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HICARE International Training Course on Medical Responses to Radiation Accidents and Disasters (2017 FY)



HICARE International Training Course

on Medical Responses to Radiation Accidents and Disasters


To foster medical professionals who can respond to radiation accidents and disasters, lectures on basics of medical response to radiation accidents and disasters, lessons learned from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident, measurement of internal / external dosimetry and emergency room management of Radiation-Nuclear patients as well as practical trainings were provided by the specialists in Japan and from overseas.

DatesFebruary 19 - 21, 2018 
VenueHiroshima University Kojin Kaikan Conference Hall, Hiroshima University Hospital, Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF)




・1 dispatched by IAEA  (Eötvös Loránd University / Hungary)
・15 invited by HICARE (Fukushima Medical University, Tokyo University, Kyoto University, Hiroshima University, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Radiation Effects Research Foundation)



・28 from foreign nationals (Brazil, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, U.S.A., Vietnam)

・3 Japanse (Hiroshima University)


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Lecture by Associate Professor Turai (Eötvös Loránd University)

Course Director, Professor Hirohashi (Hiroshima Univ., left) and Professor Maeda (Fukushima Medical University)

Lecture by Dr. Akashi, Exective Officer of National Institute of Radiological Sciences

Practical Training

Practical Training

Lecture by Dr. Maekawa, Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo

Workshop in Cooperation with the IAEA on Radiation Accidents and Disasters (2013 FY)


TitleInternational Workshop on Medical Response to Radiation Accidents and Disasters
Contents-HICARE and IAEA signed the Practical Arrangements on August 6, 2010, in the context of fostering cooperation in the field of medical management of radiation-exposed, through such activities as training and joint research. This workshop was held as one of the training projects.
-To provide an opportunity for medical professionals in Japan and from overseas to learn practically and systematically about radiation accidents (including that of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant) in order to prepare for accidents and disasters involving radiation and radiological substances.
DatesOctober 28 to November 1, 2013
VenueHiroshima - Hotel Sunroute
Participants12 lecturers・3 dispatched by IAEA (IRSN, REAC/TS, IAEA)
・9 invited by HICARE (Tokyo University, International University of Health and Welfare, National Institute of Radiological Science, Hiroshima University, and Radiation Effects Research Foundation)
31 trainees・22 foreign nationals (USA, R.O. Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia, Russia, Indonesia, and Mongolia)
・9 Japanese (Osaka National Hospital, Nagasaki University, and Hiroshima University)
ProgramClick here for PDF file

Lecture by Dr. Tanigawa, Hiroshima University

Practical training at Hiroshima University Hospital