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Kitokito Community Project*Japanese only

This project was set up for the purpose of creating healthy lifestyles for the people of Noto Town as an educational research project for the students and teaching staff of the Nursing University. The students and staff cooperate, participate and work together in the community activities that aim to enhance health and community interaction – activities that have thus far been carried out by local bodies and residents. In addition, they are active in organizing activities (campaigns etc.) to promote the health of residents. In particular their aim is to support activities to improve the uptake of medical check-ups and to achieve an improvement in the health-consciousness of residents.

Basic Training Program for the Hokuriku Professional Oncologists Team*Japanese only

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology has, since 2012, implemented the Basic Training Promotion Plan for Professional Oncologists, with the goal of creating educational centers for the training of oncology professionals, by rejuvenating education through taking advantage of the individuality, specialties and niche fields of multiple universities in a cooperative and complementary way, and there are now 15 appointed centers nationwide.
Five universities in the Hokuriku region (IPNU, Kanazawa University, the University of Toyama, Kanazawa Medical University and the University of Fukui) have come together to create the Basic Training Program for the Hokuriku Professional Oncologists Team, to work towards the rejuvenation of education of professional oncologists in Hokuriku.

Creating rural towns with terraced rice fields providing food, green spaces and health*Japanese only

Through the effective utilization of local resources, this project aims to encourage interaction between people of different generations and occupations between cities and rural villages as well as educate individuals in the regions.

Human Healthcare Human Resources Education Project*Japanese only

This project is part of the ‘Academic Center Ishikawa: Creation of a System to Educate Problem Solving ‘Glocal’ Individuals’ adopted by the MEXT 2012 Program for Promoting Inter-University Collaborative Education, and is a project suggested to students studying health/medicine/welfare, for the purpose of educating individuals with global perspectives who take the initiative to solve local problems.

Parenting Seminars from the pregnancy stage to prevent parenting concerns and difficulties*Japanese only

Parenting seminars are held using methods from the ‘Nobody’s Perfect Program’, which targets pregnant mothers with parenting concerns, in which participants can be free to discuss any worries or topics of interest and thus gain support from others in a similar situation, and the results are studied.
(University Consortium Ishikawa – 2012 Community Issues Research Seminar Support Project)

Rejuvenation of Roadside Stations through community formation – Based on making healthy snacks and lunches*Japanese only

The purpose of this project is to conduct a survey of popular products sold at various roadside stations, as well as create healthy sweets and lunches utilizing Kahoku City’s specialties of persimmons, sweet potatoes and other produce.
(University Consortium Ishikawa – 2012 Community Issues Research Seminar Support Project)

Kahoku City Health Promotion – Community Creation through Food and Exercise*Japanese only

IPNU students and teaching staff provide support for the healthy lifestyles of Kahoku City residents through educational research activities.

Treaty on Comprehensive Cooperation between IPNU and Kahoku City*Japanese only

This is an initiative based on the Treaty on Comprehensive Cooperation between IPNU and Kahoku City for the improvement of projects and problem-solving for both organizations.
The aim is to increase the breadth of social contributions as a university which is closely attached to its community, as well as create a unique university through the promotion of education and research matched with the needs and characteristics of the community.