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Fukushima Medical University

2021 Fukushima Medical University’s International Symposium on the Fukushima Health Management Survey, to be held online, Feb. 13 and 14, 2021


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Fukushima, Japan ― Fukushima Medical University’s Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey will hold its 3rd international symposium at The Celecton Fukushima on February 13 and 14, 2021. In compliance with revised Fukushima Prefecture countermeasures against COVID-19, which discourage people from non-essential outings, this symposium will be held without an on-site audience and will instead be broadcast on YouTube.
“10 years and beyond with the Fukushima Health Management Survey: What needs to be done to enhance the resilience of Fukushima’s people?” aims to promote understanding of the health survey and its results among Fukushima residents and others, while learning from the experience and knowledge of internationally renowned experts.
During these 2 days, 31 speakers from overseas and within Japan will present a variety of topics online, either live or via pre-recording.
Online viewing is free of charge, but pre-registration via our website is required.
Accredited media staff and journalists who wish to cover the symposium can attend at the venue, but first need to pre-register via our website. The registration deadline is noon (JST), February 10, 2021.

The outline of the symposium is as follows:
◆Date:  Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, 10:00-18:30 JST
    Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, 8:30-18:00 JST

◆Venue:  The Celecton Fukushima, 3F “Adatara” Hall
13-73 Ota-machi, Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture, 960-8068
(1 min. walk from the west exit of Fukushima Station)

◆Organizer:  Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University

◆Nominal supporters*: Fukushima Prefecture; Hiroshima University; Nagasaki University; Fukushima University; The University of Aizu; Radiation Effects Research Foundation; National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology; Cabinet Office; Reconstruction Agency; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology; Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare; Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Ministry of the Environment; Secretariat of the Nuclear Regulation Authority; Fukushima Medical Association; Fukushima Association of Occupational Therapy; Fukushima Midwives Association; Fukushima Prefecture Mental Health and Welfare Association; Fukushima Prefecture Hospital Association; Fukushima Physical Therapy Association; Fukushima Association of Medical Technologists; Fukushima Nursing Association; Fukushima Dental Association; Fukushima-ken Association of Radiological Technologists; Support Center for Nursery Teachers and Daycare Centers in Fukushima Prefecture; Fukushima Prefecture Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Fukushima Society of Certified Clinical Psychologists; FUKUSHIMA-MINPO CO., LTD.; THE FUKUSHIMA MINYU SHIMBUN; NHK Fukushima; Fukushima Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd.; Fukushima Central Television Co., Ltd.; Fukushima Broadcasting Co., Ltd.; TV-U FUKUSHIMA Co., Ltd.; Radio Fukushima Co., Ltd.; FM Fukushima

◆In cooperation with*: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP), United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR), World Health Organization (WHO)
*Including those with approval pending

◆Language: Japanese and English (simultaneous interpretation provided)

◆Participation fee: none


For further information, please visit our website at:

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Pre-registration for members of the media and journalists

Mr. OSUGA Kenichi, Director of Office of International Cooperation, Radiation Medical Science Center for the
Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University

phone: +81 24-581-5454
email: kenkani(at)
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