The mobile app 'MyCare+' is to get launch for supporting emotional health of frontline covid responders


In Pakistan, an app to support the emotional health of frontline responders of covid 19 is going to be launched. According to the tweet by The Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives 

As part of the mental health for Psychosocial Support (#MHPSS) initiative, the Ministry of Planning would soon launch a mobile application   “MyCare+”   which has been developed to protect the emotional health of the frontline responders as part of the #COVID19 response in Pakistan.  




This application will help users in the following ways by

  • Assessing stress conditions

  • Monitoring stress

  • Managing stress

  • Exclude other conditions

  • Seeking help from mental health professionals, when needed.

According to a statement on the ministry's website;


Before this, the Ministry of Health Services(Regulation and Coordination), in collaboration with the WHO( World Health Organisation), had launched 'We Care'.It was a campaign focusing on "providing adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) to the health workers, orienting them on using various PPE items as per international standards, and creating an overall psycho-social environment of care and support,"

This campaign also aimed to sensitize the public. Provide healthcare facilities to follow preventive behaviors to not only reduce infection risk but also to reduce the workload of healthcare providers.

Last year many social organizations also worked for maintaining the mental health of the people affected by the covid-19 and also for the people working for health care.

Moreover, The Pakistan government also recently launched the 'Pak Covid-19 Vaccination Pass App', which will help identify fake vaccination certificates and also facilitate inoculated people in carrying their digital Covid-19 vaccination certificates.

 

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