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Kobe Institute of Health

神戸市環境保健研究所, コウベシカンキョウホケンケンキュウショ
Representive : Director, ITO Masahiro
Establishment year: 1949
Address: 4-6 Minatojimanakamachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 650-0046 Japan
Telephone number: +81-78-302-4321
FAX number: +81-78-302-0894
Number of employees: 45
Organization/Research department name (4):
  • Dept of Information and Planning
  • Dept of Microbiology
  • Dept Food Chemistry
  • Dept Environmental Chemistry
Subordinate facility name  (2):
  • Biohazard laboratory
  • Infected animals room
History (3):
  • 1949/04
    The institute renamed itself as Institute of Hygiene in Kobe-shi.
  • 1973/04
    The Institute renamed as Pubilc Health Research Institute of Kobe-shi.
  • 1997/04
    The Institute started to use new name : Kobe Institute of Health (KIH)
Purpose of establishment:
The Institute was founded as a technological center related
to the administration of public health and environmental
sanitation. We conduct necessary tests, research works, and
tests on request by medical institutions. We also give
technological guidance.
Business overview:
Research and study on bacteria, viruses, Eumycetes,
parasites, and sanitary animals
Research and study on food chemistry such as food additives,
mycotoxins, pesticide residues, and housewares
Research and study on the air pollutants and water pollutants
Collection and analysis of information of hygiene, health
care and environment
  • 2004: \ 184 (Million)
  • 1999: \ 756 (Million)
  • 1998: \ 750 (Million)
  • 1996: \ 749 (Million)

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