BRIMEA stands for “Belt & Road International Medical Education Alliance”. Inspired by the “Belt and Road” initiative, BRIMEA is founded jointly by China Medical University, countries along the “Belt and Road”, nursing schools and healthcare institutions of other important universities on a voluntary basis. The “Belt and Road” International Medical Education Alliance is an academic organization for higher medical education. Its purpose is to share global medical and health resources, improve medical education and promote mutual benefits. The “Belt and Road” International Medical Education Alliance follows the principles of free participation, free withdrawal, equal treatment and mutual respect. The common goals and commitment of our member institutions forms a solid foundation for sustainable development of BRIMEA.