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Iran to work with Indonesia on healthcare, medicine

Moscow, Iranian and Indonesian ministers of health have signed a document for healthcare and medical cooperation.

Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by Indonesian Minister of Health Nila Moeloek and her Iranian counterpart Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi in Almaty, Kazakhstana, the two sides will cooperate in joint production of pharmaceutical products and medical equipment, undertake the R and D projects, launch joint efforts to prevent Contagious and Non-Contagious diseases, have studies and organize courses on traditional medicine, offer emergency services and focus on disaster management.

The Iranian minister also had a meeting with his Indian counterpart J P Nadda, where they agreed on sharing information and experience in medicine, pharmaceutics, and vaccine production.

Yet in another meeting, Qazizadeh-Hashemi and his Russian counterpart Veronika Skvortsova vowed to enhance cooperation on healthcare, medication and pharmaceutics.

The meetings were held on the sidelines of a conference, marking the 40th anniversary of Declaration of Alma-Ata on Thursday.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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