Annual medical check-up
-Shimane University, Matsue campus-

In Japan , students must undergo an annual medical examination at a predetermined time. This may not be common practice in other countries, but is required by Japanese low.  This requirement has played a significant role in improving public health in Japan.  The health administration center provides free regular medical examination services for international students.  The purpose of this medical examination is to protect both our individual and common health.  Some students may fear that if they are found to have health problems, this might affect their status at the   university.  However, this is not the case even when the examination reveals a specific health problem.  The university wants to support you so that your studies and/or research can continue smoothly.  Your medical examination should be regarded as a positive experience intended for your well-being and that of your university community.This may not be common practice in other countries, but is required by Japanese low.  This requirement has played a significant role in improving public health in Japan.  The health administration center provides free regular medical examination services for international students.  The purpose of this medical examination is to protect both our individual and common health.  Some students may fear that if they are found to have health problems, this might affect their status at the   university.  However, this is not the case even when the examination reveals a specific health problem.  The university wants to support you so that your studies and/or research can continue smoothly.  Your medical examination should be regarded as a positive experience intended for your well-being and that of your university community.

Schedules are as follows*:

date

sex

time

place

2010.5.14iFri.j

female

15:00-15:30

Health administration center

2010.4.22iThu.j

male

14:45-15:30

Health administration center

*Eventual changes will be announced on the bulletin board.

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