JPOA Background

Founded in 1990, the Japanese Pediatric Orthopaedic Association works to promote research and partnerships in pediatric orthpaedic specialities while providing information to the publics about the science of pediatric orthopedic.
The inaugural annual meeting of the JPOA was held its first year on November 16th, 17th at Tokyo. The JPOA now comprises over 1,200 members including medical doctors of University hospitals and children’s hospitals and medical facilities of pediatric orthopaedic.
Among its diverse activities, the JPOA provides research presentations and lectures, publishes bulletins in Japanese and English as well as books, maintains communications and partnership with domestic and overseas organizations, and conducts paediatric orthpaedics-related inquiries and studies.


Name The Japanese Pediatric Orthopaedic Association
Foundation November 16th, 1990
Address Palaceside Bldg.1-1-1 Hitotsubashi,Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo-to 100-0003 Japan
TEL +81-3-6267-4500
FAX +81-3-6267-4555
President Yutaka Inaba
Vice-President Takashi Saisu
Kenta Fujiwara
33rd Congress Chairman Jiro Machida
Members 1,200 persons
Business content 1.Promotion of reseach presentations and lectures
2.Publication of bulletins(Japanese, English) and books
3.Communications and partnerships with domestic and overseas organizations
4.Inquiries and studies in orthopedics
5.Issuance of achievement commendations
6.Other activities aligned with the JPOA charter


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