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EVENT 2024.04.04

キルギス・オシュ国立大学代表団が東京医科歯科大学を訪問/Representatives from Osh State University, Kyrgyzstan Visited Tokyo Medical and Dental University

[Article in English follows the Japanese.]


初日の朝、代表団は統合教育機構 副機構長 高田教授から、Health Sciences Leadership Program(HSLP)に関して、説明を受けしました。








最後に、本学の修士課程グローバルヘルスリーダー養成 (MPH) コースの学生たちが、キルギスの大気汚染対策に関するプロジェクト案を発表し、代表団よりフィードバックがありました。


文責:Yu Par Khin

On March 28th and 29th, representatives from Osh State University in Kyrgyzstan, led by Rector Kudaiberdi Kozhobekov, visited Tokyo Medical and Dental University, aimed at fostering partnerships and knowledge exchange in the field of medical education and research. Osh State University is one of the leading public universities in Central Asia, located in Osh, the second largest city in the country.

On the first day morning, the representatives met with Professor Takada, Acting Director, Institute of Education, who provided an overview of the Health Sciences Leadership Program. After that, Professor Tohda, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, led a tour of the Tokyo Medical and Dental University hospital’s clinical laboratory.

In the afternoon, Professor Morishita of the Department of Acute Critical Care and Disaster Medicine introduced the emergency care of the hospital and representatives explored the Trauma and Acute Critical Care Medical Center. After that, the representatives had a meeting with Professor Yamawaki, Deputy Director of Clinical Education and Professor Akita, Dean of the Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences and exchanged perspectives on pre- and post-graduate medical education system at Tokyo Medical and Dental University. At the end of the first day, Professor Takeuchi explained about the Biosafety Laboratory Unit (BSL3).

On the second day, the representatives visited the Clinical Skills Laboratory, where Associate Professor Kaneko introduced the innovative instruments offered. Subsequent meeting with Professor Uchida, the Executive Vice President of the University and Professor Fuji, the Director of the University Hospital was joined by guests from the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to Japan to discuss the possible future collaborations. Later in that day, the Associate Professors Nakagawa and Yamaguchi explained about the Interprofessional Education underscoring the importance of interdisciplinary approaches in modern healthcare delivery. After that, the representatives explored the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the university hospital. As the last agenda of the trip, Master of Public Health in Global Health students presented their projects on air pollution control in Kyrgyzstan to the representatives who offered comments acknowledging the relevance of presentations to their home country.

Reflecting on the visit, Professor Roman Kalmatov, Dean of the International Medical Faculty at Osh State University, commented “We learned a lot from the attempts at Interprofessional Education and the placement of full-time pharmacists in hospital wards, some of which are not yet available in Kyrgyzstan. We were also very satisfied with the students’ presentations. We would also like to invite representatives from Tokyo Medical and Dental University to visit Osh State University some days.”

Written by Yu Par Khin