On 1st December, delegates of the International Medical University (Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic), in the person of Rector Bolotbek Bektashovich Maykanaev and Head of the Department of Postgraduate Studies, Head of the Chair of Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Gynecology - Talaibek Sabralievich Buylashev, paid a visit to Ogarev Mordovia State University.
The visit of the leadership of the International Medical University became a logical continuation of the development of relations established between universities in April this year. Then, during their visit to the Kyrgyz Republic, representatives of Ogarev Mordovia State University got acquainted with the scientific and educational infrastructure, managing team, teaching staff and scholars, and discussed lines of prospective cooperation. Upon completion of the visit, the agreement followed.
New initiatives in the development of long-term partnership were outlined by the Acting Rector of Ogarev Mordovia State University - Dmitry Evgenievich Glushko. At the meeting with the leadership of the International Medical University, he voiced the proposals that could resonate with both sides.
The negotiations were pivoting towards the organization of advanced training of the International Medical University staff at Ogarev Mordovia State Technical University. In addition, colleagues from the Kyrgyz Republic were interested in finding research supervisors from our University for post graduate students and the possibility to submit degree seekers' dissertations for approval to Dissertation Boards run by Ogarev Mordovia State University.
The participants of the meeting also discussed a number of other issues, in particular the implementation of joint double degree programmes, the participation of students of the International Medical University in scientific conferences held at Ogarev Mordovia State University.
During the meeting, D.E. Glushko focused the attention of colleagues on working out the issues related to secondary school catering. He underscored that "Today, Mordovia is a leader in Russia in testing approaches to healthy nutrition of schoolchildren. The University, on the other side, is preparing the ground for opening the academic Chair to train relevant specialists.
The acting Rector also elaborated on the issue saying that the research into the assessment of the effect of nutrition on children's health has already been pursued for many years at the Medicine Institute of our University. Now this work has received a new impetus owing to the attention of the Republic's leadership to it. It is obvious that the comprehensive research, supplemented by scholars of the Kyrgyz Republic, will take the project to the next level bearing positively on its outcome.
After the meeting, the delegation from International Medical University visited the Medicine Institute, to examine the research facilities and clinical base of Ogarev Mordovia State University.