The high-level delegation headed by Chairman of the State Administration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, currently in the Russian Federation, visited the Medical School and the Medical Centre of the Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok yesterday afternoon.
On arrival at the Medical School, Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and the high-level delegation were welcomed by Vice-President of the Medical Affairs of FEFU Dr Oleg I. Pak and members. Then, at the hall of the university, responsible personnel explained the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses to regional and international students, the teaching of paramedic subjects in addition to medical subjects in theory and in practice, and the teaching of research studies by using animals as guinea pigs, the conducting of surgical operations by using robotic and mechanistic technologies, providing medical care at 250-bed treatment centre affiliated with the university and the purpose of the school to turn out outstanding human resources and appointment of outstanding students as tutors and demonstrators. At present, students from 46 countries are studying at the university and responsible personnel said that students from Myanmar will be admitted if they are sent to the university.
After hearing explanations by responsible personnel, the SAC Chairman Prime Minister asked detailed questions about the selection criteria for sending students to study at the university, attending advanced medical courses and the opportunities postgraduate students can get. Next, Union Minister for Health Dr Thet Khaing Win discussed the matters relating to sending postgraduate students and cooperation between medical universities and between hospitals.
Afterwards, the SAC Chairman Prime Minister and party went round the Medical School and responsible personnel gave explanations on the variety of situations about the outbreak of diseases with the help of simulation patients, performing delicate operations by the use of ECG, ultrasound technologies and microsurgical simulators and the functions of Biotechnology Department which carry out research by examining tissues as samples.
Then, the SAC Chairman Prime Minister and party proceeded to the Medical Centre and Director-General Professor Dr Igor S. Bryukhovetskiy of Medical Centre gave explanations about the undertakings of the department. The Prime Minister asked questions about all he wanted to know.
Finally, the SAC Chairman Prime Minister gave souvenirs to the Vice-President of the Medical Affairs of FEFU and the Director-General of the Medical Centre. The Medical Centre on the campus of FEFU covers 53,000 square metres and about 200 specialists, doctors and paramedics are working there. The FEFU Medical Centre has 14 medical departments and gives treatments for various kinds of diseases. — MNA