Tag - nurses

 
 

NURSES

Japan Times
JAPAN
May 31, 2021
There may not be enough doctors in Japan to support the Olympics
Organizers had initially planned to have about 10,000 doctors, nurses and medical staff on standby for the games but have had to cut that number down to about 7,000.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 25, 2021
Japan weighs mobilizing SDF doctors and nurses for Tokyo Olympics
Officials have said that as many as 230 doctors and 310 nurses will be needed per day during the games.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 24, 2021
No one's safe anymore: Osaka crumples under COVID-19 onslaught
Drugs, ventilators and beds are running out as doctors warn of a 'system collapse' and urge an end to the Olympics.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 23, 2021
Over 50% of nurses at COVID-19 hospital wards in Japan have considered quitting
According to the survey, 34.3% of the respondents said they had experienced discrimination and harassment due to their work in treating COVID-19 patients at hospitals.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 19, 2021
Most Japanese medical workers still not fully vaccinated as Olympics loom
Cabinet figures released this week showed that three months into the nation's COVID-19 vaccination push, less than 40% of all medical workers in the country were fully inoculated.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 3, 2021
Japan to set up mass vaccination site at Osaka convention center
The government is considering using the site to inoculate not just residents of Osaka Prefecture, but also residents of neighboring Kyoto and Hyogo prefectures.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 30, 2021
Japan says Olympics must not burden regional medical systems
The games will be held in a manner that makes everyone feel safe, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told reporters.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 26, 2021
They know the drill: Dentists tapped to speed up Japan's slow vaccine rollout
Their involvement will be contingent upon municipalities not being able to secure enough doctors and nurses to go ahead with mass vaccinations at public facilities.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Mar 3, 2021
Kaede Yasuno: ‘Nursing is a job with a lot of responsibility’
An acute care nurse on how she stays safe during the pandemic, the skills required to be a nurse and what inspires her in life.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Explainer
Feb 2, 2021
Leading world in hospital bed availability, Japan still taxed by COVID-19
Despite a relatively low number of cases, prefectures currently under a state of emergency are seeing about 70% of their hospital beds for virus patients occupied.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 23, 2020
15% of hospitals have seen nurses quit due to COVID-19 concerns
A separate questionnaire survey of nurses found that 20.5% said they had faced discrimination and prejudice.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Dec 22, 2020
Doctors' and nurses' groups in Japan declare medical emergency
In a statement, nine groups called on the government to provide proper assistance to front-line medical workers, and on the public to take thorough steps to prevent infections.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Nov 27, 2020
Ratio of medical staff gives Japan edge against COVID-19, OECD says
The nation is also helped by its better infrastructure, higher numbers of intensive care beds and higher government spending as a proportion of GDP.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Sep 17, 2020
'Hero' nurses struggle to leave Philippines amid pandemic
With infections surging in the Philippines, the government in April banned health care workers from leaving the country.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Jun 20, 2020
Japan's essential care workers currently languish at the bottom of the health care pyramid
Caregiving companies are going out of business even as the demand for their services increases.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2020
Blue Impulse flies over Tokyo to thank medical staff in coronavirus battle
During a roughly 20-minute show, the jets circled the capital's downtown areas twice, tracing a figure eight.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
May 29, 2020
Front-line health care workers in Japan face discrimination over coronavirus
Cases included being told by family members not to come home, being shunned by staff from other wards and being subjected to abuse when making house calls.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 22, 2020
On duty at Japan's 'last-chance' hospital for coronavirus
In the midst of a global pandemic, St. Marianna University Hospital has become synonymous with the virus.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 12, 2020
Surge of plastic surgeries cuts into medical supplies in virus-hit Japan
The Japan Association of Aesthetic Medicine and the Japan Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery state that such treatments are 'not essential for many people.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 10, 2020
Chocolatier in Kyoto starts gift initiative for medical workers battling virus
The chocolatier's initiative is intended to comfort frontline health care workers, reduce its stock and support cacao farmers at the same time.

Longform

Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world