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2nd World Local Production Forum

2nd World Local Production Forum:

The Indian delegation led by the Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers participated in the 2nd World Local Production Forum at the Hague.

  • World Local Production Forum is an initiative of the World Health Organisation.
  • The first WLPF was organised virtually in 2021.
  • Aim is to Increasing access to medicines and other health technologies.
  • This forum provides Member States and the global community with a regular platform to shape strategies, galvanize collective action, and foster partnerships on sustainable local production to improve timely and equitable access to quality-assured health products.
  • Secretariat: The Local Production and Assistance (LPA) Unit at the WLPF.
  • The second WLPF aims:
    • To provide a global platform to discuss key challenges in promoting local production and technology transfer.
    • To explore opportunities and mechanisms to tackle the bottlenecks.
    • To promote sustainable local production capacity to improve access to quality, safe and effective health products and technologies.