12 August 2020 – Meeting to strategise on vaccine availability and its delivery mechanism

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans; Listening to scientists or health/other experts; International relations; Foreign aid
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Overview: National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 met and discussed on strategy to ensure COVID-19 vaccines’ availability and its delivery mechanism. The expert group deliberated on conceptualization and implementation mechanisms for creation of a digital infrastructure for inventory management and delivery mechanism of the vaccine including tracking of vaccination process with particular focus on last mile delivery. The expert group discussed that India will leverage domestic vaccine manufacturing capacity and will also engage with all international players for early delivery of vaccines not only in India but also in low and middle income countries.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1645363

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group