Within the framework of III Uzbek-Russian Educational Forum held in Samarkand, a delegation of Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad, Russia) headed by Rector Alexander Fedorov visited Samarkand State Medical University on October 27.
After a warm meeting with the administration of the university, members of the delegation familiarized themselves in detail with the new building and the museum of history of SamSMU. Members of the St. Petersburg delegation also took part in the meeting and acquaintance with the university. Guests highly appreciated opportunities created for students to acquire modern knowledge and technological support of educational process.
In the assembly hall of the new building an extraordinary Academic Council was held with the participation of foreign delegations. Rector of Samarkand State Medical University Jasur Rizaeva and Rector of the Baltic Federal University named after I.Kant Alexander Fedorov noted the importance of bilateral cooperation, which will certainly raise the level of scientific and pedagogical potential and create more opportunities for students of both universities.
At the scientific council, Rector of SamSMU Jasur Rizaev and Rector of I.Kant Baltic Federal University Alexander Fedorov in solemn atmosphere signed a memorandum on cooperation, as well as agreements on joint development of artificial intelligence use in medicine and application of personalized medical technologies for infectious liver diseases.
The first cooperation agreement involves joint research in the application of personalized technologies for infectious liver diseases. Within the framework of this agreement, an international working group will be created to coordinate joint scientific research; it is also planned to develop a methodology for the formation of a national nosological register of infectious liver diseases in order to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of new medical technologies. The agreement covers not only scientific research, but also public events, educational practices for all levels of education, exchange of teachers, advanced training courses, and joint publication of articles. Within the framework of the second signed agreement it is planned to jointly develop artificial intelligence technologies in the field of medicine. Specialists from the two universities will jointly study the possibilities of applying network learning and AI for diagnostics, determining treatment and rehabilitation tactics for patients with socially significant diseases. The agreement also provides for scientific events, conferences and seminars and the creation of academic mobility programs for students and faculty at both institutions.
The signed international agreements create a solid foundation for improving the quality of medical personnel training at Samarkand State Medical University, digitalization of innovative medicine and further development of practical healthcare areas in the region.