The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), in Collaboration with Oil India Ltd (OIL), organised a webinar centring on the healthcare sector on Wednesday.
The webinar, organised under the theme ‘Amid and Post COVID-19: Leading through the Changing World of Healthcare Sector’, aimed to hold strategic discussions on the way forward for the Healthcare Sector amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The CEO of Swagat Hospital, Guwahati and Chairman of the Health Committee of the Indian Chamber of Commerce-NE, Dr Subhash Khanna, delivered the welcome address and lauded the continuous efforts of healthcare workers.
He also emphasised the need for a vaccination drive and the inclusion of more vaccine suppliers.
Meanwhile, consultant microbiologist of the National Health Service, England, Dr Jayanta Biswa Sarma, stated that COVID-19 is primarily an indoor phenomenon and hence can be controlled by adequate vaccination and hygiene maintenance.
Sarma also requested private hospitals to work as a team in providing necessary treatment to patients.
Others who spoke during the webinar included Dr Rajni Kant, scientist and head of the Research Management, Policy, Planning and Coordination Cell, ICMR.
News Source: NORTHEAST TODAY