health

Dengue feaver drill: a month on

Is this something that Japan and the world should be concerned with? As the first global health blog this month, we will look at something that policy makers are panicking about internationally. Overview of the disease Dengue fever is a… Read More ›

Japan’s true plague: Alcohol

To drink or to drink, there seems to be no question Today is the start of the consumption tax increase- which seems to have so many people worried, but I, personally, am wondering will there be an effect on Japan’s… Read More ›

Typhoon 101

What to do when there’s a typhoon coming your way So you have just found out that there is a typhoon heading your way while in Japan. What do you do? Panic? Scream? Wait…why is no-one else around you panicking?… Read More ›