Our representatives in Sri Lanka in cooperation with the Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Colombo held a seminar promoting two best Russian medical colleges, namely I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) and Russian National Research Medical University (RNRMU). Both of them have always been very popular in Sri Lanka and more few hundreds of Sri Lankan graduates have come back to their homeland to pursue their medical career.
Sechenov University was represented by Prof. Oleg Glazachev, Director of Center for International Education and RNRMU was represented by Ms. Nadezhda Bylova, MD, PhD, Dean of the International Medical School and Mr. Dmitry Puzenko, Deputy of the responsible secretary of the admissions committee responsible for the admission of foreign students.
During the visit to Sri Lanka the members of the delegation visited Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Colombo, the Sri Lanka Medical Council where they had a meeting with its director who confirmed the recognition of General Medicine and Dentistry program in Sechenov University and General Medicine program in RNRMU.
Another warm reception was given to the delegation by Ms. Anastasiya Khokhlova, Director of the Russian Center of Science and Culture, Colombo during which they discussed the perspectives of collaboration to increase the number of students going to study in Russia. They also met with the graduates of the both universities, who told about their student life and current work in Sri Lanka.