2006年3月アーカイブ

We have started to provide maps to our articles one by one.
But these are Japanese version and names of places are written in Japanese only.
I hope you can manage to read the map.
Thank you
Polio Vaccination in Osaka City in April
Free Polio vaccine for children between 3 monthes old and 90 monthes old is provided by Osaka City.
If you have children who is under 90 monthes, 7 years and 6 monthes old, you can give your children a free polio vaccine.
Polio vaccine is only provided by city health center.
If you miss the following time, you useally need to wait 6 monthes.
Make sure that you get contact with your local officer before to go.

Kita-ku
Tel: 06-6313-9857
Date:
13th Apr (Thu), 27th Apr (Thu) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Place: Osaka Municipal Kita-ku Center

Fukushima-ku
Tel: 06-6464-9857
Date: 4th Apr (Tue), 25th Apr (Tue) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Place: Osaka Municipal Fukushima-ku center

Chuo-ku
Tel: 06-6267-9857
Date: 12th Apr (Web), 26th Apr (Wed) 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Place: Osaka Municipal Chuo-ku center

Nishi-ku
Tel: 06-6532-9857
Date: 6th Apr (Thu), 25th Apr (Tue) 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Place: Osaka Municipal Nishi-ku center

Taisho-ku
Tel: 06-4394-9857
Date: 6th Apr (Thu), Date: 25th Apr (Tue) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Place: Osaka Municipal Taisho-ku Hall

Tennoji-ku
Tel: 06-6774-9882
Date: 5th Apr (Wed), 19th Apr (Wed) 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Place: Tennoji-ku Health Center

Higashiyodogawa-ku
Tel: 06-4809-9857
Date: 5th Apr (Wed) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Place: Higashi Yodogawa-ku Health Center

Date: 10th Apr (Mon)
Place: Health Center Brunch office in Awaji

Date: 20th Apr (Thu), 25th Apr (Tue)
Place: Higashi Yodogawa-ku Health Center

Joto-ku
Tel: 06-6930-9857
Date: 6th Apr (Thu), 13th Apr (Thu), 18th Apr (Tue), 26th Apr (Wed) 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Place: Brunch of Joto-ku Health Center

Suminoe-ku
Tel: 06-6682-9857
Date: 6th Apr (Thu) 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Place: Osaka Municipal Suminoe-ku Hall

Date: 10th Apr (Mon)
Place: Nanko Port Town Center Bldg

Date: 13th Apr (Thu), 20th Apr (Thu)
Place: Osaka Municipal Suminoe Hall

Sumiyoshi-ku
Tel: 06-6694-9857
Date: 5th Apr (Wed), 6th Apr (Thu), 12th Apr (Wed), 20th Apr (Thu) 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Place: Suminoe-ku Health Center Brunch Office

Higashisumiyoshi-ku
Tel: 06-4399-9857
Date: 4th Apr (Tue) 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Place: Higashisumiyoshi-ku Health Center

Date: 12th Apr (Web)
Place: Higashisumiyoshi-ku Health Center Brunch in Yada

Date: 18th Apr (Tue)
Place: Higashisumiyoshi-ku Health Center

Date: 27th Apr (Thu)
Place: Higashisumiyoshi-ku Town Office Brunch in Yada

Hirano-ku
Tel: 06-4302-9857
Date: 4th Apr (Tue) 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Place: Osaka Municipal Hirano-ku Hall

Date: 14th Apr (Fri)
Place: Community Plaza Hirano

Date: 18th Apr (Tue)
Place: Community Plaza Hirano

Date: 19th Apr (Wed)
Place: Hirano-ku Health Center

Date: 26th Apr (Wed)
Place: Hirano-ku Health Center
Have you ever had problems or difficulties to communicate with a Japanese doctor?
Even if you don't have any problem with talking to your Japanese friends, it might be a different story to talk to a doctor.
To search a medical institutes, this site will be useful for you.
But unfortunately, according to the announcement of the webmaster, the medical search part will be closed at the end of this March.

