Representatives attending BRICS Health Ministers Meeting visit a medicine enterprise in Tianjin, north China, July 7, 2017. BRICS Health Ministers Meeting and High Level Meeting on Traditional Medicine kicked off in Tianjin on July 6. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)
TIANJIN, July 6 (Xinhua) -- BRICS countries will work together in global governance of health care and share experience in improving health service, said a communique passed Thursday.
According to the communique adopted at the BRICS Health Ministers Meeting in Tianjin, BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - will share experience and jointly push forward research and development of health care products.
A network for tuberculosis research will be set up, while the countries will also take joint action against HIV/AIDS, and make health service more accessible by using information technology, the communique said.
The meeting also saw the release of a joint declaration on traditional medicine, which underlined traditional medicine's role in BRICS countries as a significant resource in primary health care services.