Govt approves signing of Spain-India MoU on organ transplant services

Published: 24th May 2017 09:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th May 2017 09:24 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: The government today gave its nod to signing of a pact between the health ministries of Spain and India on cooperation in the field of organ transplant services.

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a MoU between the National Transplant Organisation (NTO), Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Spain and the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under the health ministry of India.

"The MoU would facilitate bilateral cooperation in the field of organ and tissue procurement and transplantation and better understanding between the two countries. "The knowledge gained will help in improving the services rendered to the patients suffering from end stage organ failure," an official statement said. The MoU is proposed to be signed during the forthcoming bilateral meeting with Spain.

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