The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (厚生労働省 Kōseirōdōshō?) is one of cabinet level ministries in the Japanese government. A cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of Government, typically representing the executive branch. Japan no longer officially has the traditional Federal system, and its 47 prefectures, and prefectural and municipal assembly members are popularly elected for It is commonly known as Kōrō-shō (厚労省) in Japan. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. This government body provides regulations on maximum residue limits for agricultural chemicals in foods, basic food and drug regulations, standards for foods, food additives, etc.
It was a result of the former two ministries, the Ministry of Health and Welfare or Kōsei-shō (厚生省) and the Ministry of Labour or Rōdō-shō (労働省).
External links The European Medicines Agency ( EMEA) is a European agency for the evaluation of medicinal products. The International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH is a project that brings together the regulatory authorities Drug development or preclinical development is defined in many pharmaceutical companies as the process of taking a new chemical lead through the stages necessary to allow it In health care clinical trials are conducted to allow safety and Efficacy data to be collected for new drugs or devices The European Medicines Agency ( EMEA) is a European agency for the evaluation of medicinal products.
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