Jordan Center for Disease Control and IOM Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Increase Cooperation
Amman, Jordan – In a significant step towards bolstering healthcare services for migrants and strengthening public health systems, the Jordan Center for Disease Control (J-CDC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to enhance collaboration across a multitude of areas, aligning with sustainable development goals and emphasizing the crucial principle of equitable access to healthcare for all.
Both IOM and J-CDC are key partners in previous health-related initiatives within Jordan. These endeavors encompassed projects focusing on public health emergency responses, reinforcing communicable disease surveillance systems, and consultancy services for public health strategies, including those concerning border health and migration-related strategies. By formalizing this memorandum, IOM and J-CDC have committed to closer cooperation in areas of shared interest, with a resolute intent to further enhance and fortify this collaboration. The partnership encompasses a range of vital initiatives, from integrating migrants into national health strategies to enhancing emergency responses as per J-CDC's requirements. Additionally, joint efforts on vaccination campaigns, disease surveillance and public health actions will fortify global health resilience.