Further Reading

Clinical Medical Trials in Japan
Clinical trials are medical research studies involving volunteer participants with healthy physical conditions from various backgrounds to observe how trial drugs affect a subject’s body. Participants are accepted, depending on the trial, based on criteria such as age, gender, body mass index (BMI) and ethnicity. Those accepted are typically well compensated. Trial phases Trials will […]
August 2, 2021 by GaijinPot Blog
Healthcare, Lifestyle, Men’s Health, Women’s Health
Birth Control in Japan
Birth control (unless for a specific medical condition) is not covered by Japanese health insurance. Finding the right doctor is key, as regular blood tests are part of the package of obtaining the pill and many contraceptive prescriptions require monthly renewals. Birth control methods available in Japan Pills Birth control pills are known as keikou hinin […]
April 6, 2021 by GaijinPot Blog
Drugs & Medications
Buying medicines in Japan
Learn more about medicines in Japan
March 16, 2021 by GaijinPot Blog
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Women’s Health
Pregnancy in Japan
From visiting the ob-gyn, the costs to maternity leave.
March 2, 2021 by GaijinPot Blog
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Women’s Health
Women’s Clinics in Japan
Lady doctor basics in Japan.
February 2, 2021 by GaijinPot Blog
Women’s Health
Abortion in Japan
What to expect, where to go and how much it costs.
January 19, 2021 by GaijinPot Blog
Visiting a doctor in Japan
Vocabulary and a step-by-step guide for your next visit.
January 5, 2021 by GaijinPot Blog
Dentists in Japan
Dental procedures and vocabulary.
December 22, 2020 by GaijinPot Blog
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Obtaining Japan’s health insurance
How to access Japan's medical care and services.
December 8, 2020 by GaijinPot Blog
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