All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) and Croatia’s Kvarner Health Tourism Cluster signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Zagreb, an official statement released by the Ministry of Ayush said.
The signing of the MoU paves the way for academic collaboration in India’s traditional medicine systems, especially in the field of Ayurveda.
AIIA is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Ayush.
Dr Manoj Nesari, Adviser-Ayurveda, Ministry of Ayush, signed the MoU on behalf of AIIA.
The two sides will undertake academic activities in the field of Ayurveda in collaboration with identified institutions.
Both sides will develop academic standards and courses in accordance with the needs of the institution, end users and stakeholders and develop Ayurvedic medical education guidelines for Ayurveda education in Croatia, the statement added.
“This will promote academic research, clinical and educational activities, medical education, training, and competency building”, said Dr Manoj Nesari, Adviser-Ayurveda, Ministry of Ayush.
“We believe that this business cooperation with the Indian Ministry opens a new opportunity to connect our 32 members with potential partners from India. In addition to improving the health and tourism offer in Kvarner, in this way we will work with new partners on education, training and building and strengthening competencies," president of the Cluster, Assistant Professor Vladimir Mozetič said.