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Share best practices in healthcare, Modi tells SAARC states

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 8: Prime Minister rendra Modi on Wednesday stressed the need for sharing best practices among SAARC tions in the fields of modern medical science and healthcare, an official release said here. At a meeting with health ministers of SAARC member-countries, Modi suggested that the places in SAARC countries where research is being done at the grassroots level in this regard should be jointly visited. The SAARC health ministers apprised Modi of the ongoing deliberations during their meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday, including their intent to make the entire SAARC region polio-free. The ministers mentioned that changing the lives of the people of the SAARC region required a focus on health and education sectors, with a multi-sectoral approach. They praised the prime minister’s initiative towards the adoption of June 21 as Intertiol Yoga Day by the United tions. The South Asian Association for Regiol Cooperation (SAARC) is an economic and political organisation of eight countries in southern Asia. The member states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. (IANS)

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