MoU on India-Africa Health Sciences Cooperation between the Indian Council of Medical Research and African Union
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on India-Africa Health
Sciences Cooperation between the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and
African Union was signed on 27th March 2019 in New Delhi.
MEA partnered with Indian Council of Medical
Research and had jointly organized the First India-Africa Health Sciences Meet
in 2016 in New Delhi.
ICMR had taken up the mandate to initiate and strengthen the
cooperation in health sector in a structured and organized manner by
establishing an India-Africa Health Sciences Collaborative Platform (IAHSP).
The signed MoU aims to formalise this partnership by
establishing a framework.
The MoU will pave the way for the cooperation in the areas
of research and development, capacity building, health services, pharmaceutical
trade and manufacturing capabilities for drugs and diagnostics.
MEA has offered full support for implementation of the MoU.