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HICARE International Symposium 75 years since the atomic bombings, 30 years since the establishment of HICARE and 10 years since Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident - for the world for the next 30 years -

 To mark the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings, the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident, and the 30th anniversary of the founding of HICARE, we held  International Symposium looking back on its own efforts and those of its constituent institutions to date, and present visions for the future.

 Now the symposium is distributed exclusively via YouTube. To watch the ondemand video, please contact us with your name and affiliation to hicare1991@hicare.jp


DateFebruary 11th, 2021(Thu)  
VenueYouTube live stream
Participants206 people


[Keynote Speech]    Chair:Ohtsura Niwa (Chairman, RERF)

Title: " IAEA Human Health activities and cooperation with HICARE – looking back at the  past and into the future "                         


[SymposiumⅠ]   Chair:Ryo Maeda (Director, Health Management & Promotion Center, Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Casualty Council)

- Kazunori Kodama (Executive Director, Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF) M.D., Ph.D.)

  "A look back at the 30-year history of HICARE"

Satoshi Tashiro (Director, Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine at Hiroshima University (RIRBM) M.D., Ph.D.)

  "Efforts/activities by Hiroshima University’s Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine (RIRBM) & its future plans"

- Arifumi Hasegawa (Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Disaster Medicine, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine M.D., Ph.D.)

  "Giving Back - in Light of Support and Lessons Learned"

- Noboru Takamura (Professor, Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University  M.D., Ph.D.)

  "From Nagasaki to the World: Activities of Nagasaki Association for Hibakushas’ Medical Care (NASHIM)"

- Yasushi Nagata (Professor & Chairman, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Hiroshima University Director, Hiroshima High-precision Radio-therapy Cancer Center, M.D.,Ph.D.)

   "Radiation therapy up to date"


[Sympojium Ⅱ ]    Chair: Kazunori Kodama (Executive Director, Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF) M.D., Ph.D.

- Panel Discussion by the panelists and the chair of SymposiumⅠ

- Wataru Imanaka (Special Advisor to The Chugoku Shimbun Co., Ltd.)



Panelists in Symposium II