India-Palestine MoU in Health and Medicine

IAS Prelims 2023

The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for signing a MoU between India and Palestine on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.

The MoU was signed on 16th May, 2017.

The MoU covers the following areas of cooperation: –

i) Capacity building of health staff;
ii) Prevention and control of communicable diseases;
iii) Physiotherapy and rehabilitation;
iv) Drugs, pharmaceuticals and Medical Equipments; and
v) Any other area of mutual interest.

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