‘Till We Win’: Book on COVID-19 pandemic by Dr.Randeep Guleria

The Book ‘Till We Win’ is a book that is soon going to hit the market soon within this month. This book is written by leading Health experts and the purpose behind writing the book is telling people about the pandemic that has done so much disruption till the outbreak reported in India, but after so many odds also India is continuously successfully tackling the pandemic. The top Experts Dr. Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS, New Delhi, Dr. Gagandeep Kang, eminent virologists, vaccine expert and medical microbiologists in the world, and Dr. Chandrakant Lahariya is a medical doctor and leading public policy and health systems expert are the authors of the book ‘Till We Win’.

 According to Dr. Randeep Guleria who is the Director of AIIMS said “There has been talk of a pandemic for many years. Yet, we never really thought it would cause so much disruption till COVID-19 hit our country. Till We Win is a story of how no country was fully prepared for a pandemic of the nature of COVID-19, yet India pulled together despite all odds, and is continuing to successfully tackle the pandemic. The book deals with the realization of inner strength and unity amongst people of all walks of life in a country known for its cultural and linguistic diversity.’

The another expert who is also writing for book about the scope of the virus and its future “Viruses emerge and sweep through the world because of human action, but scientists now have the ability to recognize new infections early, track their spread, and develop tools for diagnosis and prevention quicker than ever before in history. The scale of SARS-CoV2 was surprising, but in just a few months, our increased understanding and effective approaches have been able to better prevent infections and treat those who are severely ill. We will handle this pandemic and use what we learn to do better next time.” Says Dr.Gangandeep Kang, eminent virologists, vaccine expert and medical microbiologists in the world.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given lesson and opportunity to the countries for strengthening of system and preparedness for such pandemic situation.

Dr Chandrakant Lahariya, who is also writing this book has shared purpose behind writing the book,‘One of the key developments during the COVID-19 pandemic has been that the health became a mainstream discourse. The need for stronger health systems and a better provision of public health (preventive and promotive) services has been recognised by political leaders, policy makers and public alike. There is emerging learning that the countries with stronger primary health care services had more effective pandemics response.”

“We (all authors) are glad to publish Till We Win with Penguin Random House India. We sincerely hope that everyone will find the book helpful in their day to day life.”He Adds

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