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The Eurasian Medical Education Program was established in 1995 to share clinical and scientific knowledge with Russian physicians in Russia during a time of transition following the collapse of the Soviet Union.
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A new partnership between U.S. and Chinese medical societies is poised to provide breakthroughs in the understanding of gastroenterological diseases, while serving as a blueprint for the role of scientific societies in the U.S.-China relationship.