Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

December 21, 2015

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Concludes Cooperative Agreement to Maintain and Promote Healthy Lifestyles with Shiga Prefecture

  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical has entered into an agreement with Shiga Prefecture for cooperative initiatives to maintain and promote healthy lifestyles. The agreement was finalized on December 18, 2015.
  • Under the terms of the agreement, Otsuka will maximize its expertise and knowhow in areas such as prevention of heat disorders, promotion of health through nutrition, environmental protection, sports promotion, and diversity in cooperation with Shiga Prefecture, with the aim of promoting and maintaining healthy lifestyles, enhancing educational capabilities, and promoting environmental preservation to contribute to revitalization of local communities.

As befitting a health care company, Otsuka Pharmaceutical is involved in various activities with local governments and other entities to promote healthy lifestyles. The comprehensive agreement concluded with Shiga Prefecture aims to maximize the human and physical resources of both parties to maintain and promote healthy lifestyles, with the goal of revitalizing local communities and enhancing services for prefectural citizens.

The agreement covers a broad range of mutual initiatives that maximize the resources and capabilities of Otsuka Pharmaceutical and Shiga Prefecture, including but not limited to activities outlined below.

  1. 1Initiatives to maintain and promote healthy lifestyles and nutritional education
  2. 2Enhancement of educational capabilities
  3. 3Environmental preservation initiatives
  4. 4Promotion of local production for local consumption
  5. 5Promotion of women's participation in society
  6. 6Tourism promotions
  7. 7Local disaster planning and prevention
  8. 8Other activities to revitalize local communities and enhance services for prefectural citizens.

Based on our corporate philosophy of 'Otsuka - people creating new products for better health worldwide', Otsuka Pharmaceutical is dedicated to the development of innovative products that contribute to the health of people around the world.