On August 14, 2019 the Belarusian State Medical University was visited by the delegation of Xuzhou City (People's Republic of China). The delegation was represented by Head of the Department of Labor Resources and Social Security of Xuzhou Zhai Caixia, Head of Education Department of Xuzhou Shi Qihong, Director, Head of the Medical Department of Xuzhou Ji Jie, Deputy Head of Xuzhou Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine Niu Yong and Head of Xuzhou Translation Center of Foreign Affairs Chancellery Yuan Yi.
The delegation was hosted by the university’s rector in charge Irina N. Moroz. The meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for International Relations Vasili V.Roudenok and BSMU postgraduate student Xie Xukai.
Irina N. Moroz made a presentation with information about the history, structure, educational and scientific activities of the university, as well as about the features of the educational process. It was noted, that the medical university has highly qualified teaching staff, modern clinical bases and comfortable living conditions for students.
Vasili V.Roudenok spoke about the international activities of the university, in particular about foreign partnerships, the organization of international scientific and practical conferences, seminars, teleconferences on the basis of our university, as well as academic mobility. The parties discussed the state of bilateral cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the People's Republic of China in the field of education and medicine. Vasili V.Roudenok noted that the university is developing fruitfully cooperation with Chinese Universities, including Chongqing Medical University, Shanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medical University of Chengdu City (China), Dental School of the Medical University of China, Henan University of Science and Technology.
The Chinese side indicated their interest in developing cooperation in the field of training specialists for practical health care of the People’s Republic of China.
The parties discussed the organization of higher medical education in People's Republic of China and Republic of Belarus, the possibility of establishing academic and scientific cooperation, in particular, issues of educational exchange, the possibility of holding joint Internet conferences, scientific and practical conferences, seminars and symposia on topical issues of medicine, as well as the possibility of establishing cooperation in the direction of students, undergraduates and clinical residents from China to study at the Belarusian State Medical University.
At the end of the meeting, the guests thanked the university’s administration for the hospitality and the organization of a warm welcome, the parties exchanged memorable souvenirs.
Author: Anastasiya Karnacheva, Head of the Department of International Relations in charge;
Photo: Dmitry Zelenkovsky;