Sapporo City will be hosting an international event for parents raising children in Sapporo and their children at the Horokita Kid’s Hall (Horokita jido kaikan) in the Kita Ward. Foreign national parents living in Sapporo and Japanese families living in the area are more than...

If your household is exempt from paying income tax, you can undergo screening for stomach, colon, lungs, cervix, endometrium and breast free of charge. Please submit the tax exemption certificate for all members of your family when you apply. You can receive this certificate at...

"Kogaku-ryoyo-hi Gendogaku-tekiyo Nintei-sho" for those under 70 years of age 【高額療養費限度額適用認定証70歳未満】 If you/your dependents apply for the issue of the certificate,or Kogaku-ryoyo-hi Gendogaku-tekiyo Nintei-sho which certifies your limit of monthly medical care cost,your payment for the hospital will be flat sum. Further information,Please ask at the insurance organization-which...

Childbirth with Hospitalization Assistance【入院助産制度】 Information from Sapporo city http://www.city.sapporo.jp/kodomo/kosodate/l1_012.html (in Japanese) Information from Hokkaido University International Women's club Childbirth with Hospitalization Assistance (in English)...

*See below for age limitation for each screening What is screening for cervical or uterine cancer? There are 2 types of cancer that affect the uterus: cervical cancer which affects the entrance to the uterus known as the cervix and uterine cancer which affects the uterine body....