India-Germany Cooperation in Health Sector

IAS Prelims 2023

The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for signing a Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between India and Germany on cooperation in the field of Health.

The JDI was signed on 1st June, 2017.

The JDI covers the following areas of cooperation :-

a) postgraduate education;

b) training of medical personnel;

c) pharmaceuticals and pharmacoeconomics; and

d) health economics.

A Working Group will be set up to further elaborate the details of cooperation and to oversee the implementation of this JDI.