Trials for the Formation of an Island Health Education and Research Center

By 2023 National University Corporation University of the Ryukyus “Linking Remote Islands, Spreading Okinawa” Education Future Fund Project

On October 20, 2023, 19 second-year students from Izena Junior High School visited the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences and Faculty of Engineering at the University of the Ryukyus as part of their work experience training on the main island of Okinawa, and discussed their future plans and dreams

Introduction of the Department of Health Sciences by Dr. Kobayashi

Explanation of liquefaction phenomenon (Faculty of Engineering)

Observation of Tsunami experimental apparatus (Faculty of Engineering)

On November 1 and 2, 2023 Disaster Prevention Class and Evacuation Drill at Izena Junior High School

On November 1, a remote class on disaster prevention using Zoom was held for all 52 students at Izena Junior High School.

Remote Lecture on Disaster Prevention

Remote class

On November 2, three students experienced evacuation drills at Izena Junior High School while experiencing what it is like to be a person in need of assistance during an evacuation (elderly, wheelchair user, crutches). From the Graduate School of Health Sciences, Dr. Yuko Touyama and Ms. Norie Wakei assisted in the drill.

Experiencing a person in need of assistance during an evacuation

Arrival at the evacuation assembly point