• PHARMA JAPAN WEB is a fee-based online service that provides news on the Japanese healthcare industry in English.

  • What kind of service is provided by PHARMA JAPAN WEB?
  • PHARMA JAPAN WEB, Japan’s only website on the healthcare industry available in English, covers the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry including the activities of Japanese pharmaceutical companies, wholesalers and healthcare industry-related organizations, and governmental policies and regulations. Articles are published daily, Monday to Friday (Japan time, excluding holidays, year-end, and new-year). In addition, PHARMA JAPAN WEB provides a variety of subject content including a glossary of industry/technical terms and an article search function.
  • What is the usage fee for PHARMA JAPAN WEB?
  • The usage fee is ¥180,000 (excluding consumption tax in Japan) annually per user ID, and ¥94,800 (excluding consumption tax in Japan) for six months.
  • When are the articles updated on PHARMA JAPAN WEB?
  • Articles are updated daily, Monday to Friday (Japan time, excluding holidays, year-end, and new-year). Approximately 5 articles areprovided each day.
  • Are the articles published in the past available?
  • You can search and read articles that were published in the paper-based PHARMA JAPAN between January 2001 and March 2012, and articles published on the website of PHARMA JAPAN WEB from September 2011.
  • How many email addresses can be registered for PHARMA JAPAN WEB?
  • Two addresses per user ID.
  • How do I use PHARMA JAPAN WEB?
  • Please subscribe via the Subscription Registration form for PHARMA JAPAN WEB. Upon registration, we will send an email “reminder” that includes important details, such as the “Admin-Key”, “User ID”, and “User Password” (your selected password). Please log in using your user ID and user password.
    The “Admin-Key” is used to make any necessary changes to your registration information (Subscriber Information).

  • What is the “Admin-Key”?
  • The “Admin-Key” is an important key that is used to confirm or make changes to your registration information (Subscriber Information), such as your name, address, and credit card information. The “Admin-Key” is issued only to subscribers.
  • How does PHARMA JAPAN WEB authorize subscribers?
  • Subscribers are authorized by their user ID and password.
  • I have a user ID for PHARMA JAPAN WEB. If I have already logged out of one computer, can I log in to PHARMA JAPAN WEB via another computer?
  • Yes. However, please make sure to click the “LOGOUT” button displayed in the upper right corner of the screen. If instead you click the X button displayed in the upper right corner of the browser to close the browser window, the login status might remain active for a short time, during which you will be unable to log in to another computer until your user ID is automatically logged out. Please try to log in again after some time has passed.
  • Can I save materials published on PHARMA JAPAN WEB in PDF format, etc., and distribute such on my company’s intranet?
  • No. You cannot use any materials published on PHARMA JAPAN WEB beyond the private use defined in the Copyright Law.
  • What are the recommended system requirements to view PHARMA JAPAN WEB?
  • The necessary system requirements are as follows:

    1) Operating System (OS)
    Windows 2000/XP/vista/7
    Mac OS X 10.X

    2) Browser
    Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
    FireFox 3.5 or later
    Win version 4 or later
    Mac version 4 or later