The Cervical Cancer Vaccine (the HPV vaccine) ● Cervical cancer is caused by certain carcinogenic (cancer causing) types of the sexually transmitted Human Papillomavirus (HPV) ● Of these types over 70% of women who develop cervical cancer in their 20s and 30s are found to be infected with HPV 16 and...

Getting the vaccine is free of charge (fully funded by the government). The COVID-19 vaccine will be administered in the following order: first to healthcare workers, then the elderly, and then those with underlying medical conditions. Please confirm the order of your vaccination category, and wait...

What vaccinations are required in countries you have lived in, or will live in in the future? Many governments require that children have vaccinations before they go to school or kindergarten.You can find these information in the WHO website here. WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2020...

Mumps vaccine : given twice after the age of 1 years and at 5-6 years of age・・・・¥5,500/shot×2    Designated healthcare facilities by Sapporo city will subtract¥3,000 once per child from the vaccination fee. Influenza Vaccine: Given yearly before winter approaches. *Every year the price may change. Twice for children...

As of April 1, 2016 JPE vaccination is now routine which will be given free of charge for children of certain ages in Hokkaido Children born between April 2, 1995 and April 1, 2007 who did not receive the phase 1 and 2 vaccinations, due to...

Routine vaccination Children of certain ages are given free vaccination for measles and rubella. Because children are most likely to be infected with measles and rubella at the age of 1 to 2 years, we recommend you have your child vaccinated (Phase 1) as early as possible...

Rubella, also known as German measles, is spreading rapidly. It is feared that the contagious disease, which is rampant in the Tokyo and Kansai regions, will become pandemic throughout the country. The greatest problem is that mothers-to-be infected by the rubella virus may give birth to...

What is influenza?Influenza starts with a feeling of being really sick all over, mainly infects the respiratory organs, is highly contagious and prevalent in winter. There are 3 types of influenza A ,B and C. Recently, most seasonal outbreaks are caused by two of the...