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Media Doctor Japan launches – 7th international health news review effort

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Screen shot 2010-12-01 at 10.36.07 AM.jpg I’m pleased to hear from a woman I met at the “Selling Sickness” conference in Amsterdam earlier this year that the new Media Doctor Japan website has officially launched.

You can visit it at: http://mediadoctor.jp/. Of course, Google Translate can help you if you don’t read Japanese.

Here are links to all of the other international efforts:

US – HealthNewsReview.org

Media Doctor Australia

Media Doctor Canada

Media Doctor Hong Kong

Germany: Medien-Doktor.de

UK: Behind the Headlines

I also have heard from journalists in Italy and Sweden who are interested in launching similar projects in their countries.

Clearly, the international effort to improve health care journalism – and to improve the flow and quality of information for consumers – has caught on.

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