Mandaviya, Health News, ET HealthWorld
New Delhi: Praising the Indian scientific community and the healthcare professionals across the country, Union Health Minister, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya informed that India set an exemplary pro-vaccination covid management models. He added that India set an exemplary pro-vaccination COVID management model when other countries were struggling with vaccine hesitancy.
Unveiling the book titled ‘India’s Vaccine Growth Story – From Cowpox to Vaccine Maitriauthored by Sajjan Singh Yadav, Additional Secretary, Govt of India, at the World Book fair 2023 at Pragati Maidan today. The book elaborates on India’s achievement in developing, producing, and distributing COVID-19 vaccines.
“The combination of Narendra Modi’s faith in the Indian scientific community and the stellar healthcare professionals across country led India to conquer unsurmountable challenges to achieve a feat no country has before, catering not just to its own nation, but supplying life-saving vaccines worldwide, all in due time,” Mandaviya said.
“India administered 2.2 billion doses as a part of the world’s largest COVID vaccination drive without any shortages across the nation resulting in saving 3.4 million lives,” he added.
The Health Minister also encouraged writers to inculcate research-based documentation that would lend a voice to India’s treasure of traditions and heritage that lay dormant and forgotten, and bring them to light.