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題目 Korea University Medical Center Established the first Graduate School of Environmental and Human Health in Uzbekistan and Opened the KU-TMA Collaborating Research Center
区分 News 作成日 2018-06-14 照会数 2049

Korea University Medical Center strives to develop international healthcare

Established the first Graduate School of Environmental and Human Health in Uzbekistan and Opened the KU-TMA Collaborating Research Center

The 3rd International Symposium on KU-TMA Clinical Exchange successfully completed

 

Korea University Medical Center (Lee Ki Hyoung, President and CEO of Medical Center & Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs) opened KU-TMA Collaborative Research Center at the Graduate School of Environmental and Human Health from the Tashkent Medical Academy (TMA) for the development of Uzbekistan healthcare sector and successfully completed the international symposium. In addition, MOU will be concluded in order to establish a continuous cooperative relationship with TMA of Uzbekistan, and it will continue various and systematic exchanges, not only with environmental healthcare sector.

 

Established in 1919, TMA is the leading medical education institution in Uzbekistan. It boasts an enrollment of 5,000 and has a total of six faculties and 41 departments, including the Faculty of Medicine. In particular, Korea University Medical Center (KUMC) has continued their cooperative relationship since 2015 and established the first Graduate School of Environmental and Human Health in 2017.

 

KUMC, since the past 6th for two days, visited the Tashkent National Medical University(TMA) in Uzbekistan with a composition of a total of ten people including Executive Vice President Lee Kee Hyoung, former Executive Vice President Kim Woo-kyung, Dean Lee Hong-sik of College of Medicine, Dean Lee June-young of College of Health Science, Prof. Choi Jae-wook of Preventative Medicine Department, and CEO Lim Jin-woo of Junglim Architecture Cog., Ltd.

 

KUMC and TMA held the opening ceremony of the KU-TMA Collaborating Research Center on July 7 at 11 am, according to local time in Uzbekistan. During the event 150 personnel attended including the visiting team of KUMC, Uzbekistan Deputy Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education U. Begimkulov, and Rector Laziz Nadirovich Tuychiev.

 

The KU-TMA Collaborating Center has secured a total of eight lecture halls and laboratories and has supported UV Spectrometer, Atomic absorption Spectrometer to ensure successful management of departments and experiments. Following the opening ceremony, Korea University and TMA signed an MOU for clinical and medical education cooperation fields to promote active clinical exchange cooperation between the two.

 

A symposium commemorating the opening of the KU-TMA Collaborating Research Center was held on June 7 at 3 pm, local standard time. The 3rdInternational Symposium on KU-TMA Clinical Exchange proceeded while Ambassador Kwon Young-woo of Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan Deputy Minister of Health Saidaliyev S, and Deputy Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education Begimkulov U attended.

 

Lee Kee Hyoung, the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs of Korea University, said, “Today, KUMC and TMA have opened a collaborating research center, which is the result of healthcare cooperation and we have signed an MOU for further development.” Lee said, “We plan to make various exchanges and cooperation possible and today’s symposium is a meaningful place that marks the start.” He also added, “I look forward to seeing KUMC and TMA contribute greatly to the development of healthcare in both countries.”

 

On the other hand, the Graduate School of Environmental and Human Health at the TMA, Uzbekistan is the first graduate school in Uzbekistan, which was established as part of the project to promote and support leading international universities, sponsored by the Ministry of Education and the Korea Research Foundation (KRF) by a team of Prof. Choi Jae-wook of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Korea University College of Medicine. To educate experts on environmental health such as climate change and environmental epidemiology in Uzbekistan and the develop sustainable environmental health education, in May of last year, there was a government approval for establishing a new department and a graduate school quota, and in September of the same year, a total of 13 freshmen entered the graduate school.

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