JLU faculty and students who are currently overseas were invited to attend an online meeting in which medical experts from the three JLU teaching hospitals gave information and answered questions about the COVID-19 pandemic.
The meeting, held on June 8, was organized by university authorities to enhance the awareness and coping ability of those JLU faculty and students, in order to effectively ensure their physical health and safety.
Experts from the First Hospital of JLU, the Second Hospital of JLU and the China-Japan Union Hospital of JLU talked about prevention, control and medical treatment of COVID-19 pandemic.
President Zhang Xi and Vice President Zhao Hongwei attended the meeting. There were also representatives from JLU Office of Publicity, Office of Student Affairs, Graduate School, Office of Human Resources and Social Security, Office of Faculty Affairs, Office of Talent Management, Office of Global Engagement, and Faculty of Medical Sciences.
173 JLU faculty members and students joined the meeting from 24 countries and regions. They heard, from JLU medical experts, about their race against the clock to assist Wuhan, the control and management of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, disinfection and regulation of student dormitories, progress of medical treatment of COVID-19, hygiene suggestions and measures to stay safe and positive, and issues related to the prevention, control and treatment of the pandemic, etc.
In the Q&A session, medical experts and university officials answered dozens of questions raised by overseas faculty and students and encouraged them to fight the coronavirus with science-based prevention and control measures as well as confidence in themselves, the JLU and the motherland.
After the video meeting, faculty members and students left messages to thank JLU for holding the event, and expressed their appreciation for the medical experts’ impressive and professional advice. Many said the meeting moderated their anxiety, enhanced their awareness and capability of pandemic prevention, and gave them courage and confidence to face down the COVID-19 pandemic in a foreign land.