New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G7 outreach summit gave the mantra “One Earth, One Health” and sought support for the COVID vaccine patent waiver.
India, along with South Africa, South Korea & Australia were invited by UK for the G7 Outreach summit taking place in Cornwall.
PM Modi joined the summit virtually with each leader having a screen through which the PM was connected digitally.
Modi has committed the country’s support for “collective endeavours” to improve global health governance.
PM Modi’s call to keep open supply chains for vaccine raw materials and components to help enhance vaccine production in countries like India received widespread support, the statement said.
The session, titled “Building Back Stronger – Health”, focused on global recovery and strengthening the resilience against future pandemics.
He highlighted India’s ‘whole of society’ approach to fight the pandemic, synergising the efforts of all levels of the government, industry and civil society, read an official statement. He also committed to India’s support for collective efforts to improve global health governance.