India can have its own model for emergency response for other countries to emulate: Mandaviya, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Highlighting that India’s disaster management model has potential to go beyond the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to be flexible and agile to deal with exigencies on the ground, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said, “Being a vast country with diverse terrains and geographies, India can have its own model for disaster or emergency response which can be emulated by other countries.” Addressing the consultative workshop on the National Emergency Medical Team (NEMT) India, Mandaviya said, “While it is important to learn…

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G-20 Delegates Participate In Yoga Session Of Health Working Group

MoS Pawar noted that pandemic prevention, preparedness and response require diverse multi-sectoral, multi-agency coordinate effort Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Bharati Pravin Pawar, and the G-20 delegates started their second day of the Health Working Group meeting in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala with a yoga session on Thursday. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, in her address to the first Health Working Group meeting under G-20 India Presidency, MoS Pawar noted that pandemic prevention, preparedness and response require diverse multi-sectoral, multi-agency coordinate efforts. She…

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G20 Health Working Group meeting: India to play proactive role in negotiations, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Thiruvananthapuram: Ahead of the 1st Health Working Group meeting under its G20 presidency here, India on Tuesday said it will play a proactive role in representing the ‘Global South‘ in the negotiations across multilateral Global health platforms. Noting that G20 has become one of the most important forums to strengthen and push for a resilient, responsive, and inclusive global health architecture, Lav Agarwal, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said India aims to achieve convergence in discussions across various multilateral fora engaged in health cooperation and work towards…

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India’s First G20 Presidency: First Health Working Group to be held from 18-20 Jan in Kerala, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The first Health Working Group (HWG) meeting under the G20 India Presidency will be held from January 18–20, 2023, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The health track of the G20 India Presidency will comprise four HWG meetings and one Health Ministerial Meeting (HMM). The meetings will be held in different locations across the country, including Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Goa, Hyderabad (Telangana), and Gandhinagar (Gujarat). India has identified three priorities for the G20 Health Track, including: health emergencies prevention, preparedness, and response with a focus on one health and antimicrobial resistance (AMR);…

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