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

Aug 9
Aug 6
Jul 31
  • Status on the application of labour insurance and collection of premiums (Japanese)
  • Details for "Two Days for Children in Kasumigaseki" in FY2019 have been announced. (Japanese)
  • The amounts of the daily basic allowances of employment insurance to be changed (Japanese)
  • Results of the Survey on the Status of Renovation of Earthquake-resistant Hospital Structures (Japanese)
  • Result of the survey on Business Continuity Plan at hospitals (Japanese)
  • Storage of emergency power supply at hospitals and status inspection results (Japanese)
  • Guidelines for revised prefectural minimum wages in FY2019 (Japanese)
Jul 30
  • Monthly and Annual Reports on Employment Insurance Services (Japanese)
  • Additional payment (Japanese)
  • Fact-finding Survey on Economic Conditions of Welfare Services for Persons with Disability (Japanese)
  • Alert for products containing hidden drug ingredients (Japanese)
  • Dynamic Survey of Medical Institutions (Preliminary data), May 2019 (Japanese)
  • Publication of the Monthly Labour Survey after the vital report for June 2019 (Japanese)
  • Employment referrals for general workers June 2019 (English)(Japanese)
Jul 29
  • Consultation and report on the "draft outline of the Ministerial Order for Partial Revision of the Ordinance on Safety and Health of Work " (Japanese)
Jul 26
  • The Republic of Indonesia has decided to simplify screening procedures for Japanese pharmaceutical product. (Japanese)
  • Prompt Vital Statistics Report, May 2019 (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,138th announcement) (Japanese)
Jul 25
  • The MHLW has formulated the Cooperation Plan for Optimization of Control and Screening of Medical Devices and the Cooperation Plan for Optimization of Control and Screening of In-vitro Diagnostic Reagents. (Japanese)
Jul 24
  • The 1st Meeting to discuss how to promote the government's plan to link insurance identification numbers to individuals' medical records to be held (Japanese)
  • The second meeting on a mid-term evaluation, etc. of the "Healthy Parent and Child 21" campaign (second stage) (paperless) (Japanese)
Jul 23
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,137th announcement) (Japanese)
  • The MHLW and MAFF will temporality increase the number of staff to better deal with importing courtiers' regulations as Japan aims to expand its agricultural, forest and fishery products. (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey May 2019 (English)(Japanese)
Jul 19
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,136 th announcement) (Japanese)
  • The 1st unofficial announcement of the funds for securing comprehensive medical and long-term care in local communities (for long term care) in FY2019 (Japanese)
  • The 1st unofficial announcement of subsidies for improvement of facilities including improvement of space for community long-term care and welfare in FY2019 (Japanese)
Jul 18
  • The WHO has declared Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo an international health emergency. (Japanese)
  • Beware of scam Basic Survey on Wage Structure (Japanese)
Jul 17
  • Licenses for general worker dispatching undertaking are revoked. (Japanese)
  • Event to promote the "Prevent Hepatitis: It's Up to You" campaign in the Chugoku and Shikoku regions (affiliated base hospitals accepting patients with hepatic diseases x the hepatitis prevention project) (Japanese)
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
Jul 16
  • The 4th Liaison Committee Meeting for Ministries and Agencies to discuss measures to address illegal minpaku private lodging services to be held (Japanese)
  • The status of occurrence of occupational accidents in 2019 (Jul. 2019) (Japanese)