Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare: What's New

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

What's New 2012

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Jul 2012
Jul 31
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Employment referrals for general workers (June 2012) (Japanese) (English)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (445th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Information on Support System for Job Seekers (enforced on Oct 1, 2011) (Japanese)
  • Status of food poisoning outbreaks (2012) (Japanese)
  • The number of employment promotion housings available(as of July 25, 2012) (Japanese)
  • The number of employment promotion housings available(as of July 25, 2012)(for disaster victims) (Japanese)
  • Bills submitted to current Diet session by MHLW (Japanese)
  • Summary of outcome of 6th International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulations (Japanese)
  • Special pension account (Special pension and child allowance accounts) (Japanese)
  • Daily updates on heat stroke patients (July 24-30) (Japanese)
  • Results of studies on status of enforcement of Act on Medical Care and Treatment for Persons Who Have Caused Serious Cases Under Condition of Insanity (Japanese)
  • Overview of results of Survey on Regional Child Welfare Services in 2009 (Japanese)
  • Summary Report of Survey of Medical Care Activities in Public Health Insurance, 2011 (Japanese)
  • Payment rates of national pension insurance premiums as of end of May 2012 (Japanese)
  • Status of major private companies' demands for wage increase and settlement in spring 2012~Average pay raise agreed upon is 5,400 yen, falling from previous year in terms of amout and rate of wage increase~ (Japanese)
  • Prefectures notified of preventative measures for solitary death (to be taken in cooperation with housing supply businesses, etc.) (Japanese)
  • Employment Rate System for Persons with Disabilities (Japanese)
  • Government project review (FY2012) (Japanese)
  • Results of Survey of Regional Child Welfare Services in 2009~Statuses of households using registered day-care centers and non-registered day-care facilities~ (Japanese)
  • Social care for children (Guidelines for Alternative Care of Children) (Japanese)
  • Fashion-colored contact lens (Japanese)
  • Employment Promotion Tax (Japanese)
  • Implement "National Occupational Health Week" for FY2012 in October: Promotion of healthcare through mental and physical checkups (Japanese)
  • Notifications on implementation of monitoring inspections for imported food, etc. in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Notification on implementation of inspection orders for food, etc. (FY2012) (Japanese)
  • Status of occurrence of industrial accidents (Japanese)
  • Management control of specific pathogens based on Infectious Disease Law (Japanese)
  • Assessment of status of consultations received from disaster victims of Great East Japan Earthquake regarding welfare benefits (June 2012 and sum total) (Japanese)
  • Monthly and annual report on Employment Insurance Projects (Japanese)
  • Current employment status in areas struck by Great East Japan Earthquake (Japanese)
  • Status of termination of temporary employment contracts~Provisional report in July 2012 (Japanese)
  • Status of submission of "Notification in Case of Mass Fluctuations in Employment," and numbers of guidance and consultation provided in regard to "Re-employment Assistance Plans" and "Notification in Case of Mass Fluctuations in Employment" (June 2012) (Japanese)
  • Situation of acceptance of "Notification of implementation plan for suspension of business operation" related to Employment Adjustment Subsidies (June 2012) (Japanese)
Jul 30
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (444th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Handling of poultry shell eggs exported to Hong Kong (Japanese)
  • Heat stroke related information (Daily updates on heat stroke patients (July 24-29)) (Japanese)
  • Clinical training of medical practioners (Information on workshops for medical instructors) (Japanese)
  • Fishery products exported to China (Japanese)
  • Documents of Child Welfare Department Heads and Child Guidance Centers' Directors Meeting in FY2012 (held on July 26, 2012) (Japanese)
  • Medical service fee revision in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Annual report on survey of registered tuberculosis incidents in 2011 (overview) (Japanese)
  • News report of Hello Work supporting new graduates (vol. 21) (Japanese)
  • Summary of Press Conference by Minister on July 27, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Guidelines for dealing with allergies in Day Care Centers (Japanese)
  • Procedures for filing notifications on new chemical substances of small quantities (Japanese)
  • (Newly listed) generic drugs subject to increased assessment in terms of medical service fees in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Electronic submission of report on employment status of elderly and disabled (Japanese)
Jul 27
