Mount Fuji and tea plantation (Presented by Shizuoka Prefectural Tourism Association.)
A 2010 national health study carried out by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, announced in June 2012, proudly ranked Shizuoka first for healthiest and longest living women in Japan and second place for men.
"Shizuoka Forum on Health and Longevity" has been held every year since 1995,serving to concentrate knowledge from research in the field of health and longevity, in Shizuoka prefecture, and we have been striving to promote academia while aiming to share the knowledge all over Japan and the world. Furthermore, we are fostering young researchers including university students, who will continue the research into the next generation.
In 2011, our office was moved to University of Shizuoka, and executive committee of Shizuoka Forum on Health and Longevity was renewed that is organized in 4 groups of University of Shizuoka, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine , Shizuoka Prefectural Government. In the same time, we also added new missions. Not only promote the raise of the healthy longevity of the whole citizens of the prefecture, but also aim to establish the global model of total health care and contribute to realizes safety and peaceful society of health and longevity.
Executive Committee of Shizuoka Forum on Health and Longevity
University of Shizuoka
Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
Shizuoka Prefectural Government