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Held seminars on the medical care for the radiation-exposed in the U.S. (Hawaii)

HICARE held workshops on medical care for A-bomb survivorslocal on the occasion of the Health Consultation Program for local A-bomb Survivors  Abroad, which was implemented by Hiroshima Prefecture in cooperation with the Hiroshima Prefectural Medical Association. A total of 52 people, mainly doctors and nurses, participated in the workshop.

Outline of seminars

 October 11 to 12, 2023

 DateVenue (Eligible persons)内容

Kuakini Medical Center

(related doctors and nurses) 

① "Hibakusha now ~78 years from the atomic bombing~"

Lecturer: MATSUMURA Makoto, MD, PhD

President, Hiroshima Prefectural Medical Association (Director , HICARE)

② "Results Overview of Fukushima Prefecture "Fukushima Management Survey""

Chair, Radiation Effects Research Foundation

(President , HICARE)

Lecturer:  KAMIYA Kenji, MD, PhD



University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine

(Medical instructors and medical students) 

Director Masumura gave a lecture

President Kamiya gave a lecture


Discussions with local doctors


◯ We were able to disseminate knowledge on the aging situation of A-bomb survivors and the effects of A-bomb radiation on the human body to local medical personnel involved in the medical treatment of A-bomb survivors in the area.

◯ We were able to share knowledge obtained through the "Prefectural Health Study" conducted by Fukushima Prefecture after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake.