The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post-facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Iran on cooperation in the field of health and medicine, inked during the visit of the Iranian President to India on February 17, 2018.
Wednesday's meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official release here said. The MoU covers exchange experience in training of medical doctors and other health professionals;
assistance in development of human resources and setting up of health care facilities; regulation of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and cosmetics and exchange of information.
It also promotes cooperation in the field of medical research, new technologies and knowledge based initiatives; cooperation in public health, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and in international health and any other area 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 which will encourage cooperation and strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.
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