The Narendra Modi Cabinet has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between India and Israel on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.
The MoU covers the exchange and training of medical doctors and other health professionals, assistance in development of human resources, setting up of health care facilities and exchange of information regarding regulation of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and cosmetics.
The MoU emphasizes sharing expertise for vulnerability assessment for health of citizens against climate risk and public health actions targeted towards mitigation and adaptation.
Sharing of expertise for facilitating climate resilient infrastructure as well as providing support for development of 'Green Healthcare' (climate resilient hospitals), promoting mutual research in various relevant areas are also part of the MoU.
Under the agreement, each party shall encourage the participation of the representatives of their countries in round tables, seminars, symposia, workshops and conferences on issues of cooperation, organized by the other party's relevant bodies.