Bangladesh Red Crescent Society organised a training session for their volunteers with a view to successfully implement Covid-19 vaccination drive across the country.
A total of 200 volunteers participated in the first batch training at its national headquarter, said a press release on Wednesday.
Other volunteers participated in the coronavirus vaccination drive will be trained gradually.
Nationwide vaccination drive will start on 7 February where some 12,000 volunteers will take part in the capital. In addition to this, about 15,000 trained volunteers will gradually work in this drive across the country.
In the meantime, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has sent letters to all district's civil surgeons and chief of city corporations to incorporate Red Crescent volunteers in this vaccine drive.
Vice-Chairman of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Prof Dr Md Habibe Millat, MP, as the chief guest; its Secretary General Md Feroz Salah Uddin; Deputy Secretary General Md Rafiqul Islam, and some other officials were present on the occasion.