New Student User- Use Code HELLO

Register Now

33rd Meet of Health Ministers of Commonwealth Countries

Published on May 24, 2021
Current Context: The 33rd meeting of Health Ministers of Commonwealth countries was chaired by Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
  • Theme for the meeting: Commonwealth Response to COVID-19: Ensuring Equitable Access to Vaccines and Building Resilience for Health Systems and Emergencies
  • The union minister addressed the meet about the pandemic and discussed about the need for more COVID-19 vaccines to be deployed in all nations to eradicate the pandemic completely
  • He also discussed about the WHO-led initiative ‘Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator’ which has proven to be a ground-breaking global collaboration which is expediting development, production, and equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines.
  • He mentioned about COVAX, which is the vaccine pillar of ACT Accelerator and aims to give vaccines to at least two billion people by the end of 2021
  • He also highlighted India’s telemedicine platform eSanjeevaniOPD, which facilitated over five million consultations in a short span of 14 months.


Q: 1: Who among the following chaired 33rd meeting of Health Ministers of Commonwealth countries?
a. Dr. Harsh Vardhan
b. PM Narendra Modi
c. Patricia Scotland 
d. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
ebook store

About us

ramandeep singh

Ramandeep Singh is a seasoned educator and banking exam expert at BankExamsToday. With a passion for simplifying complex concepts, he has been instrumental in helping numerous aspirants achieve their banking career goals. His expertise and dedication make him a trusted guide in the journey to banking success.

  • Follow me:
Close Menu
Close Menu