Inha University Hospital and Kyrgyz National Infectious Disease Hospital signed a business agreement in the Central Asian country on Friday, officials at the Korean hospital said.
The two hospitals promised to cooperate for the substantive development of their institutions through human exchanges, including the training of medical professionals. They also agreed to cooperate actively for the construction of Vishekaek Infected Disease Hospital, which will be funded by Korea’s Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF).
|Korean and Kyrgyz officials pose after signing a business accord between the medical institutions of the two countries at the Central Asian nation’s Ministry of Health on Friday. They are, from left, Kim Young-mo, president of Inha University Hospital, Vice Minister of Health and Welfare Bang Mun-kyu, Kyrgyz Minister of Health Talal Tevbek Bhatilayev, and Aliev Guljigit, head of Kyrgyzstan National Hospital for Infectious Diseases|
The contract signing ceremony was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, after a business agreement reached by the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare and Kyrgyz Ministry of Health. Vice Minister of Health and Welfare Bang Mun-kyu and Kyrgyz Minister of Health Talal Tevbek Bhatilayev signed the governmental accord.
Shortly after the ceremony, the Korean and Kyrgyz officials visited the Kyrgyzstan National Infectious Disease Hospital and discussed future directions of development and substantive exchanges between the two countries.
“Inha University Hospital has been trying to make substantive exchanges with CIS states, such as Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, through volunteer activities and patient attraction projects,” said Kim Young-mo, head of the Korean university hospital.
He went on to say, “We will contribute to the cooperation and development of healthcare between the two countries based on the active exchange between the two countries and the state projects which will pick up steam on the occasion of the ongoing visit.”
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