India-Spain MOU in Organ Transplant Services

IAS Prelims 2023

The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Transplant Organization, Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Spain and the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India on cooperation in the field of Organ Transplant Services.

The MoU would facilitate bilateral cooperation in the field of organ and tissue procurement and transplantation and better understanding between the two countries.

The knowledge gained will help in improving the services rendered to the patients suffering from end stage organ failure.

The Memorandum of Understanding is proposed to be signed during the forthcoming bilateral meeting with the Spanish side.