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Health Minister of Kerala Invited to Speak at UN Event on UN Public Service Day


K.K.Shailaja , The Health Minister of Kerala
The battling of Kerala against COVID 19 is praising all around the world. State Health Minister K. K. Shailaja, the hands behind this effective resistance has been invited to speak at an event to UN on June 23,UN Public Service Day. She is the only one to be invited from India.

The outbreak of COVID 19 has affected more than 180 countries, infected millions and killed hundreds of thousands of people. From front line workers and public health officials to teachers, sanitation workers,social welfare officers and more, are helping elevate awareness and understanding of the critical role, public servants play in everyday life, and in particular during times of severe crisis, such as the COVID 19 ,said the United Nations.

The event has been organised to honor the public servants who have been on the front line to fight against the deadly COVID organised 19 by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and the Ministry of the Interior and Safety of the Republic of Korea.

“Today as we honor these essential workers and so many more, we must also reflect on how to better protect, reorganise and invest in their well being as we build back better, together. And I say directly to these inspiring public servants. We are all deeply indebted to you for your remarkable acts of service to mankind,” said UN Secretary General, Antonio Gutierres.



The live video event also had the main speakers including Antonio Gutierres , Tijuana Mohammed Bande, President of the General Assembly, H.E.Ms.Sahle- Work Zewde, President of Ethiopia, Dr.Tedros Adhanom, Directer General of WHO, Liu Zhenmin, United Nations Under Secretary- General for Economic and Social Affairs, Chin Young, Minister of Interior and Safety, Republic of Korea, Dr . In-Jae Lee, Deputy Minister of the Interior and Safety, Republic of Korea, Jim Campbell, Director, Health Workforce Department World Health Organisation, Annette Kennedy, President of International Council of Nurses and Rosa Pavenelli, General Secretary, Public Services International.

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