In september 2011 professor Ryuki Kassai MD  – head of Department of FM – and his wife Masako Li, proef in health economics visited the health center of Lex Goudswaard in Houten. He is trained in Canada and has started the first FM-training in Hokiado. Contact: Department of Community and Family Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, 960-1295 Japan. Tel: +81 24 547 1515  E-mail: ryukikas©fmu.ac.jp or masako©econ.hit-u.ac.jp, Home page: http://www.fmu.ac.jp/home/comfam/

In 2009 Prof. Jacobijn Gussekloo visited Japan because they wanted to hear about our elderly care. Lots to learn from Japan. For more info contact J.Gussekloo@lumc.nl