At CoWIN Global Conclave, Prime Minister Modi welcomes ‘one land, one health’ approach, says technology is integral to fight against COVID

New Delhi | Jagran Press Office: Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on Monday that technology was integral to tackling the COVID-19 crisis as he addressed the CoWIN Global Conclave. He said India sees the whole world as one family, adding that the country is committed to sharing all of its experiences and resources to deal with the pandemic.

“This pandemic has made many people aware of the fundamental truth of this philosophy,” said Prime Minister Modi, “that is why our technology platform for the Covid vaccination – the platform that we call CoWIN – is being prepared to go open source “.

The Prime Minister also praised his government’s central vaccination policy and stressed that large-scale vaccination is the only way for humanity to survive the pandemic.

India, from the onset of the pandemic, decided to take an all-digital approach when planning its immunization strategy, he said.

“Fortunately, software is an area where there are no resource constraints,” said PM Modi, “that’s why we made our Covid tracking and tracking application open source as soon as it was technically possible. possible”.

The Prime Minister also paid tribute to those who have lost their lives to the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, saying it is the biggest crisis facing humanity in more than 100 years.

“Experience shows that no nation, however powerful, can solve a challenge like this in isolation,” he said.

Earlier on Sunday, the National Health Authority (NHA) said Prime Minister Modi will address the CoWIN Global Conclave on July 5 as India offers CoWIN as a digital platform to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

He said the virtual meeting will see the participation of health and technology experts representing countries from around the world.

“The Conclave aims to share India’s experience with universal vaccination to fight Covid-19 through the Co-WIN platform,” according to the NHA website.

CoWIN was considered developed in India as a central IT system for strategy development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Covid-19 vaccination across the country.

Recently, many countries have shown interest in using “the technological backbone of India’s immunization campaign,” the NHA website said, adding that India was delighted to be doing so. partner with the world to defeat COVID-19 with CoWIN.

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