The MoU envisions educational, training, research cooperation, including joint educational/training activities, joint research efforts, academic exchanges, and faculty/student exchanges
Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman a medical university in the Middle East region has expanded its growing network of partner universities worldwide by signing a MoU with The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, one of China’s institutions of research, medical service, medical education, preventive care and rehabilitation, for joint undertakings in academia and research. An agreement to this effect was signed by both the universities, recently.
Prof Hossam Hamdy, Chancellor, GMU and Dr Xiao Haipeng, Vice President, Sun Yat-Sen University and President of The First Affiliated Hospital signed the MoU representing their respective universities. The MoU envisions educational, training and research cooperation, including joint educational/training activities, joint research efforts, academic exchanges, faculty/student exchanges.
The collaboration also includes the joint delivery of the Executive Master in Healthcare Management and Economics (EMHME), offered by GMU’s College of Healthcare Management and Economics. GMU’s College of Healthcare Management and Economics is a full-fledged college in the Middle East region, offering bachelors and masters programmes designed to cater to the constantly growing health industry. The college offers the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management and Economics (BSc HME) – a four-year programme, as well as an Executive Masters in Healthcare Management and Economics (EMHME) – a 12-month programme designed to benefit middle to senior level professionals in the healthcare industry. These programmes will support all aspects of the healthcare industry including finance, economics and insurance.
Prof Hossam Hamdy said, “GMU’s association with The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, would open up avenues for greater professional collaboration and exchanges between both universities. “This is in line with our vision to be a leading international academic healthcare institution through the integration of quality health professions education, healthcare and research. Both the institutions uphold futuristic visions and high standards. We are confident that this partnership would benefit the medical education, healthcare and research sectors in the UAE and beyond, facilitating continuing professional development in these areas, in the long run.”