February 2, 2023
"India Will Decide Global Health Architecture": WHO Officials Praise G20 Presidency

Union Minister Bharati Pawar speaks at 1st Health Working Group meet beneath India’s G20 presidency


A WHO official in the present day termed India’s presidency on the G20 Health Working Group assembly as an “exciting moment in history” and stated it has bolstered the voice of the Global South.

Ayoade Alakija, Special Envoy, ACT-Accelerator, WHO stated she is eager to look at the Global South collaborations which could be put collectively within the new world order and expressed hope that this course of will certainly assist it.

“India’s G20 Presidency is an exciting moment in history, because India is going to decide the global health architecture for the next many decades to come. Because it is going to be decided in the next few months,” she stated.

She stated she feels that the world is coming to India not only for discussions but in addition to study from it as a lot digital transformation is happening in varied sectors together with well being and infrastructure to finance within the nation.

The ongoing meet, which might conclude in the present day, could be a platform for the way we are able to study from one another on this Global South- in Africa, India, Latin America and so forth, she stated.

“How can we share our experiences and innovate together and how can we co-create the world we want…the world that is going to be truly the world that delivers for us…the people,” Ms Alakija additional stated.

The official additionally stated it has been unbelievable to be within the “God’s own country”, Kerala and see the wonderful tradition and the fantastic heat welcome that they had within the south Indian state.

Meanwhile, Dr Alain Labrique, Director, Digital Health & Innovation, WHO, opined that India 5 years in the past is totally different to India in the present day.

The similar could be stated for nations throughout the globe and within the Global South, he stated.

“So, we have to think about where we are today but also build solutions for tomorrow and keep in mind that everyone should benefit from this technology revolution,” he added.

Stating that success is constructed upon belief, Labrique stated belief means there’s a background of coverage, of laws that protects the privateness and safety and builds the belief of people to make use of the techniques.

“So, I think, that is the foundation of a place where I would like to see India shining as a beacon to other countries to learn from,” he stated.

The official additionally defined the weather of laws and insurance policies that should be in place for digital success to be doable.

The first Health Working Group assembly beneath G20 India Presidency will conclude in Kerala in the present day. India assumed the presidency of the G20 on December 1, 2022.

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