Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya reaches Hyderabad to participate in 3rd G20 Health Working Group meeting
Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya has reached Hyderabad to participate in the 3rd G20 Health Working Group meeting. The Minister will attend a vaccine research and development event early today before the working group meetings.
Hyderabad will host the third health working group meeting of India’s G20 presidency for three days from tomorrow. It will focus on emergency preparedness, strengthening cooperation in the pharma sector and digital health innovation.
During the working group meeting, India will aim to play a major role in converging discussions in multiple forums for global health architecture and act as an enabler for reducing fragmentation and duplication.
Regarding digital health, India will highlight the fact that the use of digital health solutions like Co-WIN, Telemedicine and the COVID-19 India platform highlighted the advantages of data-driven insights and the use of technology for accessibility, ease of availability and affordability in health service delivery. Meanwhile, most of the foreign delegates also reached the city for the meeting of G20.