India and Bangladesh on 9 September 2014 signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of traditional medicines and homeopathy. The MoU aims to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the health sector.
The MoU was signed between the two countries on the sidelines of South-East Asia regional conference of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Dhaka where the traditional medicine was one of the major issues of discussion.
The MoU was signed by Nilanjan Sanyal, Secretary, Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturapathy Unani, Siddhi and Homeopathy (AYUSH) on India’s behalf and M M Neazuddin, Health Secretary of Bangladesh.
Main Highlights of the MoU
The agreement would benefit Bangladesh in the field of education and research of traditional systems of medicine as India is known for its rich ancient system of medicine called ayurveda.
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Who: India and Bangladesh
When: 9 September 2014
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