Nojigikukai organized the 36th Annual Anniversary
and General Meeting 2010 on 30h October,
2010 held at Kenmin Hall (the 9th floor)
in Kenmin Kaikan. About 240 people including
members of Nojigikukai, bereaved families,
medical school faculty members and student
volunteers attended the meeting.
the silent prayer to 56 deceased volunteers
whose bodies were gifted for the anatomical
course in the medical school, Mr. Masao
Matsumoto, the General Director of Nojigikukai,
gave an opening address at the Meeting.
Prof. Kohichi Yokono, Vice-Dean of Kobe
University and Ms. Aya Sato, a student
representative, gave an address of gratitude
for the Nojigikukai. Prof. K. Yokono, who
is the Vice Dean of Kobe University and
Prof. of General Medicine, delivered a
lecture on the prevention, treatment and
control of increasing diabetes mellitus.
After the interesting lecture, the attendants
enjoyed the choruses played by Uozumi Chorus
Group, Wakakusa, and the meeting broke
up at around 3:30 pm.
The Nojigiku-kai (Nojigiku = Chrysanthemum
japonense, a prefectural flower of Hyogo;
kai = association) is the association of
volunteers who devote their bodies to Kobe
University School of Medicine for the anatomical
education. Since the Founding of the Nojigikukai
in May, 1975, the Nojigikukai has 5658 members
on March 31, 2010.
Ms. A. Sato, the student representative expresses thanks for the diseased volunteers and their bereaved families for the anatomical dissection.