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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
03-September-2012 17:18 IST
MoU Signed between the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India and Ministry of Health, Govt. of Tajikistan
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tajikistan signed a MoU for cooperation in the field of health and medicine in New Delhi today. While Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister for HFW signed on behalf of India, Mr. Salimov Nusratullo signed on behalf of Tajikistan.

The salient features are:-

1. Prevention of Communicable Disease
2. Medical Education, Health Research and Hospital Management
3. Setting up of diagnostic centres in Tajikistan
4. Import of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals preparations
5. Training of Medical/Para medical professionals and sharing of India’s experience in setting up of rural health centres
6. Promotion of Health Tourism
7. Traditional Medicine

The MoU also envisages exchange of information and experts in the field of health and medicine, training in the mutually agreed identified areas, deputation of experts to attend International meetings held in each other’s country.

A Joint Working Group will be set up to further elaborate the details of cooperation and to oversee the implementation of this Agreement. The Working Group will meet at least once in a year, alternately in India and Tajikistan.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India and the Ministry of Health, Govt. of Tajikistan shall be nodal agencies for the implementation of this Agreement.

It may be mentioned that India had no official level engagement with Tajikistan in the areas of health & medicine in the past.

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