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Harada Masazumi


Masazumi Harada (原田 正純 Harada Masazumi?, September 14, 1934-June 11, 2012) was a Japanese doctor and medical researcher. His most famous work covered the effects of Minamata disease, a type of severe mercury poisoning that occurred in the city of Minamata, Kumamoto Prefecture during the 1950s and 1960s. His publications included Minamata disease (水俣病 Minamata-byō?) (1972) and Minamata Ga Utsusu Sekai (水俣が映す世界 Minamata Ga Utsusu Sekai?) (1989). He died June 11, 2012 of acute myelocytic leukemia at his home in Kumamoto.[1]

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Published works in English

  • Harada, Masazumi. (1972). Minamata Disease. Kumamoto Nichinichi Shinbun Centre & Information Center/Iwanami Shoten Publishers. ISBN 4-87755-171-9 C3036

See also

External links

  • "10 Years of Environment and Development in Asia" (an interview with Masazumi Harada) by Keiko Ito, Asahi Shimbun, 1 October 2002
  • Kumamoto Gakuen University (in Japanese)

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