• 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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April, 2019

縲辱NA News縲

JNA Office will be closed for national holidays

Please be informed that our office will be closed from 27th April to 6th May due to the consecutive national holidays.

We sincerely apologize for your inconvenience during this period.
Thank you very much for your cooperation.

March, 2019

縲辱NA News Release縲

JNA News Release 2019 Vol.28 [PDF856KB]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.

January, 2019

縲辱NA News Release縲

JNA News Release 2019 Vol.27 [PDF531KB]PDFLink
Topics covered in this issue are 窶弋he 5th China Japan Korea Nursing Conference窶 and 窶 2017 Survey on the Actual Situation of Nurses窶.

October, 2018

縲辱NA News Release縲

JNA News Release 2018 Vol.26[PDF312KB]PDFLink
Topics covered in this issue are 窶2017 Survey on the Actual Situation of Hospital Nursing窶, 窶 Publication and dissemination of the "Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines for Nurses towards Healthy Workplace(healthy and safe workplace)" and 窶弃ublication of the "Guidelines for In-hospital midwife-led care and In-hospital midwifery clinics 2018".

July, 2018

縲辱NA News Release縲

JNA News Release 2018 Vol.25[PDF361KB] PDFLink
Topics covered in this issue are 窶弋he Third Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety窶, 窶廱NA Annual General Convention for the fiscal year 2018窶 and 窶廸ursing Day and Nursing Week Event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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