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Press Release: “60% Recognize Shortage of Physicians; 70% Against Extra Expense to Deal with it”

According to the “2008 Public Survey on Healthcare in Japan” conducted by Health Policy Institute, Japan, 90% of respondents feel there is a general shortage of doctors in Japan, while 60% feel the shortage is clearly apparent in their area. On questions as to whether the shortage of doctors should be dealt with by increasing the financial burden on citizens of taxes, insurance premiums, and individual medical expenses … (Continue reading “Investigation into the Shortage of Doctors and the Financial Burden (summary)”) ※ This was reported on NHK’s “Good Morning Japan” program on April 21.
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