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The Jikei University Hospital, first charity hospital in Japan

Ruri Ashida Tokyo, Japan Hospital Ward of Tokyo Jikei Hospital around 1900 The Jikei University Hospital stands in the middle of Tokyo near the governmental offices and Tokyo Tower. It was established in July 1882 as the first charity hospital in Japan; its original name, Yushi Kyoritsu Tokyo Byoin (Tokyo Charity Hospital), suggested that it […]