Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

The Comprehensive Reform of Social Security and Tax

Announcement on the current status of Japan's Social Security System and deliberations on the policies for the social security reform Cabinet Secretariat

What's new

Nov 14
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on July 2019)(Japanese)
Nov 8
Nov 1
  • Employment referrals for general workers September 2019 (English)(Japanese)
Oct 31
  • Status on the application of labour insurance and collection of premiums (Japanese)
  • Report on Social Welfare Administration and Services (Preliminary Data), Aug. 2019 (Japanese)
  • The 8th ICF Symposium -Towards the Use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) for future society-~Japan's challenge for a unprecedented super-aging society~ (Japanese)
  • The"8th Smart Life Project Award (Let's extend healthy life expectancy!)"~Award-winning enterprises, associations, and local governments will be selected and an award ceremony will be held~ (Japanese)
  • Report on Public Health Administration and Servicies FY2018
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on June 2019)(Japanese)
Oct 30
  • The 2nd meeting to investigate the facts about the possibility of recovery of non-Japanese remains (Japanese)
  • Additional special measures for Employment Adjustment Grants will be taken in response to Typhoon No. 19th. (Japanese)
  • Dynamic Survey of Medical Institutions (Preliminary data), as of the end of August 2019 (Japanese)
  • "Prevent Hepatitis: It's Up to You" Project X Tokyo FM public recording event for the special radio program to be held (Japanese)
Oct 29
  • The 5th meeting on research on genome editing of human embryos to be held (Japanese)
  • Request for participation in the Longitudinal Survey of Adults in the 21st Century (2012 Cohort) (Japanese)
  • The 15th Longitudinal Survey of Middle-Aged and Elderly Persons (A Continuous Survey on the Living Conditions of Middle-aged and Elderly Persons) will be held on Nov. 6, 2019. (Japanese)
  • Overview of the General Survey on Working Conditions in 2019 (Japanese)
  • Summary Report of General Survey on Working Conditions (Japanese)
Oct 28
  • Recipient companies of the "Good Career Company Awards 2019" are decided. (Japanese)
  • Recipients of the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare’s awards for contribution in environmental health business (related to water supply)in FY2019 were decided (Japanese)
Oct 25
  • Status Report on Long-term Care Insurance (Provisional) (Aug. 2019) (Japanese)
  • November is the month to promote measures to prevent larger companies from passing on ecxessive workload to small and medium-sized businesses. (Japanese)
  • Princess Akiko of Mikasa will visit the 32nd Annual National Health and Welfare Festival (“The Nenrinpic Kinokuni Wakayama 2019.”) (Japanese)
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
Oct 24
  • FY 2018 procurement status of goods from the employment support agencies for persons with disabilities by the state and independent administrative agencies based on the Act for Promotion of Priority Procurement of Employment Support Agencies for Persons with Disabilities (Japanese)
  • A meeting to share the information about procurement status of goods from the employment support agencies for persons with disabilities (Japanese)
  • November is the month for strengthening measures against "Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)." (Japanese)
Oct 23
  • The results of matching between the recipients (medical students) and providers (hospitals) of clinical training for medical practitioners in FY2019 (Japanese)
  • The 14th Meeting on Work Style Similar to Employment be held (Japanese)
  • Prompt Vital Statistics Report, Aug. 2019 (Japanese)
  • Correction to the overview of the Annual Report on the Statistics of Production by Pharmaceutical Industry in 2017 and 2018 (Japanese)
  • Voluntary recall of a medicine (Class I) (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey August 2019 (English)(Japanese)
Oct 21
  • Correction to the report of the Monthly Labour Survey (Oct. 21, 2019) (Japanese)
  • Special measures for Employment Adjustment Grants will be taken in response to Typhoon No. 15th and No. 19th. (Japanese)
  • A meeting on the results of the 2019 Telework Days Activities to be held (Japanese)
  • Results of the nationwide reviewing of regioal reports on the Monthly Labour Survey (Japanese)
  • Correction to the report of the Monthly Labour Survey (Oct. 21, 2019) (Japanese)
  • Workshop to understand biologic drugs and biosimilar correctly (Japanese)
Oct 18
  • The number of eligible pensioners for special benefits who have returned application forms for the payments (Japanese)
  • The status of occurrence of occupational accidents in 2019 (Oct. 2019) (Japanese)
  • A free counseling hotline to help workers under excessive workload will be set up. (Japanese)
  • Japanese comedian Kosaka Daimao is appointed to be a supporter to promte the MHLW's campaign to raise awareness of addiction. (Japanese)
  • Release of the report of the Vital Statistics of Japan (Final data), 2018 (Japanese)
  • Results of the Survey on Public Health Nurses' Activity in FY2019 (Japanese)
  • Platform model plans carried out by prefectural governments to support people in the “employment ice age generation” (Japanese)
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
Oct 17
  • Certification for the plans to verify new technologies,etc. based on the Act on Special Measures Concerning Improvement in Productivity (Japanese)
  • Recipients of the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare’s awards for contribution in health, labour and welfare statistics in FY2019 are decided. (Japanese)
Oct 16
  • The status of job separation for new graduates (The status of students graduated in March 2016) to be published. (Japanese)
  • The 1st Group Meeting for the Reform of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare to be held (Japanese)
  • Job fairs for international students (Japanese)
  • "Ikumen Enterprise Award 2019"/"Ikuboss Award 2019" honor winners at the Symposium on Promotion of Ikumen on Nov. 15th (Japanese)
  • The 1st expert meeting to discuss the identification of tha attribution groups of ermains of the war dead and identification mathods (Japanese)
  • Implementation of DNA tests of remains of Japanese war dead that have no documents to identify them. (Japanese)