Acceptance of Medical Trainees

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Projects Outlines

HICARE offers training programs and accepts medical personnel directly engaged in the treatment of radiation-exposed individuals in affected areas throughout the world, to impart technical guidance and medical information. So far, HICARE has accepted more than 400 trainees to its training programs. This figure increases to more than 1,300 if we include training programs which were conducted party at the request of other organizations, such as the Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA).

Requirements for Training

a. As a rule, an application must be made from an international organization, foreign national government, foreign local government, medical association, or other equivalent public organizations through a Japanese official body.
b. The applicant must be a physician or a medical professional who engages in medical care/health management of the radiation-exposed.
c. The applicant applying for a long-term training(more than two weeks) must have a good command of English - the language of instruction.
d. The main purpose of training must be to acquire knowledge and technical skills in medical care/health management of the radiation-exposed.

Medical/Research Institutions Providing Training for HICARE

- Hiroshima University Faculty of Medicine
- Hiroshima University Hospital
- Hiroshima University Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine
- Radiation Effects Research Foundation
- Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Casualty Council
- Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-Bomb Survivors Hospital
- Hiroshima A-bomb survivors Relief Foundation
- Others