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MoU Signed Between India and Sweden

Swedish Health Minister Lena Hallengren after meeting with Union Health Minister J P Nadda announced that Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) is really dangerous and India and Sweden

MoU Signed Between India and Sweden


intend to boost cooperation to tackle it.

Details:

  • India and Sweden had signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the field of various issues, including AMR, communicable diseases and public health on February 24, 2009.
  • As per the two countries, AMR work is an "ongoing cooperation" between India and Sweden.
  • There would be bilateral cooperation between companies, agencies, universities and institutions.

About the Alliance of Champions:

  • The Alliance of Champions was launched by then Swedish Health Minister Gabriel Wikstrom at the 2015 World Health Assembly.
  • Alliance of Champions consisted of health ministers of 14 countries aimed to promote "political awareness, engagement and leadership" on AMR.

Interesting to know:

  • Sweden hoped that India would join the Alliance of Champions, which is a creation between many countries globally to face and to fight AMR.

Question:

Q. Health Minister of which country after meeting with Union Health Minister J P Nadda announced that Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) is really dangerous and that country along with India intend to boost cooperation to tackle it?
a. Denmark
b. Sweden
c. Germany
d. France
MoU Signed Between India and Sweden MoU Signed Between India and Sweden Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on February 28, 2019 Rating: 5

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