Joint Statement on CoVID-19 Pandemic in India: Review of Current Strategy and the Way Forward

  • Sanjay K. Rai President IPHA
  • Sanjay Zodpey President IAPSM
  • Sanghamitra Ghosh Secretary General IPHA
  • A Kadri Secretary IAPSM
Keywords: COVID-19, Joint Statement

Abstract

A Joint  Task  Force of eminent public health experts of India was constituted by IPHA, and IAPSM to  help the Government of India for containment of COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

The terms of reference of the Joint Task Force was to 1) To review and collate the scientific epidemiological literature pertaining to COVID-19 in India at national and state level; 2) To develop consensus amongst the experts regarding COVID-19 disease epidemiology and trends and develop action plan based on the  consensus; 3) To widely disseminate the consensus statement and action plan with  public health experts, other medical professional associations and other key stakeholders; 4) To share the consensus statement with the policy makers at highest level at centre and state.

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Published
2020-04-20
How to Cite
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Rai SK, Zodpey S, Ghosh S, Kadri A. Joint Statement on CoVID-19 Pandemic in India: Review of Current Strategy and the Way Forward. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2020Apr.20 [cited 2021May13];32(2 (Supp):170 -174. Available from: https://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/1464
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