On June 13th 2013, the new enterprise establishment ceremony of “General Incorporated Association Medical Excellence JAPAN” (MEJ) was held at the Hotel Okura, Tokyo.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Toshimitsu Motegi and Health, Minister of Labour and Welfare Ministry Norihisa Tamura attended the ceremony and delivered congratulatory speeches. The ceremony was successful with more than 300 participants including government officials, ambassadors and medical experts from Japan and overseas.
MEJ was established in 2011 with the support of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. To achieve additional progress, MEJ expanded its framework by participation of 23 business enterprises and more than 50 medical institutions (as of April 2013).
Newly established MEJ will implement the following:
・Overseas development of Japanese-style technologies, systems, education, human resource development and systems in medical service area
・Creation of international network between Japanese and foreign medical institutions, as well as collecting information and public relations activities
・Provide supports to patients from overseas who wish to receive medical treatment or examination in Japan
Med in Japan has been a part of MEJ since its foundation. Med in Japan is willing to contribute to the development of exchange in medical field around the world as well as hold more activities aimed at the overseas development of medical services and equipment.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivering the congratulatory speech
Post: Jun 14, 2013