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Fukushima Program - The laureates visited Fukushima where Dr. Noguchi was born and raised

Fukushima Program Day 1 - June 2nd, 2013

Welcome Event by Town of Inawashiro and Visit to the Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Hall

Inawashiro town  Inawashiro Town
Children of Inawashiro town welcomed the laureates and presented bouquets of flowers at the entrance ofthe Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Hall

Memorial Hall  Memorial Hall
The laureates visited the house where Dr. Hideyo Noguchi was born

Memorial Hall  Memorial Hall
The laureates talking with children of Inawashiro town, Fukushima
Left: Dr. Peter Piot  Right: Dr. Alex G. Coutinho

Memorial Hall  Memorial Hall
The laureates observed the exhibitions of the Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Hall
Left: Dr. Peter Piot  Right: Dr. Alex G. Coutinho

Memorial Hall
Children gave the laureates a hearty send‐off at the Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Hall

(Pictures by:The Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Association

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Future Design 2050  Future Design 2050

Future Design 2050  Future Design 2050

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The symposium was conducted by high school students of Aizu Wakamatsu City. The laureates answered questions from students and sent messages to the students. Dr. Peter Piot's message was "Think ahead - counter injustices" and Dr. Alex G. Coutinho's was  “Think globally ‐ act locally".

(Pictures by :Aizu Wakamatsu City

Presentation of the certificate of "Honorary Goodwill Ambassador of Fukushima"

Honorary Goodwill Ambassador of Fukushima
Mr. Yuhei SATO, Governor of Fukushima Prefecture presented the certificate of "Honorary Goodwill Ambassador of Fukushima"

Fukushima Program Day 2 - June 3rd, 2013

Visit to the Tsuruga Castle

the Tsuruga Castle
The laureates visited the Tsuruga Catsle

Visit to Okuma junior high school

Okuma junior high school  Okuma junior high school

Okuma junior high school  Okuma junior high school
Students of Okuma junior high school made qustions for the laureates. The laureates answered them and enjoyed discussion with the students
(Pictures by Okuma junior high school) 
Okuma junior high school  Okuma junior high school
Left: Dr. Coutinho at the class room  Right: Students and the laureates

Memorial Gathering for Dr. Hideyo Noguchi at the Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Park

the Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Park  the Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Park
The laureates offered flowers to the statue of Dr. Hideyo Noguchi at the Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Park

Visit to Memorial House for Young Dr. Hideyo Noguchi

Aizu Ichiban Kan
The laureates visited former Kaiyo hospital. Young Noguchi had an operation on his left hand by Dr. Kanae Watanabe, head doctor of Kaiyo Hospital. Then he dicided to be a medical doctor.

Visit to Suehiro Kaeigura sake brewery

Suehiro Kaeigura sake brewery
 The laureates visited Suehiro Kaeigura sake brewery where Dr. Noguchi's brother worked and Dr. Noguchi's mother visited to have a rest during her work.

Meeting with Fukushima Medical University’s Staffs at Aizu Medical Center

Aizu Medical Center  Aizu Medical Center
The laureates had a meeting and exchanged opinions with the staff of Aizu Medical Center. After meeting, Dr. Keiji Suzuki, the director of Aizu Medical Center guided the laureates to the facilities of the medical center.

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