Employee Assistance Programs
Women at Work
These materials provide an overview of Japan in the areas of health, healthcare, health-related legislation, and benefits.
Profile: Health and Health Systems – August 19, 2011
This profile provides information about the health and health care systems in Japan. It also includes demographic, economic, and environmental factors that may impact the health and well-being of an employer's workforce there.
Health Benefits Fact Sheet – August 22, 2011
This fact sheet provides an overview of health benefits practices and wellness initiatives in Japan.
Health Benefits Overview Presentation – September 1, 2011
Mercer presented an overview to the Board on health and health benefit issues in Japan.
Global Demographic Prospects to 2030: Implications for the World Economy – December 8, 2011
Nicholas Eberstadt of American Enterprise Institute presented the demographic outlook to 2030 for the world. He addresses upcoming population issues for China, India, Japan, Russia, Western Europe, and the U.S.
Web Resources – October 14, 2010
This document contains resources relating to health benefits in Japan.
Market Intelligence — August 25, 2011
These materials (Country Snapshot and Health Dashboard) provide a brief overview of the health care system, population health statistics, and HR practices in target countries plus 8 additional countries. Non-target countries include Argentina, Egypt, Ireland, Poland, Singapore, Turkey and Vietnam.
Employee Assistance Programs
Summary of Employee Assistance Program and Mental Health Services Landscape — March 5, 2012
This short overview covers why employers should consider offering an employee assistance program in Japan, as well as a description of the mental health system and status of EAPs in that country.
Employee Assistance Program Vendor Offerings Chart — March 5, 2012
This chart is a compilation of global, regional and local vendors in each target country. For the highlighted global vendors, there are the country offerings chart and language offerings chart.
Employer Health Resources for Japan Crisis – April 11, 2011
This document lists resources for employers responding to the Japan crisis.
Quick Survey: Employer's Response in Japan – March 24, 2011
This quick survey report shows how employers are responding to the Japan crisis.
Health Barometer: Engaging in Health Toward a Better Bottom Line — February 23, 2012
Edelman presented how employers can engage employees in their health.
HIV/AIDS Impact and Response by Country — January 23, 2012
This spreadsheet provides information about HIV/AIDS prevalence, legislation, prevention and treatment in 17 different countries. Employers should consider using this information as they plan their HIV education programs and benefit strategies in their worldwide locations. The countries targeted include Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.
End of Life: A Workplace Management Challenge — September 2, 2010
Pitney Bowes presented why and how employers can address this issue affecting their employees and their families.
Japan's Burden of Tobacco July 24, 2012
This document outlines the toll of tobacco in Japan including the prevalence of tobacco-related disease, its economic cost and locally available cessation resources.
Global Tobacco Policies – September 8, 2011
This Excel spreadsheet presents country-level policies and regulations that may be pertinent to corporate tobacco cessation efforts. Information is included for ten target countries on a wide range of issues (national/local legislation, available smoking bans, availability of NRT, etc.). Employers are encouraged to send (email@example.com) updated information about their in-country tobacco cessation experiences and initiatives for future inclusion.
Tobacco: The Business of Quitting – July 19, 2011
This website gives an overview of tobacco use, tobacco-related health information, workplace usage, available tobacco cessation treatment options, and resources in Japan.
Health Resources Guide –January 9, 2012
This resource guide includes information on health and wellness vendors, government agencies, medical associations, and advocacy organizations in Japan.
Immunization Recommendations – August 26, 2011
This document reports the recommendations for children and adult vaccinations in Japan.
Women at Work
Women in Japan: A Glimpse at Their Health Status and Challenges – March 5, 2013
This document summarizes areas of inequality in Japan that affect women in the workplace, in society, in the home and as individuals. It also outlines what some employers have done to address these issues and provides a list of Japanese advocacy groups that may be useful to local human resources and benefits staff.
Women's Health Around the World – November 30, 2011
Webinar: Global Trends in Health Benefits for Women – November 17, 2011
This chart provides comparative data for GHBI target countries on issues relevant to women's health.
Dr. Lorna Friedman and Céline Ng Tong from Mercer present an overview of women in the workplace and highlight their health care concerns and issues.
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