Prime Minister Narendra Modi could be sharing his ideas on the CoWIN International Conclave to be held on Monday as India will provide the CoWIN platform as a digital public good to different international locations to run their very own COVID-19 inoculation drives.
About 50 international locations, together with Canada, Mexico, Nigeria, Panama and Uganda, have proven curiosity in adopting CoWIN, a digital platform, to run their vaccination drives, Dr R S Sharma, the CEO of the National Health Authority (NHA), had mentioned just lately, including that India is able to share the open-source software program free of charge.
The prime minister has directed officers to create an open-source model of the platform and provides it to any nation that wishes it free of charge, Sharma had mentioned.
”We’re elated to announce that Hon’ble PM @narendramodi could be sharing his ideas on #CoWINGlobalConclave as India presents #CoWIN as a digital public good to the world to fight #COVID19,” the NHA mentioned in a tweet.
Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan will inaugurate the digital conclave. Others anticipated to talk on the occasion embrace Overseas Secretary H V Shringla, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan and Sharma.
The digital meet will see participation from well being and know-how consultants representing international locations from throughout the globe. The conclave goals to share India’s expertise close to common vaccination to battle COVID-19 by means of Co-WIN, the NHA mentioned in a press release posted on its web site.
India developed Co-WIN because the central info know-how (IT) system for strategising, implementing, monitoring and evaluating Covid vaccination. Not too long ago, many international locations have proven curiosity in utilizing the platform, the NHA mentioned.
”India is worked up to affix arms with the world to win over COVID-19 along with Co-WIN.
”Be part of us as we unfold the story behind the event of a scalable, inclusive and open platform known as CoWIN, the tech spine of India’s vaccination drive,” it mentioned.
The digital conclave is a joint initiative by the Union ministries of well being, exterior affairs and the NHA.
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