Japan ALS Association (JALSA)

(JALSA)

Full Member, Japan

Region covered:

Japan

Branches/chapters:

39

Date founded: April 1986

Contacts

  • Mr Kimiaki Kanazawa, Secretary General

Address:

Zuicho Building 101
1-15-15 Kudankita
Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
102-0073 Japan

Phone:

+81 3 3234 9155

Fax:

+81 3234 9156

Email:

jalsa@jade.dti.ne.jp

Website:

www.alsjapan.org

Activities

Japan ALS Association (JALSA) Activities

  • Educating the public about ALS/MND
  • Collecting and disseminating information about ALS/MND
  • Lobbying for Government action to improve medical and welfare systems and to accord full political participation to PALS
  • Managing research scholarship (JALSA Fund established 1994) to promote scientific research and care skills
  • Providing consultations to PALS and their families and helping them gain better communication equipment
  • Publishing care manuals and organizing training seminars
  • Publishing a quarterly bulletin ‘JALSA’
  • Participating in international activities to exchange information and to work together to conquer ALS
  • Working towards the goal of establishing a society where PALS can live with dignity