Yonsei University Health System and Tashkent Medical Academy(TMA) in Uzbekistan held an MOU signing ceremony in the YUHS President & CEO Conference Room at November 29, 2021. The MOU signed was an extension of the MOU between YUHS and TMA, which has been firstly executed in November 2015. The main contents of the MOU includes personnel and academic exchange, joint host of academic symposium and conference, cooperation in research and international patient treatment, etc. The MOU will be valid for 5 years from the signing date. Yonsei Institute for Global Health is planning to conduct various global ODA projects in Uzbekistan in the near future, including the Specialist Course for Prevention of Epidemics, TMA construction project, and Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute empowerment project. The MOU ceremony will be a stepping stone for fostering further collaboration and cooperation with TMA, Uzbekistan.
Nov 30, 2021
Medical Mission Center launched the Severance One Family program in 2021. Medical Mission Center presents an award to medical personnel from a Medically Underserved Country. The candidates have trained at Severance Hospital, YUHS, through the medical mission program for medical education and are currently sharing their knowledge and love in their community. The winner of the year 2021 is Levis Mwanza Nguku from Kenya, who trained in the Department of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Severance Hospital, in 2012. He is currently working in Machakos Orthopedic Clinic.
Nov 29, 2021
The 7th Severance Unification Night was held on November 22 by the Center for Health & Unification of Korea, Yonsei Institute for Global Health. This year in particular, many faculty members and students submitted excellent productions to the video contest, and on the day of the event, the winners were announced and an awards ceremony was held. The Center for Health & Unification of Korea is an institution that plans and conducts activities and research to specifically prepare for the duties of Yonsei University Health System in the future unification of Korea through the activities of the medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, and public health planning groups. The Severance Unification Night first started in 2015 to raise interest and awareness in the field of unification of South and North Korea and health care. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this year's event was held in a noncontact form, just like the previous year. The event started with a greeting from Yong-beom Park, director of the Center for Health & Unification of Korea, then led on with congratulatory remarks from Dong-sup Yoon, President & CEO of Yonsei University Health System, a keynote lecture by Professor Myung-gyu Park of Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, showing finalists’ video productions, comments from the judges, quizzes, announcement of the contest winners and awards ceremony, followed by a prize draw and then closing. In the congratulatory speech, President Dong-Seop Yoon said “Since 2014, the Center for Health & Unification of Korea has been conducting various activities such as seminars, research and education in preparation for the post-unification health and medical tasks. Our faculties and students are moving forward together toward this challenge. I look forward to your continued interest and participation in preparations for unification through this ‘Severance Unification Night’.” The video contest accepted entries until November 12, and the final winner was selected by adding up the average score excluding the highest and lowest scores among the judges, and additional points based on the number of YouTube likes. Seung-hyun Lee, 3rd year student of Yonsei University College of Nursing, who participated as the representative of the grand prize winning team, said, “Thank you for this unexpected award. I would like to thank the judges and everyone who watched our video and clicked the like button on Youtube. Thank you also to the team members who worked hard to make the video together. Also, thank you for giving me the opportunity to think and learn about ‘unification’ through this video contest, which is a topic I have never thought about before.”
Nov 26, 2021
As celebrating the 2021 Medical Mission Month, Wonju Medical Mission Center hosted the Mission Talk with Yonsei University Health System, Ewha Womans University Medical Center, Kosin University Gospel Hospital, Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center, Presbyterian Medical Center, and Sam Medical Center on November 20, Saturday. The Mission Talk conference took place at the Wonju Yonsei University Health System and through the Zoom online. Ten presenters shared their own experiences of spreading the love of Jesus in real life.
Nov 24, 2021
Medical Mission Center has been supporting COVID-19 emergency relief to alumni missionaries who are going through difficulties in helping people in diverse countries since 2020. The relief was provided 3 times : 2 times in 2020, and 1 time in 2021. In order for the 4th COVID-19 relief, the center raised funds from staffs and other donors, which reached 100,198,800KRW. Among them, 60,000,000KRW was used for supporting 12 alumni missionaries, and the rest will be used in the first half of 2022.
Nov 18, 2021