India and SAARC Combating COVID Pandemic

On March 15 2020, India held meeting with the head of SAARC nations to deliberate upon the challenges of COVID 19 in the region and feasible way out. This article will discuss challenges faced by all the countries in the SAARC region in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and how India’s endeavour is bringing all the nations together in combating the pandemic. It will elaborate upon how to India is taking measures to meet the sudden rise in demand for medical equipment and also to save the dwindling economy.

Post Description

  • Publication year: 2020
  • Content type: Discussion Paper
  • Form of cooperation: Comprehensive
  • Cooperation context: Multilateral
  • Region (country): South Asia
  • Sector: Multisectoral; Health
  • Institution (publication): Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS)
  • Author(s): Soumya Awasthi
  • Keywords: COVID-19; Health diplomacy; SAARC
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