EghtesadOnline: Health ministers of Iran and Indonesia have signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance cooperation in the health sector.
Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi and his Indonesian counterpart, Nila Moeloek, signed the MoU on Friday on the sidelines of the Global Conference on Primary Health Care in Astana, Kazakhstan, Mehr News Agency reported.
As per the document, the two countries will increase cooperation in the fields of health services, pharmaceutical products, medical equipment, medical research and development, prevention of contagious and non-communicable diseases, traditional medicine and crisis management.
The two-day Global Conference on Primary Health Care was co-hosted by the government of Kazakhstan, WHO and UNICEF. Health ministers from 194 countries took part in the event, according to Financial Tribune.
The Iranian health minister also signed an MoU on healthcare cooperation with his Kazakh counterpart. Under the agreement, the two sides will expand cooperation on primary healthcare, medical research and education, non-communicable diseases, strengthening human resources, as well as medicines and medical equipment.