Cabinet approves India-Iran MoU on health

ANI | Updated: Mar 15, 2018 02:42 IST

New Delhi [India] March 15 (ANI): The Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU">MoU) between India and Iran on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.

The MoU">MoU was signed on February 17 during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to India

The MoU">MoU will encourage cooperation between the two countries and strengthen bilateral ties between them.

The MoU">MoU covers the following areas of cooperation:-

-Exchange experience in training of medical doctors and otherhealth"> health professionals.

-Assistance in development of human resources and setting up ofhealth"> healthcare facilities.

-Regulation of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and cosmetics and exchange of information thereon.

-Cooperation in the field of medical research, new technologies and knowledge-based initiatives.

-Publichealth"> health, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and cooperation in internationalhealth"> health.

-Any other area of cooperation as may be mutually decided upon.

-A Working Group will be set up to further elaborate the details of cooperation and to oversee the implementation of this MoU">MoU. (ANI)