International Association of Rural Health and Medicine(IARM)

The International Association of Rural Health and Medicine(IARM) is an independent Association of Rural Health experts from different scientific disciplines. It aims at the sustainable health development of people living in rural and remote areas in the fields of health of the general population, rural occupational health and environmental health.

News & Events
1. "Public and Occupational Health in a sustainable climate wise agriculture” held in Odense Denmark on August 20-22, 2022.
2. Important notice for JRM authors when submitting an article (English / Japanese). JRM has been a semi-open (OA) journal since April 1, 2021.: Shuzo Shintani, MD, PhD. JRM Editor-in-Chief
3. The IARM online conference in University of Pécs Medical School on 29 October 2020,from 9:00 to 13:00 in Hungary. (16:00 to 20:00 in Japan)


WHO World Immunization Week 2020 in the shadow of the COVID-19 Pandemic: WHO Collaborating Centre task of WCC Global Immunization for migrants and ethnic minorities, including rural population, living in remote regions (  


Easter Greetings from Poland to Japanese Association of Rural Medicine (JARM)


Announcement of Cancellation of 21th IARM Congress on August, 2020 in Hungary for Corona-virus Disaster
Cancellation for Coronavirus Disaster


JRM online will be published ( 4 times (January, April, July, October) per year since January, 2020.


Photo Album of 2018 Joint-Congress on Rural Medicine in Tokyo (PDF : 210MB)


Journal of Rural Medicine (JRM) in digital format from 2019


Tokyo Declaration


Digital submission (JRM) website (
will be opened on May 25, 2019.


Now, the new journal (JRM) website (
has been opened since April25, 2019.