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Mazda Head Office (Hiroshima Prefecture) 3

【Environment】Initiatives contributing to environmental protection
【Safety】Initiatives contributing to traffic safety
【Human resources】Initiatives aimed at fostering the next generation
【Community】Community-based initiatives
【Mazda Foundation】Initiatives via Mazda Foundation

Mazda Hospital

【Human resources】【Community】

Objective

To contribute to the community through medical care

Initiatives

Mazda Hospital is an acute care hospital with 270 beds for general patients. Founded on the principle of “providing the best and most up-to-date medical care, and contributing to society with warmth and kindness of heart,” Mazda Hospital is committed to contributing to community healthcare as a core community hospital in eastern Hiroshima City. Though established by a private company, Mazda Hospital is well used by local residents, who now account for about 80% of outpatients and more than 90% of inpatients. Since 2000, Mazda Hospital staffs have held lectures on medical issues, open and free of charge to the public, at a nearby community center. To date, the number of lectures has reached 276.

FY March 2015 Results
  • ■ Total outpatients: around 175,700; total inpatients: around 89,500; number of patients taken by ambulance to the Hospital: around 2,950; number of visitors for health checkups: around 5,600 (cumulative).
  • ■ In cooperation with local governments, the Hospital held eight open lectures, with around 220 people attending.
  • ■ The Hospital has held diabetes courses consisting of eight lectures (from the second Monday to the third Thursday of each month) since FY March 2010, with around 140 people attending in FY March 2015.
  • ■ The Hospital has held osteoporosis courses (on the fourth Thursday of each month) since January 2013, with around 280 people attending in FY March 2015.
  • ■ The Hospital held a cardiovascular forum in Aki-gun three times, with around 40 people attending. (The forum has continued to be held since 2002.)
  • ■ In cooperation with Hiroshima City, the Hospital held a hypertension prevention seminar to improve local residents’ knowledge about and awareness of preventing high blood pressure, with around 40 people attending.
  • ■ The Hospital has been regularly releasing the Himawari (“Sunflower”) newsletter since 2003, which includes information on the latest health care and the application of lectures and courses.
  • ■ In cooperation with Hiroshima Prefecture, the Hospital held a hands-on seminar on medical care for high school students wishing to become doctors, with 13 students attending.
  • ■ The Hospital has offered a workplace hand-on learning program for junior high school students since 2013, and accepted five students for the program.
  • ■ The Hospital concluded an agreement with the neighborhood towns of Fuchu-cho and Aosakiminami voluntary disaster prevention associations regarding the use of the hospital as a shelter at times of inundation. (agreement continuing from 2013) The hospital facilities will be shared as shelters for residents at times of inundation caused by flooding or tsunami.
  • ■ In cooperation with Hiroshima City and Fuchu-cho, the Hospital held emergency case review meetings for improving community health care (with around 200 people participating in four meetings). Discussions were held with community rescue workers on the standardization of procedures for transferring patients by case, and on the prognoses of transferred patients in emergency situations.
  • ■ Serving as the secretariat for the infection control network in Aki district, the Hospital cooperates with neighboring facilities to hold workshops and provide information on infectious diseases in order to improve the infection control level in the district.

New wing of the Mazda Hospital

New wing of the Mazda Hospital
After the new inpatient ward building was completed in January 2012 and the outpatient ward buildings were made further resistant to earthquakes and renovated in March 2013, a new parking structure and the exterior of the outpatient ward buildings were completely constructed in August 2013, for the convenience of visitors arriving by vehicles.

Open lecture

Open lecture

Myanmar Mobile Library Project

【Human resources】【Community】

Objective

To support education for children

Initiatives

As Mazda enters the Myanmar market, Mazda and local distributor together made the vehicle donation to the foundation to assist resolving one of the social issues of Myanmar. The donated vehicles are assisting education for children living in inconvenient places, as well as those living in places where libraries are lacking in books.

