• Kyodo News


An institute at the University of Hyogo has launched a five-year program to monitor the health of some 2,000 survivors of the major earthquake that hit Sichuan Province, China, in May.

The Research Institute of Nursing Care for People and Community said the program, which started last month, is the first of its kind as no followup surveys have ever been conducted on a large sample of survivors of a major disaster.

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