Cabinet approves Ex post facto the proposal for the MoU between India and Comoros on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine signed on 11th October, 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved the proposal ex-post-facto on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of the republic of India and the Government of the Union of Comoros on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine signed in Moroni, Comoros on 11th October, 2019 during the Hon’ble Vice President of India’s state visit to Comoros.

The Memorandum of Understanding covers the following areas of cooperation:-

  1. Training and Capacity Building
  2. Exchanges of experiences
  3. Institutional strengthening of Hospitals; Hospital management
  4. Medical care in Oncology and Palliative care;
  5. Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases;
  6. Acquisition of pharmaceutical products, materials and biomedical products
  7. Support for the opening of three units of blood transfusion
  8. Support for the opening of a public health laboratory
  9. Support for the implementation of telemedicine
  10. Promotion of private investments in the field of health
  11. 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 Memorandum of Understanding.