Medical Institute, Osh State University

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Osh State University

The Medical Institute, Osh State University is a public medical institute located in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. It was opened in 1992 as of the reorganisation of the Osh State Pedagogical Institute into Osh State University.

The Medical Institute prepares medical professionals in specialties of General Medicine and Pediatrics. Teaching hospitals are well equipped, with modern diagnostic and treatment facilities. 244 highly qualified teachers are working in 19 Chairs. The Institute has its own library with 32,178 medical books and international scientific journals. The Medical Institute is known for maintaining the very highest standards of academic honesty and institutional integrity.

During the years of its existence, the Medical Institute has trained foreign students from more than twenty countries. At present 2751 students are studying at the Medical Institute, including about 600 students from other countries such as Pakistan, India, Nepal, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Iran, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. Instruction is in both English and Russian.

The Medical Institute awards the degree of M.D. It is accredited, recognised and listed with the World Health Organisation (WHO), Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in the USA, International Medical Education Directory (IMED), and by The Medical Council Of INDIA (MCI) in INDIA, so its degree is recognized all over the world. This gives Medical Institute graduates the ability to continue postgraduate education in other countries such as America.[citation needed]

All clinical hospitals at the Medical Institute are equipped with modern facilities to train students at a high scientific and professional level. In particular, all types of diagnostics, thermovision, angiography, endoscopic technique, highly effective means of treatment by hyperbaric oxygenation, laser therapy, modern efferent methods of de-toxication and many others are widely used.[citation needed]

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