The delegation of Kursk State Medical University, headed by the Rector Professor V.A. Lazarenko, visited the University of Sharjah (UAE), where a working meeting was organized with the Vice Chancellor for Medical Colleges and Health Sciences Professor Qutayba Hamid Al Heialy and the Director of the Research Institute of Medical & Health Sciences Taleb H. Al-Tel.

Issues of cooperation between universities in the exchange of experience in the organization of educational and scientific activities were discussed at the meeting. The parties agreed to consider the possibility of creating a joint scientific fund to carry out medical research and organize academic exchange.

In order to explore the possibilities of cooperation, an excursion around the campuses of medical profile of the University of Sharjah was organized for the KSMU delegation. The delegation got acquainted with the equipment of lecture halls and auditoriums, laboratories of research institutes of medicine. The visit to the simulation center (Sharjah clinical training center) was of particular interest.

Director of the Sharjah Clinical Training Center, Professor Nabil Sulaiman, demonstrated the training opportunities for students and medical professionals in continuing education programs at the center. The delegation also had the opportunity to attend training sessions organized on the basis of the center by Johnson & Johnson company.

Director of the Research Institute of Medical & Health Sciences Taleb H. Al-Tel introduced the ongoing research at each laboratory during the visit to the research institutes of medicine in order to develop promising areas of cooperation in the field of science between the universities.