JCCU received appraise from MHLW


The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced on October 6, 2017, a digital pamphlet "Pioneering efforts of regional welfare conducted by consumer co-ops in Japan" on the ministry’s website. Ten case examples from Japanese consumer co-ops such as medical care, nursing care and daily life support for elderly people, support for people with disabilities, and child rearing support are introduced in the pamphlet.

The pamphlet is for local governments and related organizations to understand those effort considering cooperation with consumer co-ops of their corresponding local communities, to improve comprehensive regional care system and to realize community symbosis societies all over the country.

Japanese consumer co-ops will continue to cooperate with local governments and related organizations initiatives to create a community where everyone can live with peace of mind.

tags: child-rearing support, MHLW, regional welfare, support for elderly, support for people with disabilities