Tohoku university opens to first intake of medical students

Apr 5, 2016

Tohoku university opens to first intake of medical students

Some 100 students on Tuesday entered the first medicine faculty established in a Japanese university in 37 years at Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University in Sendai. Set up with the aim of resolving the shortage of doctors and medical personnel in the region in ...

Medical industry signals interest in telemedicine

Mar 16, 2016

Medical industry signals interest in telemedicine

Nurse Sayaka Yamasaki, 37, drives her car down a narrow road to visit an elderly patient who lives alone in the mountains of Shikoku. “How are you feeling? Have you been experiencing any change in your health?” She then video calls a doctor at ...