Chairman of IAMAT, Mrs. Assunta Marcolongo Visited Hainan Medical University
On the evening of September 30,2011, chairman of IAMAT , Mrs. Assunta Marcolongo visited Hainan Medical University, and had a meeting with relevant departments of HMU at the first meeting room. Firstly, vice president ZengYu, representing school, introduced the history and achievements of Hainan Medical University for sixty years, at the same time warmly welcomed the Mrs. Assunta Marcolongo’s visiting. Then LiuJunbao, the executive director of school of Hainan Health Science and Tourism Medicine, HuaminWang, dean of school of International education introduced their fundamental situation and cooperation prospect respectively. Mrs. Assunta Marcolongo also introduced the history and development of IAMAT, and expressed the satisfaction with the school condition of medical specialties in HaiNan Medical University, especially for the years’ experience in teaching international students, and great interest in establishment of the training center for the tourism medical specialties talents in Hainan Medical University, and full of the confidence for the cooperation prospects. They extensively discussed about tourism medical training program, establishment of the training mall in Hainan, and reached consensus and intention, formed the basic framework for cooperation. Director of Development and Reform Office, GuoYu and parts of the teachers of School of International education also attended the meeting.
International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers, IAMAT founded in 1960, by doctor Vincenzo Marcolongo, which is an international nonprofit service institution providing tourism hygiene consultation and medical assistance for international travelers, and aimed at helping international travelers understand tourism health risks, helping them get medical assistance at IAMAT all over the world when it’s needed. The IAMAT’s service almost are throughout global travel destination, and have internationally high reputation and influence. The IAMAT has been keeping good cooperation relationship for many years. The IAMAT is also the branch of Foundation for Support of International Medical Training,Inc.. The travel medical scholarship which is set up by IAMAT, funded for the international travel health professionals to America to study, which has played a positive role in improving our country's international travel health care level. The chairman, Mrs. Assunta Marcolongo,has visited China for many times, and Beijing, Yangzhou, Shenzhen, Taizhou,Ningxia and so on, and gave the enormous help and guidance advice on the travelling medical development and international construction of travel health care in China. At present, in China forty international travel hygiene institutions was awarded the IAMAT fixed-point international travel service agencies. After the release of the news of the construction of international travel islands in Hainan, the international tourists aid association paid attention on it. The typhoon didn’t keep her from investigation in Hainan. Mrs. Assunta Marcolongo directly went to HaiNan Medical University on the first visit to Hainan.She hoped that the IAMAT travel medical scholarship training program can be expanded to the countries outside the United States, and intended to establish the new travel medical training base in HaiNan Medical University for training jointly more international travel medical specialists, which can benefit the development of our travel medical and the construction of international travel island in Hainan.
vice president, ZengYu
Chairman of IAMAT, Mrs. Assunta Marcolongo
The executive director of school of Hainan Health Science and Tourism Medicine, LiuJunbao