Most Koi visitors to Japan will have the benefit of a local contact should they become ill whilst in the country.
However, the recently published ‘Guide for using medical institutions’ is well worth reading, or saving to your phone or tablet if you are planning a trip, however well acquainted with the country you are.
The guide includes a variety of information, from the types of institutions to a picture pointing page for explaining symptoms and severity.
Download the guide at http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/arrange/essential/emergency/pdf/guide_eng.pdf
Japan National Tourist Organisation’s website contains a wealth of information for anyone planning a trip to Japan, check it out at http://www.jnto.go.jp/