Renowned cardiac surgeon Dr Devi Shetty reveals India will face another shortage very soon
Noted cardiac surgeon Dr Devi Shetty has revealed India will face shortage of manpower very soon with the increase of coronavirus cases. He advised to the Centre and state governments to recruit nurses, medical students and paramedics quickly. He said that India has overcome shortage of PPE kits and oxygen in a short span of time.
Devi Shetty suggested ways to incentivise nurses for covid nurses. He stated that India needs additional 5 lakh ICU beds in the next few weeks once the corona cases reach peak stage. “India needs at least 2 lakh nurses and 1.5 lakh doctors in the next few weeks,” he mentioned.