• JNA works to ensure safe, secure and satisfactory nursing and health care
  • JNA works to ensure safe, secure and satisfactory nursing and health care
  • JNA works to ensure safe, secure and satisfactory nursing and health care

Welcome to JNA website

Japanese Nursing Association(JNA) leads nursing in Japan in collaboration with nurses and people for high quality care. JNA is the largest nursing professional organization in Japan which represents public health nurses, midwives, nurses, and assistant nurses (=licenced practical nurse;LPN).

It is our great pleasure to introduce you the nursing in Japan as well as JNA.

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March. 2016

【JNA News Release】

JNA News Release 2016 Vol.20[PDF406KB] PDFLink
Topics covered in this issue are Message from JNA President, ICN President's Visit to JNA, JNA's Strategies for People with Dementia, Development of Clinical Ladder for Nurses (JNA version)

January. 2016

【JNA News Release】

JNA News Release 2016 Vol.19[PDF437KB] PDFLink
Topics covered in this issue are Japan Nursing Summit 2015, Training System for Nurses to Perform Specific Medical Interventions, Notification System for Nurses.

Future Vision of Nursing: Nurses’Endeavour toward 2025

Facing the on-going development of aging and declining birth rate in Japan, which may reach a critical point in 2025 and which is inevitably leading the radical reform of social security systems including medical, nursing and long-term care, the Japanese Nursing Association has published the “Future Vision of Nursing: Nurses’ Endeavour toward 2025 – Nursing Supports and Sustains Human Life, Living and Dignity” to show nurses clear goals to head for. We are pleased to share the publication with our colleagues around the world to exchange information and experience so that we may achieve better health and well-being in the whole globe.

Nursing and patient safety in Japan

Demands for health care service is increasing because of global efforts toward Universal Health Coverage as well as aging in Japan. Patient safety is the basis of quality health care service. JNA provides detailed information of patient safety including current situation, nursing practice and JNA efforts.

Nursing for the people with lifestyle-related diseases in Japan

Prevention and control of Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the issues to be addressed globally. In Japan, NCDs relating to lifestyles and behaviors are called “lifestyle-related diseases”.
JNA provides detailed information of lifestyle-related diseases including current situation and risk factors as well as nursing and JNA efforts.

We are interested in hearing your comments and feedback about the “Nursing for the people with lifestyle-related diseases in Japan”. Any comment or feedback regarding above materials is greatly appreciated.
(Note: If you have any inquiry and comment about other areas, please contact us through “Contact Us”)

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Nursing for the older people in Japan

Population aging is a worldwide phenomenon. Japan is aging faster than any other countries. As the population ages, Japan is facing a variety of issues and a wide range of efforts are required. JNA provides detailed, in-depth information of the background, current situation and efforts of aging and nursing in Japan.

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