Gannan Medical University (GMU) is located in Ganzhou, a famous historical and cultural city in Jiangxi province. Organized by the People’s Government of Jiangxi Province, GMU is a full-time undergraduate medical university in Jiangxi province. Professor Han Jisheng, an academician of China Science Academy, works as the honorary president of GMU. GMU was founded as Ganxian Advanced Midwifery Vocational School of Jiangxi Province in 1941, developed to Gannan Medical Technical School with College Degree authorization in 1958. And GMU was updated to an undergraduate university in 1988 and obtained the master’s degree authorization from the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council in 2013. In 2019, GMU cooperated with Suzhou University and China Medical University to carry out doctoral training in clinical medicine sciences and basic medicine sciences.
It is a prefecture-level city in the south of Jiangxi province, China, bordering Fujian to the east, Guangdong to the south, and Hunan to the west. Its administrative seat is at Zhanggong District. Its population was 8,361,447 at the 2010 census whom 1,977,253 in the built-up (or “metro”) area made of Zhanggong and Nankang, and Ganxian largely being urbanized. In 201, Emperor Gaozu of Han established a county in the territory of modern Guangzhou. In those early years, Han Chinese settlement and authority in the area was minimal and largely restricted to the Gan River basin. The river, a tributary of the Yangtze via Poyang Lake, provided a route of communication from the north as well as irrigation for rice farming.
GMU boasts Zhanggong Campus and Huangjin Campus, covering more than 1,935.70 mu (including affiliated hospitals). The total value of such equipment as teaching, scientific research and medical instruments is 0.265 billion Yuan. GMU has 1,295,500 books and 2,388,400 electronic books. GMU currently has more than 12,429 undergraduates, college students, graduates and overseas students. There are more than 4,756 staff (including the staff of the First, Second and Third Affiliated Hospital of GMU). Among them, there are 846 full-time teachers, including 520 full-time staff with senior professional titles. GMU boasts 3 members of the Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education of China, 13 teachers enjoying the special allowance of the Jiangxi Province People’s Government and State Council, 7 candidates of Ganpo Talent 555 Project, 7 Second Grade Professors, 51 provincial talents project candidates for provincial major disciplines’ academic leaders, provincial young scientist candidates of Jinggang Star, young Jinggang Scholars, provincial “Double-Thousand Plan” & provincial Hundred-Thousand Project (Level 1&2), 39 young and middle-aged backbone teachers, 4 provincial teaching teams, 15 part-time doctoral supervisors and 430 master tutors.
GMU currently boasts more than 10,000 students, including 9,173 undergraduates, 1,684 college students & 140 overseas students, and 6,822 students majoring in adult education. Over the past 70 years, GMU cultivated more than 30,000 advanced professionals. Over past few years, GMU acted as a pioneer in implementing the Talent Cultivation Pattern of Orders in Jiangxi province, directly serving the grassroots’ medical hospitals and contributing to the medical causes of Jiangxi province and the neighboring areas.
GMU takes the initiative to do exchange and cooperation home and abroad, began to recruit full-time overseas students of clinical medicine in 2005, invites renowned academicians and doctor supervisors from USA, Japan, Australia etc to deliver lectures and exchanges and cooperates with some universities of USA, UK, and Korea etc.
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Ganzhou is a prefecture-level city in southern Jiangxi, China, bordering Fujian to the east, Guangdong to the south, and Hunan to the west. Its administrative seat is at Zhanggong District. Its population was 8,361,447 at the 2010 census whom 1,977,253 in the built-up (or “metro”) area made of Zhanggong and Nankang, and Ganxian largely being urbanized.
During the late 1800s Ganzhou was opened as one of the southern treaty ports and became a minor base for foreign companies. Between 1929 and 1934,Ganzhou formed a part of the Jiangxi–Fujian Soviet, one of the bases of the Communist Party of China. In 2017, the GDP of Ganzhou City was 252.401 billion yuan, an increase of 9.5% over the previous year. The per capital GDP of the whole year was 29,308 yuan, an increase of 8.9% over the previous year. The non-public ownership economy achieved an added value of 152.262 billion yuan, an increase of 9.7%, accounting for 60.3% of GDP.
The new Ganzhou Huangjin Airport, located in Nankang, was opened on March 26, 2008. Its name inherited from the old Huangjin Airport in Huangjin Town, Zhanggong District, which was closed since it was too close to the expanding Ganzhou urban area. It has domestic routes to Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Nanchang, Xiamen, Nanjing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Chongqing and Beijing.
The Beijing-Jiulong Railway goes through Ganzhou from north to south, and it meets the Ganzhou–Longyan Railway (Ganlong line) at East Ganzhou Railway Station in Zhanggong District. Nanchang–Shenzhen high-speed railway is under construction.
Ganzhou is a large city covering the southern third of Jiangxi, with an area of 39,400 square kilometres (15,200 sq mi). More than 70% of its administrative area is forested, and over 83% is also mountainous. Several of the major tributaries of the Gan River, Ganzhou’s namesake, join at a confluence in the center of the city.
Ganzhou has a humid subtropical climate affected by the East Asian monsoon, with long, humid, very hot summers and cool and drier winters with occasional cold snaps. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from 8.2 °C (46.8 °F) in January to 29.4 °C (84.9 °F) in July, with an annual average of 19.42 °C (67.0 °F).
Ganzhou is known as the “Orange Capital of the World” as well as the “Tungsten Capital of the World”. The world’s largest mechanical clock is located in Ganzhou called the Harmony Clock Tower, which was manufactured by UK-based clockmakers Smith of Derby Group. Though encircled by mountain scenery, other notable attractions in Jiangxi are Jingdezhen, Nanchang and Lushan among others.
In Ganzhou, the summers are hot, oppressive, wet, and overcast and the winters are cold and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 41°F to 93°F and is rarely below 33°F or above 99°F.