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.