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2015 International Symposium to mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings


 DateFebruary 27, 2016
 VenueHiroshima Prefectural Medical Association Hall
 Participants176 people


[Keynote Speech]

Title:  "70 Years: Learning from Sadako"

Speaker:  Fred A. Mettler (Professor Emeritus and Clinical Professor, University of New Mexico School of Medicine)



- HICARE and its Activities over the Past 25 Years

   Kazunori Kodama (Chief Scientist, Radiation Effects Research Foundation)

- The Gold Standard for Radiation Effects on People: Scientific Value and Ethical Obligations

  Christopher H. Clement (Scientific Secretary, International Commission on Radiological Protection)

- Contribution of Hiroshima in the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

- Human resource development for next generation: Phoenix Leader Education Program (Hiroshima 

   Initiative) for Renaissance from Radiation Disaster

   Kenji Kamiya (Vice President, Hiroshima University)

- Utilization of Radiation in Medical Field

   Masahiro Kenjo (Vice Director, Hiroshima High-Precision Radiotherapy Cancer Center)

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Keynote Speaker - Dr. Mettler

Keynote Speech

Symposiast - Dr. Kodama

Symposiast - Mr. Clement

Symposiast - Dr. Kamiya

Symposiast - Dr. Kenjo

Seminar on the Medial Care of the Radiation-exposed

DateFebruary 14, 2014
VenueInternational Conference Center Hiroshima, Room "Dahlia”
Lectures-Relief Plans for A-bomb Survivors
Satoshi Maruyama, Deputy Director of General Affairs Division, Health Service Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

- Current Status and Health Management of Aging A-bomb Survivors
Nanao Kamada, Board Chairman of Hiroshima A-Bomb Survivors Relief Foundation

- The Effects of A-bomb Radiation on Human Body
Waka Oishi, Acting Department Chief of Department of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation

- The Effects of Low Dose Radiation on the Human Body – Current Status and Prospects of the Research
Toshiya Inaba, Director of Hiroshima University Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine
Participants39 people

Mr. Maruyama

Dr. Kamada

Dr. Oishi

Dr. Inaba

2011 HICARE International Symposium in Cooperation with IAEA

This symposium was held jointly with the 2011 seminar for doctors in designated medical institutions  for treatment of the A-bomb survivors.
"The Effects of Radiation on the Human Body
 - Toward establishing an international network for medical care
   for the radiation-exposed "

DatesNovember 23 & 24, 2011
 VenueInternational Conference Center Hiroshima, Room "Himawari"


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