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Medic's Guide to Work and Electives Around the World - Electives, hospitals, medical schools, medicine, nursing, travel, work,  NGOs, voluntary work, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Mark Wilson
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Population: 1.3 billion
Language: Mandarin
Capital: Beijing
Currency:  Yuan
Int Code: +86

NB. For travel to Tibet: contact the Tourist Bureau of Tibet (Fax: +891 6334632) to obtain approval before applying for a Chinese visa.  Visit the web site www.chinese-embassy.org.uk)

Useful Addresses:

The Ministry of Health, 44 Houhaibeiyan, Xicheng Qu, Beijing 100725 Tel: +86 10 403 4433
Chinese Medical Association: 42 Dongsi Xidajie Beijing 100710 Tel: +86 10 6513 4885 Fax: 10 6512 3754www.chinamed.org.cn - this website gives extensive details about healthcare in China and how to organise exchanges

Medical Schools:

There are in the region of 130 medical schools. Here are some of the hospitals associated with them:

Beijing

Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Dong Dan, San Tiao, Beijing 100730 Tel: +86 10 201 7620 www.pumch.ac.cn

Beijing Medical University, 38 Xue Yuan Road, Beijing, Post: 100083 Tel: +86 10 201 7620 Fax: 20 201 5681 www.bjmu.edu.cn 
The First Affiliated Hospital (the First College of Clinical Medicine). Originally founded in 1915 the hospital, with very up-to-date facilities, has 42 wards providing 1136 beds and an outpatients department seeing 5000 patients per day. It is a centre of excellence both for clinical care and research. As well as being a tertiary referral centre, it also runs a special primary care office for local people. It is renowned for its excellence in renal, cardiovascular and oncological diseases. It has an outpatient acupuncture department treating sciatica, headaches, tinnitus etc. It has six very active research institutes. It is quite a way out of Beijing and a slog to get to.
The Peoples’ Hospital at Beijing Medical University is effectively the second affiliated hospital. It too has a number of specialities.
The Third Affiliated Hospital. The hospital was founded in 1958 as a general hospital and in 1987 the Beijing Medical University decided to set up its third college of clinical medicine in it. It has 945 beds and all major medical and surgical specialities. Some interesting departments include the department of traditional Chinese medicine and the central sterilization room. It has the national departments of sports medicine. There are four research centres, including sports medicine, laser medicine and plastic surgery.
There are a number of other affiliated hospitals (the sixth is concerned with mental health); contact the University for more.

A Centre for Traditional Chinese Medicine:

Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, 11 Bei San Huan Dong Lu, Chaoyang District Beijing 100029 Tel: +86 10 642 13841, Fax: 10 642 13817 www.bjucmp.edu.cn 

Guangdong

Guangdong Medical College, 2 Wenming Dong Donglu, Xiashan District Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, 524023 Tel: +86 759 228 1544, Fax: 759 228 4104 www.gdmc.edu.cn
Guangzhou College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Yuan Li, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.

Hunan
Hunan Medical University, 22 Bei Zhan Road, PO Box 46, Changsha 410078 Tel: +86 731 447 2685 Fax: 731 447 1339

Inner Mongolia:
Inner Mongolia College of Medical Sciences
, 5 Xinhua Street, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region 010059 Tel: +86 471 696 3300, Fax: 471 696 5120
Inner Mongolia College of Traditional Mongolian Medicine,16 Cui Lin He Street, Tongliao Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region 028041 Tel: 475 696 7406

Liaoning
China Medical University, 92 North Road, Heping District, Shenyang, Liaoning. PR 110001, China Tel: +86 24 386 3731 Fax: 24 387 5539 www.cmu.edu.cn

Jiangsu
Nantong Medical College, 19 Qixiu Road, Nantong, Jiangsu 226001, China Tel: +86 513 5517191 Fax: 513 5517359. www.ntmc.edu.cn

Shanghai
Shanghai Second Medical University
, 280 South Chong Qing Road, Shanghai 200025 Tel: +86 21 632 008 79, Fax: 21 632 029 16 www.shsmu.edu.cn. One of the hospitals it uses is: Rui Jin Hospital, Shanghai Second Medical College, 197 Rui Jin ER Road, Shanghai, China.

Sichuan
Chengdu in west China is a busy town and the gateway to China for people who travel via Tibet.
West China University of Medical Science, 17 Section 3, South Ren Min Road, Chengdu, Sichuan 610044 Tel: +86 28 550 100 Fax: 28 558 3252

Tibet Autonomous Region:
Yanwangshan School of Traditional Tibetan Medicine,6 Bai Ta Road, Lhasa 850003 – this is the Chine’s replacement for the Tibetan Medical School that used to be here. If you want to see uninfluenced practice then go to Dharamsala, North India.
The Main Western Hospital in Lhasa is: Tibet No 1 People’s Hospital, +86 891 633 2462 Fax: 891 633 3478

Yunnan

Kunming Medical College, 84 Western Ren Min Road, Kunming, Yunnan 650031 Tel: +86 871 531 6570 Fax: 871 531 1542 www.kmmc.edu.cn

 

 

 
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