SCH signs a friendly cooperative agreement with HUMT, Spain
On April 21, 2016, Dr. Chen Yongjun, president of Suining Central Hospital(SCH), held his hands tightly with Dr. Carlos Fontcuberta Sarrau, General Manager of Hospital Universitari Mútua Terrassa(HUMT) in Barcelona,Spain. From then on, the two hospitals, both of which have over 100yrs' history, became friendship hospitals. It is for this handshake that the staff of SCH have waited 100yrs.
In 1914,the British Religious Society of Friends set up "Boji Hospital" in Suining, and Dr. William Henry DAVIDSON from Britain was the first hospital director.He led the first batch of staff, founded "Boji Hospital" on an ignorant and backward land, bringing western medicine to the poor and remote small town. After 100yrs' developments, SCH has developed into a third-grade Class-A comprehensive hospital with three campuses and 2500 open beds,which integrates medical care, teaching, scientific research, prevention and health care as a whole. In order to achieve the grand goal of "being first-class in the country, advanced in the west, leading in Sichuan, and compatible internationally" as soon as possible, SCH came to an agreement with HUMT on establishing friendship hospitals after the field trip of HUMT to our hospital. Dr.Chen Yongjun,director of SCH,together with vice director Dr.He Jia, Dr.Yang Hongwei from medical affairs department,and Dr.Yu Zhou from administration office paid a return visit to HUMT and attended the signing ceremony of friendship hospital agreement.
Located in Barcelona,Spain, HUMT was founded in 1900.It is a large comprehensive hospital group including a general hospital,8 community hospitals, and 1 private hospital with annual budget of 250 million euros.Its obstetrics and gynecology, surgery and oncology department enjoy high reputations in Spain.
During this visit, Dr.Chen Yongjun and his party visited the HIFU center ,interventional radiology center,imaging center,private and public wards in HUMT, understood the operation modes of foreign public hospitals, charitable hospitals and private hospitals.What more important is that a friendship hospital cooperation agreement was signed between SCH and HUMT which will greatly promote our hospital to move onto the international stage and is of great significance to enhance our international influences. The visit has made abundant achievements and remarkable effects. First, it defines that the two sides enhance their academic exchanges and cooperations through exchanging medical and administrative experts as visiting scholars;Second,it takes the mutual relationship to all-round cooperations in medical care, teaching, scientific research and hospital management; Third, it is going to realize city cooperations through hospital cooperations and to promote our city to establish sister city relationships with foreign cities.
Dr.Chen Yongjun and his party also visited the European Institute of Oncology(IEO) in Milan,Italy,and achieved tentative cooperation intentions with its interventional radiology center and breast treatment center in talent exchanges and technical cooperations etc..