India & Morocco signed an MoU for Enhanced Co-operation In The Health Sector in New Delhi.
Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Dr. Abdelkader Amara, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Morocco signed the MoU.
The main areas of cooperation include the following:
Non-communicable diseases, including child cardiovascular diseases and cancer;
Drug Regulation and Pharmaceutical quality control;
Maternal, child and neonatal health;
Hospital twinning for the exchange of good practices.
The MoU between the two countries will enable them to work together in identified areas of cooperation as both countries have much to offer to each other in the field of health.
Nadda said that two countries share a strong and rich traditional relationship. Highlighting the National Health Mission, the minister said, “India is producer of quality generic medicines and drugs that are exported to more than 200 countries and has a strong and robust public health system monitored through National Health Mission.”
In presence of both the ministers, another MoU was signed between Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry and Marrakech Mohamed VI University Hospital, Morocco. Under this MoU both the Institutes agreed to collaborate in the field of telemedicine. The focus areas under this MoU will be Tele-Healthcare, health education, technical support in controlling epidemics and support in rendering second opinion on various complicated cases.