The United Nations is in touch with authorities in India at various levels amidst growing cases and deaths of Covid-19 Cases in India.
India Rejects United Nations Help: A spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Gutarais said that India has rejected the offer of help provided by the United Nations through an integrated supply chain, and has said that the country has the necessary logistical support. There is a ‘strong system’ to deal with. In response to a question, UN General Secretary Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haque said, “We have offered assistance from our integrated supply chain when needed. We were told that it is not needed at this time because India has a fairly strong system to deal with it.
He said, “We stand by our offer and are willing to do whatever we can to help.” Asked about the possibility of sending necessary material by UN agencies, Haq said, “It has not been demanded so far, (India Rejects United Nations Help) but I want to say we have people, including our own people.” Included are those who can deal with operational and logistical issues and are willing to help. We are in touch with our counterpart in India.
UN in contact with India
The United Nations is in touch with officials in India at various levels amidst the growing cases and deaths of COVID-19 in India. Haque said that the UN Secretary-General’s chief secretary, Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, is in touch with India’s permanent representative at the United Nations TS Thirumurthy and other officials associated with the system regarding the status of COVID-19 in India. Haque also said that the United Nations is making sure that its international and national personnel are safe in India so that the burden on India’s health system does not increase.
‘Fewer cases found in personnel’
He said, ‘Luckily there have been very few cases (of infection) in our personnel. In such a situation, we believe that we have succeeded in our endeavor and are making sure that we do not increase the pressure on the health system which is already facing the challenge. ‘ (India Rejects UN’s Help) Earlier, in a daily briefing on Tuesday, Haq said that in India, UN partners are helping authorities and communities to deal with the effects of the epidemic.
Health workers are being trained
She said that United Nations institutions are training health workers, including 10,000 nurses through the United Nations Women’s Initiative (United Nations on India’s Covid Situation). Expressing concern over the state of COVID in India, President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Volcan Bojkir, said on Twitter that the country which has done so much to ensure anti-covid vaccine for vulnerable countries, now is the time for the world Help India He said, ‘Till we are all safe, no one is safe.’
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