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

Jul 6
Jul 5
  • Report of Vital Statistics in FY 2015: Occupational and Industrial Aspects (English)
Jun 29
  • Monthly report of Survey of Long-term Care Benefit Expenditures(Cases assessed on April 2018) (Japanese)
  • Employment referrals for general workers May 2018 (English)(Japanese)
Jun 22
Jun 19
  • Summary Report of Survey on Labour Economy Trend, May 2018 (Japanese)
Jun 15
  • Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) serotype O157:H7 outbreak belonging to specific genotypes reported in Saitamma, Tokyo, Ibaraki and Fukushima prefectures.(Japanese)(Japanese)
  • Results of measurements of radioactive strontium and plutonium in foods (Feb.~Mar. 2017surveys)~All samples were not applicable to be measured~(Japanese)
  • The MHLW awards enterprises promoting telework for their employees.The application period begins on June 15th and closes on August 24th. ~(Japanese)(Japanese)
  • A forum will be held to celebrate the opening of a total support office for medical ventures.(Japanese)
  • The results of survey on effective dose from radioactive cesium in foods (Sep.- Oct. 2017)~The annual effective doses from radioactive cesium in foods were less than 1% of 1 mSv/year as the basis of setting of the current limits.~ (Japanese)
Jun 14
  • Overview of the Survey on Status of Collective Bargainings and Agreements in 2017(Japanese)
  • Request for cooperation in the Survey on Industrial Accidents ( survey on general construction in the first half of 2018 )(Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1087th announcement) (related to the TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident)(Japanese)
  • The meeting of the Liaison Committee of the Government Ministries and Agencies Concerned with Child Abuse Prevention Measures to be held(Japanese)(Japanese)
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Overview of Japanese Public Pension System
Jun 13
  • The 13th Expert Meeting on Children's Play Programs, etc. to be held(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)
  • A pilot survey for Basic Survey on Wage Structure
  • Status Report on Long-term Care Insurance (Provisional) (March2018)(Japanese)
  • "Dame. Zettai."(No, Absolutely No!) publicity campaign will start on Jun. 20. ~Drug abuse prevention and the U.N. fundraising campaigns will be carried out across the nation~(Japanese)