The vaccine doses were provided in the form of grants, commercial sales by Indian manufacturers and through the COVAX facility.
India had supplied 16.29 crore of COVID-19 vaccine doses to 98 countries as of February 21, the government informed parliament on Tuesday.
In a written response to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Bharati Pravin Pawar said the vaccine doses were provided in the form of grants, commercial sales by Indian manufacturers and through GAVI’s COVAX facility.
“According to information provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a total of 16.29 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been delivered to ninety-eight countries by February 21, 2022,” she said.
In addition to vaccines and drugs, the government has also supplied oxygen concentrators, ventilators, protective equipment, thermometers, sample tubes, swabs, IV fluids, syringes, test kits, etc. to 65 countries through the MEA, Pawar added.
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