  • Foods Produced by Recombinant DNA Techniques (English) (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (443rd announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • List of laws and regulations, notifications, etc. regarding social care for children (Japanese)
  • Third-party evaluation of social care for children (Japanese)
  • Resource map of social care for children (as of October 2011) (Japanese)
  • Detection of radioactive materials in tap water (285th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Establishment of restrictions of distribution on foods, based on provision in Art 20, Para 3 of Act on Special Measures concerning Nuclear Emergency Preparedness (based on instructions of Director-General of Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters) (Japanese)
  • Daily updates on heat stroke patients (July 24-26) (Japanese)
  • Photo report (Daido Life Insurance Company's donation presentation ceremony for 12th National Sports Festival for People with Disabilities) (Japanese)
  • 3rd unofficial announcemnt of facilities improvement expenses for after-school children clubs in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Information on recovery of remains of war dead abroad (July) (Japanese)
  • Additional investigations into medical institutions where fibrinogen preparations are delivered (Japanese)
  • Public recruitment of organizations implementing Project for Supporting Training of Nursing Teachers (correspondence education) (Japanese)
  • Investigations into medical institutions where blood coagulation factor products are delivered (Japanese)
  • Report on enforcement status of Act on Special Provisions for Insurance Benefit and Insurance Premium Payment in Relation to Employees' Pension Insurance (Japanese)
  • Photo report (Parliamentary Secretary Tsuda visiting site of job interviews for foreign students) (Japanese)
  • Organizations implementing workshops for officials responsible for employment placement (Japanese)
  • MHLW's basic policies on public relations (Japanese)
  • Disclosure of specifications for System Supporting Business of Labour Bureaus on Application of and Collection of Premiums for Labour Insurance (Japanese)
Jul 26
  • Abridged Life Tables For Japan 2011(English) (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (442nd announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • 6th Meeting of Task Force on Asset and Financial Management of Employees' Pension Fund etc. (Japanese)
  • Establishment of restrictions of distribution on foods, based on provision in Art 20, Para 3 of Act on Special Measures concerning Nuclear Emergency Preparedness (based on instructions of Director-General of Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters) (Japanese)
  • Four strains of highly-pathogenic avian influenza virus are newly recognized to be handled same as ones that occurred naturally (Japanese)
  • Daily updates on heat stroke patients (July 24-25) (Japanese)
  • Budget for FY2009 (Child Allowance Account, Pension Special Account) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Vital Statistics Report (preliminary data), February 2012 (Japanese)
  • Overview of Survey of Long-term Care Benefit Expenditures (Cases assessed from May 2011 to April 2012) (Japanese)
  • Survey of Long-term Care Benefit Expenditures (Schedule of releases) (Japanese)
  • Dog tag with registration number and rabies immunization record (Rabies Prevention Act) (Japanese)
  • Results of evaluation of actual performance of Japan Pension Service (FY2011) (Japanese)
  • Results of verification into child abuse cases resulting in death (8th report) (Expert Committee on Verification of Cases Requiring Protection Including Child Abuse, Working Group on Children, Social Security Council) (Japanese)
  • Results of verification into child abuse cases resulting in death (Summary of 8th report) and number of counseling cases for child abuse (Japanese)
  • Safety information on pharmaceuticals and medical devices (Japanese)
  • Overview of Social Security Agreements (Japanese)
  • Guideline for revision of regional minimum wagein FY2012~By 5 yen for prefectures ranked A and 4 yen for those ranked B-D~ (Japanese)
Jul 25
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (441st announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Various efforts taken on outbreak of bile duct cancer (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report on Labour and Economy (July 2012) (Japanese)
  • Daily updates on heat stroke patients (July 24) (Japanese)
  • Accepting applications for volunteer organizations to be dispatched on special mission for recovery of remains of war dead (8/28-9/5) (Japanese)
  • Website on OTC Drug Sales System: Newly approved first-class OTC drugs (Japanese)
  • Final Report on Basic Survey of Gender Equality in Employment Management in FY2011 (Japanese)
  • Basic Survey of Gender Equality in Employment Management (Japanese)
  • Announcement on voluntary collection of a medical device (General name: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator, pacemaker endocardial lead) (Product name: RIATA ICD Lead, RIATAi ICD Lead, Single-coil RIATA ICD Lead) (Class I) (Japanese)
  • To all recipients of workers' compensation insurance benefits (Changes in amount of workers' compensation insurance benefits with revision of sliding scale of wage standards) (Japanese)
