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6 Healthcare and Foreign Student Support

Healthcare Center

Nara University of Education has a facility named the Healthcare Center that offers specialist healthcare in order to maintain and promote the good mental and physical health of its students and encourage them to live a quality student life in ideal condition. The center is located on the first floor of the Administration Building close to the service entrance, where doctors and nurses, as well as counselors, offer consultations and first aid treatment.
For details, please contact the Healthcare Center (extension 9138).

Nearby Medical Facilities

Nara Municipal Hospital  Phone: 0742-24-1251    1-50-1 Higashikidera-cho, Nara City
• Internal medicine
• Cardiology
• Digestive organs
• Pneumonology
• Neurology
• Dermatology
• Pediatrics
• Surgery
• Orthopedics
• Neurosurgery
• Urology
• Obstetrics &
  Gynecology
• Ophthalmology
• Ear, nose and
  throat
• Radiology
• General treatment
Reception Hours:
Monday to Saturday 8:30 am–11:30 am (Morning only on Saturdays) *Except some departments (1:30 pm–4:00 pm)
♦ Closed on Sundays, national holidays, and the year end/New Year period
Okatani Hospital  Phone: 0742-63-7700    1-25-1 Minamikyobate-cho, Nara City
• Internal medicine
• Cardiology
• Digestive organs
• Pneumonology
• Proctology
• Surgery
• Orthopedics
• Neurology
• Urology
• Radiology
• Rehabilitation
Consultation Hours:
Monday to Saturday 9:00 am–12:00 pm and 5:00 pm–7:30 pm (except Saturdays)
♦ Closed on Sundays and national holidays (Emergency service available)
Sawai Hospital  Phone: 0742-23-3086    8 Funahashi-cho, Nara City
• Internal medicine
• Surgery
• Orthopedics
• Neurosurgery
• Cardiology
• Pneumonology
• Digestive organs
• Proctology
• Radiology
• Rehabilitation
Emergency hospital
Matsukura Hospital  Phone: 0742-26-6941    15 Kawanokami-tsukinuke-hoppo-cho, Nara City
• Internal medicine
• Surgery
• Orthopedics
• Radiology
• Rehabilitation
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm
5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Sakaguchi Hospital  Phone: 0742-22-4514    18 Kawarado-cho, Nara City
• Internal medicine
• Gastroenterology
• Pediatrics
• Radiology
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:30 pm
5:00 pm–7:30 pm
Egawa Clinic  Phone: 0742-24-9055    11-2 Surugamachi, Nara City
• Internal medicine
• Digestive organs
• Gastroenterology
• Pneumonology
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm
4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Nishiwaki Clinic  Phone: 0742-27-3033    2-7-13 Higashikidera-cho, Nara City
• Internal medicine
• Surgery
• Orthopedics
• Gastroenterology
• Proctology
• Radiology
• Rehabilitation
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:30 pm
5:00 pm–8:00 pm
Kazuki Clinic  Phone: 0742-32-3201    5-1-10-1 Omiya-cho, Nara City
• Neurosurgery
• Internal medicine
• Orthopedics
• Rehabilitation
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm
5:00 pm–8:00 pm
Maeda Orthopedic Clinic  Phone: 0742-24-5595    2-10-13 Higashikidra-cho, Nara City
• Orthopedics
• Rehabilitation
• Rheumatology
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm
4:00 pm–6:30 pm
Ishizaki Eye Clinic (school doctor)  Phone: 0742- 26-2091    21-2 Konishi-cho, Nara City
• Ophthalmology Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm
3:00 pm–5:00 pm Up to
3:00
pm
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Okuma Eye Clinic  Phone: 0742-22-5630    1112 Takabatake-cho, Nara City
• Ophthalmology Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
8:30 am–12:00 pm
3:00 pm–6:00 pm
Kato Eye Clinic  Phone: 0742-22-5251    973-3 Horen-cho, Nara City
• Ophthalmology Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
10:00 am–12:00 pm
5:00 pm–8:00 pm
Tamura Eye Clinic  Phone: 0742-23-2409    8 Higashijodo-cho, Nara City
• Ophthalmology
• Neurology
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:30 am–12:00 pm
4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Shibata Dental Clinic  Phone: 0742-22-3447    834 Takabatake-cho, Nara City
• Dentistry Consultation Hours: 9:00 am–12:00 pm, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm, 5:00 pm–8:00 pm (Saturdays: 9:00 am–12:00 pm, 2:00 pm–6:00 pm)
Closed on Sundays, Thursdays and national holidays
Inada Dental Clinic  Phone: 0742-23-6020    1486 Takabatake-cho, Nara City
• Dentistry
• Pediatric dentistry
• Dental/oral
  surgery
