Medical Interpreter Training Course 2020

2020年 医療通訳育成研修(即戦力養成講座)の受講者を募集します

2020/07/13 Monday Announcements, Health

Many foreigners find it difficult to communicate properly with doctors and nurses.  It is very important that Medical interpreters are available to assist in the communication of both parties.

In this course, the necessary knowledge for medical interpretation, hospital ethics and interpretation techniques in face-to-face and telephone consultations will be taught.

The registration closes on August 14 (Friday), and the course fee is free.

Languages ​​in which the course will be held (5 students for each language)

Portuguese, Vietnamese, Chinese, Tagalog, Spanish

Selection test

Date: August 23 (Sunday), from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Address: Event Space & Information at Mie Kenmin Koryu Center (Tsu-shi Hadokoro-cho 700 UST Tsu 3F)

See the complete details on who can take the course, date of classes, how to register and other information at the links below (in Japanese only).

See here for the explanatory pamphlet

See here for the application form

Mie International Exchange Foundation (MIEF)
Person in charge: Uehara and Sakatoku
Address: 〒514-0009 Tsu-shi Hadokoro-cho 700 (UST Tsu 3F)
TEL: 059-223-5006
FAX: 059-223-5007

Reference: Homepage of Mie Prefecture Office

(July/2020) Application Period for Prefectural Housing Tenants

2020/07/13 Monday Announcements, Health


Application Period for July
July 3 (Friday) ~ July 31, 2020 (Friday)

Basic information regarding prefectural housing (location, layout, rent, etc.), information regarding application procedures and other details will be available at the website below.

Click here to view PDF file (Japanese Version)

Click here to view PDF file (Portugues Version)

Click here to view PDF file (Spanish Version)

Information on eligibility criteria and prefectural housing rules and regulations can also be found at the website below.
*All information provided is in Japanese only

*Regarding the public housing with vacancies that are not filled through the regular application, from the day after the lottery until the vacancies are filled, service will be provided on a first-come first- served basis until the first Wednesday of the month after the month to which the lottery is completed. The deadline for this supplementary registration is July 31.

Fixed period of call for prefectural housing (Every year in the same period)

Month Application Period by Post Date for selection by lottery Move in date
April Start Date~30 Mid-May July 1
July Start Date~31 Mid-August October 1
October Start Date~31 Mid-November January 1
January Start Date~31 Mid-February April 1

*The start date for each application period is scheduled for the first Tuesday or Friday of the respective month


Mie Ken Kendo Seibi-bu Jutaku Seisaku-ka Kou’ei Jutaku-han TEL: 059-224-2703 (*Inquires available only in Japanese)

See below the Consultation Center of each region

(1) Hokusei Block (Kuwana city, Kawagoe district, Yokkaichi city, Suzuka city, Kameyama city) TEL: 059- 373- 6802

(2) Chusei Iga Block (Tsu city, Iga city) TEL: 059-221-6171

(3) Nansei-Higashi Kishu Block (Matsusaka city, Ise city, Owase city, Mihama district) TEL: 059-222-6400