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WHO chief Tedros thanks Prime Minister Modi for his firm commitment to the Covid vaccine | India News

NEW YORK: World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his steadfast commitment to Covax and for making Covid-19 vaccines a global public good.
“I thanked Prime Minister @narendramodi for his steadfast commitment to COVAX and for making # COVID19 vaccines a global public good. The pandemic is an unprecedented challenge for the world, and we agreed to work shoulder to shoulder to end it. #ACTtogether” , Tedros said in tweet.
Tedros said he had a “very productive” phone call with PM Modi during which the two discussed ways to “strengthen our collaboration and advance access to knowledge, research and training in traditional medicine globally.”

The WHO chief said in a tweet: “Namaste, Prime Minister @narendramodi, for a very productive call on how to strengthen our collaboration and advance access to knowledge, research and training in traditional medicine globally. @WHO welcomes the leading role of the Indian flag in India. ” in global health and universal health coverage “.

The prime minister expressed his appreciation for the important role of WHO in facilitating a coordinated global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statement issued by the PMO.
He also noted the need not to lose sight of the battle against other diseases and appreciated the importance of WHO’s support to the health systems of developing countries.
According to the statement, Prime Minister Modi Minister informed Dr. Tedros about the planned celebration of Ayurveda Day in India on November 13 under the theme ‘Ayurveda for COVID-19’.



Times of India

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