Online Medical Handbook
If you cannot find a clinic or hospotal close to you, you can print out the form from Medical Handbook for Foreigners. The top page of this site is written in Japanese but each file is written in Japanese and another foreign language.
The following languages are avairable now.

1. "英語" English
2. "ポルトガル" Portugues
3. "スペイン語" Spanish
4. "タガログ語" Tagalog

This handout consists of application fordiagnosis, medical examination by interview, explanation of examination and so on.
You can communicate with your doctor with this written format. This will help you a lot.
Preparation for an emergency is very important as you know.
In case of a disaster such as an earthquake you can use the service of 171 provided by NTT, NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE.
NTT Disaster Emergency Voice mail
Composing this number you can leave informations about yourself, and consult informations about others.

phone

In order to provide information about yourself do as following :
1- Dial 171
2- After the message press 1
3- Enter your phone number, including your area code (this works either for you mobile or home phone).
4- after the isntructions record your message stating your location, condition and intentions.
5- Hang up.

To find about people you know on the system :
1- Dial 171
2- after the message press 2
3- enter the phone number of the person you want news of (either mobile or home phone)
4- Listen to the message left by the person.

This service is available only when disaster occours.
But NTT provide trial period as follows.
1. 1st of every month
2. disaster-prevention week(30th August to 5th September)
3. disaster-prevention and volunteer week (15th January to 21st January)
AMDA (The Association of Medical Doctors of Asia) International Medical Information Center Kansai Branch is an organization which conducts medical counseling for foreigners. Staff can explain the medical system and introduce English-speaking doctors.
This center provides telephone services in several languages to foreign residents in Japan including English, Chinese, Spanish and Portuguese.

TEL: 06-4395-0555

English, Spanish
Monday - Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Portuguese
Tuesday 11:00 - 15:00
Chinese
Tuesday 11:00 - 14:00
Ambulance 119
Emergencies at Night and on Holidays
If you need emergency medical care on Sundays, national holidays, during the end and beginning of the year or during late night/early morning hours, go to an After Hours Emergency Medical Care Center.
Information on Emergency Department of Hospitals
In instances where you don't consider the situation to be an emergency, but nonetheless need to find a doctor, please phone the hotline below. These hotlines are also the source of information in cases where a family member has been conveyed to a hospital by an ambulance and you need to find out which hospital they are now in.
You also have to use this number in case of fire. It will connect you to the firemen station.

Osaka
Osaka Municipal Emergency Medical Information Service
TEL: 06-6543-9999
Osaka Prefectural Emergency Medical Information Center
TEL: 06-6761-1199 (Hospital Information only)

If you don't live in Osaka and you are not sure which hospital is close to your home, just call 119.
Emergency call is toll-free but you might not be able to call from your mobile phone.
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Pro Antiques"COM" deals more than 1,700 chinaware and 1,
000 glass items which are precious and around 100 years old ones.

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Pro Antiques"COM" started as a factory to fix furniture. So they have very unique Japanese furniture as well.
There are more unique antiques you can imagine.
Visit their website and then visit their shop and take a close look at each piece.
Even just looking at their antiques would be enjoyable.

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Pro Antiques "COM"
address: Sanjo-Takakura agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
infront of The Museum of Kyoto
access: 10 mins walk from Karasuma Station of Hankyu Kyoto line
5 mins walk from Oike Station of Kyoto Subway
Open Hour: 12:00 - 21:00
Closed: Wed, Tue(depends)
Tel: 075-254-7536

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Kyoto Daikotto Sai at Pulse Plaza ( Antique Grand Fair in Kyoto )
MAR 31st APR 2nd 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Over a million antiques are exhibited and sold by 350 antique dealers from all over Japan.
If you are looking for cheap chinaware or you enjoy watching antiques, Kimonos, Japanese Swords and so on, Kyoto Daikotto Sai is a great festical to visit.
You can take a free bus from JR Takeda station to "Pulse Plaza"

For more information :
Gomokudo Tel : 077-522-2307
Access : City Subway Karasuma-line "Takeda" Station
City Bus No.South1,2,3 "Pulse Plaza-mae"