Tashkent State Dental Institute is a higher medical educational institution in Uzbekistan. Its history dates back to July 22, 2014 when Tashkent State Dental Institute was organized in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan to train highly qualified personnel in the field of dentistry.
This educational institution was created on the basis of the Dental Faculty of the Tashkent Medical Academy with branches in the regions.
The educational process at the Tashkent State Dental Institute is organized at four undergraduate faculties, including four double degree programs in cooperation with universities of Russia and Ukraine. The Tashkent State Dental Institute has two branches: one is on the basis of the South Kazakhstan Medical Academy, and the other is created in Spain.
In addition, there is scientific and practical center of dentistry and maxillofacial surgery at the Tashkent State Dental Institute.
It should be noted that the institute was the first among universities of Uzbekistan which underwent an international accreditation process and obtained an international certificate ISO 9001:2015.
Among the main activities of the new institute, the training of highly qualified medical personnel and scientific specialists in the field of dentistry, meeting modern requirements and owning advanced technologies of modern dentistry, is defined. The Institute is engaged in the implementation of scientific research and development in the field of dentistry, maxillofacial surgery and other areas, including the use of advanced advances in biotechnology, cell and regenerative medicine. Another area of activity of a higher educational institution is international cooperation, promotion of advanced foreign experience in the system of higher medical education of the republic.
In the near future, the Belarusian State Medical University and the Tashkent State Dental Institute are eager to enhance mutual cooperation in the field of education and science. The most topical issues of prospective cooperation were discussed at the online meeting which was attended by the Rector of the leading medical university of our country, Doctor of Medicine, Professor Sergey P. Rubnikovich, Vice-Rector for International Relations, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Vasili V. Roudenko and representatives of the administration of the Tashkent State Dental Institute.
During the visit the Belarusian State Medical University and the Tashkent State Dental Institute presented information about the history of their educational institutions, peculiarities of educational systems in Belarus and Uzbekistan, discussed the prospects of mutual cooperation in higher medical education and science. The parties decided to sign the Agreement on academic and scientific cooperation. Cooperation under this agreement will be carried out mainly through: implementation of joint research and training programs; exchange of information, materials and publications on academic and scientific issues; joint publication of teaching guides and monographs on medicine; organization of joint scientific and practical conferences and symposia on topical issues of dentistry; exchange of faculty staff, researches and students; implementation of other mutually agreed forms of cooperation in the academic and research spheres.
It was emphasized that both the Belarusian State Medical University and the Tashkent State Dental Institute are interested in this cooperation, which will have a positive impact on the development and international reputation of partner universities.
Author: Oksana Kurbeko, spokesperson
Photo: Dmitry Zelenkovsky
Translation: Varvara Boika