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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
10-August-2018 18:38 IST
MoU in Healthcare Sector

India is having ongoing bilateral relations in health sector with 53 countries presently (as in Annexure). During the current calendar year, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has signed Agreements / Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) / Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with the five (5) countries, namely (i) Oman (ii) Iran (iii) Jordan (iv) Timor Leste and (v) Swaziland for cooperation in health sector.  

International cooperation encourages joint initiatives in capacity building, training, exchange of information, exchange of experts, health manpower development, and technical support in establishing laboratories / hospitals and research in mutually identified areas, on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit.  It provides opportunities for sharing and emulating best practices and learning from each other, to address public health challenges.

 

 

Annexure

 

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has signed

Agreements / Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) /

Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) / Statement of Intent (SoI)

with the following 53 countries in health sector

 

Sl.No

Name of country

Date of signing

 

Afghanistan

28-08-2005 (Agreement)

 

Australia

10-04-2017 (MoU)

 

Austria

17-02-2005 (Agreement)

 

Bangladesh

12-02-2013  (MoU)

 

Brazil

05-05-1998 (Agreement)

 

Brunei

02-02-2016 (MoU)

 

Bulgaria

28-11-2011 (Agreement)

 

Burundi

18-09-2012  (MoU)

 

Cuba

06-12-2017 (MoU)

 

Cyprus

08-10-2002 (Agreement)

 

China

03-09-1994 (Agreement)

 

Colombia

19-01-2010 (Agreement)

 

Croatia

09-06-2010 (Agreement)

 

Egypt

18-11-2008  (MoU)

 

Fiji Islands

10-10-2005 (Agreement)

 

Germany

01-06-2017 (JDI)

 

Iran

17-02-2018 (MoU)

 

Japan

01-09-2014  (MoC)

 

Jordan

01-03-2018 (MoU)

 

Hungary

18-01-2008 (Plan of Cooperation)

 

India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA)

17-10-2007 (MoU)

 

Indonesia

11-10-2013  (MoU)

 

Israel

09-09-2003 (Agreement)

 

Italy

29-11-2017 (MoU)

 

Kazakhstan

16-04-2011 (Agreement)

 

Kuwait

23-04-2012  (MoU)

 

Latvia

28-02-2012 (Agreement)

 

Malawi

03-11-2010  (MoU)

 

Maldives

02-01-2014  (MoU)

 

Mauritius

12-03-2013  (MoU)

 

Mongolia

14-09-2009 (Agreement)

 

Morocco

14-12-2017 (MoU)

 

Mozambique

22-02-2004 (Agreement)

 

Myanmar

06-09-2017 (MoU)

 

Netherlands

30-01-2014  (MoU)

 

Oman

11-02-2018 (MoU)

 

Palestine

16-05-2017 (MoU)

 

Papua New Guinea

29-04-2016 (MoU)

 

Philippines

05-10-2007  (MoU)

 

Poland

24-04-2009 (Agreement)

 

Qatar

05-06-2016 (MoU)

 

Rwanda

12-11-2010  (MoU)

 

Saudi Arabia

20-11-2006 (Executive Programme)

 

Seychelles

10-09-2003  (MoU)

 

South Africa

04-01-2006 (Agreement)

 

Swaziland

09-04-2018 (MoU)

 

Sweden

24-02-2009  (MoU)

 

Tajikistan

03-09-2012 (Agreement)

 

Tanzania (Zanzibar)

16-12-2002 (Agreement)

 

Timor-Leste

07-04-2018 (MoU)

 

United Kingdom

19-05-2013  (MoU)

 

Vietnam

03-09-2016 (MoU)

 

Yemen

09-06-2013 (Agreement)

 

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.

 

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MV/SK