Representatives of Fergana Medical Institute of Public Health (Uzbekistan) visited Belarusian State Medical University on April 22. They were hosted by the Rector of the educational institution, 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.
Fergana Medical Institute of Public Health was founded on the basis of the Fergana branch of the Tashkent Medical Academy. The clinical base of the institute is Fergana Regional Infectious Diseases Hospital.
The institute graduates doctors of a narrow specialty for health care institutions, as well as for sanitary and epidemiological welfare and public health. Personnel training is carried out, inter alia, on the basis of joint educational programs and academic mobility programs in cooperation with foreign medical universities.
Sergey Rubnikovich made a presentation on the history, structure, educational and scientific activities of Belarusian State Medical University, the peculiarities of the organization of the educational process. It was noted that the Medical University has a highly qualified teaching staff, modern clinical facilities and comfortable living conditions for students.
The parties discussed the organization of higher medical education in Uzbekistan and Belarus, as well as the possibility of signing an Agreement on academic and scientific cooperation, which provides for interaction in the following areas:
exchange of teachers, students, undergraduates and graduate students, medical specialists;
development and implementation of joint educational programs;
exchange of information, materials and publications on academic and scientific issues;
organization and holding of joint television and Internet conferences, scientific and practical conferences and symposia on topical problems of medicine.
At the end of the meeting, the guests thanked the university leadership for the hospitality and organization of a warm welcome.
Author: Anastasia Karnacheva, methodist of the International Relations Department of Belarusian State Medical University;
Photo: Dmitry Zelenkovsky;
Translation: Anastasiya Karnacheva.