Japanese

Organ donation in Japan

Organ donation is a complicated topic in Japan. Here’s a quick guide.

Disposition in Japan

Definition: disposal of human remains in Japan Time for another jolly post but this time about disposition. But why talk about such a topic during awareness month? Simply put, it is a problem that no-one talks about. Global disposition options… Read More ›

Christmas: Pepsi?

December the month of xmas Eve though it’s now December I still protest Christmas due mostly to the fact I’m in Japan. That does not mean I’m going to stop trying strange things. Enter stage left: grape flavoured Pepsi. I… Read More ›

Cancer in Japan

Cancer is a non-commutable disease (NCD) which is a developed rather than infectious disease. Like many other high-income countries, there is seemingly an epidemic of NCDs. To highlight this fact, in the 1900’s one of the leading causes of death… Read More ›

Advanced directives in Japan

Not an easy topic but a necessary one. Please look at this beautiful picture, its nice and pretty and if you are squeamish please try to read this article- its important. Anything that is in relation to end of life… Read More ›

COPD in Japan

COPD is finally getting the awareness that it needs in Japan. It a problem that the rest of the world is aware of but Japan liked to bury its head. Quick note, why the pretty picture? You’ll need something nice… Read More ›

Christmas: coke with a gift

Even the coke is festive… At this point I have accepted the inevitably of Christmas in Japan and I decided to accept it. So let’s start with the reason for red being a Christmas colour: coca cola. Coke is extremely… Read More ›