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm
2:00 pm–6:00 pm
Okamura Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital  Phone: 0742-23-3566
30 Nishikitsuji-cho, Nara City
• Obstetrics
• Gynecology
• Internal medicine
• Pediatrics
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–13:00 pm
6:00 pm–7:30 pm
Harada Hospital  Phone: 0742-22-6817    607 Kidera-cho, Nara City
• Obstetrics &
  Gynecology
• Internal medicine
• Pediatrics
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm Opera-
tions
5:00 pm–7:00 pm Opera-
tions
Opera-
tions
Opera-
tions
Kitano Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic (school doctor)  Phone: 0742-23-2131
15 Nakasuji-cho, Nara City
• Ear, nose and
  throat
• Allergenics
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm
4:00 pm–5:00 pm
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Tsuchitani Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic  Phone: 0742-23-4187    32-3 Nishikidera-cho, Nara City
• Ear, nose and
  throat
• Allergenics
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm
4:00 pm–7:00 pm
Tsuruhara Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic  Phone: 0742-64-3033    694-1 Kodono-cho, Nara City
• Ear, nose and
  throat
• Allergenics
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:30 am–12:30 pm
4:00 pm–7:00 pm
Iwasa Clinic  Phone: 0742-22-5794    737 Takabatake-cho, Nara City
• Dermatology
• Urology
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm
7:30 pm–9:30 pm
Komai Dermatology Clinic  Phone: 0742-27-0361    23 Hanashiba-cho, Nara City
• Dermatology Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–1:00 pm
5:00 pm–8:00 pm
Yaoi Clinic  Phone: 0742-22-2225    1112 Takabatake-cho, Nara City
• Pediatrics
• Vaccination
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am–12:00 pm
5:00 pm–7:30 pm
Nara Mental Clinic (Reservation required)  Phone: 0742-22-0556
1F-C 2-20 Sanjohonmachi, Nara City
• Psychosomatic
  medicine
• Neurology
• Psychiatrics
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:30 am–1:00 pm
4:00 pm–7:00 pm
Fujiwara Clinic (Reservation required)  Phone: 0742-21-6501
3F Suehiro Bldg., 10-1 Shimosanjo-cho, Nara City
• Psychosomatic
  medicine
• Psychiatrics
Consultation Hours/Days Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:30 am–1:00 pm
4:00 pm–7:00 pm
Mitsui Chiropractic  Phone: 0742-64-0714    331-6 Kodono-cho, Nara City
• Manipulative
  treatment
• Thermotherapy
9:00 am–7:00 pm
Reservation required
Closed on Wednesdays, Sundays and national holidays
Get off the bus at the Kitakodono bus stop, walk east and past former JUSCO Kodono-Minami, then turn right at Sunkus.

[Benefit for High-Cost Medical Care]
If the monthly medical cost paid to one medical institution exceeds 35,400 yen, you are eligible to receive reimbursement of any excess over the stated limit by making an application at the city hall. To make the application, you are required to bring your National Health Insurance certificate, receipt (original), bankbook, and personal seal.

Foreign Student Support

▥ Counselor Teachers
Counselor teachers provide instruction and advice on a variety of issues, such as studying, academic direction and other personal matters. There are counselor teachers in charge of each of the freshman, sophomore and junior year students.

▥ Teachers in Charge of Foreign Students
These teachers teach subjects, including Japanese Language and Japanese Affairs, to foreign students. If you are having difficulties in your studies or other matters, please do not hesitate to consult them.

▥ Tutor System
In order to help and encourage foreign students to become accustomed to student life in Japan, Japanese student tutors offer personal off-campus instruction to them during their first school year.

▥ Foreign Student Affairs, Student Affairs Section
The staff here provide general support for exchange students for both foreign students and Japanese students going overseas. If you have any difficulties in solving problems, please do not hesitate to consult the staff here.

▥ "Student Guide to Japan", Information on Studying in Japan
The Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), administered by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, provides essential information on their website for those who are going to study, or are planning to study overseas.

• Student Guide to Japan

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