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Seminar to Promote Practice of Health and Productivity Management to be Held

With a view to promoting health and productivity management among small and medium-sized enterprises, etc., the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) will hold a Seminar to Promote Practice of Health and Productivity Management at eight locations nationwide. The seminar will provide useful information on health and productivity management, covering the best practices implemented by leading companies in this field, the description of the health and productivity management organization certification system to be launched this fall, and know-how and support measures conducive to carrying out health and productivity management.

1. Health and productivity management

"Health and productivity management" is an approach that considers health management of employees from a corporate management perspective and promotes it strategically. Investment in employees' health as a corporate philosophy is expected to lead to invigorating a company as a whole by improving employees' vitality and productivity and thus eventually result in enhancing its performance and driving up its stock price.

2. Seminar to Promote Practice of Health and Productivity Management to be held

The seminar will be held at eight locations nationwide.

It will provide useful information on health and productive management, covering the best practices implemented by leading companies in this field, the description of the health and productivity management organization  certification system to be launched this fall, and know-how and support measures conducive to carrying out health and productivity management.

For details of the seminar, including specific programs at individual venues and the application procedure, please refer to the dedicated website.

Content:
Keynote speeches by guests
List of speakers
Kunio Okada (Director, Workshop for the Management of Health on Company and Employee)
Hiroya Ogata (Project Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo & a member of Review Committee on Standards for the Health and Productivity Management Survey)
Yuji Frui (Project Assistant Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo & Chair, Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy & a member of the WG on Health Investment, Council for Next-Generation Healthcare Industry)
Koji Mori (Professor, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan & Chief of the WG on Health Investment, Council for Next-Generation Healthcare Industry)
Yuji Yamamoto (a member of the WG on Health Investment, Council for Next-Generation Healthcare Industry)
  • Support measures for carrying out health and productive management
    Healthcare Industries Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, METI
  • Initiatives by prefectural branches of the Japan Health Insurance Association
  • Best practices by companies carrying out health and productive management
Participation fee:
Free
Application procedure:
Those who intend to participate in the seminar are required to register in advance via the dedicated website:
http://nkbp.jp/kk2016 (operated by Nikkei BP, METI contractor)
Sponsored by:
METI and its Regional Bureaus
Supported by (TBD):
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Nippon Kenko Kaigi, National Federation of Health Insurance Societies, Japan Health Insurance Association, etc.
Dates and Venues
Location Date Venue
Fukuoka Friday, September 9, 2016 ACROS Fukuoka
Kagawa Thursday, September 15, 2016 Kagawa International Conference Hall, Sunport Takamatsu
Aichi Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Nagoya International Center
Hiroshima Monday, October 3, 2016 International Conference Center Hiroshima
Osaka Tuesday, October 4, 2016 BREEZÉ PLAZA
Miyagi Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Sendai International Center
Tokyo Thursday, October 13, 2016 Bellesalle Iidabashi First
Hokkaido Friday, October 21, 2016 Hall Reimei, Hotel Sapporo Geibunkan

* The content of the seminar at each venue may be subject to change. For more details and latest information, please refer to the dedicated website.

Release date

August 10, 2016

Division in Charge

Healthcare Industries Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8901, Japan Tel: +81-(0)3-3501-1511
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