11 June 2012

In this interview, Professor Naoki Ikegami, Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Keio University School of Medicine, outlines the similarities in the economic challenges faced by Japan and the UK. He considers how the Japanese long-term care insurance model can be maintained as the pressure of an ageing population increases.

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