|Title||IAEA-HICARE-CC International Training Course on Advanced Radiation Therapy|
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.
|Dates||January 30-February3, 2017|
|Venue||Hiroshima High-Precision Radiotherapy Cancer Center (HIPRAC), Hiroshima University Hospital and Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF)|
・3 dispatched by IAEA: UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center,U.S.A, Tata Memorial Centre (India)
Iraq, Jordan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, R.O.Korea, Thailand., Vietnam, Taiwan, Students from Hiroshima University Phoenix Leader Education Program
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
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 Student||Osamu Hisatomi, Senior student of Hiroshima University, Faculty of Medicine|
|Period of Dispatch||From October 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016|
|Affiliation||the 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)
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.
Yoshitaka Saegusa, Senior student of Hiroshima University Faculty of Medicine
|Period of Dispatch|
From October 5, 2015 to January 4, 2016
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
|Title||HICARE/IAEA International Training Course|
IAEA/RCA Regional Training Course: An update on Advanced Technologies in Radiotherapy
|Contents||To 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.|
|Dates||January 19 to 22, 2015|
|Venue||Hiroshima - Oriental Hotel Hiroshima, Hiroshima University Hospital and Radiation Effects Research Foundation|
|Participants||14 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)
Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, R.O.Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, USA and Vietnam
|Program||Click 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, 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
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 |
1. Affiliation: Division of Human Health
From left, HICARE President Okubo, Ms. Yamazaki, and HICARE Executive Secretary Kodama
|Title||International 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.
|Dates||October 28 to November 1, 2013|
|Venue||Hiroshima - Hotel Sunroute|
|Participants||12 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）
|Program||Click here for PDF file|
Lecture by Dr. Tanigawa, Hiroshima University
Practical training at Hiroshima University Hospital
Training at Radiation Effects Research Foundation
Group picture outside Radiation Effects Research Foundation
|December, 2011||Dr. 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||January 21, 2013 (Monday) – January 25, 2013 (Friday)|
Dr. Aruna Pallewatte, Consultant Radiologist, Dept. of Radiology, National Hospital of Sri Lanka (Ministry of Health)
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"