India Helping the World in the Global Health Crisis Through its Vaccination Policies

India Helping the World in the Global Health Crisis Through its Vaccination Policies

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India has been at the forefront in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and ‘really stands out’ in terms of its vaccine policy. India has provided 56 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines to a number of countries, including Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles.

The COVAX programme, led by the vaccine alliance GAVI and World Health Organisation (WHO), is aimed at ensuring equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines globally, especially middle and lower-income nations. Corona vaccination has started in India from 16 January.

The economist also stated that India makes up about 7 percent of world GDP based on purchasing power parity terms and can contribute significantly to global economic recovery. The country has been playing a very important role in helping the world in the global health crisis through its vaccination policies, she said.

Chief Economist of the IMF said on Monday, as she hailed the country for playing a very important role during the crisis by manufacturing and shipping the COVID-19 vaccines to several nations.

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