FMU-Shamisen Workshop on Health Concerns of populations living in contaminated areas following the Fukushima accident
5-6-7 March 2016 – Fukushima
On the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the Great Japan Earthquake and the following earthquake and accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, this workshop aims to review the health concerns of populations living in contaminated areas , identifying in particular impacts on living and social conditions, and summarising the worries, needs and expectations of the affected populations with regards to their health and welfare.
This workshop will involve medical and public health professionals and radiation protection experts from Japan and Europe, as well as local stakeholders in order to review the design and implementation of interventions addressing the health issues of the population.
The focus will be put on the review of the innovative approaches implemented to help local Japanese populations address issues relating to their health and living conditions