Visit to Former Bacterial Laboratory and Ceremony hosted by Yokohama City

Visit to the Former Bacterial Laboratory

 The laureates visited the Former Bacterial Laboratory where young Dr. Hideyo Noguchi worked at as a medical quarantine officer. The laureates were interested in old medical equipment.



The Ceremony hosted by Yokohama City

 After visiting the laboratory, the welcome ceremony was held by Yokohama city.
 The laureates put their name plates on the monument of the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize.
 Yokohama city carries out the educational project called “One School- One Country”. Elementally schools and junior high schools students in the city study about countries of Africa. At the ceremony, the elementally schools students who studied the Republic of Ghana and the Republic of Uganda gave presentations and welcomed the laureates.



Pictures by Yokohama City