On May 20, 2019 the Belarusian State Medical University was visited by the delegation of the Tashkent State Dental Institute (Republic of Uzbekistan) consisting of the Rector of the Tashkent State Dental Institute Dzhasur A. Rizayev, assistant of the Department of the Faculty of therapeutic stomatology of the Tashkent State Dental Institute Nodir A. Azimov, Head Khairul H. Yuldashev, Head of Clinic Askar A. Chasanoff and also the Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Republic of Belarus Daniyar T. Abidov.
The main purpose of the delegation’s visit to the Belarusian State Medical University was to familiarize with the organization of the educational process, the history and structure of the university, the system of higher medical education of the Republic of Belarus, discussing the expansion and development of bilateral cooperation in the framework of the Agreement on academic and scientific cooperation, cooperation in the field of higher medical education and health care, as well as the prospects for establishing inter-university cooperation and attracting applicants from the Republic of Uzbekistan to study at the Belarusian State Medical University.
The delegation from the Republic of Uzbekistan was hosted by the Rector of the University Anatol V. Sikorsky. The meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for International Relations Vasili V. Roudenok, Dean of the Dental Faculty Sergei N. Parchamovich, Head of the 2-nd Department of Therapeutic Stomatology, professor Tatsiana N. Manak, professor of the Department of Pediatric Stomatology Natalia V. Shakovets.
During the official meeting the parties discussed the issues concerning process of training, the systems of the organization of the higher medical education in the Republic of Uzbekistan and Republic of Belarus and also a possibility of holding joint Internet conferences, scientific and practical conferences, seminars and symposiums on current problems of medicine.
The rector of the university Anatol V. Sikorsky presented to members of delegation the presentation with information on the Belarusian State Medical University, on history, structure, educational process, the organization of educational and scientific activity of the university and also told about a possibility of obtaining information on progress, about visit of lectures, seminars and a practical training by students on the official site of the Belarusian State Medical University.
Anatol V. Sikorsky emphasized that in the field of training of medical staff the Belarusian State Medical University holds a leading position in the Republic of Belarus and has highly skilled teachers, modern clinical bases, and comfortable conditions of accommodation for students. Besides, dentistry and general medicine are the most demanded specialties among foreign citizens.
University’s achievements in the field of modern technologies in educational process, in particular, opportunities and basic structural elements of BSMU website, electronic performance register, electronic library were shown to the guests.
The parties also discussed issues of cooperation on the direction of citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan for training at the Belarusian State Medical University in specialties of the 1-st and 2-nd steps of the higher education and also clinical residency.
The Belarusian side offered an opportunity of students and teachers exchange from the Republic of Uzbekistan and also cooperation in joint preparation of the scientific articles and publications devoted not only to current problems of stomatology, but also to current trends in education and health care for publication in medical journals.
Guests from the Republic of Uzbekistan positively reacted to the offer of the Belarusian side, thanked Anatol V. Sikorsky for the provided detailed information on the university, told about the institute and also suggested to develop cooperation in education, to develop joint educational programs and further to consider the possibility of opening of joint faculty.
The Counselor of Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Republic of Belarus Daniyar T. Abidov noted that cooperation in training of highly qualified medical personnel and also professional development and retraining of experts in the field of medicine are very important for the Republic of Uzbekistan. Also Daniyar T. Abidov designated that there was an effective cooperation between two countries.
University Rector Anatol V. Sikorsky assessed all offers of the Uzbek side positively, noting readiness of the University for development of cooperation with the Republic of Uzbekistan.
At the end of the meeting guests thanked the Rector of the university Anatol V. Sikorsky for hospitality and the organization of warm welcome.
In turn, the Rector of the university Anatol V. Sikorsky also thanked guests for a visit, hoping for strengthening and development of long-term bilateral cooperation with the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Both parties exchanged memorable souvenirs.
After the official meeting delegation of the Tashkent State Dental Institute was given a tour of the Belarusian State Medical University, including visit to the museum of the Department of Normal Anatomy and the Center of practical training.
Author: Darya Sabaleuskaya, methodist of the Department of International Relations;
Photo: Dmitry Zelenkovsky;