  • Open recruitment of organizations implementing training projects for instructors of sputum suction, etc. in FY2012 (For instructors of 1st & 2nd trainings) (Japanese)
  • Results of questionnaire survey on electrical submission of applications for various insurance plans (FY2011) (Japanese)
  • Public announcement of organizations adopted to implement Social Welfare Promotion Project in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Summary of Press Conference by Minister on July 24, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Results and response measures of Initial Risk Assessment, Assessment I, of priority assessment chemical substances (Japanese)
  • Ministerial project review (Policy-proposing-type screening) (Japanese)
  • Ministry's response to Occassional Reports (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report of Employees' Pension Insurance and National Pension (as of April 2012) (Japanese)
  • Labour and Economy Indicators for July 2012 (Japanese)
  • Website on information provision on medical fee receipts and specific medical checkups (Japanese)
  • Status of payment of workers' compensation insurance benefits in FY2011 (Japanese)
Jul 24
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (440th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Establishment of restrictions of distribution on foods, based on provision in Art 20, Para 3 of Act on Special Measures concerning Nuclear Emergency Preparedness (based on instructions of Director-General of Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters) (Japanese)
  • Daily updates on heat stroke patients (July 17-23) (Japanese)
  • Evaluation of implementation of activities concerning full enforcement of compliance with laws and regulations at Regional Bureaus of Health and Welfare (FY2011) (Japanese)
  • Evaluation of implementation of activities concerning full enforcement of compliance with laws and regulations at Regional Labour Bureaus (FY2011) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report on Statistics of Production by Pharmaceutical Industry (March 2012) (Japanese)
  • "Radiation Effects Association" designated as institution for archiving decontamination work~through which employers can hand over records on radiation exposure doses and medical examinations~ (Japanese)
  • Testing institutions stipulated in Ordinance for Enforcement of Pharmaceutical Affairs Act (Article 12, Section 1) (Japanese)
  • Schedules of briefings on Revision of Worker Dispatching Act (Japanese)
  • Measures against inappropriate dosimetry measurement at TEPCO's Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant (Japanese)
Jul 23
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (439th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Heat stroke related information (Daily updates on heat stroke patients (July 17-22)) (Japanese)
  • Past optimization related activities (Japanese)
  • Routine home-visit and responsive support services (Japanese)
  • Establishment of "Basic provisions on promotion of dental and oral health" (Japanese)
  • Placement criteria of nighttime co-drivers for highway tour buses, etc. (Japanese)
  • Workshop for Medical Instructors on Clinical Training of Medical Practioners (Japanese)
  • Number of employment promotion housings available (as of July 18, 2012) (Japanese)
  • Number of employment promotion housings available (as of July 18, 2012) (For disaster victims) (Japanese)
  • "Prompt Vital Statistics Report," May 2012 (Japanese)
  • Fourth Study Group on Plans for Chemical-substances Management (Japanese)
  • Summary of Press Conference by Minister on July 20, 2012 (Japanese)
  • List of names of Senior Officers at MHLW as of July 23, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Vietnamese candidates for nurses and certified careworkers (Japanese)
  • Report of Working Group on Pharmaceutical Products for Pesticide and Animal Use, Sectional Committee on Food Sanitation, Pharmaceutical Affairs and Food Sanitation Council (Japanese)
  • Guidelines for dealing with allergies in Day Care Centers (Japanese)
Jul 20
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods~438th announcement~ (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Report on measures taken for Great East Japan Earthquake at MHLW (Japanese)
  • Detection of radioactive materials in tap water~284th announcement~ (Japanese)
  • Heat stroke related information (Daily updates of number of heat stroke patients (July 17-19th)) (Japanese)
  • Second open recruitment concerning Project for Promotion of General Welfare for Persons with Disabilities in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Written decision (overview) concerning request for examination regarding Workers' Compensation Insurance Benefits~supplementary information~ (Japanese)
  • Photo report (Parliamentary Secretary Tsuda delivers speech at ceremony for dispatching 1st Special Mission for Recoverying Remains from Iwo Jima in FY2012) (Japanese)
  • Regular visiting/on-demand response services (Japanese)
  • Support for Japanese remaining in China (System for dispatching support and consultant staffs and interpreters who support their independence) (Japanese)
