Lecturer: Sok Chanthou
Japan, Country in My
1, Chem David
2, Heng HuyHuang
3, Lo Lida
Health Care System
Meaning of Japan
Japan, in Chinese, is “日本”
Japan means Sun-Origin, which is
referred to the “Land of the Rising”
Japan is an island nation in East Asia.
It locates in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the
east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea,
South Korea and Russia, stretching from the
Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China
Sea and Taiwan in the south.
• Japan has 6582
• The 4 largest islands,
Kyushu and Shikoku.
• Tokyo is the capital city
Japan has the world’s tenth-largest
population, with over 127 million people.
Life expectancy: Male 80.57 years, Female
Average salary: 250,000yen/month
Unitary parliamentary democracy and
Prime minister is Yoshihiko Noda
Most Japanese consider themselves Buddhist,
Shintoism, or both.
Small among of Japanese believe in
Christianity, Islam, Hinduism.
History of education
• Formal education in Japan
began with the adoption of
Chinese culture in the 6th
• Scholars officials were chosen
through an imperial
The school year in Japan begins in April
and classes are held from Monday to
either Friday or Saturday, depending on
The school year consists of two or three
terms, which are separated by short
holidays in spring and winter, and a six
week long summer break.
The Jikei University Hospital
• The Health Care system in
Japan provides healthcare
prenatal care and infectious
The patients accepting responsibility for
30%of the costs while the government
pays the remaining 70%.
Payment for personal medical services is
offered through a Universal Health Care
insurance system that provides relative
equality of access, with the fees set by
Some Ingredients of healthy Japanese cooking
Tofu - curd made
from soya beans
Shiitake-mushrooms Prawn - shellfish
Soba noodles -
Wakame - seaweed
Major cities and towns provide
some kind of public Railways