CoWIN Global Conclave TODAY: PM Modi to address conference at 3 pm; check all details
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sharing his thoughts at the CoWIN Global Conclave to be held today, July 5, 2021, at 3 PM.
CoWIN Global Conclave 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sharing his thoughts at the CoWIN Global Conclave to be held today, July 5, 2021, at 3 PM. The CoWIN portal was launched to enable the citizens to register themselves for the COVID-19 vaccination and locate their nearest vaccination centres. Furthermore, they can also download their COVID-19 vaccination certificate from the CoWIN portal.
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According to a PTI report, at the CoWIN Global Conclave, India will offer the CoWIN platform as a digital public good to other countries to run their own COVID-19 inoculation drives. The National Health Authority (NHA) has tweeted from its official Twitter handle regarding the Prime Minister's address at the CoWIN Global Conclave today. Yesterday, NHA tweeted, "We are elated to announce that Hon’ble PM @narendramodi would be sharing his thoughts on #CoWINGlobalConclave as India offers #CoWIN as a digital public good to the world to combat #COVID19. Join #CoWINGlobalConclave on July 5, 1500 hrs (IST). Reg on: nha.gov.in."
We are elated to announce that Hon’ble PM @narendramodi would be sharing his thoughts on #CoWINGlobalConclave as India offers #CoWIN as a digital public good to the world to combat #COVID19. Join #CoWINGlobalConclave on July 5, 1500 hrs (IST). Reg on: https://t.co/I15dO7bxsm pic.twitter.com/HtaaYKkW17
— National Health Authority (NHA) (@AyushmanNHA) July 4, 2021
The PTI report stated that about 50 countries, including Canada, Mexico, Nigeria, Panama and Uganda, have shown interest in adopting CoWIN, a digital platform, to run their vaccination drives. Dr RS Sharma, CEO, NHA, has recently informed that India is ready to share this open-source software for free. He further added that the Prime Minister has directed officials to create an open-source version of the platform and give it to any country that wants it for free.
The virtual conclave will be inaugurated by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. Others expected to speak at the event include Foreign Secretary H V Shringla, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan and Sharma.
The virtual meet will see participation from health and technology experts representing countries from across the globe. The conclave aims to share India's experience with regards to universal vaccination to fight COVID-19 through CoWIN, the NHA said in a statement posted on its website.
The statement further said, "India is excited to join hands with the world to win over Covid-19 together with Co-WIN. Join us, as we unfold the story behind the development of a Scalable, Inclusive & Open Platform called Co-WIN, the tech backbone of India's Vaccination Drive."
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