The Union Cabinet has approved the MoU between India and Australia on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.
The main areas of cooperation include the following:
1. Communicable diseases such as Malaria and TB;
2. Mental Health and Non-Communicable Diseases;
3. Anti-Microbial Resistance and responding to public health emergencies;
4. Regulation of Pharmaceuticals,vaccines and medical devices;
5. Digital Health;
6. Tobacco Control;
The MoU will involve cooperation through joint initiatives in the Health Sector and strengthen bilateral ties between India and Australia.