INDIA ATTENDS WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY

Dr Harsh Vardhan represented India at world health assembly. World health assembly is a decision making body of World Health Organization. The discussion included Covid-19, gobal vaccine plan, polio eradication and neglected Tropical diseases.
Also discussion took place to conduct investigation on china however the name china was not brought up. This resolution to conduct investigation was backed by 120 countries.
Earlier japan was elected as the chair of the Executive Board but now India is expected to be elected as the chair of the Executive board of the World health assembly.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan as the representative of India listed out various measures being taken by India to fight against Covid -19. Also the members agreed to work in close collaboration with the World Organization for Animal health and also with the Food and Agriculture Organization. The committee will also work on the transmission routes of the virus to find out the possible host. The committee will also work on vaccines and will also look for solutions to prevent such pandemic outbreaks in the future.