Cabinet nod to agreement between AYUSH ministry, WHO

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The union cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for an agreement to be signed between the AYUSH ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) for collaborative activities.

The long-term collaboration with the WHO will help in improving international acceptability and branding of AYUSH systems, facilitate awareness generation regarding AYUSH systems of medicine by means of education, skill development, workshops, publications and exchange programmes between AYUSH and WHO,” an official statement said here.

It will help in capacity building and facilitate advocacy and dissemination of information on AYUSH systems amongst the member-states, it added.

The cabinet meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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