HIMAWARI provides multilingual medical information


Tokyo Metropolitan Health & Medical Information Center〝HIMAWARI〟AMDA Medical Information Center, Non-Profit Organization which offers telephone consultation for medical issues and medical interpretation services, is now ready to provide Multilingual Consultation Service Regarding COVID-19.  This project is supported by Japan Medical Association(Nihon Ishi-kai 日本医師会)in the aim to:

  • provide appropriate information to foreigners residing/ staying in Japan regarding new coronavirus infection
  • alleviate unnecessary fear and anxiety by providing appropriate information regarding the coronavirus testing system in Japan and the local medical consultation centre

The Multilingual Consultation Service Regarding COVID-19 is available from April 10 through May 20 in 8 languages -English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Tagalog, Spanish, Portuguese and Vietnamese (only on April 22 and May 13).


For consultation, please call:

  • 03-5285-8181 from 9:00 to 22:00, everyday throughout the year
  • English, Chinese, Korean, Thai and Spanish are available

Please visit Tokyo Metropolitan Government's Medical Clinic and Pharmacy Information Service website for more details.