MEXT’s Health and Hygiene Information Websitefor Schools for Foreign Students


9:00 to 18:00 on weekdays


Seminar scheduled

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2024 16:00-17:00

    In this seminar, an expert in health and hygiene at school will provide a simple explanation regarding
    “The Basic Knowledge of Allergies and Food Poisoning that All Teaching Personnel Should Know About”

    Do you have such concerns as…?
    “I would like to learn about symptoms of allergies and food poisoning”
    “I would like to know if there are any precautions unique to children that I should be aware about?”
    “I would like to know what we can do for prevention and counter measures against allergies and food poisoning in schools”

    If you have such concerns, we hope this seminar may help you in solving them.

Past Seminars (Archived video available)

  • Thursday, December 7, 2023 16:00-17:10

    In this seminar, representatives from medical institutions and foreign schools who have conducted health checks will talk about "Examples of implementation of health checks in Brazilian Schools".

    Participants attending the on-site venue will also be able to experience first-hand the equipment used in the health checks.

    Eligible Participants:
    - Individuals affiliated to schools for foreign students who wish to learn about health and hygiene initiatives in other schools.
    - Personnel of medical institutions and medical organizations interested in social contribution activities
    - Individuals affiliated to the municipality and community interested in initiatives for multicultural coexistence

  • October 19, 2023 (Thu) 14:00 to 15:00

    In this seminar,
    experts on school health and hygiene will talk about "Fundamental and practical health and hygiene measures" in an easy-to-understand manner to help you to use them in your school setting, beginning tomorrow.

    "What should we deal with the most important first in health and hygiene measures in schools?"
    "I want to learn practical health and hygiene measures in schools such as hand-washing, actions against student's injuries, infection controls"

    We hope that this seminar will be helpful for you to tackle such health-related issues.

  • Thursday, March 9, 2023  15:30 to 17:00 (Registration open at 15:00)

    In this seminar, experts in infectious diseases and school hygiene will explain clearly what school personnels should know from the viewpoint of "creating a health and hygiene system" in schools for foreign students and international schools.

    “What should we do for infection control in our school?”;
    “Who can we ask for help to solve issues about health and hygiene?”;
    “What information should we provide when we receive inquiries about health and hygiene?”

    We hope that this seminar will be helpful for you to tackle such health-related issues.

Consultation Service

Multilingual consultation service is available to address issues related to health and hygiene environment in a school for foreign students.Please feel free to contact us for consultation.

9:00 to 18:00 on weekdays

*Our office is closed on Saturday, Sunday, national holidays, the year-end and New Year holidays, and Golden Week; we will respond you on the next business day promptly.

*Please note that depending on the contents of your inquiry, it might take about a week to reply to you.

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