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Japan an island nation is located in the Pacific Ocean. It is an archipelago or a cluster of 6,852 island of which Tokyo being the largest metropolitan area in the world and the capital of Japan. Japan a major economic power is ranked number four in the world in terms of GDP (Purchasing Power Parity). Japan is a constitutional monarchy where the power of the Emperor is very limited. Japan is a member of the G8 and a participant in the East Asia Summit. This country has one of the highest life expectancy and a cheap Universal health system promoting an efficient healthcare in the nation. The health care system in Japan provides healthcare services, including screening examinations, prenatal care and infectious disease control, with the patient accepting responsibility for 30% of these costs while the government pays the remaining 70%. Payment for personal medical services is offered through a universal health care insurance system and the services are provided either through regional/national public hospitals or through private hospitals/clinics, and patients have universal access to any facility.