Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh has said that India has emerged as a leading country in the world in delivery of Digital Health Services. He said, India will become a digital health leader as it has the world’s best technical manpower and its data is the cheapest in the world, approaching 100 percent coverage.
Addressing the first-ever Global Digital Health Summit, Expo and Innovation Awards in New Delhi on Friday, Dr. Singh said, the recent launch of 5G will bring a new revolution in the Digital Health care system in the country. He pointed out that the whole world recognised India’s leadership role during COVID-19, as it achieved the rare feat of delivering over 220 crore vaccinations through a fully digital platform – COWIN and the process continues.
AIR Correspondent reports that this summit is in partnership with global bodies working in Digital Health and co-hosted by the Internet Governance Forum, United Nations. Over 1,500 delegates from 35 countries participated in this summit.