FUKUSHIMA Lives on the Line

Addressing the Nuclear Accident: Cooperation of the Prefecture and FMU.Fukushima PrefectureDisaster ResponseHeadquartersTeam headed by the Dean of the School of Medicine dispatched from the University to the Prefecture.Single point of contact for inquiries at FMU (Employees dispatched from FMU)A medical officer for disaster medicine + a medical team (Gathering and organizing information within the prefecture)Disaster Response Headquarters (consolidating information and decisions making at FMU)Central government, ministries, and agenciesCities, towns, and villagesHospitalsMedical associationsDMATREMATSelf-Defense ForcesCampus-wide meetings (information sharing)School of MedicineFMU-affiliated hospitalsSchool of NursingFukushima Medical University3:00 pm: Establishment of the Fukushima Medical University Disaster Response Headquarters in the Hospital Director’s Office.Dispatching coordinating physicians to the Fukushima Prefecture Disaster Response Headquarters.14