15 February 2022 | News
NATHEALTH and African Health Federation organised second India Africa Health Summit
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NATHEALTH – Healthcare Federation of India in collaboration with the Africa Healthcare Federation organised the Indo-Africa Vaccine Summit virtually. The summit saw participation from key dignitaries from both India and Africa to deliberate and to offer a framework to build resilience towards future emergencies and pandemics.
Speakers from both countries reiterated how strengthening public-private partnerships can bring the best possible solutions to the existing challenges to ramp up vaccination drive especially in Africa.
The summit highlighted how technological inventions helped India to achieve target vaccination coverage. The speakers exchanged their views on how cross-sectoral collaboration can address the existing challenges in the supply chain, cold chain and logistical challenges. The summit brought forth how Africa can strengthen last-mile delivery of vaccines leveraging technology and with the execution of the PPP model.
The summit also provided an opportunity to strengthen and foster south to south collaboration and bring the much-required industry support behind making global vaccination programmes successful.