  • Status of stock inventory of blood products (erythrocyte products) (as of July 20) (Japanese)
  • Administrative punishments imposed on Worker Dispatching Businesses from April 2004 to present (Japanese)
  • Operation guidelines and forms used for Employment Placement Businesses (Japanese)
  • Organizations that carry out workshops for officials responsible for employment placement (Japanese)
Jul 19
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods~437th announcement~(related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Measures against heat strokes for this summer further strengthened (Japanese)
  • Social security education (Japanese)
  • Establishment of restrictions of distribution on foods, based on provision in Article 20, Paragraph 3 of Act on Special Measures concerning Nuclear Emergency Preparedness (based on instructions of Director-General of Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters) (Japanese)
  • Status of medical costs (by hospical function and insurance plan) (Japanese)
  • 14th Japan-EU Symposium Tokyo (Japanese)
  • Recent trends of medical prescription fees (computerized data) (February 2012) (Japanese)
  • Recent trends of medical prescription fees (computerized data) (January 2012) (Japanese)
  • Recent trends of medical prescription fees (computerized data) (December 2011) (Japanese)
  • Database of approximate health expenditures (Japanese)
  • Database of medical insurance health expenditures (February 2012) (Japanese)
  • Trends of recent health expenditures (monthly version) February 2012 (Japanese)
  • "7th Youth Monozukuri Skills Competition"~Main venue to be provided by Iwate prefecture, towards recontruction of Tohoku based on Monozukuri~ (Japanese)
  • Comprehensive website on everyone's mental health (Serial column Vol. 5) (Japanese)
  • Status of screening for safety of genetically modified foods (Japanese)
  • Q&A on child allowance for institutional beneficiaries (Japanese)
  • Child allowances (Japanese)
  • Monthly and annual report on Employment Insurance Projects (Japanese)
Jul 18
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey May 2012 (English) (Japanese)
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods~436th announcement~(related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Statuses of formulation of action plans by and authorization of general employers based on Act for Measures to Support Development of Next Generation (by prefecture) (as of end of June 2012) (Japanese)
  • Inspection of workplaces of chartered bus services that operate highway tour buses (Japanese)
  • Authorization system for meat food products to be exported (List of facilities handling meat exported to Hong Kong) (Japanese)
  • Fishery products exported to China (Japanese)
  • Long-term care insurance finance (changes in costs and premiums of long-term care insurance) (Japanese)
  • Information on sales of government-owned properties and properties currently invited to tender (Japanese)
  • Authorization of changes in "Plan for Reuse of Business Resources" based on Law on Special Measures for Industrial Revitalization (Kitasato Daiichi Sankyo Vaccine Co., Ltd.) (Japanese)
  • Medical checkup for yusho disease ("oil symptoms") in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Summary of press conference by Minister on July 17, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Examples of provision of personal information from local governments to commissioned welfare and child welfare volunteers (Japanese)
  • Promotion of In-home Care Project (handouts for briefing) (Japanese)
Jul 17
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods~435th announcement~(related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Status of application of and collection of contributions for Labour Insurance (Japanese)
  • Amendment of Regulation for Radiation Protection of Decontamination Workers (Japanese)
  • Status of authorization of social medical corporations as of July 1, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Status of remains collected by 1st Special Mission for recovering remains of war dead from Iwo Jima in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Photo report (Minister Komiyama meets with person representing Japanese who remained in China after war in Minister's Office) (Japanese)
  • List of leaflets related to Occupational Safety and Health (Japanese)
  • Revision of medical service fees in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • "Working Youth Day" for 2012 is Saturday, July 21 (Japanese)
  • Results of screening inspections for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) (up to June 2012) (Japanese)
  • Summary of press conference by Minister on July 13, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Review Meeting for Rolling Revision of Standards for Tap Water (Japanese)
  • Promulgation of Act on General Support for Persons with Disabilities (Japanese)
Jul 14
  • Invocation of Disaster Relief Act, starting on July 11, 2012, related to heavy rain damage (Japanese)
Jul 13
