Region Västra Götaland represented by Sahlgrenska International Care, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothia Forum, Business Region Göteborg and the Unit for International Coordination is on a delegation visit to India focusing on collaboration within life science. During the trip to India, the Region Västra Götaland delegation will visit the Regional governments of Karnataka, Andra Pradesh and Delhi with the aim to discuss and evaluate opportunities for future collaboration, business and exchange.
On December 9, the delegation had the chance to meet the former Minister of Health in India; Dr Anbumani Ramodas. Dr Ramodas warmly welcomed the delegation to India and expressed his interest for and good experience of Sweden. In 2009, Dr Ramoda and the Swedish Minister of Health, Maria Larsson, signed an official Memorandum of Understanding; a framework agreement regarding cooperation within the health sector between India and Sweden.