FY March 2015 Results

Mazda donated two Mazda BT-50s, having characteristics to meet the insufficient road conditions of mountainous and rural areas, to the Daw Khin Kyi Foundation.

Myanmar mobile library project

Myanmar mobile library project

Support for the Recovery of Regions Affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake

【Community】

Mazda continues its efforts to contribute to the recovery of the regions affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.

FY March 2015 Results
  • ■ Mazda donated 50 yen for every reply to the customer satisfaction questionnaires through dealerships in Japan; 150,787 customers cooperated in answering the questionnaires. The donation was given to the Japan NPO Center for the Japan Earthquake Local NPO Support Fund.
  • ■ Mazda assisted the Support Our Kids Project in sending ten junior and senior high school students in the affected areas to France for the 4th Homestay Program. These students visited the 24 Hours of Le Mans race and participated in the parade riding in the Roadster (MX-5 overseas), which celebrated its 25th anniversary.
  • ■ Support was provided for quake-affected regions by purchasing their carbon offset credits at environmental events.
  • ■ Mazda donated a portion of the proceeds from Mazda Roadster Charity Flea Market.
  • ■ Grants were provided by way of the Mazda Foundation’s programs for supporting citizen activism. A total of 1.1 million yen was provided to three programs to assist the recovery of the regions affected by the earthquake.

Mazda received a certificate of appreciation.

Mazda received a certificate of appreciation.

Independence support project "Support Our Kids"

Independence support project
"Support Our Kids"

Support for the Recovery of Regions Affected by the Hiroshima Torrential Rain Disaster

【Community】

Mazda strives to contribute to the recovery of the regions affected by the Hiroshima Torrential Rain Disaster.

FY March 2015 Results
  • ■ Mazda donated 50 million to Hiroshima City as relief aid.
  • ■ Mazda executive officers and employees, as well as former Mazda employees made donations to Hiroshima Prefecture.
  • ■ In response to requests from Hiroshima City, the Company offered vehicles and goods.
  • ■ The Mazda Hospital dispatched disaster support nurses.
  • ■ Mazda employees participated in the disaster recovery support activities as volunteers.
  • ■ Mazda employees registered as members of the Hiroshima City Fire Service Burial provided on-site support for the recovery from the disaster.
  • ■ Mazda provided its facilities as emergency shelters and as a venue for the 11th Chugoku Region Men’s and Women’s Nine-Player Volleyball Championships.
  • ■ Ten groups of 20 children and guardians were invited to the Tomodachi Charity Baseball Game*1.
  • ■ A set of ten footballs and an autographed by Mr. Yuto Nagatomo, a Japanese professional football player, was donated to ten primary and junior high schools in the disaster-hit areas.
  • ■ In addition to the above, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) donated relief funds through the American Red Cross, and the Mazda Group and distributors provided support for the recovery of affected regions.

*1 The Tomodachi Charity Baseball Game invited children in the areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Hiroshima Torrential Rain Disaster as part of Support Our Kids, a independence support project for children in disaster-struck areas.

Contributing to Communities in Many Ways

Mazda provides funds for various activities to contribute to the regional communities and to support academic and educational, cultural and artistic, international exchanges and sports areas. In FY March 2015, Mazda provided funds to the Mazda Foundation, which was established to promote science and technology and the sound development of youth, as well as to public organization, etc. (Funds included relief aid for the natural disasters).

Other Initiatives

Mazda has cooperated for blood donations by its employees during working hours (through the Japan Red Cross Society) since 1964. In FY March 2015, around 2,200 employees (a cumulative total of around 92,000 employees) donated blood. Mazda also cooperated for fire and disaster prevention activities*2 in local communities, and for provision of funds and dispatch of human resources to local economic organizations, etc.

*2 In November 2014, Mazda was certified as a Volunteer Fire Corps Cooperating Organization in Hiroshima City that works closely with the Hiroshima City Fire Service Bureau and Stations.