He additionally mentioned that India is quick rising as a medical tourism hub.
“India has the cheapest medical facilities in the world and in the hospitals, especially in Delhi, people from neighboring countries are found getting treatment more than the local patients,” Kovind mentioned after inaugurating ‘Arogya Manthan’, a convention on the subject ‘One Nation, One Health System’ organized by RSS-backed Arogya Bharati right here.
Referring to the coronavirus pandemic, Kovind mentioned a illness began plaguing the humanity two-and-a-half years again. “Only one or two per cent people remained unaffected by it,” he mentioned.
He praised the nation’s scientists and docs for his or her efforts in growing a vaccine in opposition to COVID-19 that saved the lives of individuals.
“Hundred years back, when a pandemic broke out, it killed crores of people at one go. But the situation has now changed with the development of vaccines,” the president added.
He mentioned that in his latest go to to Jamaica and Saint Vincent, he participated in eight features whereby the leaders of these nations praised India for offering anti-coronavirus vaccines to them within the hour of want.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi provided 50,000 Covishield vaccine doses each to Jamaica and St Vincent free of cost. The top leaders of both the countries did not get tired of praising India for its humanitarian gesture,” he mentioned.
President Kovind mentioned that whereas he targeted on enhancing the bilateral ties between India and the nations he visited, the leaders there have been extra focused on understanding about India’s medical services.
“India is fast emerging as a hub of medical tourism, where health care facilities and institutional treatment are easily available,” he mentioned.
Under the National Health Policy introduced in 2017, the federal government goals to make high quality well being care providers accessible to everybody at inexpensive charges, he mentioned.
“It is also the aim of this policy to arrange health facilities for all in a comprehensive and holistic manner. To achieve these goals, cooperation of all sections of the society, especially the aware citizens, along with the participation of government and private sector institutions is essential,” Kovind added.
Praising Arogya Bharati, which was established in Kerala to offer well being care providers, the president mentioned its group is energetic in 85 per cent districts of the nation.
The considering of Arogya Bharati could be very clear and easy – when each particular person is wholesome, all of the households will probably be wholesome, if every household is wholesome then each village and each metropolis will probably be wholesome and this manner the entire nation will probably be wholesome, he added .
“In this context, Arogya Bharati has made a very positive effort by raising awareness among the people and by bringing together people from all medical systems. It is working in line with the national goal of prioritising preventive and promotive healthcare by paying special attention to prevention of modern lifestyle diseases,” he mentioned.
Madhya Pradesh Governor Mangubhai Patel and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan additionally spoke on the event.