Mandaviya to hold virtual meeting on Covid preparedness with IMA today

26 December, 2022 | Vaishali Sharma

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Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will have a virtual conference with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Covid-19 readiness, situation, and awareness on Monday at 4 p.m., according to th...

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will have a virtual conference with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Covid-19 readiness, situation, and awareness on Monday at 4 p.m., according to the IMA.

Recently, IMA released an advise and urged the public to adopt Covid-appropriate behaviour immediately.

“In view of the sudden surge of COVID cases in different countries, the Indian Medical Association alerts and appeals to the public to follow COVID appropriate behaviour with immediate effect.”

“As per available reports, nearly 5.37 lakhs new cases have been reported in last 24 hours from major countries like USA, Japan, South as per the available reports, nearly 5.37 lakhs new cases have been reported in last 24 hours from major countries like USA, Japan, South Korea, France and Brazil,” read the statement of IMA.

“Indian Medical Association appeals to the Government to upscale the preparedness for any such situation as seen in 2021 by issuing necessary instructions to the concerned Ministries and Departments to make available emergency medicines, oxygen supply and ambulance services,” it said.

The Indian Medical Association has also advised its state and local affiliates to take the required precautions in the event of a Covid epidemic in their localities. The IMA also urged all of its members to work proactively, as they have in the past, to fight potential outbreaks.