March 31, 2010
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
First reader-participation collaboration
OTSUKA Health Comic Library Sequel Vol. 3
“We Are Children of the Earth: The Environment & Our Health”
March 31 publication for donation to elementary schools nationwide
Tokyo, Japan -- Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President: Taro Iwamoto) today announced the March 31, 2010 publication of "We Are Children of the Earth: The Environment & Our Health", the third volume in the OTSUKA Health Comic Library Sequel series targeting elementary school children. Featuring easy-to-understand illustrated explanations of how global warming and other environmental changes can affect human health, Volume 3 of the OTSUKA Health Comic Library Sequel will be distributed free-of-charge to private and public elementary schools throughout Japan (approx. 23,000 schools) and to Japanese schools overseas. Produced under the editorial supervision of the Japan Medical Association and the Japanese Society of School Health, the series is endorsed by the Japan Pediatric Association.
Information in this news release was current as of the original release date.