Tag: Harsh Vardhan

Narendra Modi interacts with leaders of pharma industry

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with leaders of pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing. The Prime Minister appreciated the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic. PM Modi appreciated the way the pharma industry is working even in such trying conditions. PM Modi remarked that it is because of […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan nominated to board of Gavi, the Covid-19 vaccine alliance

NEW DELHI: India’s Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has been nominated by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance) as a member of its Board. He will be representing the South East Area Regional Office (SEARO) constituency on the GAVI Board. The seat is currently held by Myint Htwe of Myanmar. […]

Covid vaccine likely by early 2021, for old, high-risk first: India

NEW DELHI: The coronavirus vaccine might be ready by the first quarter of 2021,India’s Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday. “While no date has been fixed for the vaccine launch, it may be ready by the first quarter of 2021,” he said. Harsh Vardhan also said that the government is considering […]

Harsh Vardhan to take charge as WHO executive Board Chairman

NEW DELHI: India’s Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, who is at the forefront of India’s battle against COVID-19, is set to take charge as the chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board on May 22, officials said. Vardhan would succeed Dr Hiroki Nakatani of Japan, currently the Chairman of the 34-member WHO Executive Board. […]

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