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Four Doctors from Vietnam and Brazil Iinvited for Training

List of Trainees:

1. Dr. Mai Dang Tam (Vietnam)

    Ho chi Minh City Eye Hospital, Glaucoma Doctor

2. Dr. Flávio Heuta Ivano (Brazil)

    Sugisawa Hospital, Medical Assistant of Digesive Surgery and Digestive Endoscopy Department

3. Dr. Marcos Henrique Castanheira (Brazil)

    Hospital Nipo Brasileiro, General, Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon

4. Dr. Edison Takehiko Yanagita (Brazil)

   Santa Cruz Hospital General Physician


Period of Training:

February 6 to 24, 2017

Training Organization (in order of visits):

 Hiroshima University Hospital

 Kurakake Nozomi-en (Nursing Home for A-bomb survivors)

 Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital

 Radiation Effects Research Foundation

 Hiroshima University Hospital (Advanced Emergency and Critical Care Center)

 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, etc.

 Hiroshima University (Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine)

Training Course:

Diagnosis of radiation disorder


Briefings at radiation-related institutions

With Dr. Nanao Kamada (right), Board Chairman of Hiroshima A-bomb Survivors Relief Foundation, at Kurakake Nozomi-en nursing home

Dr. Shunichi Kaseda (right), Vice President of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital

With Dr. Tatsukawa (left), division chief, Division of Medicine, Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation

With Professor Nobuyuki Hirohashi (left back) of Advanced Emergency and Critical Care Center, Hiroshima University Hospital

Dr. Marcos H. Castanheira received the certificate from Dr. Matsuura (left), Director of Research Institute for Radiation Biology & Medicine.

Dr. Edison T. Yanagita received the certificate from Director Matsuura (left).

Dr. Flávio H. Ivano received the certificate from Director Matsuura (left).

Professor Kiuchi (left), Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, gave lecture to Mai Dang Tam.


- we had the opportunity to add knowledge in the area of oncology and other diseases caused by radiation exposure, in the area of research on stem cells and history on the atomic bomb.


- I will tell all my friends about all activities that I joined in HICARE training so that all of them


- Related to the A-bomb victims we can apply the same screening and health care program that is used to here in Hiroshima in healthy patients.


- no one in the world has so much experience in acute and chronic treatment of patients exposed to radiation and to learn about it is a unique opportunity.