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (434th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Detection of radioactive materials in tap water (283rd Announcement) (Japanese)
  • Number of employment promotion housings available (as of July 11, 2012) (Japanese)
  • Number of employment promotion housings available (as of July 11, 2012) (for disaster victims) (Japanese)
  • Review Meeting on Measures against the Pollution of Water Basin by Disinfection By-product Precursors (Japanese)
  • Kasumigaseki Tour Day for Children (FY2012) (Japanese)
  • Future state of specified medical checkups and health guidance~Report on "Study Group for Medical Checkups and Health Guidance Conducted by Insurers" (Japanese)
  • Provisional Report on Status of Long-term Care Insurance Services (March 2012) (Japanese)
  • Dynamic Survey of Medical Institutions (preliminary data) , April 2012 (Japanese)
  • Hospital Report (preliminary data) , March 2012 (Japanese)
  • Answers to the Questions on Generic Drugs~“Q&A on Generic Drugs ~ (Japanese)
  • Stock status of blood products (erythrocyte products) (as of July 13) (Japanese)
  • Exhibition at Shokei-kan's Historical Materials Hall for Wounded and Sick Retired Soldiers, etc. (in Kudan, Tokyo) , "Military doctor's story of wartime aid activities," starts on July 25 (Japanese)
  • Special exhibition at National Showa Memorial Museum (in Kudan, Tokyo) , "Yearning to return home~Hopes and thousand-stitch behind front lines," starts on July 28 (Japanese)
  • Revised report on 102 cases reviewed by Panel on Cases of Organ Transplants from Brain Death Patients (Japanese)
  • Application procedures for 25th National Certified Careworker Exam, concerning Indonesian candidates accepted under Japanese laws based on Japan-Indonesia Economic Partnership Agreement in FY1998 (Japanese)
  • Outline of advanced medical services (Japanese)
Jul 12
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (433rd announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • National Health Plan for 21st Century ("Healthy Japan 21") (Second campaign) (Japanese)
  • Second Study Group Meeting for Measures against Heat Strokes will be held (Japanese)
  • Revision of “Concepts of Inspection Planning and Establishment and Cancellation of Items and Areas to which Restriction of Distribution and/or Consumption of Foods concerned Applies" in regard to radionuclides in foods (Japanese)
  • Establishment of restrictions of distribution on foods, based on provision in Article 20, Paragraph 3 of Act on Special Measures concerning Nuclear Emergency Preparedness (based on instructions of Director-General of Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters) (Japanese)
  • Outcome of 5th ASEAN+3 Health Ministers Meeting (Japanese)
  • 5th Meeting of Task Force on Asset and Financial Management of Employees' Pension Fund etc. (Japanese)
  • Public opinions for "Voice of People" offered between June 1 - 30, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Activities carried out based on basic principles of Survey on post-war forced internees , etc. (Japanese)
  • 5th ASEAN+3 Health Ministers Meeting agreed to strengthen regional cooperation related to infectious disease, etc. (Japanese)
  • Status of activities implemented related to Survey on post-war forced internees, etc. (FY2011) (Japanese)
  • Photo report (Minister Komiyama presenting certificates of commendation to recepients of FY2012 Minister Awards for Occupational Health and Safety at Central Awards Ceremony) (Japanese)
  • Dog tag with registration number and rabies immunization record (Rabies Prevention Act) (Japanese)
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan (Japanese)
  • To young people who continue job hunting and to employers (Japanese)
  • Monthly Vital Statistics Report (preliminary data) , January 2012 (Japanese)
Jul 11
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (432nd announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Establishment of restrictions of distribution on foods, based on provision in Article 20, Paragraph 3 of Act on Special Measures concerning Nuclear Emergency Preparedness (based on instructions of Director-General of Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters) (Japanese)
  • Consultation desk for occupation-related bile duct cancer (Japanese)
  • Report of study on childcare leave commissioned by MHLW in FY2011 (Japanese)
  • Changes in number of hibakusha (holders of Hibakusha Handbook) (Japanese)
  • Number of hibakusha (by level of exposure and prefecture) (Japanese)
  • Revision of interest rates for environmental health business loans (Japanese)
  • Orders on suspension and improvement of worker dispatching undertakings issued to business operators (Japanese)
  • Information on recovery of remains of war dead abroad (July) (Japanese)
  • Ministerial project review (Policy-proposing-type screening) (Agenda and related documents) (Japanese)
  • Annual report on health and mariners insurance services in FY2010 (Japanese)
  • Summary of press conference by Minister on July 10, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Please participate in Survey on Employment Trends in first half of 2012 (Japanese)
  • Appointment of Steering Committee members of Government Pension Investment Fund (Japanese)
