▶ “Born from eruption” workshop: A report of participation on research workshop in IRIDeS, Tohoku University
On February 12, 2019 a DNGL student of University of Kochi, Yudi Ariesta Chandra, presented the topic of Family resilience in the 2010 Mt. Merapi Eruption as an invited speaker in “Born from Disaster” interdisciplinary workshop that conducted by International Research Institute for Disaster Science (IRIDeS) Tohoku University...
【REPORT】- 2018/11/9 to 2018/12/03
▶ Disaster response for earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Sigi and Donggala, Indonesia
September 26, 2018 earthquake and tsunami had stricken around Palu, Sigi and Donggala, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The disasters were not only caused severe material damage, but also made humanity crises where thousands people died, injured and homeless. The disasters, even, caused disruption of health services where many health workers such as local nurses became the victims and health facilities were damaged...
【REPORT】- 2018/10/17 to 2018/10/19
▶ World Society of Disaster Nursing, 2018
The 5th Research Conference of “World Society of Disaster Nursing” was hosted in Swissôtel Bremen, Germany from 17th to 19th October, 2018. The conference theme for the year was “Future Challenges for Global Disaster Risk Management – Evidence based Research and Powerful Competencies Needed for Nurses”...
▶ Socio-Cultural Sensitivity in Disasters: Implications for Disaster Risk Reduction and Health
On September 29, 2018, the Kochi DNGL student originally from Indonesia, Mr. Hastoro Dwinantoaji, participated in the seminar and research meeting about "Disaster Nursing and Transcultural Nursing" in Tokyo that organized by the National Institute of Public Health. In the event, Prof. Sakiko Kanbara, Professor of Faculty of Nursing at University of Kochi in Kochi Prefecture...
【REPORT】- 2018/8/06 to 2018/8/29
▶ Disaster health preparedness activity in Tanggamus-regency, Indonesia
The increasing frequency of natural disaster requiring nurses to adequately engage in disaster preparedness activity, especially to reduce health risk. This action is in line with global agenda, the Sendai Framework Disaster Risk Reduction that underlining the vital role of health sectors in reducing disaster health risk...
【REPORT】- 2018/8/12 to 2018/8/25
▶ Living Environment and Health Issues of Disaster Survivors in the Long-Term Evacuation Stage after the Nepal Earthquake 2015
A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck Nepal, which was the worst quake to strike the country in more than 80 years. On 12th May 2015, another 7.3 magnitude strong aftershock caused further damages and sufferings. Sindhupalchowk district was one of the worst affected districts as a result of the earthquake, and “Giranchaur” was one of the affected communities in Sindhupalchowk...
【REPORT】- 2018/7/20 to 2018/7/22
▶ Kurashiki Flood Disaster 2018: An experience report of Non-Japanese Nursing Volunteering
The torrential downpour in July 2018 resulted massive flooding in Japan, and different regions of Japan suffered great damages to lives and properties. Me, as a non-Japanese nursing student, got an opportunity to visit Kurashiki city for 3 days from 20th to 22nd July, 2018....
▶ The 6th Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Multi-Hazards (MH) Summer School Program: From Building Safety to Human Safety
A summer school focusing on “Applying Science, Technology and Innovation in Disaster Risk Reduction” was held on July 24-27, 2018, and organized again at Tohoku University in Japan under the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Multi-Hazards (MH) Program. This year was the 6th APRU MH Summer School...
▶ Student of DNGL Program at University of Kochi Selected to Receive Outstanding Award “PPIJ Omedetou Award 2018” by the Board Members of Indonesian Embassy in Tokyo
The Indonesian Student’s Association in Japan (PPIJ) in collaboration with National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) held the 1st Annual Scientific Symposium of Indonesian Collegians in Japan (ASSIGN) to commemorate the 65 years of PPIJ, coinciding with 60 years of Indonesian-Japan Diplomatic Relationship Anniversary. This event presented the symposium in GRIPS Tokyo to gather Indonesian and Japanese Scholars from all over Japan to discuss and to compile ideas for the sake of sustainable development in Indonesia and Japan...
▶ The 2018 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) ‘Preventing Disaster Risk: Protecting Sustainable Development’ in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia
From July 3-6, 2018, the Mongolian Government hosted the 2018 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) which takes place in the capital Ulaanbaatar...
▶ Sharing Information: Risk in Communication Foreign Residents in the Event of Disaster in Japan
During lunch time on April 9, 2018 in Ike campus, University of Kochi, Prof. Sakiko Kanbaraa professor at the Faculty of Nursing University of Kochiheld a briefing session on the Nankai Trough Earthquake countermeasures. Prof. Kanbara presented about the risk in communication foreign residents in the event of disaster in Japan..
