20 Dec 2013 Taipower and the Taiwan Press visited FMU

Mr. Chung-Cheng Lee and 3 others from Taiwan Power Company and one from United Daily News of Taiwan visited FMU to hear about our health situation after the radiation disaster.

Dr. Kumagai explained our initial response to the nuclear disaster at FMU. Dr. Ohtsuru outlined the Fukushima Health Management Survey, the External Radiation Doses to the Residents in Fukushima, and the Thyroid Screening Examination. And Dr. Yabe explained Mental Health Survey. A Q&A session was done after the presentations from FMU.

Mr. Lee told that he would like to visit Fukushima again in next March with many delegate from Taiwan.

17 Dec 2013 IRSN and French Press visited FMU

The IRSN is the biggest institute in the world in the field of nuclear science and radiation. It is in France and has around 1700 staff. On 17 Dec. 2013, Dr. Jacques Repussard, Director General of IRSN and 3 other IRSN staff, 15 members of the French press, and 2 from the French Embassy visited FMU to hear about human health after the radiation disaster in Fukushima. The press included Le Monde, AFP, Le Figaro, and other national and regional entities.

Dr. Yasumura outlined the Fukushima Health Management Survey Program. Dr. Ishikawa explained External Radiation Doses to the Residents in Fukushima. Dr. Suzuki explained our Thyroid Screening Examination. Dr. Kunii explained the Mental Health in Fukushima Health Management Survey. And Dr. Ohira explained the Changes in Metabolic Profiles among Evacuees. After the presentations from FMU, a Q&A session was done.

Next day they exchanged information and opinions with Fukushima press people.