JAPAN INFORMATION AND CULTURE CENTER (JICC)
EMBASSY OF JAPAN
2627 Roxas Boulevard, 1300 Pasay City, Philippines
Phone: 551-5710 Ext. 2314/2316 Fax: 551-5784
Press Office -
PR#22–2012, March 14, 2012
“THANK YOU FILIPINO CAREGIVERS!” IN FUKUSHIMA
Shirakawa City, Fukushima
Ambassador and Madame Toshinao Urabe (center) together with four Filipino caregivers and 2011 Bagong Bayani (New Heroes) Awardees for Community and Social Service, (from left) Sandra S. Otacan, Mercedes Joie G. Aquino, Juliet C. Tobay and Gemma F. Juanay.
At the Social Welfare Juridical Seihoukai in Komine-en, Shirakawa City.
Ambassador Urabe had a thank and informative discussion with Filipino caregivers in how to improve the existing scheme under JPEPA. Ambassador was happy to note that facility was neat and proper and commended the Filipino caregivers providing thoughtful care and companionship to their Japanese elderly patients. The fact that they stayed on despite the nuclear accident epitomizes the bond of friendship they have and still are creating.