Addressing the second G20 Health Ministers meeting in Bali, the minister said that the government of India has attached top-most importance to the health sector. “We are committed to protecting global health and making sure we leave behind for the coming generations a better and healthier planet to live in."
Mandaviya added that the proposal of Financial Intermediary Fund was discussed in the meeting to help build global health resilience. “There is a need to acknowledge existing fault lines in the global health architecture and the importance of building an inclusive, agile, and responsive framework for health emergency management."
The minister encouraged all G20 members to contribute their public keys to the proposed Global Federated Public Trust Directory to ensure seamless worldwide mobility of people and goods.
The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the progress and way forward on priorities in the healthcare sector.