GP activities in Japan
Report on Session to explain about GP and Advising Session
in Miyako Island
Date: Thursday, November 6, 2008
Venue: Okinawa Prefectural Miyako Hospital
Participants from OPCN
President Miwako Noguchi
Dean Kazuko Maeda
Dr. Akemi Owan
Dr. Midori Kamizato
Masakazu Yamashiro, Director of Educational Affaires Section
Okinawa Prefectural Miyako Hospital
Sakugawa Director of Nursing
Sugama, Director General
Matsunaga, Director of General Affairs Section, etc.
Miyako Public Health and Welfare Center
Uehara, Center President
Asato, coordinator for practicum
MiyakoJima City Office
Nagahama, Director General of Education department
Nohina, Director General of Lifelong Learning department
Tomizato, Director of Health Promotion department
Miyako Council of Social Welfare
Matsugawa, Director General
Shimajiri, volunteer coordinator
National Sanatorium Nanseien
Kawaguchi, Chief Nurse
Nursing Home Shimojichouseien
Nishizato, coordinator for practicum
Miyako branch office of Japan Nursing Association
Takahara, Director General of Miyako branch office
Onga, Former President of Okinawa Prefectural Miyako Hospital (retired doctor)
Nakata, Former Director of Nursing department, Miyako Public Health and
Welfare Center (retired Public Health Nurse)
Kishimoto, Former Director of Nursing, Okinawa Prefectural Miyako Hospital
Yamashiro, career counselor in Miyako High School
Total number of participants: 40
・Opening Remarks: President of OPCN Noguchi
・Introduction of undergraduate GP: Dr. Owan
・Introduction of Graduate School GP: Dr. Kamizato
Q&A, request, support, etc.
Q: Is it difficult to arrange host family?
A: Some students have already stayed their home.
・People in Miyako hope to continue this program even after government
subsidy is over.
・We (people in Miyako) will support this program as much as we can.
Explanation about GP