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HICARE/IAEA International Training Course on Advanced Radiotherapy

TitleIAEA-HICARE-CC International Training Course on Advanced Radiation Therapy
Contents

To update the knowledge of radiation oncologists in advanced radiation therapy technology and to provide radiation oncologists with a comprehensive understanding of the clinical applications of advanced radiation therapy technology.

DatesJanuary 30-February3, 2017   
VenueHiroshima High-Precision Radiotherapy Cancer Center (HIPRAC), Hiroshima University Hospital and Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF)
Participants

23

lecturers

・3 dispatched by IAEA: UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center,U.S.A, Tata Memorial Centre (India)
・20 invited by HICARE: Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine (R.O.Korea), Yamanashi Univ., Kyoto Univ.,Yamaguchi Univ.,Kagawa Univ., Aichi Cancer Center, Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and infectious Disease Center Komagome Hospital, RERF, Hiroshima Univ., HIPRAC

22 Participants

Iraq, Jordan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, R.O.Korea, Thailand., Vietnam, Taiwan, Students from Hiroshima University Phoenix Leader Education Program

 

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Greetings by Dr. Mac Roach III

Lecture by Dr. Supriya J. Sastri

Lecture by Dr. Ahn Yong Chan

Dr. Nagata guided HIPRAC

Training at Hiroshima University Hospital

Training at RERF: Lecture by Dr. Kodama, Chief Scientist

Group Photo at HIPRAC

Dispatch of a Medical Student to IAEA

Under the Practical Arrangement of HICARE and IAEA in 2014 with the objectives for fostering cooperation in human resource development and joint research in the field of medical care of the radiation-exposed, this was the third time to send a medical student to IAEA.

 

Dispatched StudentOsamu Hisatomi, Senior student of Hiroshima University,                                        Faculty of Medicine
Period of DispatchFrom October 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016
Affiliationthe Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy Section, Division of Human Health, Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications

Mr. Hisatomi (left) and Vice Governer, Mr. Takagaki (center)

Dispach of a Medical Student to IAEA

Under the Practical Arrangement of HICARE and IAEA with the objectives for fostering cooperation in human resource development and joint research in the field of medical care of the radiation-exposed, this was the second time to send a medical student for such an internship after we dispatched one student, Ms. Yamazaki in 2013 for three months.

To train a future medical care provider with understanding of the significance and necessity of medical care for the radiation-exposed on the global scale, and have the persons succeed Hiroshima’s medical care expertise and research findings on A-bomb survivors, HICARE dispatched a medical student to the IAEA.

 

Dispatched Student

Yoshitaka Saegusa, Senior student of Hiroshima University                                        Faculty of Medicine

Period of Dispatch

 From October 5, 2015 to January 4, 2016

Affiliation

Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, Division of Human Health, Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics (DMRP).

 

 

 

e-Learning website for QUADDRIL developed by Mr. Saegusa

with the supervisor and the section manager

HICARE/IAEA International Training Course on Advanced Radiotherapy

TitleHICARE/IAEA International Training Course
IAEA/RCA Regional Training Course: An update on Advanced Technologies in Radiotherapy
ContentsTo provide the training course of advanced radiotherapy to medical professionals from mainly Asian and Pacific countries, and to allow them to facilitate effective and safe radiotherapy to cancer patients in their own countries through the optimal utilization of modern radiotherapy technologies.
DatesJanuary 19 to 22, 2015
VenueHiroshima - Oriental Hotel Hiroshima, Hiroshima University Hospital and Radiation Effects Research Foundation
Participants14 lecturers・4 dispatched by IAEA (IAEA, Australia, Canada and Switzerland)
・10 invited by HICARE (Hiroshima University, Yamaguchi University, Kagawa University, Radiation Effects Research Foundation and Korea)
27 participants

Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, R.O.Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, USA and Vietnam

ProgramClick here for PDF file

Greetings by Dr. Okubo, President of HICARE

Lecture by Prof. Nagata, Hiroshima University

Lecture by Dr. Rosenblatt, IAEA

Training at Hiroshima University Hospital: Prof. Nagata

Training at Radiation Effects Research Foundation: Dr. Kodama, Chief Scientist

In the lobby of the hotel

Ms. Yamazaki Came Back from IAEA Internship

Ms. Yamazaki, a student in her senior year at Hiroshima University Faculty of Medicine returned to Japan after completing a three-month internship at IAEA - Human Health Division.
She made a presentation of her research findings (from the internship) at the “research intern meeting” held between January 29 and 30 at her university.
The title was “Brachytherapy Boost in Loco-regionally Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma; a Prospective Randomized Trial of the International Atomic Energy Agency”.

Ms. Yamazaki (center)

"Research Intern Meeting" at Hiroshima University

Dispatch of a Medical Student to IAEA

To train a future medical care provider with understanding of the significance and necessity of medical care for the radiation-exposed on the global scale, and have the person succeed Hiroshima’s medical care expertise and research findings on A-bomb survivors, HICARE dispatched a medical student to the IAEA for a 3 month internship. This was the first time for HICARE to send a trainee for such an internship.
On August 6, 2010, HICARE and IAEA signed the Practical Arrangements with the objectives for fostering cooperation in human resource development and joint research in the field of medical care of the radiation-exposed.

 

Dispatched Student Name: Haruka Yamazaki
Affiliation: Senior student of Hiroshima University Faculty of Medicine
Period of Dispatch 

From October 1 to December 31, 2013

Work Assignment
at IAEA 

1.  Affiliation: Division of Human Health
2.  Assignment
  - review and edit research proposals and scientific manuscripts on 
    radiation oncology
  - assist in the organization of scientific meetings on radiation oncology
    and preparation of the respective reports and proceedings
  - assist in the editing of a paper on nasopharyngeal carcinoma

From left, HICARE President Okubo, Ms. Yamazaki, and HICARE Executive Secretary Kodama

Workshop in Cooperation with the IAEA on Radiation Accidents and Disasters

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

Training at Radiation Effects Research Foundation

Participants discussion

Group picture outside Radiation Effects Research Foundation

Contribution to the IEC (Incident and Emergency Centre) Training Program

December, 2011Dr. Koichi Tanigawa, Executive Secretary (Professor of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Hiroshima University) has been registered on the IEC program lecturers roster
July 9to 13, 2012

Dr. Koichi Tanigawa was dispatched to IEC as a lecturer.
[Date] July 12 (Thu), 2012, 16:00-16:45
[Title] "Lessons learned from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident"
Dr. Tomoko Tamura, ECCM Assistant Professor, Hiroshima University Hospital, also participated in this course as observer.

Training of Medical and Other Technical Personnel

HICARE conducts a training program (every year) by accepting physicians, researchers, and other relevant technical workers involved in the medical care of radiation-exposed people in various areas of the world (See "Training"). Doctors/Researchers selected by the IAEA have been participating in this program.

Date January 21, 2013 (Monday) – January 25, 2013 (Friday)
Participants

Dr. Aruna Pallewatte, Consultant Radiologist, Dept. of Radiology, National Hospital of Sri Lanka (Ministry of Health)
Dr. Raija Seuri, Pediatric Radiologist, Helsinki Imaging Center, Helsinki University Hospital for Children and Adlescents

Contents

Trained at Radiation Effects Research Foundation / Advanced Emergency and Critical Care Center, Hiroshima University Hospital / Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Hiroshima University Hospital / Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Casualty Council / Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-Bomb Survivors Hospital / Nursing Home for A-bomb Survivors "Kurakake Nozomi-En"
Visit Hiroshima Prefectural Government (HICARE Office), Hiroshima City Government, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, etc.