1. Second Joint Working Group Meeting aims to strengthen health service delivery

The Second Joint Working Group meeting between the Ministry of Health & Medical Services and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare India convened today in Suva at the Grand Pacific Hotel.

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A delegation from the Government of India led by the Joint Secretary for Health & Family Welfare Ms Dharitri Panda was welcomed to Fiji by Acting Hon. Minister for Health & Medical Services Mr Jioji Konrote.

Mr Konrote said, “The meeting marks another milestone in our country’s bilateral relations as our officials meet once again to evaluate and deliberate on mutual interests which are covered in the Memorandum of Agreement signed in 2005”.

The Joint Secretary for Health & Family Welfare India, Ms Dharitri Panda said that this meeting will also progress and follow up on the various actions that have been taken since the agreement and to retain more new areas of cooperation in the field of health and medicine.

The Acting Hon. Minister for Health & Medical Services Mr Jioji Konrote thanked the Indian delegation for the support and assistance as the outcome will benefit all Fijians in terms of health service delivery.