Jul 10
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (431st announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Status of job offers for high school students expected to graduate in March 2013 (Japanese)
  • 14th EU-Japan Symposium on "Improving employability and labour market participation among young people" held in Tokyo on July 18 (Japanese)
  • Ministerial project review (Policy-proposing-type screening) (Recommendations and video files) (Japanese)
  • Fishery products exported to China (Japanese)
  • Status of safety screening of genetically modified foods (Japanese)
  • Authorization system for export of meat food products (Japanese)
  • Notification system for importation of animals: Import statistics of animals in Japan (Japanese)
  • Avian influenza (H5N1) (Japanese)
  • "Books recommendable for children (FY2012) " designated by Social Security Council as Child Welfare Cultural Assets (poster) (Japanese)
  • Full revision of " Basic Principles for Comprehensive Promotion of Advancement of Japanese People's Health" (Japanese)
  • Report on results of inspecitons concerning bile duct cancer (Japanese)
Jul 9
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (430th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Results of Survey on Incomes of Participants in Public Pension Schemes (Japanese)
  • Notification system for importation of animals (Japanese)
  • "Activity Report Vol. 7," Follow-up Service Promotion Office (press release) (Japanese)
  • Numbers of notification of plan and that of work as well as supervision carried out concerning asbestos removal (Japanese)
  • Partial revision of handling of lump-sum allowance for childbirth based on Health Insurance Act (Art 106) " (Japanese)
  • Amendment of daily amount of basic allowance, starting on August 1, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Prevention of infectious diseases abroad during summer vacation in 2012 (Japanese)
  • Daily amount of basic allowance of labor insurance amended~starting on Wednesday, August 1~ (Japanese)
  • Status of negotiation with employee organization, Zenroudou (Japanese)
  • Reporting system that all employers are obliged to report the situation of foreign workers employment (Japanese)
  • Summary of press conference by Minister on July 6, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Photo report (Minister Komiyama receiving "Report on measures for part-time employment" from Labor Policy Council, Equal Employment Sectorial Committee") (Japanese)
  • Public recruitment related to Project on On-the-job Training for Supporters of Developmentally Disabled in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Government project review (Japanese)
  • "Activity Report Vol. 7 (April - June 2012) ," Follow-up Service Promotion Office (Japanese)
  • Handling of affairs for foreigners related to Child Allowance Act (Japanese)
Jul 6
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (429th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • "Actual Conditions of Working Women (FY2011 version) " (press release) (Japanese)
  • Detection of radioactive materials in tap water (282nd Announcement) (Japanese)
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plans (Japanese)
  • Number of employment promotion housings available (as of July 4, 2012) (Japanese)
  • Number of employment promotion housings available (as of July 4, 2012) (for disaster victims) (Japanese)
  • Investment performance of Government Pension Investment Fund in FY2011 (Japanese)
  • Actual Conditions of Working Women in FY2011 (statistical data) (Japanese)
  • Meeting of Child Welfare Department heads and Child Guidance Centers' directors in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Implementation of 25th National Certified Careworker Exam (Japanese)
  • Stock inventory status of blood products (erythrocyte products) (as of July 6) (Japanese)
  • Meeting between orphans remaining in China and Minister (Monday, July 9, starting from 17:30) (Japanese)
  • Q&A on Review of working hours for electricity saving (Japanese)
  • Abolition of Tax-qualified Pensions (Japanese)
  • Schedules and organizations implementing Workshops for Responsible Person Acting for Dispatching Undertaking (Japanese)
  • Suspicious telephone calls and e-mails (and home-visits) from sources disguised as MHLW and its personnel (Japanese)
  • Projects subsidized by Employment Creation Funds (Data and documents) (Japanese)
Jul 5
  • Disaster Relief Act in connection with heavy rain damage to be invocated, starting on July 3, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (428th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Outcome of 24th International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) (Japanese)
  • Establishment of Restrictions of Distribution on Foods, based on Provision in Article 20, Paragraph 3 of Act on Special Measures concerning Nuclear Emergency Preparedness (based on instructions of Director-General of Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters) (Japanese)
  • Status of payment of national pension insurance premiums in FY2011 and planned future activities (Japanese)
  • Promulgation of Act on General Support for Persons with Disabilities (Japanese)
