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India Provided 64 Million Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine to 84 Countries: Harsh Vardhan | India News

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NEW DELHI: The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, reported Tuesday that 64 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered to 84 countries under various programs.
Addressing a panel discussion on the production of the Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday, Vardhan said: “Over 61 million doses of vaccines have already been administered in our country. We always feel that the benefits of science will be delivered to all over the world. 64 million doses have been administered to 84 countries under various programs. ”
The virtual conference brought together more than 1,000 attendees from across the region and the world in an active debate on how to address the key issues facing global supply chains as the world tackles the largest and most complex logistics operation in history in an effort for delivering life-saving vaccines around the world.
Recalling the biggest challenges he faced as Union Minister in terms of implementing the vaccination program, Vardhan said: “India itself with a huge population of 1.35 billion and enormous diversity is a great challenge. We take this challenge head on low. the leadership of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On January 17 of last year, we issued an advisory regarding Covid long before it entered the crisis that it is today. We also developed capabilities for testing, ventilators, monitoring, surveillance, center of quarantine and we emphasize that Proper Covid Behavior is the most potent vaccine against Covid. ”
“After the launch of the vaccines, we prioritize our health workers, front-line workers, the general population aged 45 and over with comorbidities, and those over 60; and now everyone over 45. opening 50,000 centers across the country and training 7 lakh vaccinators for the exercise, “he added.
The Union’s health minister concluded the discussion by praising the need for public-private partnerships such as the Hope Consortium, which was founded to provide supply chain solutions to support the safe and efficient distribution of Covid vaccines, according to an official statement.

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