international Response by India to COVID-19 proves it sees the world as an Interdependent Family

 

India's international response to COVID-19 proves that he sees the world as an interdependent family

On January 30, 2020, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak was called "a public health emergency of international concern". According to the World Health Organization, the virus has spread through human travel to all parts of the world, including India. On February 26, 2020, a special plane of the Indian Air Force flew to Wuhan and provided China with 15 tons of medical aid materials, including emergency medical equipment such as masks and gloves, to show solidarity against the coronavirus. In order to complete this transportation mission, the Indian Air Force used the C-17 "Global Master" III large military transport aircraft imported from the United States, which is also the largest military aircraft currently equipped in India.


What does India's international response to the coronavirus epidemic prove?

The Director-General of WHO announced a global coronavirus outbreak on March 12, 2020. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of India stated in a statement in Parliament that India has taken positive action to take Indian citizens back from affected countries before restricting international flights to India. It also sent medical teams to help thousands of Indian citizens trapped in Iran and Italy return home.

 

Indian Air Force plane flies to Wuhan 

On March 15, 2020, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an important regional initiative to engage in dialogue with the leaders of all SAARC countries through video conferences. During this meeting, India announced five specific measures to prevent the spread of such infections in South Asia.

 

First, establish a COVID-19 emergency fund, with India’s initial donation of US$10 million.

 

Second, provide services to the Indian rapid response team composed of doctors and experts, and provide testing tools and equipment to SAARC countries.

 

Third, train emergency response teams in SAARC countries.

 

Fourth, provide access to India’s comprehensive disease surveillance portal, including training on how to use the portal.

 

Fifth, establish a common research platform to coordinate epidemiological research in South Asia, which will include a common South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Epidemiology Program.

 

Neighboring countries have responded positively to Modi’s initiative. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Nepal pledged to donate to the G19 emergency fund by March 23, 2020.

 

Modi emphasizes yoga practice

In the follow-up video conference of the Director-General of Health Services of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation on March 26, 2020, the importance of joint participation by all countries was emphasized to strengthen the emergency measures taken by the governments of South Asian countries to fight the coronavirus cooperation meeting.

 

At the global level, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will assume the rotating chairmanship of the Group of 20 countries in 2021. He will join forces with the current chairman of the Group of 20 and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on March 17, 2020. Have a telephone conversation. The two leaders agreed that Saudi Arabia will hold a video conference of G20 leaders to coordinate measures to respond to the “coronavirus, and instill confidence in the global public. 90% of the coronavirus cases and 88% of deaths occurred in 20 Group of nations, these countries account for 80% of the world’s GDP and 60% of the global population.

 

On March 26, 2020, the leaders of the G20 held a video summit. Participants agreed to coordinate the global response to the epidemic, take measures to protect the global economy, minimize trade interference, and strengthen global cooperation.

 

Before and after the G20 summit, the Prime Minister of India conducted active telephone diplomacy with leaders from five continents, discussing an effective international cooperation framework to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

 

Ayurvedic Therapy for Coronavirus

Ayurvedic therapy for COVID

So far, India’s two special contributions to this international effort are to provide drugs such as paracetamol and hydroxychloroquine to help partner countries including the United States and the European Union cope with the epidemic, with emphasis on yoga practice and Ayurvedic therapy To relieve symptoms of coronavirus constipation. Ayurveda is similar to Chinese medicine in my country. It is traditional medicine in India and can also be used for health care.



India's international response to Pandemic

 

India’s international response to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic demonstrates her as a reliable first group of global leaders in response to humanitarian crises.

 

On January 30, 2020, the Covid-19 epidemic was called a “public health emergency of international concern”. According to the World Health Organization, the virus originated in Wuhan, China, and was spread by human travelers to countries including India. Many countries in the world.

 

The Director-General of WHO declared the global Covid-19 outbreak a "pandemic" on March 12, 2020. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Jaisakal, stated in a statement issued by the Parliament that India has taken positive action to bring Indian citizens back to the country. 

Depart from the affected country and then restrict international flights to India. These included three special planes to Wuhan, China, evacuating crew and passengers from cruise ships off Japan, and sending medical teams to assist in the repatriation of thousands of Indian nationals stranded in Iran and Italy. As the Foreign Minister said, "special circumstances require an exceptional response."

 

On March 15, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a major regional initiative to talk to the leaders of all SAARC countries through a video conference. At this meeting, India announced specific measures to prevent the spread of such infections in South Asia.

 

First, the Covid-19 Emergency Fund was established, and India’s initial donation was US$10 million.

 

Since then, India has handed over the services and test kits and equipment of an Indian rapid response team composed of doctors and experts to SAARC countries for use. Subsequently, emergency response teams were trained in SAARC countries.

 

India also allowed access to her comprehensive disease surveillance portal, including training on how to use the portal.

 

New Delhi has also established a common research platform to coordinate research on epidemics in South Asia, including the SAARC Common Epidemic Protocol.

 

The response of India’s neighbours to the Prime Minister’s initiative has been overwhelmingly positive. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives and Nepal pledged to the Covid-19 Emergency Fund before March 23, 2020.

 

On March 26, 2020, the Director-General of SAARC Health Services held a follow-up video conference to emphasize the importance of community participation and participation in strengthening the emergency measures taken by the governments of South Asia to combat Covid-19.

 

At the global level, as the upcoming chairman of the G20 in 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi communicated with the current chairman of the G20 and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman on March 17, 2020. phone. 

The two leaders agreed that Saudi Arabia will hold a video conference of the leaders of the Group of 20 (G 20) to coordinate measures to respond to Covid-19 and instill confidence in the global public. 90% of Covid-19 cases and 88% of deaths occurred in the G20, accounting for 80% of the world’s GDP and 60% of the global population.

 

On March 26, 2020, the G20 held a video conference summit. Participants agreed to coordinate the global response to the pandemic, take measures to maintain the global economy, minimize trade disruption and strengthen global cooperation.

 

Before and after the G20 summit, the Prime Minister of India conducted active telephone diplomacy with world leaders on five continents to discuss an effective international cooperation framework to deal with the spread of Covid-19.

 

India and Hydroxychloroquine regarding COVID

So far, two of India’s special contributions to this international effort are the provision of drugs such as paracetamol and hydroxychloroquine to help partner countries including the United States and the European Union cope with the epidemic, with emphasis on yoga practice and Ayurveda Tuo therapy to relieve Covid-19 disease.

 

India’s international response to Covid-19 demonstrates the continuing significance of India’s belief in "One World," and the world as an interdependent family.


 


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