In the framework of the visit to the Republic of Belarus of delegation of the Medical University Fukushima (Japan) from April 18 to April 24, 2019, on April 23, 2019 the Belarusian State Medical University was visited by the Deputy Head of international cooperation programs, Head of department of anatomy, professor Satoshi Vaguri and the Deputy Head of the Representative Office of the University of Nagasaki and the Medical University Fukushima in the Republic of Belarus, Mr. Jumpei Takahashi.
The purpose of the visit to the Belarusian State Medical University was signing of the Agreement on cooperation between the universities for the next three years, discussion of the directions of academic and scientific cooperation for 2019, including the practice program of students of the Medical University Fukushima and the program of implementation of scientific projects.
The delegation was received by the Rector of the University Anatol V. Sikorsky. The meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for International Relations Vasili V. Roudenok, Professor of the Department of Normal Physiology Alexey I. Kubarko and Head of the Department of Radiation Medicine and Ecology, Professor Alexander N. Stozharov.
During the official meeting, the parties signed the Agreement on cooperation between universities for the next three years. Rector of the University Anatol V. Sikorsky presented the delegation of the Fukushima Medical University with the information about the Belarusian State Medical University and told about the history, structure, educational and scientific activities of the university, about the features of the educational process, the existing faculties, the specifics of teaching foreign citizens at the university, the possibility of obtaining information about performance, attendance of lectures, seminars and practical training of students on the official website of the university.
Vice-Rector for International Relations Vasili V. Roudenok told about the international activity of the university, in particular about foreign partnership, the organization of the international scientific and practical conferences, seminars, teleconferences on the basis of our university.
Professor Satoshi Vaguri thanked the Rector of the University Anatol V. Sikorsky for the provided information on the university, for warm welcome, as well as for the possibility of organizing clinical practice for students of the Medical university Fukushima, having emphasized that many students want to arrive to Belarus for undergoing practical training, however the leadership of the Medical university Fukushima selects the most worthy students with the high level of discipline and academic performance.
The Japanese side is interested in the development of cooperation not only in the field of education, but also within the implementation of joint research projects and further cooperation.
At the end of the meeting, University Rector Anatol V. Sikorsky also thanked guests for the visit and constructive work, expressing readiness for continuation and deepening of cooperation.
After the official reception partners from the Medical University Fukushima visited Department of Normal Anatomy and the Museum of the Department of Normal Anatomy, met the Head of the Department N.A. Trushel. During the official visit the parties reached the agreement on establishment of cooperation on current issues of morphology between Departments of Anatomy of the partner universities. Professor N.A. Trushel invited Professor Satoshi Vaguri to participate with the scientific report in the International conference on current issues of morphology which will take place at the Belarusian State Medical University in September, 2019.
Besides guests from Japan visited Department of Medical and Biological Physics and Center of practical training.
Author: Darya Sabaleuskaya, Methodist of the Department of International Relations;
Photo: Dmitry Zelenkovsky;
Translation: D. Sabaleuskaya.