Japan

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Japan

-brief description-

Demographics[edit]

It is estimated that there are approximately 300,000 people living with ME/CFS in Japan. [1] A 2014 ME/CFS patient survey conducted by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare concluded that approximately 30% rated in the severe illness category and 35% in the moderate illness category.[2]

Medical guidelines[edit]

National health department[edit]

Government health insurance[edit]

Private health insurance[edit]

Access to care[edit]

Social security and disability benefits[edit]

Patient Groups & Charities[edit]

Japan Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Association(JMEA)
CFS Support Network
BAELZ Association
Egaono Hanabira Atsumetai

Research[edit]

Research groups[edit]

Researchers[edit]

Clinicians[edit]

Notable patients[edit]

Deceased patients[edit]

Learn more[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. http://www.cfstreatmentguide.com/blog/300000-people-in-japan-with-cfsme
  2. http://iacfsme.org/PDFS/2017JanNewsletter/8-Japan-2014-Patient-Survey.aspx


The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.

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