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32nd Commonwealth Health Ministers' Meeting

Published on May 15, 2020
Current Context: Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan participated in the 32nd Commonwealth Health Ministers' Meeting which was conducted through video conference.
32nd Commonwealth Health Ministers' Meeting

  • The theme of the conference was "Delivering a co-ordinated Commonwealth COVID-19 response."
  • The conference highlighted the measures taken by the Indian government to fight against COVID-19.
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhanpraised the efforts taken by the health workers as well as civic bodies in combating novel coronavirus.
  • He stressed the various measures like lockdown activity, keeping surveillance at the entry point in order to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 in the public areas.
  • Also, he mentioned the efforts taken by the officials to evacuate the people stuck abroad amidst lockdown situations, health infrastructure, etc.
  • He also motivated the need to work on the causes of the pandemic and discover drugs and vaccines to control transmission and prevent a recurrence.
  • Rs.90,000 crore has been allotted to power distribution companies.
  • He discussed that India has provided essential medicines such as Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to around 100 needy countries, extending solidarity and support during this time of crisis.


Q.1 What was the theme for 32nd Commonwealth Health Ministers' Meeting?
a.  Combating COVID-19
b. Delivering a co-ordinated Commonwealth COVID-19 Response
c. Commonwealth response on COVID-19
d. Tackling and finding solution on COVID-19

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