Tohoku University Symposium on Recovery

7-8 March 2013
Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

Tohoku University conducted the International Symposium on Public Health Recovery after the Great East Japan Earthquake on 7-8 March 2013 at the Sendai International Centre in Sendai City. During the meeting, the University also launched the final report of a major study on the Great East Japan Earthquake. The publication was entitled: “Public Health Recovery after the Great East Japan Earthquake: Experiences in selected areas of Miyagi Prefecture”.

International speakers made presentations on the experiences on recovery from Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia and the Philippines. During the last day of the meeting , the participants went on a field visit to Ishinomaki City of Miyagi Prefecture to see the status of health sector recovery after two years of the triple disaster.