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DOCTORS

Japan Times
JAPAN
May 31, 2020
Small clinics on brink as virus-wary patients stay home in Japan
Doctors in these small but vital facilities are calling for government support as patients stay away to avoid the risk of coronavirus infection.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2020
Blue Impulse flies over Tokyo to thank medical staff in coronavirus battle
During a roughly 20-minute show, the jets circled the capital's downtown areas twice, tracing a figure eight.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
May 29, 2020
Front-line health care workers in Japan face discrimination over coronavirus
Cases included being told by family members not to come home, being shunned by staff from other wards and being subjected to abuse when making house calls.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 24, 2020
Japan considers giving ¥200,000 per staff at hospitals treating COVID-19 patients
The health ministry is considering providing up to ¥200,000 ($1,900) for each medical worker at hospitals treating coronavirus patients across Japan, ministry sources said Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
May 24, 2020
New York and Fukushima hospitals share coronavirus treatment guidelines
Guidelines for treating novel coronavirus patients drawn up by doctors at a medical school and hospital in New York have been used to treat patients at a university hospital in Fukushima Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 22, 2020
On duty at Japan's 'last-chance' hospital for coronavirus
In the midst of a global pandemic, St. Marianna University Hospital has become synonymous with the virus.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 10, 2020
Chocolatier in Kyoto starts gift initiative for medical workers battling virus
The chocolatier's initiative is intended to comfort frontline health care workers, reduce its stock and support cacao farmers at the same time.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 9, 2020
Japanese ICUs understaffed and overlooked as coronavirus influx looms
The health ministry estimates that Tokyo could see up to 700 patients in need of intensive care every day once the epidemic reaches its peak.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 18, 2020
Japan testing for coronavirus at fraction of capacity, data shows
Japan is only using a sixth of its capacity to test for the new coronavirus, government data shows, adding to concerns it is understating the outbreak.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 28, 2019
Over 2,000 doctors in Japan found to have worked without pay at university hospitals
More than 2,000 doctors at 50 university hospitals in Japan have been working without pay, and many lack employment contracts or compensation insurance, the education ministry said Friday, based on a recent survey.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 27, 2019
Japan's hospitals scramble to secure doctors during 10-day Golden Week
Rural areas are chronically short of staff and have struggled to find replacements.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 13, 2019
14% of medical students in Japan asked personal questions, including on marriage and childbirth, during entrance interviews
A total of 14 percent of medical students said they were asked personal questions on topics including marriage and childbirth during their entrance examination interviews, a survey showed Tuesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 5, 2019
Japan's Itochu invests in Singapore operator of doctor-focused social networking service
Major trading house Itochu Corp. is investing in Docquity Holdings, a Singapore-based operator of a specialized social media network for doctors, to expand its health care business in Southeast Asia.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 28, 2019
Two doctors arrested in Tokyo on suspicion of raping woman after giving her drug-laced drink
The police detected traces of a sleep-inducing drug in the woman's body and suspect the men obtained it by exploiting their position as doctors.
EDITORIALS
Jan 31, 2019
Efforts needed to reduce doctors' working hours
Why should a different overtime standard be applied to doctors than to workers in general?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society / Regional voices: Chubu
Jan 28, 2019
Clinic founder aims to show Japan's hospitals how to become better workplaces for women
Many female doctors at large hospitals operating around the clock have no choice but to put their careers on hold when they become pregnant or give birth, and eventually end up quitting without being able to gain further experience.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Dec 14, 2018
Struggling Sierra Leone's sick go untreated amid paralyzing strike by doctors
Seven-year-old Carlos Kamara needs urgent surgery on a collapsed lung after he swallowed a toy whistle. Instead, all he can do is lie in pain in a half-empty hospital ward waiting to be seen.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 30, 2018
Teachers and medical staff among professions most at risk of overwork in Japan, government white paper finds
Educators at schools nationwide work more than 11 hours per day on average while senior school staff were found to have worked even longer.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 20, 2018
In wake of bribery scandal, Tokyo Medical University taps first female president
Yukiko Hayashi, an alumnus of the school and head of pathophysiology at its School of Medicine, beat her sole rival — a male pediatrician — in an election among professors.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / LABOR PAINS
Aug 26, 2018
Tokyo Medical University scandal is a throwback to when discrimination against women was the norm
Listening to the excuses being given for discrimination today, it's almost as if 1985's Equal Opportunity Act never happened.

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