About the AIDS Center

Chugoku-Shikoku Regional AIDS Center

Hiroshima University HospitalHiroshima University Hospital

1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, Japan 734-8551
From JR Hiroshima Station, take the bus bound for “Daigaku Byoin mae (University Hospital)”and get off at that stop. (The bus ride takes about 15 minutes.)
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Providing treatment for the 331 people as of the end of March 2018
Treatment Departments
All departments including the departments of internal medicine, surgery, and dentistry have treated the people with HIV infection.
HIV Care Team
  • Teruhisa Fujii (Doctor, Division of Blood Transfusion)
  • Naoya Yamasaki (Doctor, Division of Blood Transfusion)
  • Tomoko Inoue (Doctor, Division of Blood Transfusion)
  • Masaki Kakimoto (Doctor, General Medicine Department)
  • Seiji Saito (Doctor and Part-time Position, Division of Blood Transfusion)
  • Yuri Ikeda (Nurse, Division of Nursing)
  • Akemi Miyahara (Nurse, AIDS Care Unit)
  • Eiko Maruyama (Nurse, AIDS Care Unit)
  • Hiroko Unei (Pharmacist, Division of Pharmaceutical Services)
  • Keiko Fujita (Pharmacist, Division of Pharmaceutical Services)
  • Kenji Fujii (Pharmacist, Division of Pharmaceutical Services)
  • Soichiro Ishii (Pharmacist, Division of Pharmaceutical Services)
  • Nobuko Kihana (Psychologist, AIDS Care Unit)
  • Yukie Sugimoto (Psychologist, AIDS Care Unit)
  • Eiko Murakami (Social Worker, AIDS Care Unit)
  • Hideki Shiba (Dentist, Department of Operative and Conservative Dentistry)
  • Tomoyuki Iwata (Dentists, Clinical Department of Periodontics and Endodontics)
  • Miho Okada (Dental Hygienist, Clinical Support Department)
Part-time counselor (available for dispatch)
  • Teiji Uchino (Psychologist)
  • Hiromi Ko (Psychologist)
These staff members provide care directly to the patients. They hold HIV team conferences once a week to enhance medical care collaboration by sharing information and conducting case studies.
Tel:082-257-5351(AIDS Care Unit)
See below for major departments
Department of Hematology and Oncology
Days for Medical
  Mon Tue Wed
Morning   Fujii
Afternoon Yamasaki Fujii
  Thurs Fri
Morning Fujii
Afternoon Fujii  

Teruhisa Fujii
Naoya Yamasaki
Tomoko Inoue
Seiji Saito
Masaki Kakimoto(General Medicine Department)
Contact number Tel:082-257-5475(Outpatient Department)
Eiko Maruyama
Yuri Ikeda
Akemi Miyahara
Related Sites >>Website of the Department of Hematology and Oncology, Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Hiroshima University(Japanese version)
>>Outpatients of the Department of Hematology and Oncology(Japanese version)
>>Website of the Division of Blood Transfusion(Japanese version)
Days for Accepting
First Visits
Morning on Monday to Friday
Persons in charge
  • Dentist: Tomoyuki Iwata(Clinical Department of Periodontics and Endodontics)
    Hideki Shiba (Department of Operative and Conservative Dentistry)
  • Dental Hygienist: Miho Okada
    (Dental Hygienist Section, Clinical Support Department)
Contact number Tel:Dental service reception 082-257-5703 (302 reception)
Dentists and dental hygienists who have undergone specialized training on AIDS and HIV infection provide dental care. They also provide oral hygiene management (advice on brushing and confirmation of oral hygiene) on a regular basis
AIDS Care Unit
Persons in charge
  • Teruhisa Fujii (Head and Doctor)
  • Nobuko Kihana (Psychologist)
  • Yukie Sugimoto (Psychologist)
  • Eiko Maruyama (Nurse)
  • Eiko Murakami (Social Worker)
  • Kyoko Hamamoto (Person in charge of information)
Contact number Tel:082-257-5351(AIDS Care Unit)
AIDS Working Group (Department of Nursing)
Outline The group members have been conducting various activities to enhance their knowledge and practical nursing capabilities vis-à-vis HIV/AIDS.
Members Number of Nurses: 16
  • Regular bimonthly activities: information sharing and small-sized workshops
  • Attending AIDS Society meetings and making presentations to the society
  • Cooperation by the staff at nurse training sessions
  • Holding study sessions for in-house nurses
    (once a year)
  • Presentations at the Nursing Department Challenging Activity Report Session
  • Participating in local HIV educational activities and awareness campaigns
Related Sites >>Website of the Department of Nursing(Japanese version)