Chennai: Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviyahas said that India’s COVID vaccine has saved lakhs of lives acrossthe world.
Speaking after inaugurating CDSCO Bhawan, the new building housingthe South Zone office of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisationin Chennai city through video conferencing from New Delhi, he said India’scorona vaccine has saved lakhs of lives in the world.
Mandaviya said CDSCO plays a vital role in bringing quality, safe andefficacious healthcare products to the people of the country by regulatingthe manufacture, import and distribution of Drugs, Medical devices andCosmetics.
CDSCO had played a vital role in regulating the approval of the India’scorona vaccine which has saved lakhs of lives in the country and in the world.
“Not only in India, we have saved lakhs of people by providing our corona
vaccine to foreign countries also”, he added.
He said best treatment could be provided to the people only if quality
medicines are made available at the right time, according to a CDSCO