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India handed over 10,000 vials of antirabies vaccines to Myanmar


India considered helping Myanmar in its fight against the Rabies disease. So India took a step and handed over 10,000 vials of anti-rabies vaccines to Myanmar. This handling ceremony was conducted on 8th October in Yangon, Myanmar. Thus, finally the vials of Anti-Rabies Vaccines were handed over to Myanmars Director General of Department of Medical Research [DG(DMS)] Zaw Than Htun by the Deputy Chief of Mission Sumit Seth at the Indian Embassy in Myanmar. 

The Aim of this 10,000 vials of antirabies vaccines to Myanmar by India is to provide support to the Government of Myanmar for its fight against Rabies.

Thus this handling of vaccines by India to Myanmar showcases the strength of Indias pharmaceutical industry in manufacturing high-quality vaccines at a highly competitive price.

Capacity building program:

With the help of the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), Indian government plans capacity-building programmes for Myanmars doctors and paramedics to fight against the deadly disease Rabies.

Also, Indian Government took a step to upgrade Yangon Childrens Hospital and Sittwe General Hospital.

In addition to this, India constructing a 200-bed womens hospital at Monywa in the neighbouring country.

India handed over 10,000 vials of antirabies vaccines to Myanmar