On 19-30 March 2018, VSMU welcomed guests from the Republic of Kazakhstan - representatives of Karaganda Medical University: the Head of the Department of Pediatrics and Perinatology, Professor Abeuova Bibigul and the Head of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Surgical Dentistry, Associate Professor Tuleutaeva Svetlana, who under the Agreement on Cooperation between our universities gave lectures to students and academic staff.
Professor Abeova Bibigul visited the chair of pediatrics to lecture and conduct practical classes for 6-year students – Pre-graduate pediatricians and general practitioners. The guest got acquainted with structure and material and technical base of Vitebsk Regional Children's Clinical Center and took an active part in medical conferences.
Associate Professor Tuleutaeva Svetlana became acquainted with the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery with courses of pediatric dentistry and orthodontics. Then she conducted practical classes and delivered lectures to students of Stomatological faculty in the "Pediatric Dentistry and Prevention of Dental Diseases" discipline. Svetlana Toleuovna praised the high level of professionalism of the staff and friendly atmosphere of the young team.
During this visit, the guests from Karaganda Medical University noted the good conditions for training students, developed infrastructure of the campus with modern and comfortable hostels. They exchanged their experience with VSMU academic staff in introducing innovative forms of education.
Our colleagues from Kazakhstan had an opportunity to get acquainted with the city of Vitebsk, to visit museums, exhibitions. The guests were especially impressed after visiting the Marc Chagall memorial house and I. Repin’s estate.
A common interest in strengthening friendly bilateral relations, as well as issues of further interuniversity cooperation were expressed during a meeting with Professor A.T. Shchastny, the rector of the university.