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15 October 2018 г.

Visit of the delegation of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali ibni Sino to the Belarusian State Medical University.

Visit of the delegation of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali ibni Sino to the

From October 8, 2018 to October 10, 2018, a delegation of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abu Ali Ibn Sino visited the Belarusian State Medical University consisting of rector Mahmadzhoh Kurbonali Gulzoda, head of the international relations department Jamshed Saidboboevich Dodhoev, head of the HR department Said Murtazoevich Abdulloev.

From October 8, 2018 to October 10, 2018, a delegation of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abu Ali Ibn Sino visited the Belarusian State Medical University consisting of rector Mahmadzhoh Kurbonali Gulzoda, head of the international relations department Jamshed Saidboboevich Dodhoev, head of the HR department Said Murtazoevich Abdulloev.

The Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali ibni Sino is one of the flagships of higher medical education, one of the largest educational and scientific-practical center in the Republic of Tajikistan, a leading university for the training of specialists in medical and dental areas.

From May 15 to May 17, 2018, university’s rector Anatol V. Sikorsky as part of the official delegation headed by the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander G. Lukashenko visited  the Republic of Tajikistan in order to participate in the Belarus-Tajikistan-Afghanistan business forum and in the National Exhibition of Belarus. He presented the educational potential of the university in the sections 'Education' and 'Pharmacy'.

During the negotiations the university's rector Anatol V. Sikorsky together with the rector of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali ibni Sin Mahmadzhoh Kurbonali Gulzoda discussed the organization of higher medical education and health care systems in the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Tajikistan, as well as educational, scientific and economic activities, training of foreign citizens .

Among the main areas of bilateral inter-university cooperation, the following areas were identified:

  • 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 scientific and practical conferences, online conferences on topical issues of medicine;
  • joint publications in scientific journals of the Belarusian State Medical University and the Tajik State Medical University.

Following the visit, an Agreement on academic and scientific cooperation between the Belarusian State Medical University and the Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali Ibn Sino for a period of 5 years was signed.

The signing of the Agreement on cooperation marked the beginning of a fruitful interaction between two universities. The parties reached an agreement on the most promising areas of bilateral cooperation for the 2018-2019 academic year, having signed the Working Program of cooperation on August 28, 2018. The working program identified the main list of bilateral cooperation activities for the current academic year, including the visit of the leadership of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali Ibni Sino, headed by the rector, professor Gulzoda.

The main purpose of the visit of the delegation of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abu Ali Ibn Sino to the Belarusian State University was to discuss the plan for the implementation of joint activities under the Working Program on cooperation for the 2018-2019 academic. year, as well as familiarization with the educational process (education quality management, organization of practical training, organization of practice for the pharmaceutical faculty, etc.), organization of research and innovation activities and medical work at the university.

With the support of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus a rich program was organized for honored guests which included familiarization not only with the educational system of the Republic of Belarus but also with the organization of high-quality medical care.

On October 8, 2018 delegation of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali ibni Sino visited the Republican Scientific and Practical Center 'Mother and Child'.

Director of the Mother and Child Republican Scientific and Practical Center Konstantin U. Vilchuk told the guests about the main activities of the center, including maternal and child health, strengthening reproductive health, improving family planning and genetic counseling services, reducing reproductive losses, reducing pregnant women and newborns morbidity, improving demographic indicators, developing and implementing main scientific directions for preserving and strengthening the health of women and children, etc.

Guests were presented the achievements of the Republic of Belarus in the field of maternal and child health, were given a clinical and scientific departments tour, and also were demonstrated the educational opportunities of the center.

As part of the Working program at the Belarusian State Medical University, the head of the department of international relations, Jamshed Saidboboevich Dodhoev, and the head of the HR department, Said Murtazoevich Abdulloev, got acquainted with the specifics of academic work. J. Dodkhoev and S. Abdullov visited the educational and methodological departments, the quality management sector in order to exchange experience in the following areas: organization of the educational process, preparation of educational and program documentation; organization of work practices; introduction of English language education; preparation for QMS audits; preparation for university accreditation.

