Srinagar, Sep 25: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmed Rather on Saturday in a sensitization program on Covid appropriate behavior appealed to the media to become a voice for generating awareness on Covid-19.
According to a statement, Director was speaking at a sensitization program on Covid appropriate behavior for the media fraternity which was organized by Divisional Covid-19 Control Room, Kashmir under the aegis of Divisional Administration Kashmir at RFPTC Barzulla Srinagar.
“I appeal to the media to become a voice for Covid awareness and play their part in removing vaccine hesitancy among the general public. People have faith in the media. They should play a positive role in the mitigation of Covid,” he said.
Dr Mushtaq hoped that the media will play a positive role in the pandemic.
On the occasion, Epidemiologist Kashmir, Dr Talat Gani welcomed the guests and also stressed on the role of media in the mitigation of Covid pandemic.
At the program, two presentations on Covid management were given by Dr Umar Nazir and Dr Rouf.
Later the media fraternity thanked the divisional administration for organizing such programs and said that such programs should continue to promote awareness. At the end an interactive session was held between media and the health experts.
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