The Thought for MOCT
Chair of the board of directors Shizuko Tsuya
I started foreign medical support due to the medical inspection of my husband who is a doctor. In 1994 I set up “MOCT” which means “bridge” in Russian. Since my father-in-law engraved “Monument of Dr. Junod” in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, I have spent life with hearing about Dr. Marcel Junod who was a Swiss doctor of the International Committee of the Red Cross and brought fifteen tons of medical supplies to Hiroshima after the dropping of the atomic bomb. He is a benefactor of Hiroshima. I am taking over the precious wills of Dr. Junod, which are “Love for Humanity” and “Courage” beyond race, nationality and religion. Besides, I visited Iran as a member of “Hiroshima World Peace Mission” in 2004 and met victims of chemical weapon. They told me that “Everyone knows about Hiroshima, but nobody knows about us.” He devastatingly asked me to send a message from Hiroshima to all over the world.” At that time, I realized that to be known by people would be the staff of life. “To bring the medicine for the soul will bring happiness to the people” when I learned from a series of setbacks I had encountered. That is the important mission for us.