August 25, Kathmandu. World Health Organization (WHO) member states in Southeast Asia have emphasised that strengthening the well being emergency safety system must be a prime precedence.
He harassed the necessity to additional strengthen the well being emergency safety system to successfully fight the corona pandemic and put together for future well being emergencies.
Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of WHO South East Asia on the assembly of the member nations, mentioned, ‘The Covid-19 pandemic has introduced unprecedented challenges. No nation on this planet was adequately ready to face such an emergency. It is vital that we use the teachings realized from the present pandemic in our efforts to strengthen well being care programs.”
He mentioned that strengthening emergency danger administration has been a prime precedence for the World Health Organization’s Southeast Asia area since 2014. The area has been steadily growing its response capability for the reason that 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, which affected six nations within the area.
A couple of months earlier than the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the member states of the area ratified the Delhi Declaration. The goal was to additional strengthen emergency preparedness by increasing danger evaluation, growing funding, and making the implementation of multi-sectoral plans more practical.