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Date : March 9, 2017

Video Report: Health of Fukushima Residents, Six Years After the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident

post date : 2017.03.10

Nearly six years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. The Fukushima Health Management Survey has been carried out by Fukushima Medical University since June 2011, three months after the nuclear accident.


FPCJ invited doctors involved in the survey to discuss its findings, including the results of thyroid exams and the physical and mental health of Fukushima residents.


The briefing had a total of 25 participants, including 17 journalists from Australia, Belgium, China, Colombia, Denmark, France, Spain, and USA.



- Distributed Material: Outline of the Fukushima Health Management Survey
Results of Thyroid Ultrasound Examination in the Fukushima Health Management Survey
Current status on other health effects: Changes in Cardiovascular Risk Factors after the Great East Japan Earthquake

- Date: March 9 (Thurs), 2017

- Briefer: Dr. Koichi Tanigawa, Vice President, Fukushima Medical University
      Dr. Akira Ohtsuru, Director, Department of the Thyroid Ultrasound Examination, Radiation       
                   Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey
      Dr. Tetsuya Ohira, Director, Department of Health Survey Support, Radiation Medical Science Center

                    for the Fukushima Health Management Survey)

- Language: Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)


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