On 1 June 2021, the Tajik side chaired an online meeting of experts to prepare for the SCO Health Ministers' Meeting.
Those in attendance covered the preparations for the upcoming event and heard reports on the current COVID-19 pandemic updates in the SCO member states. Other topics included measures to prevent and treat the new coronavirus infection, as well as expanded scientific and technological cooperation to develop medication, vaccines and test systems.
They held a constructive discussion of the agenda of the upcoming SCO Health Ministers' Meeting and draft documents, due to be approved by the participants.