Siddharth Karankal, a pharmacist from the small Indian city of Chhattisgarh, has a unique perspective on life. Since the COVID-19 epidemic has altered how healthcare is provided generally, pharmacists are assuming the initiative to meet the requirements of specific patients in practice.
Siddharth had difficulties in school since he was a very quiet, reserved person. However, as the saying goes, “It’s never too late to be what you could have been.” Eliot, George
Early life: On November 2, 1994, Siddharth was born in Durg, Chhattisgarh, India. He graduated from DAV Public School Hudco Bhilai in 2014, then went on to study B.Pharma at Rungta College Bhilai. In 2019, he began working as an intern at Sri Shankaracharya College.
Siddharth, although being young, was able to ascend to the position of purchase manager at Sri Shankaracharya Medical College. Siddharth seemed to be highly committed to his work, and he performed heroically during that time despite the many challenges the pandemic caused. Siddharth continued to provide patient care throughout the pandemic by enhancing the use of telehealth to deliver continuity of care across practises, physician office-based, in-clinic, and in-store communities, and taking the lead on COVID-19 testing and vaccination initiatives. He also expanded access to medications through curtsied and in-home delivery services.
When the first pandemic broke out at that period In the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, hospitals from all around the world are crucial. Staff members frequently encounter new obstacles during an epidemic event that need them to carry out unfamiliar responsibilities that may go much beyond their prior training and experience. While there is no one set of traits that must be present in all leadership circumstances, moments of crisis tend to call for a certain collection of traits, talents, and competencies more than others. but without pausing, we must take care of the infected individuals and administer medication as often as we can.
Siddharth as a Social Worker: Siddharth as social worker he visit orphan homes and old age homes and use to donate food, medicines and clothing to them, Siddharth never disclosed about the social work to anyone. Siddharth use to visit there whenever he get time, During the interview Siddharth mentioned that he takes this as responsibility that he love helping others, its also motivate him to work more and to help more.
Siddharth believes what he says that “Never loose hope one day you will be able to look back and say I made it..”.