Presentation in Tokyo, Japan at the by Elisabeth Fowler as part of a panel on chronic disease and the impact of early intervention.  The audience of the "Impacts and implications of chronic diseases" meeting consisted of approximately 50 patient representatives from various groups across Japan.

The presentation covered:

  • the increased need for health information
  • characteristics of an informed patient
  • where to find health information
  • overview of studies
  • implications for patients in Japan