G20 – 1st Health Working Group Meeting, Kerala, India
18-20th January, 2023:The 1st Health Working Group meeting under the G20 India Presidency was held on 18 – 20 January 2023 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The meeting was attended by representatives of G20 member countries as well as invited countries and relevant international organisations. The Global AMR R&D Hub was invited to attend and take part in the discussions and interventions.
Discussions were centred on three priorities:
Priority 1: Health emergencies prevention, preparedness and response (with focus on One Health and AMR)
Priority 2: Strengthening Cooperation in Pharmaceutical Sector with Focus on Availability and Access to Safe, Effective, Quality and Affordable Medical Countermeasures – VTDs (Vaccines, Therapeutics & Diagnostics)
Priority 3: Digital Health Innovations and Solutions to Aid Universal Health Coverage and Improve Healthcare Service Delivery
Side event on Medical Travel Value 19-20th January
The Global AMR R&D Hub applauds the Indian G20 Presidency and previous G20 presidencies for highlighting the need to address the increasing burden of AMR and to further the ongoing agenda and efforts through a One Health lens. We look forward to working further with the G20 Indian Presidency and global health stakeholders to deliver impact.
Further information on India’s G20 presidency can be found here: https://www.g20.org/en/