(E) India okays pact with Croatia in the field of health and medicine
Indian Cabinet okays pact with Croatia
5/27/2005 10:10:53 AM IST
The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its approval for the signing of agreement with Croatia in the field of health and medicine for a period of five years.
The agreement provides for cooperation in the areas of mother and child health; family planning; public health and nursing; communicable diseases; medicine research; medicine equipment and pharmaceutical products; hospital management; and standards and curricula of medical education.
The cooperation shall be in the form of exchange of information in the field of health and Medicine; exchange of delegations of health and medical specialists; training in the mutually agreed identified areas and deputation of experts to attend international meetings held in either country.
The bilateral agreement will encourage cooperation between India and Croatia in the field of health and medicine on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit. India has entered into similar bilateral agreements with Hungary, Yemen, Seychelles, Tanzania and Austria.