These fairs will provide prompt medical attention to attendees, with critical patients being referred to larger hospitals for specialized care.
Emphasising the importance of a nature-friendly policy-making environment for global health and well-being, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said it’s time India took a lead in the realisation of ‘One Earth, One Health’ vision.
Addressing the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Partnership Summit 2023 in New Delhi on Wednesday, Mansukh Mandaviya said, “It is time that India takes the lead in realisation of ‘One Earth, One Health’ vision with a holistic and integrative eco and nature-friendly policy-making environment, and align it with our philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam for global health and wellbeing.”
Speaking on the theme ‘One Health: Integrated, Collaborative and Multisectoral Approach to Optimal Health’, the minister stressed on global collaboration to achieve the ‘One Earth, One Health’ vision, and said that active global collaboration, where countries work towards inclusive betterment, can lead to the vision becoming a reality.
He also stressed on imparting a collective responsibility to not only protect the human race but also ensure to protect the environment we co-exist with. The vision of “One Earth, One Health” brings in sharp focus the importance of our actions and eco-friendly policies, he elaborated.
Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, Mandaviya said over the years, India has gained a strong political will to lead in universally accepted and commercially viable innovative research and technology-supported solutions.
He also praised the progress of initiatives such as the Ayushman Bharat scheme and the success of the Co-Win platform and emphasized that health is perceived as a service to others. The Health Minister also affirmed his confidence in the research institutions of the nation, and urged the participation and involvement of academia, and the private sector to contribute to research.
Dr. Naresh Trehan, CII Healthcare Council, Chairman & Managing Director, Global Health Private Limited, India, Dr. Rajesh Jain, & Managing Director, CII National Committee on Biotechnology, Panacea Biotech Ltd, Dr. Suchitra Ella, Chairperson CII Southern Region and Co-Founder and MD, Bharat Biotech were present in the event.