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Cabinet OKs Memo of Coopn btw India, Japan in healthcare and wellness

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday gave ex-post facto approval on the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan in the field of Healthcare and Wellness signed on October 29, 2018.
The MoC covers the following areas of cooperation: developing human resource in the field of acute medicine, surgery and trauma care; establishing an advanced joint testing laboratory for clinical examination; setting up of a Japanese language education centre for trainee candidates of care workers and collaborations among tertiary care centres in bothcountries such as AUMS.
To develop infrastructure, the MoC seeks to establish a centralised management healthcare distribution centre; improve sanitary environment by increasing access to hygienic and affordable toilets such as on-site processing one; promote institutional collaboration on patient data analysis and Information and Communication Technology & Artificial Intelligence in medicine;
Also included are setting up of an India-Japan Innovation Hub in India and establishing high end mobile BSL 3 Lab facilities in India, an official statement here said.
The collaboration will also cover developing human resource, research and project promotion for health self-management such as ME-BYO and Ayurveda; and holding an India-Japan public and private healthcare forum or any other areas as may be mutually decided upon to promote the synergies between AYUSHMAN Bharat Programme and other initiatives and AHWM.
A Joint Committee as a high-level consultative mechanism will be set up to further elaborate the details of cooperation and to oversee the implementation of this MoC, the statement said.
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