Feb 26, 2007

General Medical Information and Emergency Translation Services

Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Institution Information Center
This organization provides information about medical institutions with staff who speak foreign languages and information about the medical and health insurance systems in Japan.
Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Spanish.
9:00 am – 8:00 pm (daily)
Tel: 03-5285-8181

AMDA International Medical Information Center
Provides telephone services to foreign residents in Japan in several languages, introduces medical facilities with staff who speak the patient's language and explain the health care system.
Languages: English, Chinese, Filipino, Spanish, Thai, Japanese, Portuguese, Korean.
Tel: 03-5285-8088

Emergency Medical Interpretation Service
Translation service through phone is also available for foreign patients visiting a hospital if their treatment is not going to be carried out smoothly because of language difficulty.
Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Spanish.
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm (weekdays)
9:00 am – 10:00 pm (weekends/holidays)
Tel: 03-5285-8185