He mentioned “our definition of wellness is not limited by physical boundaries”.
“We have exported life-saving medicines and medical equipment to over 150 countries during the initial phase of the pandemic. We have also exported more than 65 million doses of Covid vaccines to nearly 100 countries this year,” Modi mentioned.
He inaugurated the primary Global Innovation Summit of the prescription drugs sector on Thursday. Union Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya was additionally current on the event.
Addressing the gathering, Modi mentioned that the pandemic has introduced the prescription drugs sector into sharp focus.
“Whether it is lifestyle, or medicines, or medical technology, or vaccines, every aspect of healthcare has received global attention over the last two years,” the Prime Minister mentioned.
He mentioned that the Indian pharmaceutical business has additionally risen to the problem.
The Prime Minister additionally envisioned creating an eco-system for innovation that may make India a pacesetter in drug discovery and progressive medical gadgets.
He mentioned coverage interventions are being made based mostly on extensive session with all stakeholders. He famous that India has a big pool of scientists and technologists with a possible to take the business to better heights.
“This strength needs to be harnessed to ‘Discover and Make in India’,” he added.
“Today, when 1.3 billion people of India have taken it upon themselves to make India ‘Aatmanirbhar’, we must think about ramping up domestic manufacturing of key ingredients for vaccines and medicines. This is one frontier that India has to conquer,” mentioned Modi.