• 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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September, 2020

縲辱NA News Release縲

JNA News Release 2020 Vol.31 [PDF 309KB]PDFLink
Topic covered in this issue is Leadership of the JNA in response to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic: Collaboration with Government and impact on media.

January, 2020

縲辱NA News Release縲

JNA News Release 2019 Vol.30 [PDF 778KB]PDFLink
Topics covered in this issue are 窶廸ursing Now Campaign in Japan meeting was held窶, 窶"Management Ladder for Hospital Nurse Managers (JNA version)" was published窶 and 窶彝esults of "Baseline Survey on the Fundamentals of Public Health Nurse Activities".

August, 2019

縲辱NA News Release縲

JNA News Release 2019 Vol.29 [PDF 468KB]PDFLink
Topics covered in this issue are 窶弋he Annual General Convention for FY 2019 (first year of the Reiwa era)窶, 窶彜etting up the `Nursing Now Campaign in Japan窶吮 and 窶彝esults of the `2018 Survey on the Actual Situation of Hospital Nursing窶吮.

March, 2019

縲辱NA News Release縲

JNA News Release 2019 Vol.28 [PDF 856KB]PDFLink
Topics covered in this issue are 窶廴essage from JNA President窶 and 窶廣nalysis Results concerning Job seeking and Recruitment of Nurses based on Data Registered with Nurse Centers* FY2017(published on January 9, 2019)窶.

Nursing Now Campaign

Japanese Nursing Association (JNA) and Japan Nursing Federation (JNF) started our collaborative activities on Nursing Now in February 2019. We uphold the theme of 窶廚reating Healthy Society through the Power of Nursing窶 and run a campaign in Japan.

The JNA effort toward restoration assistance for the Great East Japan Earthquake

The Great East Japan Earthquake occurred on March 11, 2011, causing unprecedented damage in Japan. We express our deepest sympathy for people who have been afflicted in this disaster.
JNA has taken various initiatives to assist reconstruction ever since the occurrence of the Earthquake. In March 2017, we closed down the special department that we established to assist reconstruction. On this opportunity, we would like to review and share the relief activities that JNA undertook over these six years.

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 窶廡uture 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.縲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.
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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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