World’s Highest Standard Healthcare System Supports Your Safe and Secure Living
“Health Security” Pillar
Source: “Safe Cities Index 2021”
(The Economist Intelligence Unit)
Japan’s universal health insurance system has achieved one of the world’s highest life expectancies and the best health care quality covered by insurance.
All residents of Japan (including foreign nationals with a residence card) are covered by the public health insurance program.
Patients have free access to any healthcare providers.
High-quality medical care at low costs (patients pay for 10 to 30% of the total cost, the balance covered by the insurance).
Operated as a social insurance system in principle, supplemented by public funds to maintain universal coverage.
“About Health Insurance System in Japan”
(Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website)
Expanding Medical Institutions with Foreign Language Capabilities and International Schools Nationwide
Number of International Schools in Japan (English language)
The aggregate number of schools accredited by international accreditation organizations (WASC, CIS, ACSI, NEASC) plus International Baccalaureate schools offering instructions in English (as of June 2022)
Developing medical care system with foreign language support
Compiled from WASC, CIS, ACSI, NEASC, International Baccalaureate websites