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

Can I help you?

ramandeep singh

Hey I am Ramandeep Singh. I am determined to help students preparing for RBI, SEBI, NABARD and IBPS exams. Do you want me to help you ?

Join my class here
    Follow me:
Close Menu
Close Menu