FUKUSHIMA Lives on the Line

Medical Teams Performing Consultation VisitsInside a bus headed toward the Iwaki areaOn March 28, we dispatched a medical team composed of physicians from departments such as Internal Medicine and Pediatrics to support the medical facilities in Iwaki, whose medical infrastructure was greatly weakened by the disrupted delivery of pharmaceuticals caused by harmful rumors related to the accident at the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The team cared for the medical needs of the elderly and children, and treated contagious diseases.48