MUSCAT: An academic delegation from Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, headed by Prof Daiva Rastenyte, Vice Rector for Studies, and Head of Neurology Department, visited Sultan Qaboos University yesterday and held discussions with Dr Ali bin Saud al Bimani, the Vice Chancellor of SQU, and other officials on future academic and research collaboration between the two universities.
The two sides explored the possibilities for collaboration in nursing and medical specialties through exchange of students and faculty members and collaborative research. Lithuanian University of Medical Sciences (LSMU) is the biggest institution of higher education for biomedical sciences in Lithuania, successfully integrating studies, research and clinical practice. LSMU consists of two main academies: Medical Academy and Veterinary Academy.
Students of medicine, odontology and nursing gain their practical skills at the Hospital of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, which is the largest medical institution in the Baltic States.
SOURCE: OMAN DAILY OBSERVER