Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan today digitally addressed the Boston Center of Excellence for Health and Human Development today through a Video Conference. Saluting millions of front-line health workers who bravely carried on with their duty in spite of risk and adversity, including professionals other than doctors and nurses, Dr. Vardhan elaborated India’s strategy to contain COVID-19.
In this regard, the Health Minister observed that it is not the first one and definitely not the last one but this COVID-19 will soon be a past episode of the 21st century. He said, our treatment protocol for COVID patients is well defined now.
He said, vaccines will be available soon and the cases will significantly go down in the next few months.Detailing that India has already mastered all components of Modern medicine from antibiotics to emergency care, surgery, immunization, and vaccine, Dr Vardhan noted that the focus is now on the cost, quality, and affordability. He elaborated that India has already made strides in remote diagnostics and treatment using the latest telemedicine technology to treat people.
He also congratulated the Boston Center of Excellence for Health and Human Development for bringing together experts to research a better cure and better healthcare for all.