WHO chief thanks Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for announcing resumption of COVID vaccine export
Mandaviya on Monday announced that India will resume export of surplus COVID-19 vaccines in the fourth quarter of 2021 under the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya held a review meeting of six AIIMS in the country from AIIMS, New Delhi.
Addressing the media, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said the government will receive over 30 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines in October and over 100 crore doses in the next three months.
He made these remarks during a visit to Baramulla district as part of the central government's public outreach programme which aims to evoke public feedback pertaining to developmental concerns.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya calls for major push to COVID vaccine drive on PM's birthday
The BJP has asked its units across the country to help get a large number of people vaccinated on the occasion of prime minister's birthday.
When Anandiben Patel resigned as chief minister in August 2016, there was talk that Nitin Patel would succeed her, but in a last-minute decision, Vijay Rupani was chosen for the top post.
'Our dialogue pertained to matters of global health importance. This was in addition to India's interventions in the 2nd and 3rd sessions of ministerial discussion,' he said in a tweet.
Mandaviya meets health ministers of UK, Brazil, Italy on giving priority in travel to vaccinated Indian students
'UK appreciated India's management of COVID & congratulated on administering first #COVID19 vaccine dose to more than half the population,' he stated.
According to the CoWIN portal, 1,00,64,032 jabs were administered on Friday.
The Stop TB Partnership is a United Nations-hosted partnership program that aims to fight against tuberculosis collectively.
Citing health minister's letter, Sisodia claims Centre doesn't want probe into oxygen shortage deaths
Centre does not want a probe into the deaths due to oxygen shortage because truth of their negligence will come out, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia alleged.
The minister also shared a photo where returnees could be seen getting jabs at the Delhi international airport.
The report about counterfeit vaccine allegedly being seized quoted the World Health Organization.
Mandaviya's tour will end at his native place Bhavnagar on August 21 after covering several parts of Junagadh, Amreli and Botad.
Citing examples from his personal life, the minister noted that the scheme has enabled poor people to afford treatment at the same hospital like his well-off peer.