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India and UK cooperation in Health Sector
Feb 25, 2014

To improve the cooperation in health sector, Secretary level meeting was held between India and UK.

The purpose of the bilateral meeting was to further expand the activities under the MoU and the time lines; to indentify more institutional partnerships at national or state levels to further the collaboration in specific areas; to suggest nominations to a Joint Working Group and the governance arrangements to manage the action and implementation plans under the MoU; and discuss other areas/ activities of mutual interest.

The areas identified for cooperation in the MoU include: Promoting exchange on healthcare policy in India and the United Kingdom; Human resources for health; Regulatory issues; Health technology development; Primary healthcare; Strengthening of public health infrastructure and capacity; Health security, including cooperation on infectious diseases, emerging infections and drug resistance; Building on comparative strengths of India and the United Kingdom to work together to improve healthcare services and capacity in other developing countries.


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