Links

 

Tokyo Mental Health http://www.tokyomentalhealth.com

Dr Andrew Kissane is a UK-licensed medical psychiatrist and doctor working in Tokyo, Japan. He is licensed by the Ministry of Welfare to treat foreign nationals in Japan and holds a Japanese medical license. He is the American Clinic Tokyo Psychiatrist and also provides counseling and psychotherapy at his private practice in Ginza.

The Expat’s Guide to Japan http://expatsguide.jp/health-safety/medical-care/hospitals-clinics-tokyo/

Comprehensive information on Health & Safety in Japan can be found here. Japan is a very safe place but foreign visitors may find using the healthcare system and emergency services daunting or confusing. This link will help you navigate healthcare in Japan and let you know what to do in the case of an emergency or natural disaster. Free booklets are distributed at the American Clinic Tokyo.

Japan National Tourism Organization http://www.jnto.go.jp/emergency/eng/mi_guide.html

The Official Guide for when you are feeling ill by the Japan National Tourism Organization. This is a great resource to find medical information while traveling in Japan.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/

CDC is the national public health institute of the United States. The CDC is a federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services and is headquartered in Atlanta, unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, in Greater Atlanta. Its main goal is to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability. You can perform a search by destination to find your travel recommendations.

UpToDate for Patients http://www.uptodate.com/home/uptodate-subscription-options-patients

Use the Resource Trusted by Clinicians and Healthcare Practitioners Worldwide. Learn more about a medical condition and explore treatment options using UpToDate®, the same resource trusted by more than 850,000 clinicians around the world. Patient level information is searchable and Free.

World Health Organization (WHO) http://www.who.int/en/

WHO is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health. It was established in 1948, with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.