On November 8, 2018 a delegation of the Hainan Tropical Ocean University (China) headed by the Chairman of the Board of the Dershare Chamber of Commerce in Shenzhen Pei Wei Jian and the official representative Mr. Gong He visited the Belarusian State Medical University. The delegation also included representatives of the Chinese business community in the field of tourism, trade, agriculture, IT technologies, as well as the expert in manual therapy Dr. Zhang Haibo.
The delegation was received by Rector of university Anatol V.Sikorski.
The official part of the meeting began with the lecture by Dr. Zhang Haibo entitled “Secrets of Chinese Medicine inherited by many generations. Recovery of the pelvic ring”. The target audience was students, staff members of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and university personnel.
Dr. Zhang Haibo presented information on the importance of preventing the pelvic ring from deformity. So, according to Dr. Zhang Haibo, a person who has no problems with the pelvic ring can be considered truly healthy. The lecturer described the effects of pelvic ring deformity after childbirth: scoliosis, gynecological diseases, obesity, vaginal relaxation, urinary incontinence, etc.
After the lecture Dr. Zhang Haibo conducted the manual training session for everyone interested.
Rector of university Anatol V.Sikorski expressed gratitude to Dr. Zhang Haibo for the interesting information and the manual training session.
The delegation of the People’s Republic of China held a meeting with the Rector of university Anatol V.Sikorski. The meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for academic and educational work Pavel V. Markautsan, Dean of the Faculty of Career Guidance and pre-University Training Aram R. Avetisov, Head of the Department of Belarusian and Russian languages Tatsiana N. Melnikova, Head of the Department of International Relations Varvara V. Boika.
The parties discussed the possibility of establishing cooperation in the field of training Chinese students at the Belarusian State Medical University.
Rector of university Anatol V.Sikorski noted that the number of students from China is growing every year and Chinese students are very diligent, hardworking and responsible.
Mr. Gong He made a proposal for 2-3 teachers of the Department of Belarusian and Russian languages of the Belarusian State Medical University to visit the People’s Republic of China with the aim of teaching Russian language to the Chinese citizens based at the Hainan Tropical Ocean University. They also discussed the possibility of organizing lectures in biology and chemistry by our teachers in order to prepare Chinese students for admission to the Belarusian State Medical University.
Rector of university Anatol V.Sikorski positively assessed the initiative of the Chinese side and in turn proposed to accept applicants from China to study at Faculty of Career Guidance and pre-University Training. Anatol V.Sikorski also proposed to organize meetings with parents of prospective Chinese students who come to study at BSMU in order to get acquainted with the educational process for foreign citizens, as well as with the living conditions and cultural activities.
Mr. Gong He also positively assessed the proposed areas of cooperation, expressing hope for the deepening of bilateral partnership.
After discussing the mutual areas of interest the parties agreed on further cooperation in science, education and culture.
At the end of the meeting, the guests thanked Rector of university Anatol V.Sikorski for warm hospitality.
Author: Varvara Boika, Head of the Department of International Relations
Photo: Dmitry Zelenkovsky
Translation: Varvara Boika