Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Medindia
Advertisement

India-Italy Sign MoU on Climate Change, Diseases

by Julia Samuel on December 21, 2017 at 2:22 PM
India-Italy Sign MoU on Climate Change, Diseases

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and Italy for collaboration in the field of climate change impact on communicable diseases and vector-borne diseases has been approved by the Union Cabinet.

The MoU was signed on November 29, 2017 in New Delhi. Out of the several subjects on which the two nations will work jointly include collaboration in the prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) of mutual interest, such as neuro-cardiovascular diseases, cancer, COPDs, mental health and dementia, with emphasis on Sustainable Development Goals-3 and related factors.

Advertisement


"Regulation of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and cosmetics and exchange of information thereon, promotion of business development opportunities in pharmaceuticals, procurement of generic and essential drugs and assistance in sourcing of drug supplies, nutritional aspects of food intake, including malnutrition (overnutrition and undernutrition), are the other areas (of collaboration)," said the statement.

Other subjects include research and training of food industry operators, information and communication to citizens on hygiene and food safety, and healthy eating habits, among others.

A Joint Working Group (JWG) will be set up to further elaborate the details of cooperation and to oversee the implementation of the MoU.



Source: IANS
Font : A-A+

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest Environmental Health

Is Climate Change Impacting Brain Function?
The latest study underscores the significant influence that an individual's environment can exert on their brain.
How Soap Help Combat Malaria-Spreading Mosquitos?
The efficiency of pesticides was improved by adding small amounts of liquid soap, that tackles malaria-spreading mosquitos resistant to current pesticides.
Climate Change Drives Bat Expansion and Rabies Risk in the US
A new study links vampire bats' range expansion to climate shifts and potential implications for rabies transmission.
How Rush-Hour Air Pollution Raises Blood Pressure?
There are high amounts of ultrafine particles in unfiltered rush-hour air, which significantly elevates the blood pressure of the passengers.
Coal Particulate Pollution's Death Risk Doubles PM2.5 from Other Sources
Exposure to fine particulate air pollutants, particularly coal-based PM2.5 emanating from power plants, poses more than double the mortality risk
View All
This site uses cookies to deliver our services.By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use  Ok, Got it. Close
×

India-Italy Sign MoU on Climate Change, Diseases Personalised Printable Document (PDF)

Please complete this form and we'll send you a personalised information that is requested

You may use this for your own reference or forward it to your friends.

Please use the information prudently. If you are not a medical doctor please remember to consult your healthcare provider as this information is not a substitute for professional advice.

Name *

Email Address *

Country *

Areas of Interests