The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 February 2017 gave its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Senegal in the field of Health and Medicine.
The main areas of cooperation facilitated by the MoU includes -
i. Integrated Disease Surveillance
ii. Medical Research
iii. Emergency Relief
iv. Hospital Management
v. Drugs and Pharmaceutical products/hospital equipments
vi. Traditional Medicine
vii. AIDS Control
viii. Any other areas of mutual interest
The cabinet also approved for setting up of a Working Group to further elaborate the details of cooperation and to oversee the implementation of this MoU.