Nurse's photo exhibits give glimpse of life in Syria

National Sep 24, 2014

Nurse's photo exhibits give glimpse of life in Syria

A Japanese nurse has launched a series of photo exhibitions detailing the lives of ordinary people in Syria, hoping to expose a reality often hidden amid the daily footage of death and destruction emerging from the ongoing civil war. "I want people to know more ...

Foreign nursing students get second chance

National | CHUBU CONNECTION Feb 28, 2014

Foreign nursing students get second chance

A private hospital group in Nagoya is supporting youths from Indonesia who went through three-year training stints in Japan to become licensed nurses but who had no choice but to return to their home country after failing to pass the state certification exam here. For ...

Hospital finds a way to retain nurses

National Oct 3, 2013

Hospital finds a way to retain nurses

by Atsuhiro Oguri

A hospital in Akashi, Hyogo Prefecture, is pioneering a new way of working that it hopes will reverse the high turnover rate of nursing staff in Japan. The Onishi Neurological Center organizes nurses into groups of four, allowing them to take three months of paid ...

National Jun 20, 2013

New batch of Filipino health workers leaves for Japan

A new batch of Filipino health workers, pre-qualified to train for practicing their profession in Japan under a bilateral agreement, left the Philippines for Japan on Wednesday. The 144 health workers — 64 nurses and 80 caregivers — are required to participate in a six-month ...