Jilin University – China, was established long back in 1946, just after the Second World War. Chinese fought the longest duration of the World War 2 and reported to lost almost 14 million people. It is located near the Songhua River in the beautiful northeastern Chinese city, which is famous for its winter beauty. This Medical University in China is located in Changchun, which is also the Capital of Jilin Province. It has also one of the leading Medical College in China, which it is known for its comprehensive education and it comes under the direct jurisdiction of Chinese Ministry of Education. In the beginning, this university was not that huge but in the year 2000 four other university was merged with Former Jilin University whose names are
Norman Bethune Medical University
Jilin University of Technology
Changchun University of Science and Technology
Changchun College of Posts and Communications
Later in 2004, the former University of Military Logistics also became part of Jilin University. This mega merger of top most educational institutions in China has made the new Jilin University the biggest university of the nation in terms of no of students enrolled every year.
The education offered by the university can be divided into 13 different disciplines like medicine, agriculture, philosophy, economics, management, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, military science and last but not the least is arts. It has 124 programs to graduate, 299 to post graduate, 327 doctoral programs and 41 post-doctoral programs. This huge university has 8 different campuses and seven of them are located in Jilin’s capital itself – Changchun and remaining one is in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province.
It terms of area it covers a huge land spread over 6.11 Million Square Meters in Changchun Campuses and 3.34 Zhuhai Campus. The University Library has a huge volume of books – 6.98 million volumes and UNESCO, UNIDO and the World Bank recognize this fact. It has been ranked 8th in Chinese Rankings of Colleges and Universities and many of its courses have global rankings in different disciplines. It offers Globally Recognized Medical Degree, recognized by WHO and Ministry of Education in China graduates of MBBS program are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in different countries such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, HPCSA, SCHS etc.
Some Facts about the Jilin Medical University, China
It has an affiliated hospital with 456 hospitals offering comprehensive medical services
The University Hospital has advanced equipments such as MRI, DSA, poly-spiral CT, DR digital video camera and digital gastrointestinal machines
It also has hi-tech equipments like 24-hour Holter monitoring, color ultrasounds, full-automatic biochemical analyzer, high-energy focus ultrasonic knives, hyperbaric oxygen chamber and other equipment.
The hospital can perform heart and lung transplants, bivalve replacement and major vascular surgery, PTCA, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and open-heart surgery for infants with complicated congenital heart disease.