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Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Cambodia in health sector

The Union Cabinet in its meeting on October 29, 2020, approved the signing of MoU-Memorandum of Understanding between India and Cambodia. The MoU has been signed on cooperation in the field of health and medicine.

According to the official release, the MoU will promote and encourage the cooperation between India and Cambodia through joint initiatives and the development of technology in the health sector.

In a statement by the Health Ministry, the pact will strengthen the bilateral ties between both the nations. It will become effective on the date it is signed and will remain in force for 5 years.

The Union #Cabinet, chaired by PM @narendramodi has given its approval for signing Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan on bilateral cooperation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)

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— PIB in Maharashtra 🇮🇳 (@PIBMumbai) October 29, 2020

Main areas of cooperation between India and Cambodia:

Family Planning

The health of mother and child

TB and HIV/AIDS

Technology transfer

Drugs and pharmaceuticals

Disease Control

Public Health and epidemiology

Medical Research and Development

Other areas of cooperation in MoU:

Health manpower development in the public health field

Medical education

Training in para-clinical, clinical, and management skills

Any development will be subject to the approval of the National Ethics Committee of Cambodia and clearance by the concerned Indian department or ministry.

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