In May 2016, Uganda and South Korea agreed to bolster their bilateral relations in 10 key areas after both countries signed memoranda of understanding (MOU) at State House, Entebbe. The ten key areas of cooperation agreed upon included policy consultation (foreign affairs), health care and medical science, information and communication technology, energy (industry and plant construction), science and technology, community credit cooperatives, social welfare, defense, agriculture and rural development. South Korea is known to have a huge success story in the field of Traditional medicine. And considering that health was one of the priority areas in the 2016 MOU, this opens yet another avenue that can be explored for international cooperation where both Korean government and Uganda stands to mutually benefit.

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