PM Modi declared that India is on track to “eradicate tuberculosis well ahead of the 2030 target.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the fourth G20 Health Working Group and Health Working Group Ministers meeting in Gandhinagar on Friday. When asked about health, Prime Minister Modi responded, “Health is the very foundation of life.” The Covid19 epidemic has reminded us that our decisions should be based on our health. It has taught us the value of collaboration,” according to the news agency ANI.
In addition, PM Modi declared that India is on track to “eradicate tuberculosis well ahead of the 2030 target.”
“We must be prepared to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the next health crisis.” This is especially true in today’s globalized society…We are improving health infrastructure, promoting traditional medicine, and delivering inexpensive health care to all in India, using an inclusive and holistic approach. “The global celebration of International Day of Yoga demonstrates the universal desire for holistic health,” he added.
According to officials, a Joint Health-Finance Ministers Meeting will also be held in Gandhinagar on August 19. The Health Ministers will be there in person, while the Finance Ministers will be present digitally. There will be dignitaries from all around the world in attendance, including ministers from Argentina, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Nepal, among others.
On August 19, meditation and yoga lessons will be offered in the morning. Following that, there will be discussions on Strengthening Cooperation in the Pharmaceutical Sector, with a focus on the Availability and Access to Safe, Effective, Quality, and Affordable Medical Countermeasures — VTDs (Vaccine, Therapeutics, and Diagnostics) and Digital Health Innovation & Solutions to Aid Universal Health Coverage & Improve Healthcare Service Delivery.
During the concluding session, Mansukh Mandaviya will make his final remarks. The delegates will next proceed to ‘Dandi Kutir,’ which will be followed by a cultural evening and a gala banquet.