When the world questioned India’s ability to cope with the pandemic, professionals rose to the occasion: Mandaviya
New Delhi, July 30 (SocialNews.XYZ) Highlighting the Covid pandemic as an inflection point for the country in all its aspects, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday that “when the world questioned India’s ability to deal with the pandemic, our professionals seized the opportunity”.
He said all stakeholders came together to showcase India’s tradition of “service before self” in action when it mattered most.
“We followed the lockdown protocols and health advisories to the best of our abilities. This allowed us to become the first country to get back on track to a positive growth trajectory the following year,” he said. added.
Mandaviya was speaking at the 4th day of founding and convening of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Medical Sciences (ABVIMS) and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. NITI Aayog member Dr. Vinod Kumar Paul was also present on the occasion.
Reiterating the top priority as nation builders, Mandaviya said that all stakeholders, be they medical professionals, government officials, industry players, etc., we must work to the best of our abilities to take India to new heights. Emphasizing the idea of India which lies in its social, cultural and traditional fabric which has held together despite various foreign rulers, he said we must learn from it and use it as a platform for a huge leap forward. ahead.
“We have created India’s healthcare vision for the next 25 years, this vision would not only provide immense opportunities for our healthcare professionals but also enable all of our nation builders to better serve our citizens” , Mandaviya added.
He highlighted the two crucial strands of it: “Healing in India”, where several consultations were conducted with stakeholders across the country to identify ways to improve the health sector. Second aspect of “Heal for India” where opportunities are identified to harness our expertise in healthcare to be used not only for our citizens but for the world. Thus, reiterating the philosophy of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.’
Mandaviya said that “the country has moved towards an accessible, affordable and patient-friendly healthcare system. Our goal remains to ensure ‘health for all’ even in the most remote parts of the country by strengthening healthcare systems. primary, secondary and tertiary health care”.
A total of 172 MD/MS and DM/MCh students from the 2018-2021 batch received their diplomas and certificates. 24 students received gold medals with merit certificates and six other students received merit certificates. Two hospital employers received a certificate of appreciation for the outstanding meritorious performance of their children during the graduation ceremony.