First Japanese private hospital opens in Phnom Penh

Sep 21, 2016

First Japanese private hospital opens in Phnom Penh

The first Japanese private hospital opened in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on this week, with the aim of helping to reduce the flow of Cambodian patients to neighboring countries. The four-story Sunrise Japan Hospital was opened in the presence of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun ...

U.S. Army gives combat medics new type of lifesaving tourniquet

Sep 4, 2016

U.S. Army gives combat medics new type of lifesaving tourniquet

Throughout the history of modern warfare, countless wounded fighters have been saved from bleeding to death by tourniquets — the straps or ties that wrap around a damaged limb and staunch hemorrhaging. But what if a soldier is shot through the pelvis, or in ...

Osaka children's hospice aims for everyday normalcy

Jul 15, 2016

Osaka children's hospice aims for everyday normalcy

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Tsurumi Children’s Hospice opened its doors in the city of Osaka in April to provide young people with serious medical conditions and disabilities a place to play and spend quality time with their families outside their homes. Unlike a typical palliative care institution for ...

Jun 28, 2016

Hospitals sought for treating 'medical tourists'

An incorporated association promoting the globalization of Japanese medical services said it will publicly solicit medical institutions seeking to be registered on a list of hospitals prepared to treat foreign patients. Compiling the list has been planned under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s growth strategy ...