Consortium

Project leader
University of MilanThe Department of Occupational and Environmental Health of the University of Milan is the world’s ancients Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, inaugurated in 1910. The Department has been engaged and has been coordinating several research projects in occupational health at the regional, national & international levels in several corners of the world. Among topics raised by the Department’s projects are psychosocial risk factors, food safety, safe use of pesticides, agriculture & risk assessment. The Department has recently carried out the high educational experience of “European master on Risk Assessment”. The Department’s International Centre for Rural Health, WHO collaborating Centre for OSH, is an international reference point for the several aspects of rural health, such as health promotion among rural population, health care provision to rural inhabitants, occupational & rural health structures & services, distance learning courses in African & Asian countries.
EU Partners
Technical University of BerlinThe internationally renowned Technische Universität Berlin is located in Germany’s capital city at the heart of Europe. Our academic activities are focused on achieving sharply-defined goals: building a distinctive profile for our university, ensuring exceptional performance in research and teaching, providing our graduates with excellent qualifications and a modern approach to university administration. The TU Berlin strives to promote the dissemination of knowledge and to facilitate technological progress through adherence to the core principles of excellence and quality. Strong regional, national and international networking with partners in science and industry are an important aspect in these endeavors.
University of TartuUniversity of Tartu (UT) is the largest University in Estonia which offers research-based graduate and postgraduate degree programs and deals with both fundamental and applied research. UT comprises 4 faculties, and currently, the University of Tartu includes 17,000 undergraduate students, 1,300 graduate students, and 1,700 researchers/teaching academics. The Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the Faculty of Medicine provides knowledge, skills and experience for practicing public health, expert decision-making, implementation of decisions, management, health promotion and research in the fields of health care and public health. The Department provides graduate and post-graduate training in public health and has a wide portfolio of research projects in main domains of public health incl environmental and occupational health. The key competences are exposure analysis and modelling, epidemiology and biostatistics, health impact assessment, environmental risk communication, and management.
Learning Foundation and Developing Occupational Health / LDOHThe non-profit Foundation Learning and Development in Occupational Health (LDOH), www.ldoh.net supports Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) professionals, institutions and global associations through developing and promoting good quality research, education, information and consultancy.
The LDOH head office in the Netherlands is the core of a global network of collaborating institutions, universities and senior experts in OSH.
LDOH has broad experience in research, development and training in Occupational Health:
• Involvement in EU Lifelong Learning Emutom project (online Occupational Medicine module education undergraduate medical students)
• Consultancy for WHO, ICOH, WONCA (primary health care), ISSA, EU
• Participation in different international collaborative programs and training courses in occupational and environmental medicine e.g. in Turkey, Latin American countries, Caribbean countries, Indonesia, the Netherlands
• Education of Evidence-Based Occupational Health
• Coordination of large R&D programs
ECM Space Technologies GmbHEMC is a spin-off company from the Aerospace Research Institute of Berlin Institute of Technology – the first and largest German educational establishment in the field of space research and exploration. P6 has built on and extended the portfolio of services earlier offered by ECM Office and aimed at commercialization of the results of TUB innovative small satellite technologies. As a partner of the Technical University of Berlin, the company provides and supports international research and education activities. The company has developed new mechanism for stimulating the cooperation between universities and enterprises, is participating at European Union programs as an engineering and management partner in the following EU projects: 1 Erasmus-Mundus, 8 TEMPUS projects: NCR 2006, CRIST 2008, PROMENG 2010, ECOMMIS 2011, SESREMO 2013, MMATENG 2013, NETCENG 2013, DOCMEN 2015 and 5 FP7 projects.
Since 2012 ECM organises/conducts periodic intensive training courses to train academic, administrative staff of HEIs and graduate engineers of partner countries on improving his professional competence incl. teaching techniques, Engineering skills, project management and intercultural communication. In the frames of above projects EMC operates as a conductor of training courses on partnership /networking between HEI and society by establishing entities to strengthen the linkage of the HEIs and Labour Market. In the course of these projects, the project management and engineering/administration capacity of EMC has been developed, validated and proven efficient. Besides that, P6 assumes a role of assisting /consulting partner for the P1.
