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Israel and the UAE agree on cooperation in the field of healthcare

22.04.2021 62 просмотров

Israel and the UAE have signed an agreement on cooperation in healthcare.


Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed an agreement on Wednesday to cooperate in the field of health, including cooperation in the fight against global epidemics and ensuring cybersecurity and data protection. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Jewish state.

“Minister of Health of Israel Yuli Edelstein signed today (April 21) an agreement on cooperation in the field of health between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. The main provisions of the agreement are aimed at promoting cooperation on health issues, including the fight against global epidemics, cybersecurity and data protection, health education, digital health, artificial intelligence, innovation, technology integration and personalized medicine, as well as public health and hygiene. There will be an exchange of expert groups between the countries, as well as large-scale projects in the field of economy and healthcare, the parties will also promote the development of direct ties between the healthcare institutions of both countries,” the statement says. “The new agreement was the result of the joint efforts of the Israeli Ministries of Health and Foreign Affairs,” the press service added.

Yuli Edelstein noted that “this is one of the most important areas of cooperation (in the field of healthcare in Israel and the UAE - TASS note), which in the coming years will bear fruit for all Israeli citizens. "The agreement with the United Arab Emirates will strengthen the Israeli healthcare system, we (Israel - TASS note) have something to give the UAE, and there is something to learn from them," the minister added, whose statements were circulated by the press service of the Foreign Ministry.
< br> On September 15, 2020, in Washington, the Israeli side, with the active mediation of the United States, signed documents on the normalization of relations with the UAE and Bahrain. The tripartite deal was called in the West "Abraham agreements" in honor of the prophet, who is considered the spiritual ancestor of all followers of Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Prior to the conclusion of peace with the UAE and Bahrain, the Jewish state from the Arab countries had diplomatic relations only with Egypt and Jordan. On October 20 last year, Israel and the UAE signed agreements on air travel, visa-free travel, investment protection and cooperation in science and technology at an airport near Tel Aviv.

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