Jamshed Saidboboevich Dodhoev and Said Murtazoevich Abdulloev got acquainted with the work of the pharmaceutical faculty. Together with the dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Professor Natalia S. Gurina, the parties discussed promising areas of academic and scientific cooperation in the field of pharmacy for the 2018-2019 academic year. An agreement was reached on the organization of practice for 3-4 year students of the pharmaceutical faculties of the Belarusian State Medical University and the Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali Ibni Sino. A preliminary agreement on the organization of practical training for 10 students was reached.

On October 09, 2018 a meeting of the rector of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali ibni Sino Makhmadzhokh Kurbonali Gulzoda with the Minister of Health of the Republic of Belarus Valeriy A. Malashko took place. During the meeting the parties discussed promising areas for the development of mutually beneficial cooperation in health and pharmaceuticals. During the talks, the sides noted the importance of developing bilateral cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Tajikistan. Mahmadzhoh K. Gulzoda expressed interest in organizing joint scientific research, exchanging teachers, students and research assistants, holding joint conferences, webinars on topical issues of medicine. The Minister of Health Valeriy A. Malashko emphasized the readiness of the Belarusian side to support any initiatives of Tajikistan in the field of health and medical education.

After the meeting with the Minister of Health Valeriy A. Malashko, the delegation of the Belarusian State Medical University Anatol V. Sikorsky accepted the delegation of the Abu Ali Ibni Sino Tajik State Medical University. The meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for International Relations Vasily V. Rudenok, Head of the Center for the Development of Information Technologies Alexander V. Staheiko.

During the meeting, university rector Anatol V. Sikorsky spoke about the history, structure, educational and scientific activities of the Belarusian State Medical University and the features 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 university attaches the greatest importance to the improvement of the quality of training of medical specialists, provided by the introduction of innovative forms and technologies of education by equipping with technical means used in the learning process, improving curricula and programs, and improving the qualifications of teaching staff.

The parties discussed the prospects for the development of academic and scientific cooperation for 2018-2019 within the framework of the Agreement on Academic and Scientific Cooperation, as well as issues relating to the learning process, systems of organization of higher medical education in Tajikistan and Belarus, rules for admission to higher medical schools and conducting admission campaigns.

The rector of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali ibní Sino Mahmadzhoh K. Gulzoda highly appreciated the level of organization of the educational process, the student control system (electronic journal), the professionalism of the staff and teachers of the Belarusian State Medical University, as well as the ability to combine classical and modern approaches in the preparation of highly qualified specialists.

At the end of the meeting, the guests thanked the university staff for their hospitality and the warm welcome. The parties exchanged with souvenirs.

After the official meeting, the delegation was given a tour of the Belarusian State Medical University, including the university library, the museum of the Department of Normal Anatomy, a practical training laboratory.

The guests also visited the Center for Expertise and Testing in Healthcare. The director of the center Sergey I. Marchenko presented information about the organization’s activities to ensure the safety, efficacy and quality of medicines, pharmaceutical substances, medical products, medical equipment.

The latest achievements in the field of organ and tissue transplantation for the delegation of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abuali Ibni Sino were presented by Oleg O. Rummo Director of the Minsk Scientific and Practical Center of Surgery, Transplantology and Hematology. Oleg O. Rummo focused the guests on the need to provide medical care of the type of a closed cycle in various pathologies. And the Minsk Scientific and Practical Center for Surgery, Transplantology and Hematology was one of the first to do this on such a large scale, with high quality and in a shorter time. Oleg O. Rummo also spoke about plans to expand the center’s capabilities and build a new building.

On the final day of the visit on October 10, 2018, the delegation of the Tajik State Medical University named after Abu Ali Ibn Sino was given Minsk city tour with a visit to the main attractions of the city.

The leadership of the educational establishment 'Belarusian State Medical University' expresses gratitude to the delegation of the Abu Ali Ibn Sino Tajik State Medical University and to the rector Makhmadzhoh Kurbonali Gulzod personally for the visit and fruitful work. We sincerely hope that our partnership will develop in the future for the benefit of the people of Belarus and Tajikistan.

Varvara Boyko, Head of the Department of International Relations;
Anastasia Karnacheva, Methodist of the Department of International Relations;
Photo: Dmitry Zelenkovsky
Translation: A.Karnacheva