Website dedicated to foreign people visiting Miyako and those living in Miyako Miyako International Association

In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

In case you get injured or sick in Japan and don't know Japanese language well, please use this glossary to convey your conditions/symptoms to medical staffs, pointing at phrases.

It is written in three languages: Japanese, Chinese, and English.

If you live in Miyako, and have questions about seeing a doctor or have difficulty in communicating with hospital staffs, please feel free to contact us. We will do our best to help you.

Glossary of medical phrases

guide books to help foreign people (tourists)

JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization) created guide books to help foreign people (tourists) who need to visit a hospital in Japan. You can also find useful information about what to do when natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunami occur.

The guidebooks are available in 5 versions: Japanese, English, Chinese (simplified and traditional Chinese character), and Korean. To open the guidebooks (PDF files), Click the link below.



Chinese (simplified Chinese character)

Chinese (traditional Chinese character)


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