Bill Gates praises India’s Success with vaccine drive

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New Delhi: India’s success with the vaccination drive and the use of technology to drive health outcomes at scale offers many lessons for the world, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said on Saturday days after his meeting with union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya. The health minister – earlier this week – had shared pictures on Twitter of his meeting with Gates at Davos.

“A pleasure to interact with @BillGates at #WEF22. He appreciated India’s success in #COVID19 management & mammoth vaccination efforts. (sic),” Mandaviya had tweeted. “We discussed a wide range of subjects relating to healthcare including the promotion of digital health, disease control management, creation of mRNA regional hubs, and strengthening the development of affordable and quality diagnostics & medical devices, etc. (sic),” he further wrote.

In response to the tweets, Gates on Saturday said: “It was great to meet Dr @mansukhmandviya and exchange perspectives on global health. India’s success with the vaccination drive and the use of technology to drive health outcomes at scale offers many lessons for the world.”

 

 

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