India, Brazil, South Africa meet for cooperation in health sector

July 28th, 2008 - 9:44 am ICT by ANI  

Anbumani Ramadoss

New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Health Ministers of India, Brazil and South Africa will meet here today to firm up and push forward cooperation in health sector.

On the sidelines of the trilateral meeting, Indias Health Minister Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss will hold bilateral meetings also with his Brazilian and South African counterparts.

During the bilateral meeting with the Brazilian Health Minister Jose Gomes Temporao, Dr. Ramadoss will highlight the developments in Indian pharmaceutical sector and traditional medicines.

Brazilian side will present an overview of the health system of Brazil and food and drug regulatory environment in Brazil.

On the same day, discussions will proceed on working group constitution, counterfeit medicines, HIV vaccine, trauma care, indoor air pollution and tobacco related issues from the Indian side and generics drugs public sector in pharmaceuticals, health insurance, health industrial complex, environment occupational health, innovation on health will be highlighted by the Brazilian side. (ANI)

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