India, US to cooperate in cancer research


New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India and the US on Thursday decided to cooperate in a host of issues concerning the health sector, including cancer research and prevention and anti-microbial resistance.

The two countries signed MoUs on cooperation on cancer research, prevention, control and management and collaboration in environmental and occupational health and injury prevention and control, an official release said here.

Besides this, a letter of intent (LoI) on antimicrobial resistance research was also signed here.

The MoU on cancer research and LoI on antimicrobial resistance research were signed by senior health ministry officials and US Ambassador Richard Verma.