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 Cut cozy ties between politicians, bureaucrats and pharmaceutical company in order to eliminate drug-induced diseases![Editorial] (March 6, 2008)
 Opposition parties together hold rally demanding cancellation of medical-care system forcing the elderly to pay more (March 6, 2008)
 Opposition parties together submit bill to revoke adverse medical-care system for elderly (February 29, 2008)
 Citizens’ groups stage protests against new medical system for the elderly [Editorial] (February 28, 2008)
 High blood pressure patients to be excluded from health checkups under new medical-care system for the elderly (February 8, 2008)
 Stop the new ‘medical-care system for the elderly’[Editorial] (February 4, 2008)
 Panel proposes to maintain discredited A-bomb illness recognition system (December 18, 2007)
 Plaintiff in drug-induced hepatitis C lawsuit reveals her name (December 15, 2007)
 Hepatitis C plaintiffs reject court-mediated settlement (December 14, 2007)
 SIA estimates 20 million pension records as hard to identify (December 12, 2007)
 Plaintiffs in hepatitis C lawsuits demand relief for all victims (December 11, 2007)
 Ruling parties agree to review law on disabled persons’ ‘self-support assistance’ (December 6, 2007 )
 Stop consecutive cuts in medical treatment fees (December 5, 2007)
 Intractable disease patients demand budget increase for treatment (December 3, 2007)
 Welfare Ministry intends to reduce livelihood protection benefits (December 1, 2007)
 Government panel to call for lifting of a ban on ‘mixed-medical services’ (November 16, 2007)
 Immediately improve emergency obstetric care system![Editorial] (November 15, 2007)
 Government must not lower livelihood protection standards[Editorial] (November 11, 2007)
 6,500 disabled people participate in rally calling for drastic review of ‘self-support assistance law’ (October 31, 2007)
 JCP Shii calls for relief for all hepatitis patients (October 26, 2007)
 Health Ministry kept undisclosed for 5 years information on identification of drug-induced hepatitis patients (October 23, 2007)
 No more death from poverty: national rally held in Kitakyushu (October 14, 2007)
 Only 27% of young people in their early 20s pay national pension premiums (October 14, 2007)
 JCP Koike demands cancellation of implementation of unfair system for elderly health care (October 1, 2007)
 JCP requests government apply disaster relief law to rebuilding houses  (September 28, 2007)
 90 percent of facilities for disabled persons call for abolition of beneficiary-pays principle (September 27, 2007)
 Former Hansen’s disease patients working to have sanatoriums open to local communities[Editorial] (September 20, 2007)
 National convention of elderly calls for struggle to repeal adversely revised healthcare system (September 18 & 19, 2007)
 The elderly aged 75 and over may have to pay 155,000 yen as yearly medical insurance premium (September 13 & 14, 2007)
 JCP urges government to review disabled person self-support law (September 7, 2007)
 Government bullies municipalities for not charging for children’s medical costs (September 3, 2007)
 Japan has fewer physicians per capita than most other OECD countries (August 3, 2007)
 Government panel calls for further slashing of social welfare programs[Editorial] (June 8, 2007)
 14.3 million more pension records reported as unidentified (June 7 & 8, 2007)
 Unidentified pension premium payment total could be as much as 20 trillion yen: JCP Koike (June 6, 2007)
 Abe’s rampage is further deepening cabinet crisis: JCP Shii on forcible passage of pension bills (June 1 & 2, 2007)
 50 million pension records remain unidentified (June 1, 2007)
 LDP and Komei push pension bill through Lower House committee to evade state responsibility for pension fiasco (May 31, 2007)
 Government plans to invalidate health insurance cards for failure of pension premium payment (May 17, 2007)
 Health insurance premiums will increase for lower-income elderly but decrease for rich elderly (May 11, 2007)
 70% of municipalities are without obstetrics care in Nara Pref. (April 4, 2007)
 Invalidation of health insurance cards actually worsens patients’ illnesses: JCP survey ( March 20, 2007)
 For three diseases, 180-day limitation on insurance-covered rehabilitation to be removed (March 15, 2007)
 Record number of households stripped of their health insurance cards due to failure to pay premiums (February 23, 2007)
 Campaign launched to send report to U.N. on government policy adversely affecting disabled children (February 19, 2007)
 Elderly livelihood protection benefits recipients sue demanding minimum protection of healthy and cultured living (February 15, 2007)
 JCP Chair Shii urges government not to cut off lifelines for single parent families (February 14, 2007)
 Hepatitis-B victims urge gov’t to speed up relief measures (June 28 & 29, 2012)
 Welfare minister wants Tokyo to build more certified child-care centers (March 24&25, 2013)
 Number of children waiting for authorized daycare facilities is NOT zero in Yokohama (May 22 & 24, 2013)

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