As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads over the world, governments are struggling to grapple with the scale of the crisis and to get ahead of it when and where possible. A direct consequence of the crisis has been the disruption of global supply chains. The West needs to prepare for the new demands of pandemic planning in a post-COVID world. The solution to the new crisis might lie in India. In public statements following Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau and Narendra Modi’s first pandemic call last week, both Canada and India prominently featured the potential for medical partnership.