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Huamei Life and Health College Set Up by Zhejiang Wanli University

On the afternoon of July 13th, Zhejiang Wanli University signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Ningbo No. 2 Hospital, Ningbo Life and Health Industry Research Institute of National Science and Technology, and Ningbo University of National Science and Technology Clinical Teaching Center to build Huamei Life and Health College of Zhejiang Wanli University. Through the integration of science and education, resource sharing, complementary advantages and medical and educational collaboration, the two sides will focus on the health of life in the future, and build an important scientific and technological innovation source and scientific and technological achievements export place in the field of life science and medicine in eastern Zhejiang, thus becoming a talent training base featuring bio-medicine and intelligent imaging in higher medical education in Ningbo. The college aims to provide intellectual and technological support for Ningbo to build a healthy China Municipal demonstration area.

The signing ceremony was presided over by Qian Guoying, Director of the Academic Committee of Zhejiang Wanli University and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Huamei Life and Health College. The leaders attending the signing ceremony also include Xu Wenji, deputy party secretary of Ningbo Education Bureau, Zhou Jianlin, deputy director of Ningbo Patriotic Health Campaign Committee, Ying Xiong, chairman of Zhejiang Wanli Education Group, Zheng Jian-jun, party secretary of Ningbo No. 2 Hospital, Wang Boding, president of Ningbo No. 2 Hospital, Ying Min and Yang Zhenfeng, president and vice president of Zhejiang Wanli University. Leaders of relevant functional departments and representatives of teachers and students also attended the signing ceremony.

Ying Min and Wang Boding signed the contract on behalf of the two sides. According to the contract, Huamei Life and Health College carries out joint training for full-time undergraduates and postgraduates in talent training, scientific and technological innovation and social service. In addition to joint research and discipline construction in the fields of medicine, pharmacy and health big data, the college aims to establish medical imaging, physiological and biochemical, medical testing, nutrition guidance, rehabilitation therapy and other laboratories, hoping to undertake the daily teaching, experiment, practice functions of medical students and medical practitioners to provide refresher training services, and to provide medical health management services around the South Higher Education Park.

Yang Zhenfeng read out the document of our university, declaring the establishment of Huamei Life and Health College of Zhejiang Wanli University. Ying Min and Zheng Jianjun inaugurated the college on behalf of both sides. Xu Wenji, Zhou Jianlin, Ying Xiong, Wang Boding and Qian Guoying witnessed it. Ying Min said in his speech that the university is on the road of building a first-class and worldly famous high-level application-oriented university with distinctive characteristics, and it is more necessary to gather forces from all sides to achieve mutual benefit and common development. The unveiling of Huamei Life and Health College means that the big family of Zhejiang Wanli University has had one more secondary college, marking the cooperation between the local government and the university into a new stage of comprehensive cooperation and in-depth cooperation.

Ying Min said: We sincerely look forward to working together with you, forge ahead together, in the new journey of high-quality coordinated development, jointly harvest the new fruits of the integration of industry, university, research and application, and contribute our wisdom and shoulder our responsibility to accelerate the construction of a modern coastal metropolis in Ningbo. Zheng Jian-jun introduced the development situation and future planning of the Second Hospital of Ningbo from the discipline construction, clinical research and teaching, etc.. He expressed the hope that through close cooperation, Huamei College can be built into a high-level application-oriented college with new medical personnel training, technology research and development, industry service, and can truly become a regional science and technology innovation highland, achievement transformation garden and high-level medical talent training base in the field of life and health. Ying Xiong reviewed the arduous history of our university since the reform of the system, and said that he was full of confidence and expectation for the joint construction of Huamei Life and Health College. He pointed out that the establishment of Huamei Life and Health College is not only in line with the concept of serving the major national strategy and local development needs, but also an important achievement of pooling resources, building a platform and promoting development, which fully reflects the concept of courage and innovation of the university.

Zhou Jianlin affirmed the strength of our discipline, and said that the joint construction of Huamei Life and Health College is a win-win cooperation, hoping for the joint training of medical talents in Ningbo. Zhou put forward three expectations: First, we focus on promoting the development of new medical education; Second, we should find the right characteristics and start the reputation of the new college; Third, we need to work hard to deliver first-class cooperation results. Xu Wenji, on behalf of the Municipal Education Bureau, expressed warm congratulations on the establishment of Huamei Life and Health College of Zhejiang Wanli University, saying that it was a good thing both for the development of higher education in Ningbo and for Ningbo's health system. Xu said that this university plus hospital cooperation education model will be a new chapter for the development of higher education and health industry in our city. Holding the fundamental task of fostering talents with virtues and in-depth cooperation with local government, our university adheres to the purpose of innovation and application-oriented principle, and explores innovative ways of cooperation with the government and enterprises so as to achieve new scientific fruits and cultivate high-level talents for the development of Ninbo.