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The state of foreigners living in Japan as gauged by people undergoing a comprehensive health checkup (Ningen Dock)
Jun LuSachiko KuboMakiko HashimotoYuko HayashiHiroshi Kajio
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Article ID: 2022.01004


Benefiting from the Japanese Government's welcoming of foreign visitors, our facility was able to accept and respond to large number of foreign tourists (1,493) to undergo a comprehensive health checkup (Ningen Dock) in 2019. However, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) completely precluded the acceptance of tourists for two years starting in from 2020. In August 2020, our hospital policy was changed to actively accept foreign residents in Japan for comprehensive health checkups. In this article, we analyzed the foreign residents who use our facility in detail and we investigated the characteristics of foreign residents from the viewpoint of a comprehensive health checkup.

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