Chinese Hospital Directors in Ghent for a management training

On 20 May 2019, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science of Ghent University, organized an one-day training program for 37 Chinese private and public hospital directors about health care management.
Prof. Eric Mortier, CEO of Ghent University Hospital, and Dr. Yan Wang, minister-Counsellor of the Mission of the People’s Republic of China to EU, welcomed the delegation in Ghent. The focus was on healthcare operations management quality of health care and the importance of  patient rights and well trained health care professionals. The Chinese hospital directors  visited the Children’s Hospital and the Day Surgery Clinic of the Ghent University Hospital, where they had in-depth conversations with the hospital staff about the differences between the Chinese and Belgian hospitals. Finally, the closing remark was given by Prof. Olivier Degomme and Prof. Marleen Temmerman looking at the potential collaboration between African countries, Belgium and China.