  • Summary of Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions in 2011 (Japanese)
  • Fishery products exported to China (Japanese)
  • Website on clinical trial: "Grant of subsidy for and continuation (extention of term) of Project to Create Early-Stage and Exploratory Clinical Trial Centers" in FY2012 (Japanese)
Jul 4
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (427th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Support for group contract of specific medical checkups and health guidance (related documents) (Japanese)
  • Updated preparation tools for attachment files of Monthly Report on Society-managed Employment-based Health Insurance (Japanese)
  • Disaster Relief Act in connection with heavy rain damage to be invocated, starting on July 3, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Report on status of “claims and grant decisions made for Workers' Compensation Insurance Benefits concerning diseases caused by asbestos” in FY2011 (preliminary data) ~Number of cases of claims and grant decisions made for "Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance Benefits" remain same compared to previous fiscal year~ (Japanese)
  • Foreign trip of Parliamentary Secretary Fujita (Japanese)
  • List of leaflets related to Occupational Safety and Health (Japanese)
  • Amendment of Regulation for Radiation Protection of Decontamination Workers (Japanese)
  • Photo report (Vice-Senior Minister Nishimura presenting awards at "Hellowork Contest for Service Improvement") (Japanese)
  • Photo report (Parliamentary Secretary Tsuda calling for industrial accident prevention, prior to National Occupational Safety and Health Week) (Japanese)
  • Promulgation of Act on General Support for Persons with Disabilities (Japanese)
  • Summary of press conference by Minister on July 3, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Medical service fee revision in FY2012 (Japanese)
Jul 3
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (426th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Website on OTC Drug Sales System: Newly approved first-class OTC drugs (Japanese)
  • Information on Workshops for Medical Instructors (Japanese)
  • Medical service fee revision in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • Website on Law Concerning Assistance Dogs for Disabled (Japanese)
  • Disaster Relief Act in connection with heavy rain damage to be invocated, starting on July 3, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Photo Report (Minister Komiyama addressing "Day to Restore Honor and Commemorate Victims of Leprosy Prevention Law") (Japanese)
  • Labour standards information (Japanese)
  • Examples of standardized recording of generic prescriptions (as of July 1, 2012) (Japanese)
  • Drugs on National Health Insurance Drug tariff (as of July 1, 2012) (Japanese)
  • Policy-proposing-type administrative project screening in MHLW (Japanese)
  • Number of employment promotion housings available (as of June 27, 2012) (Japanese)
  • Number of employment promotion housings available (as of June 27, 2012) (for disaster victims) (Japanese)
  • Routine home-visit and responsive support services for long-term care (Japanese)
  • Website on information provision on medical fee receipts and specific medical checkups (Japanese)
Jul 2
  • Information on the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Results of inspections on radionuclide in foods (425th announcement) (related to TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant accident) (Japanese)
  • Open recruitment of research projects (List of projects implemented in connection with Project for Promotion of General Welfare for Persons with Disabilities in FY2012) (Japanese)
  • Unofficial notificaion of appropriation of Subsidies for Improvement of Facilities including Social Welfare Facilities in FY2012 (Great East Japan Earthquake Special Account) (Japanese)
  • Unofficial notification of appropriation of Subsidies for Improvement of Facilities including Social Welfare Facilities in FY2012 (General Account) (Japanese)
  • Status of implementation of "Workers' Property Accumulation Promotion System" in FY2011 (Japanese)
  • In FY2011 unpaid wages reimbursed were about 20 billion yen~Implementation status of Project for Reimbursement of Unpaid Wages~ (Japanese)
  • Dog tag with registration number and rabies immunization record (Rabies Prevention Act) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report on Labour and Economy (June 2012) (Japanese)
  • Summary of press conference by Minister on June 30, 2012 (Japanese)
  • List of names of senior officers, as of July 1, 2012 (Japanese)
  • Avian influenza (H5N1) (Japanese)
  • Package Projects (Japanese)
  • July is month of "Movement of Blood Helping of Love" (Japanese)
  • Manual on Declaration of Fiscal Renewal of Labour Insurance (For renewal in June 2012) (Japanese)
  • Central Meeting of Public Health Nurses to be held in FY2012 (Japanese)
  • National Physician and Dentist Exams (Japanese)
  • Information on drug abuse prevention (Japanese)
  • Accepting requests for Tax System Revision in MHLW in FY2013 (Japanese)

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