommittee in the collection, gathering and analysis of vital data that is either out there or that shall be generated Registration Forms are available from Monday 27th 2020 from the Department of Admission, Academic Registry, University of Juba, between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm, Monday to Friday. Altermatively, you may wish to email your interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org
—You will be given the relevant training and where necessary the equipment needed before being deployed.