On November, 15 Director of Eurasia Consulting LLC Wei Chunlei, who represents (by authorization letter) the interests of Nanjing Medical University (People's Republic of China), visited Belarusian State Medical University.
Nanjing Medical University is a partner of Belarusian State Medical University in international cooperation. An agreement on academic and scientific cooperation was signed during the visit of Vice-Rector for International Relations Vasili Roudenok to the city of Nanjing in 2019.
The purpose of Director of Eurasia Consulting LLC Wei Chunlei visit was to discuss issues of academic and scientific inter-university cooperation.
The foreign guest was received by BSMU Rector, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Sergey Rubnikovich. The meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for International Relations, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Vasili Roudenok.
For reference. Nanjing Medical University was founded in 1934. It is one of the first universities in China which introduced 6-year education in the field of medicine. The university is included in the elite league C9, in the national ranking - in the Top 10 best educational institutions of the country, and in the international ranking it also has a good position.
This institution of higher education offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, postdoctoral research programs. It consists of an independent school, Kangda College and 16 schools. Most schools are dedicated to the study of medicine, public health, and other areas of health care. More than 1.4 thousand teachers work at the university.
It also actively develops programs of international exchange and cooperation, in which students and teachers go abroad to study and work with research institutions and medical schools in the UK, the United States of America, Australia, Germany, Japan and France.
Nanjing Medical University is a partner organization of the Health Policy and Systems Research Alliance at the World Health Organization.
... Among the issues of mutual interest, the following ones were indicated: holding of joint conferences, lectures and online workshops, academic exchange, as well as the training of Chinese students at Belarusian State Medical University.
An agreement was reached to hold a conference on current issues of medicine early next year, where the teaching staff of both Belarusian State Medical University and Nanjing Medical University will make reports. The parties will be able to exchange experience, establish new contacts, and also contribute to the further intensification of inter-university cooperation.
In addition, Belarusian State Medical University sent an invitation to the President of Nanjing Medical University, Professor Hu Zhibin to take part in the celebrations dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the leading medical institution of higher education in our country.
At the end of the visit, Director of Eurasia Consulting LLC Wei Chunlei thanked BSMU Rector for the hosting. The parties expressed their hope for continued fruitful cooperation.
Author: Anastasia Karnacheva, methodologist of BSMU Department of International Relations;
Photo by Dmitry Zelenkovsky;
Translation: Anastasiya Karnacheva.