New Delhi, April 7
On the event of the World Health Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged people to focus on fighting COVID-19 by taking all precautions, together with carrying a masks, repeatedly washing palms and following different protocols.
His attraction comes amid a spike in COVID-19 instances with over 1 lakh day by day instances reported twice within the final three days.
“#WorldHealthDay is a day to reaffirm our gratitude and appreciation to all those who work day and night to keep our planet healthy,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
It can also be a day to reiterate our dedication to supporting analysis and innovation in well being care, Modi stated.
“On #WorldHealthDay, let us keep the focus on fighting COVID-19 by taking all possible precautions including wearing a mask, regularly washing hands and following the other protocols,” he stated in a sequence of tweets.
At the identical time, do take all doable steps to increase immunity and keep match, Modi added.
“The Government of India is taking quite a few measures together with Ayushman Bharat and PM Janaushadhi Yojana to guarantee people get entry to high quality and reasonably priced healthcare,” the PM identified.
India can also be conducting the world’s largest vaccination drive to strengthen the struggle towards COVID-19, he asserted.
The World Health Day is a worldwide well being consciousness day celebrated yearly on April 7 beneath the sponsorship of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
From its inception on the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking impact in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create consciousness of a particular well being theme to spotlight a precedence space of concern for the WHO. PTI