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India's Vision For Inclusive Health
India's Vision For Inclusive Health
Dr. Harsh Vardhan attended the 'G20 Okayama Health Ministers’ Meeting' in Japan

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, attended the G20 Okayama Health Ministers’ Meeting on October19-20, 2019, held under the Presidency of Japan in Okayama City, Japan.

The deliberations of the G20 Health Ministers focused on four major global health issues, namely (i) Achievement of UniversalHealth Coverage (ii) Response to population aging (iii) Management of health risks and health security management including Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) and its containment. Union Health Minister made specific interventions on all of them.

Intervening on Universal Health Coverage(UHC), Prime Minister’s vision of ‘SabKa Saath; Sab Ka Vikas; Sab Ka Vishwas’ for inclusive health was highlighted along with Ayushman Bharat, FIT India Movement, and Eat Right Campaign. Union Health minister confided that India is on the path to UHC and will contribute effectively in sustaining UHC at the global level.

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November 2019