Preparations are being strengthened at the government level to deal with the corona epidemic. Along with increasing the availability of vaccines, there will be no shortage of medical equipment and medicines. For this, India is preparing a strategy with top US companies. In this regard, India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu also held separate meetings with the CEOs of top medical companies. Later, Sandhu also shared this information by tweeting. He said the meeting was held with Medtronic CEO Geoff Martha. This company has also given ventilators to India.
Apart from this, the meeting also discussed the supply of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machines and increasing investment in healthcare in India. Sandhu also held a meeting with Michael Stubblefield, President, Avantor Company. This company provides the raw materials for vaccines and medicines. He interacted with CEOs of several top companies including Air Products, Pfizer, Walmart, Dell Technology, United Airline, Casper & Pal, and the Medical Device Trade Association of America.
American Foundation gave nine crore rupees
The US India Chamber of Commerce Foundation has helped India with $ 1.2 million (about nine crore rupees) in Corona. This foundation has also sent 120 ventilators and one thousand oxygen cylinders.