Times Network has announced the second edition of Living Room Conclave - India Health Mission, a conclave series that will focus on combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. As India moves ahead after battling the cruel second wave, it is pertinent to continue to follow the safety protocols and avert the threat of a possible third wave. Addressing these imminent challenges through a course of discussions with eminent figures, who are at the epicentre of the pandemic management, India Health Mission will air from June 19, 2021, every Saturday at 6.30 pm on Times Now and Times Now World and at 7.30 pm on ET Now.
Bringing relevant insights and advisories, which will enable the viewers take necessary precautions and prevent future health consequences, the 5 part series will feature key stakeholders from healthcare and health ministry including Umang Vohra, MD & CEO, Cipla, Dr. Raja Dhar - Director & HOD, Pulmonology, The Calcutta Medical Research Institute, Dr. V Mohan -Director & Chief of Madras Diabetes Research Foundation , Dr. Subramanian Swaminathan, Director – Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai amongst others. With an intensive focus on preparing the nation with a holistic approach to stay ahead of the COVID-19 curve, the launch episode will witness a special panel discussion on India’s Vaccine Roll Out with Jesal Doshi, Deputy CEO, B Medical, Prof. Dr. Sanjeev Bagai, Chairman, Nephron Clinic and Dr. GSK Velu, CMD, Neuberg.
MK Anand, MD and CEO, Times Network, said, “The catastrophic COVID-19 second wave has led to dramatic loss of human lives and presented immense challenges to a strained medical infrastructure. As the country stabilizes with measures including accelerated nationwide vaccination drive and gradual unlocking of States, it is critical to stay focused and brace ourselves to combat possible new waves. Through a series of unique initiatives held across TV and digital platforms, and in keeping with our stated motto of Fighting Fear With Facts, Times Network has been at the forefront, helping the nation through the pandemic with accurate and trusted news. Focusing on Covid-19 pandemic preparedness, India Health Mission, is an initiative to empower citizens with critical health and safety advisories through discussions with key stakeholders from the healthcare sector and the health ministry."
Led by Times Network’s leading news anchors, India Health Mission will cover all the critical questions related to COVID-19 and offer important updates to the viewers including steps required to preventing the virus from spreading, vaccination drives, unlock phase across cities, key measures undertaken by the government to combat the situation and how we can prevent third wave.