Monday, October 12, 2020

WHO admires India's support to Myanmar in fight against Covid-19

The World Health Organisation representative in Myanmar Dr. Stephen Paul Jost. (Photo: ANI)

Nay Pyi Taw [Myanmar], October 12: Amid the continuous Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization agent in Myanmar has appreciated India for its help to Myanmar in the battle against the pandemic.

Dr. Stephen Paul Jost, while addressing Ravindera Jain, an Indian columnist situated in Yangon, shared his viewpoint over the current Covid circumstance and immunization probability to break the chain of the infection.

Jost applauded India for its commitment to Myanmar with the gift of Remdesivir, an antiviral medication. He stated, "India has been supporting Myanmar. There have been 3000 vials of antiviral medications made accessible. It's called Remdesivir, through a new visit by the Foreign Secretary of India, and this is likewise much valued and furthermore different backings that are there." 

He added, "As have different nations, Singapore for example, through the Foreign Minister has as of late made accessible 25,000 PCR-based test packs and 1,000,000 covers and 200,000 jugs of sanitizers. As have different nations that have contributed, the United Nations family has additionally contributed an incredible arrangement and WHO inside yet there are numerous different offices likewise UNICEF, WFP, UNOX, UNHCR and many have been making a difference." 

Conveying his perspective over the pandemic, Jost stated, "Social estimates that have been embraced by the National Health Authorities and by the Central Committee drove by state advisor. This administration viewpoint, the political initiative, the organization, the preventive measures, and individuals' investment, those four have been fundamentally significant in beating this pandemic, and that will stay valid for the deliverer future." 

Myanmar is one of India's essential neighbors and shared a 1,640 km-long outskirt with various northeastern states including Nagaland and Manipur. (ANI)

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