Otsuka Pharmaceutical Enters into Cooperative Agreements with Hokkaido Government Entities - Partnership Agreement for Promotion of Hokkaido Residents' Health Initiatives - - Cooperative Accord for Children's Education and Sports Promotion -
Signed on November 22, partnership agreement with Hokkaido Government aims to support the goals of the "Healthy Hokkaido 21" health promotion plan.
Also finalized on November 22, cooperative accord with Hokkaido Government Board of Education aims to promote children's education and sports.
Otsuka will maximize expertise in heat stroke countermeasures, prevention of lifestyle-related illnesses, nutritional education, and sports promotions, cooperating with the Hokkaido government entities to contribute to healthy lifestyles for Hokkaido citizens.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Tokyo, Japan; President: Tatsuo Higuchi) has entered into a partnership agreement with the Hokkaido Government for promotion of Hokkaido residents' health initiatives and a cooperative accord with the Hokkaido Government Board of Education for promotion of children's education and sports. The dual agreements were signed on November 22, 2016 at the Hokkaido Government Offices.
Ceremony to mark the signing of dual partnership agreements at Hokkaido Government Main Building
Seeking to extend healthy life expectancy and reduce health disparities*1, the Hokkaido Government has announced the Healthy Hokkaido 21 Plan*2, with citizens playing a central role in health promotion. The Hokkaido Government Board of Education is working to mobilize schools, households and communities to maximize the potential of Hokkaido's children.
Already cooperating in various health promotion activities with the Hokkaido Government, Otsuka Pharmaceutical registered to support the Joint Declaration for Hokkaido Health Promotion*3, in MONTH YEAR, and has been working with related groups and organizations to support the health and wellbeing of Hokkaido residents. With the conclusion of the dual partnership agreements, these cooperative efforts will be expanded as Otsuka cooperates with Hokkaido government entities to maximize expertise in areas such as heat stroke countermeasures, prevention of lifestyle illnesses, nutritional education and sports promotion, providing health-related information and products based on scientific evident to contribute to extended healthy life expectancy and reduced health disparities for prefectural citizens. Under the terms of the agreements, Otsuka Pharmaceutical will focus on activities outlined below.
Under the terms of the agreements, Otsuka Pharmaceutical will focus on activities outlined below.
Partnership Agreement for Promotion of Hokkaido Residents' Health Initiatives
1Provision of information and cooperation with projects to support the health and wellbeing of Hokkaido residents
2Cooperation with health promotion seminars
3Cooperation with the Health Mileage Program to promote healthy habits
4Sharing of information and cooperation to resolve health issues affecting Hokkaido residents including those related to diet and nutrition
Cooperative Accord for Hokkaido Children's Education and Sports Promotion
1Initiatives to encourage children to establish favorable lifestyle habits
2Initiatives to increase children's physical strength
3Other initiatives to promote education and sports
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1Health disparities: Disparities in overall health condition of populations due to differences in regional or economic conditions