Partner Countries' Organizations
International School of MedicineISM is a private institution and presents one of the leading nationwide and regionally recognized medical HE institutions. Being officially registered at FAIMER, IIME, and WHO and having an international HEI status the ISM has strong academic portfolio in education, research and development. ISM trains highly qualified medical specialists, conducts scientific research in high altitude medicine, in areas of public health. ISM delivers graduate and postgraduate (residency) programmes in Medicine, scientific research programmes and training courses for health specialists. Activities of ISM are aimed at quality assurance of educational process; support of persons according to modern social, educational and technical requirements of the community; internationalization of education & scientific research. In its projects ISM promotes community research & development and multisided partnership.
Osh State UniversitySU is the largest and the oldest university in southern Kyrgyzstan. 27,000 students, including 1500 international students, study at the university. Instruction is offered in both English and Russian. There are about 19 cultural and study centers. There are 2 professional medical schools and one kindergarten affiliated with OSU.OSU is a member of the European Association of International Education and International Association of Universities. Trainings are conducted on 76 specialites in 10 languages; on 24 specialties OSU has joined the world catalogue of universities. With regards to international focus, OSU has also been active in collaborating with programs such as NISSCUP, IREX, ACCELS, DAAD, INTAS, CEP, TEMPUS & cooperates with more than 90 higher education institutions, various foundations, public sectors, embassies and diplomatic representatives of foreign countries around the world.
Taasir-ImpactThe NGO is aimed at provision of research and educational services to the society, mainly in public health and health education areas. The organization comprises of more than 20 members of such specialties as public health, industrial hygiene, general medicine, occupational medicine, social sciences. Specialists have different background, research and educational skills, experience of working in international projects. NGO sspecialises in community development research, supporting local communities in health promotion. NGO has experience in participation in international projects in higher education, particularly development of forum for public health specialists.saltanatnasirdin@gmail.com
Kazakh National Medical University named after S.D. AsfendiyarovKazNMU is the first institute in Kazakhstan founded in 1930. It`s mission is providence of a society with harmonically developed specialists of high and post-diploma education, presenting new knowledge in medicine and pharmacy, rendering ethic, highly qualified medical service and strongly and deeply integrated into the world’s community. At the university there are 76 departments and 7 courses at 6 faculties (therapeutic, pediatric, public health, management in public health and pharmacy, general medicine, professional training and 2 faculties (pharmaceutical and stomatological) departments were transformed into modules (pharmaceutical faculty 5 modules, stomatological 9 modules).
Karaganda State Medical UniversityKaraganda State Medical University today is one of the leading medical HEI in Kazakhstan: according to the National Accreditation Centre’s rating in 2008 year, KSMU has occupied the 8th place among 60 Kazakhstan HEIs and it is the leading medical school in republic. National Certification Commission (2007) marked the high achievements in the University of teaching, research and education and was encouraged to «establish a school of excellence based on KSMU not only for medical universities in Kazakhstan, but in Central Asian republics and CIS countries». KSMU is the first medical institution in the CIS, has successfully held in mid-2005, ratification in accordance with the requirements of all activities of management quality ISO 9001-2000 certification body NQA – Russia – the Russian Mission of the British authority in certification systems management, NQA – UK Global Assurance.5000 local and foreign students study on 5 Faculties of the University.
Semey State Medical UniversitySemey State Medical University – is one of the higher medical education establishments of Kazakhstan Republiс, which has its own teaching hospital with the branches in the Pavlodar and Ust’-Kamenogorsk towns.
SSMU conducts the tuition by 6 Bachelor’s programs, 4 Master's degree programs, 2 PhD programs and 15 residency’s programs. Besides, the university performs advanced training and retraining of medical workers.
The university’s mission is to prepare highly professional medical personnel of the rising generation which ready to understand the problems of health, solve strategic development objectives of the country in terms of formation of special branch of mutual cooperation of lecturers, students and employers; introduction of innovative technologies in all frames of university references; performance of society need in health protection of East Kazakhstan Region and Republic of Kazakhstan population.
Own clinical base- Medical Center is specializing priority in cardiac, neurosurgery, rheumatology and pediatric diseases. Scientific cooperation with international universities and research institutions.
Educational Clinical Center models and interactive computer mannequins for practice. The educational classes on surgery, therapy, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, anesthesiology and emergency medicine and intravenous therapy for training of all courses students and interns are functioning in that center. More than 220 mannequins are functioning in Educational Clinical Center.
