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BRICS nations agree to collaborate on research and public health challenges

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f369 (Published 18 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f369
  1. Soumyadeep Bhaumik
  1. 1Kolkata

Health ministers of the group of developing countries known as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) have signed an agreement to work together on research projects and to reduce the burden of disease.

Meeting in New Delhi on 10 and 11 January, they adopted the “Delhi communiqué,” which promises greater collaboration in ensuring access to public health services …

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