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Kharkiv National Medical University
The Kharkiv National Medical University is one of the oldest higher educational establishments of Ukraine. It was founded in 1805 as the Medical Faculty of the Kharkov Uniersity. At present, over 600 teachers work at the departments of this Medical University. Among them there are 81 Doctors and 361 Candidates of Medical Science, 29 members of academies and 5 winners of state prizes.
Since 1951, the University has been training medical personnel for countries of the Eastern Europe, China and Mongolia, and since 1961 it has been training students from other countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. At present, there are about 900 foreign students in the Kharkov National Medical University who study at the Preparatory Department, Medical and Stomatological Faculties, undergo postgraduate and clinical post-graduate (residency) courses as well as professional probation at departments of the University in stomatology (dentistry), therapy, orthopaedics and traumatology, oncology, urology, psychiatry, ophthalmology, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, as well as other medical specialities. The University has trained over 2,000 specialists for 86 states of Europe, Asia, Latin America, Middle East countries. Among them there are 3 Doctors and 70 Candidates of Medical Science, about 200 clinical post-graduates (residents).
The Diploma of the Kharkov National Medical University is prestigious and recognized in many countries of the world. Among former graduates of the University there are ministers and members of parliaments in various countries, outstanding scientists and famous specialists who founded their own clinics abroad. Within the period of their studies the students undergo academic training in main medical specialities. They take part in examinations of patients, giving urgent aid, work at X-ray rooms, clinical and biochemical laboratories. Particular attention is paid to clinical rounds of patients, their management, filling in and arrangement of case histories with their subsequent analysis.
Clinical and theoretical training of the students is performed at 56 departments of the University and the best clinics of Kharkov with use of modern medical diagnostic and therapeutical equipment, computed provision of the academic process, a wide use of audio and video aids. You can reach the homepage of Kharkiv National Medical University here (http://knmu.kharkov.ua).