On October 15, 2019, Vice-Rector – Director of the Institute of Public Health and Professional Health of NC JSC “Karaganda Medical University”, researcher of Lund University, Sweden Kamshat Tussupova visited Semey Medical University.
During the visit, a meeting was held with undergraduates, doctoral students and students of the 4th year of the specialty “Public Health”. During the meeting, Kamshat Tussupova presented her presentation on the development of Public Health in the Republic of Kazakhstan, familiarized with the main functions and competencies of public health professionals. She also noted the structure of the system approach in the public health system and training programs, presented in comparison the models of European and Kazakh educational programs, the modular structure of training in the school of Public health. At the end of the meeting, the participants asked a number of questions, to which they received comprehensive answers.
Then there was a meeting with Deputy Chairman of the Board for Academic Work M.A. Zhanaspayev, Director of the Department of Innovative Education Mr. Serdar Fazil Gurel, Dean of the School of Public Health, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nursing A.O. Myssayev, Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics U.S. Dzhamedinova, where they discussed the implementation of the doctoral program specialty “Public Health”, career development in swedish universities, as well as further cooperation in education and science.