ITEC is a provider of comprehensive healthcare consulting services specializing in all aspects of hospital management.


Turkey-Japan Medical Exchange Forum was organized by ITEC

(1) Background of the forum

ITEC has been researching the feasibility of participating Hospital PPP Projects in Republic of Turkey from 2011. We dispatched Public-Private Mission team including Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, famous Japanese doctors from Juntendo University, University of Tsukuba and Tokyo Women’s Medical University and us to Turkey from February 18th to 22nd, and held “Turkey-Japan Medical Exchange Forum” on February 19th as a part of our research for “Research Project for Globalization of Japanese Medical Equipment and Services”. ITEC, as an organizer of the forum, arranged the forum cooperating with Ankara University, and acted as a moderator.


(2) Program of the forum

We understand it’s important to establish good relationship between Japan and Turkey in the medical and academic field in order to accelerate Japanese companies’ participation in Turkish market. In the Forum, beginning with the opening remarks from the guests from Ankara University, Hacettepe University and Embassy of Japan in Turkey, 4 doctors presented Japanese advanced technologies to the audience. In addition to the doctors’ presentations, Japanese manufacturers providing related medical equipment introduced their R&D activities, technologies and products after each session by the doctors.

Finally more than 100 participants attended the Forum, which was concluded with great success by contributing to promote the medical and academic exchange between both countries.


(3) Conclusion

In addition to the Forum, the Mission Team made visits to medical universities, exchange with Japan Turkey   University Association and courtesy call to Embassy of Japan to deepen the relations among the participants.


       Overview of Turkey-Japan Medical Exchange Forum

         (Moderator: Mr. Seki, Managing Director, ITEC)

Opening remark from Prof. A. Murat TUNCER, Rector of Hacettepe University
   Opening remark from Prof. Erkan İBİŞ, Rector of Ankara University Remark from H.E. Yutaka Yokoi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of Japan
Presentation by Mr. Noriyoshi FUKUOKA from METI of Japan to introduce
Japanese Contribution to Medical Expansion
Presentation by Prof. Yoshio UETSUKA from Tokyo Women’s Medical University
Theme: “Regenerative Medicine”   
Presentation by Prof. Hideyuki SAKURAI from University of Tsukuba
Theme: “Proton Beam Therapy and BNCT (Boron Neutron Capture Therapy)
     Presentation by Prof. Nobuhiro SATO from Juntendo University
     Theme: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer by Endoscope”
Presentation by Associate Prof. Naoto SAKAMOTO from Juntendo University
Theme: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer by Endoscope”  
              Question and Answer Session

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