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Medics of Turkmenistan and Korea held the second forum on health care

Representatives of the healthcare sector of Turkmenistan and Korea participated in the Second Healthcare Forum, during which they discussed further prospects for the Turkmen-Korean partnership in this area. The event was held in the online format.

The forum participants included scientists from Korea, as well as heads and delegates of Turkmenistan's government agencies and medical institutions in Ashgabat.

In their speech, the Korean experts noted the rapid development of Turkmen healthcare and expressed gratitude to President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov for his contribution to the development of international partnership in this area. The Turkmen leader initiated the Turkmen-Korean dialogue that would promote innovations and advanced technological achievements in the national healthcare sphere. The sides also discussed methods and results of activities aimed at countering COVID-19, both in the country and around the world, touching on the problems of recovery in the post-pandemic period. They also talked about emergency preparedness and rapid response.

The forum participants stressed that Turkmenistan has organized a large-scale outreach campaign to raise awareness of the population about various diseases, their prevention and treatment methods. The President of Turkmenistan set a number of new tasks for the national pharmaceutical industry. In particular, it concerns provision of the population with medicines and personal protection means that will contribute to higher efficiency of measures taken to fight various infections in the country.

The sides considered issues of intensifying Turkmen-Korean cooperation in the direction of scientific diplomacy and creating a favorable environment for regular consultations between scientists, experts and specialists in the field of health.

Source: turkmenistan.gov.tm

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