• Meeting of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors

Meeting of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors

Among the Red Cross hospitals in Japan, 7 facilities have been designated as Nuclear Emergency Core Hospitals and 9 facilities have been registered as Nuclear Emergency Medical Cooperative Institutions (as of March 2018).

Additionally, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there is a Red Cross Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, which has been, even today, engaged in health management for the atomic bomb survivors, providing them with diagnostic assistance and treatment.

Please refer to the link below for more information.
Nuclear Emergency Core Hospitals and Nuclear Emergency Medical Cooperative Institutions Which Belong to the Japanese Red Cross Society, and Nuclear Power Plants

The JRCS appoints Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors from the physicians and radiological technologists belonging to the above facilities, and organizes the “Meeting of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors”.

Focusing on the enhancement of nuclear disaster preparedness of the JRCS, this meeting discusses subjects such as the issues raised during the course of formulating the Nuclear Disaster Guidelines for Preparedness, Response and Recovery. Additionally, they review the modules and educational materials (textbooks) used at the “Nuclear Disaster Response Basic Training”, which commenced in FY 2014.

For more details on the previous meetings of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors, please click on the links below:

FY 2015 JRCS First Meeting of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors
FY 2015 JRCS Second Meeting of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors
FY 2016 JRCS First Meeting of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors
FY 2016 JRCS Second Meeting of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors
FY 2017 JRCS First Meeting of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors
FY 2017 JRCS Second Meeting of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Advisors

Related webpages:
Nuclear Disaster Guidelines
Preparedness for Nuclear Disasters
Nuclear Disaster Response Basic Training Session