Six modern laboratories (biochemical, morphological, hygienic, physiological, microbiological, immunological and PCR laboratory) for research and practical training. Active use in the educational process of innovative teaching methods: distance learning, e-learning, problem-based, and team-based, a simulation, training, based on the clinical situation.
Avicenna Tajik State Medical UniversityATSMU established in 1939 is only one Medical University in Tajikistan and all achievements of public health services system of the country are inseparably linked with its activity. In 4 faculties – Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Public Health with 63 departments (9 general educational, 16 medical and theoretical, 23 therapeutic specialization and 15 surgical specialization departments) 787 teaching staff work. At present 6231 undergraduate and postgraduate 934 students are enrolled including more than 530 international students from Russia, Latvia, India, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and other countries. ATSMU has links & exchange programs with more than 30 institutions from China, France, Germany, Iran, Afghanistan, Russia, Ukraine and other countries. ATSMU was awarded by International Premium of “European Quality” for high professionalism and significant contribution to the advancement of medical science & education.
Khujand State University named B.GafurovKhujand State University (KSU) is the most important and oldest higher education institution in Republic Tajikistan. Today it has 17 Faculties, 76 Chairs (Departments), and 12883 students: 7.826 full-time, 5057-part-time, 822 teachers: 60-doctors of science, 236-Candidates of Science (Kandidat Nauk) and Senior Lecturers (docents), 2504 Senior Teachers. It trains 63 skills for full-time students and 29 skills for part-time students. The Faculties are the following: Mathematics, Physics and Engineering, Art and Graphics, Cybernetics, Foreign Languages, Management and Computer Technology Institute, Russian Philology, Uzbek Philology, Pedagogic, Tajik Philology, Oriental Languages, Chemistry and Biology, Geography and Ecology, History, Finance and Market Economy, Physical training, and Art.The Faculty for Biology, Geography and Ecology is a leading institution dealing with research in environmental issues.
Ramakrishna Mission
Vivekananda University
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University (RKMVU) (Belur Math, Kolkata), is a heritage university, established by Ramakrishna Mission, a renowned monastic organization started in 1897. The ideology in propagating education as the manifestation of perfection already in man, the Mission dedicates to relentless grass root teaching and preaching through a vast network of educational (1428), vocational (767), cultural (2622) and medical service (1211) centers.
With various schools and off-campus centers, the RKMVU thrives on non-conventional curricula, such as Mathematical Sciences, Theoretical Physics, Agriculture, Rural and Tribal Development, Environment and Disaster Management, Indian Heritage, Sanskrit Studies, Philosophical and Economic Studies and Disability Management. The RKMVU puts emphasis on the study of environmental systems in totality, encompassing the study of natural or man-made disasters. With the missionary zeal, the Ramakrishna Mission has been engaged in relief and rehabilitation activities for over a century, bringing succour and amelioration to the distressed affected by disaster situations such as flood, earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, etc.
Under the EU partnership and collaboration, the University proposes to strengthen its academic programmes (M.Sc., and Ph.D) and capacity building, with special emphasis to “Environmental Health”. The collaboration is envisaged for (a) unified teaching and research programmes in the related domain, and (b) baseline data generation and knowledge dissemination on climate sensitivity and human health, community engagement in S&T mitigation of environmental vulnerability for rural communities.
Padmashri Vikhe Patil College,
Pravaranagar
Padmashri Vikhe Patil College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pravaranagar, was established in June, 1971 under the mentorship of Pravara Rural Education Society, Pravaranagar. The college is permanently affiliated to the University of Pune and is approved u/s 2 (f) and 12 (b) of the UGC act. The college has Arts, Science and Commerce faculties. It offers education at under graduate and post graduate level. There are 29 under graduate and 15 post graduate courses along with 11 certificate courses. The college is unique in offering restructured pattern for UG under Pune University. The restructuring programme started in 1983 is useful to encourage the multidisciplinary studies. The need based, skill oriented & personality development courses of the restructuring programme have evoked tremendous response from the students. The college has 98 teaching & 118 non-teaching staff. In the academic year 2011-12, a total of 2969 students (UG-1967, PG-947 and Ph.D-55) are pursuing their education in the college. The college also offers B.A and B.Com degree programmes for dropout and employed students under YCMOU, Nasik.