On #WorldHealthDay2021, PM Modi expresses 'gratitude and appreciation' for frontline workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said World Health Day is a day to "reaffirm our gratitude and appreciation to all those who work day and night to keep our planet healthy". He also reiterated the government's commitment to supporting research and innovation in healthcare.

#WorldHealthDay is a day to reaffirm our gratitude and appreciation to all those who work day and night to keep our planet healthy. It's also a day to reiterate our commitment to supporting research and innovation in healthcare," PM Modi tweeted.

He further said, "On #WorldHealthDay, let us keep the focus on fighting COVID-19 by taking all possible precautions including wearing a mask, regularly washing hands and following the other protocols. At the same time, do take all possible steps to boost immunity and stay fit," he said.

Speaking of Janaushadhi Yojana PM Modi wrote, "The Government of India is taking numerous measures including Ayushman Bharat and Prime Minister Janaushadhi Yojana to ensure people get access to top quality and affordable healthcare. India is also conducting the world's largest vaccination drive to strengthen the fight against COVID-19," he added.

This year, World Health Day is around during such a time when people across the globe are putting their best effort to contain the coronavirus.

Here are other Indian politicians who greeted the public on World Health Day.

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