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This page includes who's who, literature, achievements at conferences, workshops etc., sites and newspaper articles concerning quality of life.
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WHO
Literature (Various Writings)
Achievements at Conferences, Workshops etc.
Theme Related Links
Newspaper Articles


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WHO

ABE Akira
ARIMA Hitoshi
HOTTA Yoshitaro
IKEHATA Yuichiro
KITAMURA Kentaro
KOIZUMI Yoshiyuki
MAEKAWA Chieko
MATSUBARA Yoko
MURAKAMI Shinji
NISHIZAWA Izumi
NISHIDA Miki
NOZAKI Yasunobu
OTANI Izumi
SAKURAI Hiroko
SATO Tatsuya
TAJIMA Akiko
TOSHIMITSU Keiko
UEMURA Kaname



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Literature (Various Writings)

By Our Program Members
Papers etc.

Special Topic 2: Aspects of QOL: Quality and Quantity of Life@Ars Vivendi Vol.2
HOTTA Yoshitaro@March 20, 2010@"Mere Quality of Life: Criticality of End-of-life Care and QOL,"@Ars Vivendi 2:110-132
SAKURAI Hiroko@March 20, 2010@"QOL for Neonatal Care and 'the Best Benefit of Children',"@Ars Vivendi 2:133-144
UEMURA Kaname@March 20, 2010@"Position of Life of 'People with Disabilities' in Statements of 'Enhancement': Focusing on Theory of LEON Kass,"@Ars Vivendi 2:145-170
SATO Tatsuya@March 20, 2010@"Reconsideration of QOL (Making the Value of QOL that Is Worse than Death Auxiliary Line),"@Ars Vivendi 2:171-191
TATEIWA Shin'ya December 1, 2009 "Bioethics: Sharing Japan's Masterpieces with the World", Japanese Book News 62:12-14@ [PDF]


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Achievements at Conferences, Workshops etc.

HOTTA Yoshitaro & SAKURAI Hiroko@November 14-15, 2009 "Ethical Issues concerning Maternal-fetal Surgery," The 21st Annual Meeting of Japan Association for Bioethics, Toyo Eiwa University
SAKURAI Hiroko@April 3, 2009 "Medical Neglect and Refusal of Treatment," The 9th Study Group on Medical Ethics, Course for Training People for Medical Policy at the University of Tokyo, Aiiku Hospital


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Theme Related Links

Japan Intractable Illness Nursing Society (Japanese)
http://square.umin.ac.jp/intrac/index.htm
Japanese Association for Research in Family Nursing
http://square.umin.ac.jp/jarfn/jarfn/index.html
Japanese Society of Health Education and Promotion (Japanese)
http://nkkg.eiyo.ac.jp/index.html
Japanese Society of Neurology
http://www.neurology-jp.org/en/index.html
Nanbyo: ALS / MND etc. 2009
Nanbyonet (Japanese)
http://www.nanbyonet.or.jp/index.html
Study Group on QOL
Study Group on Quality Of Life (Japanese)
http://www.nona.dti.ne.jp/~qolmanda/
The Great East Japan Earthquake
The Japan Academy of Home Care
http://184.73.219.23/jahhc/index_e.html
The Japanese Association of Medical Sciences
http://jams.med.or.jp/en/index.html
The Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine
http://www.jarm.or.jp/english/
The Japanese Society of Child Neurology
http://child-neuro-jp.org/english/e_index.html
Ventilator


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Newspaper Articles

November 28, 2015 "Japanfs Children Face a Dementia Boom" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/11/28/national/media-national/japans-children-face-dementia-boom/#.VqbzHzKhfGg
August 28, 2015 "Japan at Top of eHealthy Life Expectancyf List, Study Shows" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/08/28/national/science-health/2013-study-puts-japan-top-healthy-life-expectancy-list-followed-singapore/#.VqbtojKhfGg
August 27, 2015 "Global Life Expectancy Rises, but People Live Sicker for Longer" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/08/27/world/science-health-world/global-life-expectancy-rises-people-live-sicker-longer/#.Vqbw7zKhfGg
August 8, 2015 "Exercise Is Good for the Brain, Even for Those with Alzheimerfs" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/08/08/world/science-health-world/exercise-good-brain-even-alzheimers/#.VqbxdjKhfGg
February 5, 2015 "Better Life for Dementia Sufferers" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2015/02/05/editorials/better-life-for-dementia-sufferers/#.VqbvkDKhfGg
July 18, 2014 "Why Euthanasia Should Become a Legal Option" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2014/07/18/commentary/world-commentary/why-euthanasia-should-become-a-legal-option/#.Vqb02jKhfGg
February 15, 2014 "Euthanasia: The Dilemma of Choice" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2014/02/15/general/euthanasia-the-dilemma-of-choice/#.Vqb1kzKhfGg
December 11, 2013 "Doctor Helps His Grandma Die to Avoid Feeding Tube: Says Aging Japan Needs to Start Discussing End-of-life Issues" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/12/11/national/doctor-helps-his-grandma-die-to-avoid-feeding-tube/
August 21, 2013 "Transplant Marks New Pancreatitis Treatment" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/08/21/national/transplant-marks-new-pancreatitis-treatment/
July 30, 2013 "Long-living Japanese Society Needs Better eQuality of Deathf" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/07/30/national/long-living-japanese-society-needs-better-quality-of-death/
June 27, 2013 "Hope to See Blood Test Abolished" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2013/06/27/reader-mail/hope-to-see-blood-test-abolished/
June 23, 2013 "Epidemic of Dementia" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2013/06/23/editorials/epidemic-of-dementia/
May 5, 2013 "The Right to Die: Letting Individuals Make the Choice Themselves" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2013/05/05/commentary/the-right-to-die-letting-individuals-make-the-choice-themselves/
November 11, 2012 "Japanfs Live Organ Donors Enjoy Better Health than eNormalf Citizens Do" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2012/11/11/national/japans-live-organ-donors-enjoy-better-health-than-normal-citizens-do/
October 30, 2012 "Prenatal Test Raises Ethical Concerns" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2012/10/30/editorials/prenatal-test-raises-ethical-concerns/
August 25, 2012 "Death with Dignity Bills Heading toward Diet: After Grappling with Issue for Seven Years, Lawmakers Say It's Time to Vote" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2012/08/25/national/death-with-dignity-bills-heading-toward-diet/
March 11, 2012 "Japanfs Disasters Must Prompt a Radical Rethink of Citizensf Quality of Life" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2012/03/11/opinion/japans-disasters-must-prompt-a-radical-rethink-of-citizens-quality-of-life/
April 24, 2011 "After March 11, Japan Must Reconsider Its Energy Options" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2011/04/24/environment/after-march-11-japan-must-reconsider-its-energy-options/


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Translated and Prepared by KATAOKA Minoru
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