Union Health Secretary Meets under Secretary Of State, UK

  • Union Health Secretary, Shri Apurva Chandra, meets Under Secretary of State, Lord Markham, at the World Health Assembly in Geneva. 
  • The meeting discusses issues related to the Memorandum of Understanding and healthcare professionals’ mobility to the UK. 
  • India is working on two digital portals to facilitate healthcare workforce mobility and medical value travel. 
  • The meeting also emphasizes bilateral cooperation in the pharmaceutical sector to overcome challenges in meeting multiple regulatory systems. 
  • The two countries also discuss International Health Regulations and Intergovernmental Negotiating Body.
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