AMN / NEW DELHI
India and Sweden have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre in New Delhi.
The objective of the innovation Centre is to develop an ecosystem of open innovation to which start-ups and the healthcare delivery stakeholders can use to collaborate and address current and future challenges in the healthcare sector.
Speaking on the occasion, Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that the India-Sweden partnership has been the most active as the Joint Working Group has met ten times since 2009. He said, the MOU focuses on creating new partnerships within the public, private and academic sectors. The Minister further stated that with 22 new AIIMS soon to become fully operational, and 157 new Medical Colleges are at the development stage.