India, Mauritius discuss health cooperation

New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Mauritius Health Minister Anil Kumar Singh Gayan on Friday called on his Indian counterpart J.P. Nadda here and discussed various bilateral issues of health cooperation.

During the meeting, Mauritius requested for India’s help in recruitment of doctors, upgradation of Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital, mutual recognition of medical degrees, assistance in upgrading medical education facilities, scholarships and setting up a state of the art cancer unit.

India has assured of all possible help, according to an official release.

During the meeting a decision was taken for constitution of a Joint Working Group under the MoU on health cooperation, the release said.

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