▶ The 16th General Assembly Kochi Health Sciences Center Volunteer Group ‘Harmony Kochi’: Student of DNGL Program at University of Kochi Selected to Receive Outstanding Volunteer Award
A graduate student of DNGL program at the Graduate School of Nursing University of Kochi, Hastoro Dwinantoaji, was honored with the Outstanding Volunteer Award in a ceremony in the 16th General Assembly Kochi Health Sciences Center Volunteer Group ‘Harmony Kochi’..
▶ Learning from Japan, linking to Nepal and EpiNurse on 26th and 27th February 2018、in Nursing Association Nepal (NAN)
Nepal is a hot spot of disaster and there is greater need for disaster awareness among people. Taking the advantage of time studying in DNGL program, I decided to share the disaster knowledge that I learned in Japan to EpiNurses (epidemiology + nursing) of Nepal..
▶ [Report] Debriefing Session of EpiNurse Project “Monitoring for Ensured Communicable Disease Control on Evacuation Site by Local Nurses in Nepal
On August 9, 2016 at University of Kochi (Ike campus), Dr. Sakiko Kanbara, Associate Professor of DNGL, presented about....
▶ Lecture of Cultual Competency for Global Disaster Nursing
A seminar entitled,“Cultural competency for Disaster Nursing Global Leader” was held at Tokyo Medical and Dental University....
▶ The DNGL International Seminar in Chiba 2016: “Leadership in Inter-Organizational Collaboration during Disaster Response”
On February 13, 2016, Disaster Nursing Global Leader Degree Program (DNGL) organized the international seminar themed “Leadership in...
▶ Lesson Learned from the Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami in 2004
Dr. Achir Yani S. Hamid, a director of the board of professor at Faculty of Nursing University of Indonesia and also as...
▶ DNGL Seminar in Hyogo by Dr. Afaf Ibrahim Meleis
Dr. Afaf Ibrahim Meleis (Dr. Meleis) as a special guest speaker delivered a seminar for DNGL program that held by University...
▶ University of Kochi and Kochi Health Sciences Center Held Disaster Prevention Drills (Ike Area)
On October 3rd 2015 (Saturday), the Kochi City Disaster Prevention Drills were conducted at University of Kochi and Kochi...
▶ DNGL Mini Seminar [NEPAL DISASTER：Facts to Know and Possible Challenges to be Faced by International Relief Workers]
On May 22nd, the DGNL mini seminar entitled NEPAL DISASTER：Facts to Know and Possible Challenges to be faced by International...
▶ International Seminar on Disaster and Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo
On May 20th, Professor Malonga Kaj Françoise, Head of the Department of Public Health at Lubumbashi University in the Democratic...
▶ The 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
For five days from March 14 to 18, 2015, people from 187 countries including the heads of governments and cabinet ministers...
▶ Evacuation Shelters Information Visualization Drill in Kanazawa Ward, Yokohama City
On February 15, 2015 a disaster prevention drill was conducted at Daido Junior High School in Yokohama. About 250 residents...
▶ Implementation of the Communication Drill at the Regional Evacuation Shelters in the Philippines
We had conducted another field surveys in the Philippines, as a follow-up project. We visited Tacloban in the Leyte Island...
▶ The 18th East Asian Forum of Nursing Scholars
The 18th East Asian Forum of Nursing Scholars (EAFONS) was held on February 5-6, 2015 in Taipei...
▶ Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience
Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience was held at the Ito Hall...
▶ University of Kochi and Universitas Indonesia Discussing Standard of Good Practice for Nurses in Disaster.
DNGL faculty members and student of University of Kochi visited Faculty of Nursing Universitas Indonesia in Depok, on May 3 – 5, 2018 to continue international collaboration research meeting between two faculties.
▶ Field Research Experiences in the Philippines
[Purpose] University of Kochi’s DNGL members (the DNGL Kochi team) had an opportunity to conduct a joint research with...
▶ The Environment Has Prepared to Enable Remote Simulation
We visited some facilities where advanced remote simulation was being conducted, interviewed the persons in charge...
▶ Trial and Error of Distance Learning
Dr. Pamela Minarik at Samuel Merritt University visited University of Kochi on June 29th – July 2nd...
▶ A Report on Japan Academy of Nursing Science Interactive Sessions: Who are Global Leaders? Who are Global Leaders in Disaster Nursing?
The 34th Academic Conference of Japan Academy of Nursing Science (Dr. Tamura Yayoi, Chairperson) was held on November 29- 30,...