Advances in Modern Medicine


by

Kiyomi Taniyama, Wataru Kamiike

DOI: 10.2174/97816810802391150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-023-9, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-024-6





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Response to the Great East Japan Earthquake: Medical Aid Activities by National Hospital Organization

- Pp. 251-259 (9)

Tamami Umeda

Abstract

Japan's National Hospital Organization (NHO), a Designated Public Corporation specified in the Disaster Countermeasure Basic Act, promptly responded to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake by mobilizing medical teams from NHO hospitals nationwide. This report describes the activities conducted by NHO and lessons learnt for better preparedness and response in the future.

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