Geneva, February 26
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment for supporting vaccine equity and sharing Covid-19 vaccines with over 60 countries across the world, hoping that other nations will follow his example.
In a tweet, Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation, said India’s support in supplying its vaccines was helping over 60 countries to begin the vaccination process. “Thanks India & Prime Minister @narendramodi for supporting #VaccinEquity. Your commitment to #COVAX and sharing #COVID19 vaccine doses is helping 60+ countries start vaccinating their #healthworkers and other priority groups. I hope other countries will follow your example,” he said in the tweet.
India on Wednesday dispatched the first batch of 6 lakh vaccine doses to Ghana. — PTI