Union Cabinet has given its approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Republic of Suriname on Cooperation in the field of health and medicine. It will strengthen bilateral ties between India and Suriname. This was signed during the visit of the President of India to Suriname.
The purpose of this MoU is to facilitate a constructive dialogue on the laws and regulations pertinent to medical products as well as other relevant matters.
This MoU seeks to establish a framework for fruitful cooperation and exchange of information between the India’s Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) and Ministry of Health, Suriname in matters relating to Medical products regulation in line with their international responsibilities.
The MoU will facilitate export of medical products leading to foreign exchange earnings. This would be a step towards an Atmanirbhar Bharat.
This will facilitate better understanding of medical products regulation with regard to pharmaceuticals including raw materials for pharmaceutical use, biological products, medical devices and cosmetic products between both the countries.