Links in foreign languages on medical clinics
●A List of explainatory brochures available in multi-languages for foreigners (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
Here you will find crucial medical questionnaires, briefing papers and communication tools for a foreign patient.
●Multi-lingual medical questionnaires (Kanagawa International Foundation)
You can download medical questionnaires available for over 11 clinical departments such as internal department, department of ophthalmology and department of pediatrics.
Questionnaires are available in 14 languages such as English, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, French, Thai, Idonesian, Tagalog and Vietnamese.
●Medical facility handbook for foreigners (Gunma medical association)
You can download the Foreigners’ Handbook at the homepage of Gunma Medical Association in English, Portuguese, Spanish and Tagalog.
It contains information regarding the entire process of a hospital visit in both Japanese and the language you choose.
●Multi-lingual living information (CLAIR)
It contains information regarding living in Japan for foreign-born residents. It explains systems related to medicines, childbirth and child-rearing in Japan.
The information is available in English, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese and Tagalog.
●Anti-vaccination preliminary examination form (Anti-vaccination research center)
You can download Anti-vaccination and children’s health 2014 and preliminary examination forms. They are available in five languages: English, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Tagalog.
●Foreign language version—Maternal and child health pocketbook (A society for the study of Maternal and child health)
Accodring to the policies implemented by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, The Maternal and child health pocketbooks are written in Japanese and a foreign language.
The pocketbooks are available in the following eight languages: English, Mandarin, Tagalog, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Thai and Indonesian.
●Provision of medical information by telephone (AMDA International Medical Information Center)
Information on hospitals/clinics that accept foreign patients, or with staffs who speak foreign languages, as well as explanations about medical and welfare system are provided in multiple languages. Days and hours for the service differ depending on the language, so please be sure to check the schedule beforehand.
AMDA International Medical Information Center Tokyo TEL: 03-5285-0800