Health MoU with UK

The health departments of Australia and the United Kingdom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on further health cooperation.

Permanent Secretary for the UK Department of Health and Social Care, Sir Chris Wormald, met with his Australian counterpart, Secretary of the Department of Health Glenys Beauchamp PSM, in Canberra on June 19 to sign the agreement.

The MoU encourages collaboration on health issues the two nations regard as priority areas, including digital health, mental health, genomics, antimicrobial resistance, and patient safety.

* Photo courtesy of the UK High Commission in Canberra.