NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked everyone to keep the focus on fighting COVID-19 with proper precautions and care, on the occasion of World Health Day.
On #WorldHealthDay, let us keep the focus on fighting COVID-19 by taking all possible precautions including wearing a mask, regularly washing hands and following the other protocols.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 7, 2021
At the same time, do take all possible steps to boost immunity and stay fit.
The Government of India is taking numerous measures including Ayushman Bharat and PM Janaushadhi Yojana to ensure people get access to top quality and affordable healthcare. India is also conducting the world’s largest vaccination drive to strengthen the fight against COVID-19.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 7, 2021
Health ministers of countries in south-east Asia will commit to “building a fairer and healthier world”, the theme for this year, at a high-level virtual event on World Health Day.
World Health Organization (WHO) asked the nations in the southeast Asia region to prioritise actions to address inequities compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, regional director, WHO south-east Asia, COVID-19 is the latest disease to expose, exploit and exacerbate inequities that negatively impact health and socioeconomic outcomes of minorities or vulnerable groups.