News Bernica

On March 15-16, 2023, in our university we had the first kick off meeting conference of the BERNICA project within the framework of Erasmus Plus. Aim of the project is Building educational and research capacity in nutrition and dietetics in Central Asia. The conference was attended by 9 higher medical educational institutions: FH JOANNEUM University (Austria), Kazakh National Medical University named after S. Asfendiyarov and Karaganda Medical University (Kazakhstan), Istanbul MEDIPOL University (Turkey), Tashkent Medical Academy and Bukhara State Medical Institute (Uzbekistan), International Medical School and Osh State University (Kyrgyzstan), Tajikistan State Medical University and Khatlon State Medical University (Tajikistan).

At the at the conference meeting participants represented their educational institutions. The International Medical School, represented by the coordinator of the BERNICA project, K. Dzhusupov, shared a detailed project plan, goals and ways of accomplishing tasks for the entire period. The 2-day conference was very constructive and informative. In conclusion, the partners have planned further joint activities for the successful implementation of the project.