On December 02, 2019 the Belarusian State Medical University was visited by the delegation of Chinese Center for Health Education consisting of the Director-General of Chinese Center for Health Education Prof. Li Changning, the Director of the Department of Publication Management, Prof. Li Yinghua, the Director of the Department of Information Prof. Xie Ruiqian, the Director of the Department of Health Promotion A. Prof. Lu Yong, as well as employee of the office of Science, Technology, Education and International Cooperation of Chinese Center for Health Education Ms. Yin Shuo.
The main purpose of the visit of the delegation of Chinese Center for Health Education was to discuss issues of development of cooperation in the field of medical education and healthcare.
The delegation was hosted by Vice-Rector for International Relations Vasili V.Roudenok. The meeting was also attended by Dean of the Faculty of Preventive Medicine Andrei V. Hindziuk.
Vice-Rector for International Relations Vasili V.Roudenok acquainted the guests with the structure, educational process, organization of educational and scientific activities of the university, presented the guests with information about the existing faculties and the specifics of teaching foreign citizens at the university, noting that the University has more than 2000 thousand foreign citizens from more than 50 countries of the world, including citizens of the People’s Republic of China. There are currently 52 citizens of the People's Republic of China studying at the university.
Vasili V.Roudenok told about the cooperation with the People's Republic of China in 2019, specifying the main results: the signing of cooperation agreements with medical education institutions and educational companies in China, the Minsk International Forum of Medical Education and Pharmaceutical Production “One Belt, One Road”, as well as the clinical practice of undergraduate and graduate students of the Medical College of Henan University of Science and Technology on the base of the Belarusian State Medical University.
During the meeting, Dean of the Faculty of Preventive Medicine Andrei V. Hindziuk presented information about the Faculty of Preventive Medicine, where specialists are trained for the practical preventive service of the Republic of Belarus. Graduates of the faculty provide primary prevention of diseases of the population of the Republic of Belarus. Andrei V. Hindziuk spoke about the departments of the faculty, scientific activities, about international projects in the field of hygiene and epidemiology.
During the official meeting, the parties discussed the possibility of establishing academic and scientific cooperation, in particular, issues related to the learning process, educational exchange, the possibility of holding joint Internet conferences, scientific and practical conferences, seminars and symposia on topical issues of medicine.
Guests from the People's Republic of China thanked Vasili V.Roudenok for organizing the meeting and for providing detailed information about the university.
Having discussed mutual areas of interest, the parties agreed on the development of cooperation in the academic and scientific fields.
After the official meeting, guests from the People's Republic of China were given a tour around the university, anatomical museum and Center of practical training.
At the end of the meeting, guests thanked the Vice-Rector for International Relations for hospitality and organization of a warm welcome.
In turn, Vasili V.Roudenok also thanked the guests for the visit, expressing hope for the establishment of long-term fruitful cooperation with the People's Republic of China.
Author: Anastasia Karnacheva, methodist of the Department of International Relations;
Photo: Dmitry Zelenkovsky;