Public Benefit Activities

Public Benefit Activities

The Bluff Clinic Foundation has committed to a Public Benefit Spending Plan using funds arising from its endowment from its predecessor hospitals in Yokohama. Below is the list of our Public Benefit Activities.

We will donate first aid kits (bandages, scissors, tweezers, cotton swabs, masks, swabs, thermometer, first aid tape,etc.) to applicant schools in Kanagawa Prefecture.  Kits as per the attached link will be donated to qualifying not-for-profit schools. Applications will be accepted between Nov 1st 2014 and Feb 28th 2015 as per attached linked form HERE. We will also consider applications for other types of kits.

2. Bilingual Medical Booklets (The Bluff Clinic Medical Passport)

Two versions :


  • A paper publication of medical booklets to help non-Japanese speakers access the Japanese medical system. These booklets include a bilingual guide/tool for non-Japanese speakers to explain symptoms to a Japanese doctor. Distribution of such booklets to schools, institutions, embassies and businesses were people would benefit from these booklets. If you would like to have some deposited at your institution or company, please contact the Bluff Clinic by email (see above).
  • A digital app: Based on the paper version, we developed a digital application (available on iOS or Android) for smartphones or tablets. 12 languages supported : English, Chinese (中文), Korean (한국어), Español, français, Deutsch, Português, Thai (ภาษาไทย), Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, russian (русский), Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt). FREE OF CHARGE! ​

Publication of community health handbooks to assist non-Japanese speakers access Japanese healthcare providers with seasonal updates on health issues. Distribution of such handbooks to schools, institutions and businesses with people who would benefit from these booklets.

Donate to or conduct First Aid training programmes to educate the layman on how to provide first responder treatment for medical emergencies. Organisations who wish to apply should submit their application on this linked form..

5. Donations to Non-Profit Medical Organisations

Donations to qualified non-profit medical organisations in Japan. Organisations who wish to apply should submit their application on this linked form..

The Bluff Clinc supports institutions and individuals into delivering workshops and presentations to the community, geared at improving the awareness and understanding of general health and medical knowledge.

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