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Medicine and Healthcare

Overview of hospital visits, medications, and health insurance:
CLAIR http://www.clair.or.jp/tagengorev/en/f/index.html

Hospitals that Speak Foreign Languages

Search for doctors in Kyoto City that speak foreign languages

Kyoto City International Foundation 
http://www.kcif.or.jp/HP/guide/sisetsu/en/tsuujiru.html

Search for doctors and pharmacies in Kyoto Prefecture that speak foreign languages

Kyoto Kenko Iryo Yorozu Network (Kyoto Prefectural Department of Health and Welfare)
http://www.mfis.pref.kyoto.lg.jp/ap/qq/men/pwtpmenult01.aspx

Multi-Lingual Medical Sheet

This sheet is useful in helping to explain your symptoms to a doctor if you do not speak Japanese.
 International Community Hearty Konandai, Kanagawa International Foundation
http://www.kifjp.org/medical/

Medical Interpreter Dispatch

Kyoto City, the Kyoto City International Foundation, and the Center for Multicultural Society Kyoto conduct dispatch of medical interpreters.
Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and English

*Kyoto City International Foundation
TEL: 075-752-3010
http://www.kcif.or.jp/iryo-t/en.html
*Kyoto City     TEL: 075-222-3072

AMDA International Medical Information Center Osaka Office

This facility can help you find doctors that speak your language.
English, Spanish and Chinese – Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00
For Portuguese, please contact beforehand or see the following site.            
http://eng.amda-imic.com/index.php     
http://eng.amda-imic.com/modules/activity/index.php?content_id=2

Computer-Mediated Multi-Lingual Medical Communication Support System (M-cube)

By touching a screen, patients can look up procedures in several languages as well as search for directions to hospital locations. This system is available at Kyoto University Hospital 1F and Kyoto City Hospital 1F.
Japanese・English・Chinese・Portuguese・Korean

Details
http://langrid.org/association/m3support/

http://langrid.org/association/m3support/indexe.html (English)

For inquiry about the system
member@m3support.langrid.org

※For questions about the system, please do not contact the hospital
・Kyoto city hospital
〒604-8845 Kyoto City nakagyo-ku mibu higashitakada-cho 1の2
TEL:075-311-5311
http://www.kch-org.jp/english

・Kyoto University Hospital 
〒606-8507 Kyoto City sakyo-ku syogoin kawahara-cho 54
TEL:075-751-3111
http://www.kuhp.kyoto-u.ac.jp/English/index.html (English)

電話 

Kyoto Prefectural International Center
B1F Mielparque Kyoto building, Shiokoji Sagaru, Higashinotoin dori,Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
600-8216,Japan
Open / 10:00-18:00
Closed /2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, National holidays, 12/29-1/3
TEL : 075-342-5000 / FAX : 075-342-5050