Kathmandu, GEFONT has organized one day training on the mental health caused by COVID-19 and its management. GEFONT Leadership and affiliate union's presidents and General Secretaries were participated in the training.
Psychologist Dr. Basu Acharya has facilitated the session on mental stress caused by COVID & its management measure. He further explained how mental health issues are connected at different stages before we do any work. Leaders have to be patient and it's important to encourage members in such a situation. the leadership has a special role to play in preventing members from being distracted during such pandemic Dr. Acharya further stated.
He said that in period of crisis it is important to face the problem and be optimistic about the future rather than worrying about the past or the future. Dr. Acharya gave information about depression, anxiety and its symptoms and prevention.
On the occasion, GEFONT General Secretary Cde. Janak Chaudhari thanked the trainer and participants. He has also informed that GEFONT will continue organizing discussion & meeting with affiliates leaders accordingly by maintaining the distance and with proper safety measures.