Technical Education and Training for Paramedics - October 18, 2011

National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) has signed an MoU with National Institute of Medical and Social Sciences to develop up to date curricula for trades of paramedics. The technical trades for paramedics include laboratory technicians, X-Ray technicians and physiotherapists. The Minister for Professional and Technical Training Mian Riaz Pirzada, while speaking at the ceremony, informed that the unemployment rate in the country has hit 18 percent while the major portion of population belongs to working group age. In order to harness the potential of this segment, we need to focus more on technical training.

Source: Published in The News International, October 18th, 2011