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

Mar 18
Mar 15
Mar 13
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on November 2018)(Japanese)
Mar 8
Mar 1
  • Employment referrals for general workers January 2019 (English)(Japanese)
Feb 28
  • Report on Social Welfare Administration and Services (Preliminary Data), Dec. 2018 (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,118 th announcement) (related to the TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on October 2018)(Japanese)
Feb 27
  • The 6th meeting on ensuring ICT accessibility to be held (Japanese)
  • Additional report on the investigation into the ministry's practice of inappropriate data gathering (Japanese)
  • license for worker dispatching and fee-charging employment placement undertakings is revoked. (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,117 th announcement) (related to the TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • The Handover Ceremony of the Remains of Japanese Detainees in Eastern New Guinea (Japanese)
  • Cancellation of Instruction to restrict distribution based on the Act on Special Measures Concerning Nuclear Emergency Preparedness, direction of Director-General of the Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters (Japanese)
Feb 26
Feb 25
  • Mr. Ryotaro Sugi, a special advisor for "Prevent Hepatitis: It's Up to You," meets with the president of the Japan Medical Association (Japanese)
  • The 2nd Meeting to Discuss How to Increase Productivity of Paper/Cardboard Delivery Services and Manage Working Hours of Truck Drivers to be held (Japanese)
  • Dynamic Survey of Medical Institutions (Preliminary data), Dec. 2018 (Japanese)
  • Asking for cooperation on the General Survey on Pension System (Japanese)
  • Report on the medical-care system for the latter-stage elderly (Japanese)
Feb 22
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,116 th announcement) (related to the TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • The 6th Meeting on Work Style Similar to Employment be held (paperless) (Japanese)
  • Tying-up with Disney's latest movie "Dumbo" (Japanese)
  • The 6th unofficial notification of appropriation of Subsidies for Improvement of Day-Care Centers in FY2018 (Japanese)
  • The 5th unofficial announcement of Facilities Improvement Subsidies for Measures to Support Raising Next Generation Children in FY2018 (Japanese)
  • The11th unofficial notification of appropriation of Subsidies for Improvement of Day-Care Centers in FY2018 (carry-over budget from FY2017) (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey December 2018 (English)(Japanese)
Feb 21
Feb 20
  • Orders issued to business operators for suspension on worker dispatching (Japanese)
Feb 19
  • "The 2nd Meeting on the Social Insurance System for People Choosing Various Ways of Working" to be held (Japanese)
  • A meeting will be held to discuss how to adjust nominal wages to real wages at different enterprises based on data from the Monthly Labour Survey (Japanese)
  • Four new psychoactive substances are designated as "Shitei Yakubutsu (Designated Substances)"~A ministerial order for establishing the designated substances, etc., is promulgated~ (Japanese)
  • Prompt Vital Statistics Report, Dec. 2018 (Japanese)
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on September 2018)(Japanese)
Feb 18
  • An event to raise awareness of women's wellness will be held on March 3 during the Women's Health Week (Mar.1-8) (Japanese)
  • State Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare has urged business organizations to inform companies of the work-style reform legislation and raise awareness of it ahead of implementation of the law. (Japanese)
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake