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RERF Chairman Ohtsura Niwa spoke during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) in Tokyo

RERF Chairman Ohtsura Niwa answering questions from the media audience (upper left)

Speaking with the press (left)

Reporter asking question of Chairman Niwa (upper right)

On Tuesday, February 22, 2017, RERF Chairman Ohtsura Niwa spoke during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward.

At the press conference, Dr. Niwa explained how RERF’s 70 years of A-bomb survivor data and studies of the offspring of survivors have contributed to the world. He also touched on RERF’s health survey of emergency workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after the March 11, 2011, Great East Japan Earthquake, given that the sixth anniversary is to be observed next month in March. Please see the full YouTube video, at the following link, of Dr. Niwa’s presentation and the subsequent Q&A session.

Video of Chairman Niwa’s presentation and Q&A session (YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xXB1U5MIPk
1st half: Presentation-25 min 30 sec (only in English)
2nd half: Q&A session-31 min 20 sec (Japanese and English with interpretation)

FCCJ announcement of Chairman Niwa’s press conference (in English)
http://www.fccj.or.jp/events-calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2017/02/21/4608/-/press-conference-otsura-niwa-chairman-radiation-effects-research-foundation.html

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan homepage
http://www.fccj.or.jp/