BRICS states to discuss coronavirus pandemic via videoconference
Russia’s Health Ministry will hold on May 7 a meeting of senior regulatory officials of BRICS countries via videoconference focusing, particularly, on the issue of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the ministry’s press service reported.
"An online meeting of senior regulatory officials of BRICS states on healthcare issues will be held within the framework of Russia’s BRICS chairmanship. The meeting will focus on discussing joint efforts of BRICS countries due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus infection COVID-19," TASS cited the report as saying.
Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will participate in the meeting. The issues discussed at the meeting, including measures on liquidation of the novel coronavirus infection, will be submitted for discussion at the level of BRICS health ministers, the ministry said. "It is planned that the online platform will provide partners with an opportunity to share BRICS countries’ experience and develop joint steps towards reaching a better understanding of the ways to liquidate the COVID-19 outbreak," according to the report.