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A Report from the JCMT Secretariat -Activities during Fiscal Year 2014

In Regular Session Courses for new Fellows, the JCMT received a total of 6 Fellows during the year, including 2 from Thailand and 1 from Vietnam in the Spring Session and 2 from Malaysia and 1 from Vietnam in the Autumn Session.

New Fellow1As training in medical equipment and technologies, training in advanced diagnostic techniques was provided using various types of endoscopes, ultrasonic diagnostic equipment, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment, computed tomography imaging equipment and other technologies in Toranomon Hospital. Training in current Japanese clinical medical technologies was also given through observation of the actual medical setting and related discussions, covering surgical technologies using surgical microscopes, the thoracoscope, laparoscope and endoscope, intraoperative ultrasonic diagnostic equipment, intraoperative monitors, etc., catheterization, surgical techniques and postoperative management, multidisciplinary collaborative team rehabilitation treatment, etc.

New Fellow2 To deepen the Fellows’ understanding of modern Japanese society and the Japanese people, the Fellows experienced general everyday life in Japan during their training periods and, at the same time, were also given opportunities to experience Japanese history and culture, etc.
As part of these activities, the JCMT conducted study tours to Nara and Kyoto during both the Spring and Autumn Sessions.

In Refresher Courses, the JCMT received a total of 9 former Fellows from Vietnam, Mongolia, Indonesia and Malaysia, including special invitations. This number was larger than in normal years.

In the Follow-up Training Program, the JCMT organized the following 3 visits to counterpart countries.

Follow-up Training1① In early December 2014, the Vice President of Toranomon Hospital, Dr. Shozo Yamada, gave a demonstration of endoscopic pituitary tumor resection and guidance on case diagnosis, and also presented a lecture on the subject to JCMT Alumni and other Vietnamese neurosurgeons at Viet Duc Hospital, Hanoi Medical School.

Follow-up Training2② In early February 2015, the Head of the Toranomon Hospital Department of Endovascular neurosurgery Dr. Yuji Matsumaru gave lectures, guidance on surgical techniques and guidance on diagnosis in connection with endovascular neurosurgery to JCMT Alumni and other Indonesian neurosurgeons at Pertamina Central Hospital, etc. in Indonesia.

Follow-up Training3③ In mid-February 2015, Dr. Kuniaki Ohara of the Toranomon Hospital Department of Dermatology gave guidance on surgical techniques for skin cancer, guidance in case diagnosis and a lecture to JCMT Alumni and other Indonesian dermatologists at the Department of Dermatovenereology of Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, University of Indonesia.

In mid-July, the JCMT held a reception for the Corporate Sponsors of the JCMT Program, the JCMT Fellows and doctors at Toranomon Hospital. All of the Fellows reported on the current conditions and issues facing their respective countries and also expressed their thanks in a song. More than 50 persons participated in this event, which overflowed with smiling faces from beginning to end.



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