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1.4 million Physicians of Indian origin collaborate to fight Covid-19

 To foster cross systems learning to arrive at the best possible approach for prevention and management of Coronavirus pandemic, Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO) announced the launch of the Global Indian Physicians COVID-19 C

Post by on Friday, April 10, 2020

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 To foster cross systems learning to arrive at the best possible approach for prevention and management of Coronavirus pandemic, Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO) announced the launch of the Global Indian Physicians COVID-19 Collaboration.

As per the statement GAPIO along with American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO), Canada India Network Society (CINS) and Canadian Association of Physicians of Indian Heritage (CAPIH) announced the launch of the Global Indian Physicians COVID-19 Collaborative. These collaborations will encompass vaccination, newer diagnostic tests, ventilation, early warning, and algorithms to identify deterioration, use of antiviral therapy, plasma therapy and novel agents.

Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group and Founder President, GAPIO made an emotional appeal to the healthcare fraternity to come together. Dr. Suresh Reddy, President, AAPI said, “I salute the spirit of doctors, nurses, technicians, paramedical staff, supporting staff and administrators all over the world inthis fight. With the US having the highest number of cases, the learnings from the US can help others.”

Dr Ramesh Mehta, President BAPIO and Past President GAPIO said, “The first Global Indian Physicians COVID-19 Collaborative meeting will be held at 7:00 pm on Saturday, 11th April 2020 and will see experts from across the globe sharing their experiences and discussing strategies to halt the virus in its march”.

Dr Anupam Sibal, President GAPIO, said “COVID-19 has presented a unique opportunity for 1.4 million physicians of Indian origin working across the globe to come together and be at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19, as they have done on many occasions in the past. The world is looking up to them for solutions and we know that they will never let their people down.”

 

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