The health problem of a worker setting to work in a medium and small-sized business in Japan and search of the solution
Fukushima Medical University
Public Health
Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine Fukushima Medical University
Professor Tetsuhito Fukushima, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor Tetsuhito Fukushima, M.D., Ph.D.
4 weeks
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Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
Most of Japanese workers belong to the medium and small-sized business, and there are many people who do not receive enough benefits of work management, work environmental management and the health care. The recent labor shortage lets this problem worsen more. In the local company worker, the solution to the problem of mental health, overwork and metabolic syndrome become the urgent problem.
What is the aim of the project?
We investigate the health problem of a worker setting to work in a medium and small-sized business in Japan and the background and clarify the directionality of the solution to the problem.
What techniques and methods are used?
We turn to the 10-year back and, for a medium and small-sized business in Fukushima and the employees, carry out co-Hort. It is the company where our laboratory takes health care on for ten years, and the target company clarified an individual problem until now, but is going to analyze the information that I got in ten years generally.
What is the role of the student?
- The student will observe the practical experiments but will be highly involved in the analysis of the results
- The tasks will be done under supervision
- The student will mainly observe
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
The student participates in the investigation into our laboratory as an observer. However, we have the student participate in a discussion and the result analysis about the investigation and find an opinion. We provide the environment where the student is easy to give an opinion. The student will be mainly concerned as an investigator on the day of the investigation.
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- No specific outcome is expected
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
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