ROHM Joins Countermeasure for Cancer!
ROHM CO., LTD. (headquartered in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto; Tadanobu Fujiwara, President & CEO; hereinafter "ROHM") is pleased to announce today that we agree with "Cancer-Taisaku-Suishin-Company Action"as a promotion partners, comissoned by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
The "Cancer-Taisaku-Suishin-Company Action" is a national project that aims to improve the cancer screening rate to protect people's health. Currently, about 3,000 companies and organizations are supporting and cooperating as promotion partners.
It is said now that one out of two every Japanese will develop cancer in their lifetimes. Every year, 850,000 individuals are diagnosed with cancer, with working-age adults accounting for 30% of that number.
Typically, cancer needs intensive treatment for a certain period of time, with a careful, long-term follow-up.
From following three actions, promotion partners help cancer patients balance cancer treatment and work.
1. Promotion of cancer research
2．Raising correct knowledge about cancer
3．Preparation of work environment in which employees concentrate on treatment without concern while continuing to work and to play an active role with the current office as the best place to remain.
At ROHM, we have decided to conduct internal educational activities such as in-house seminars and e-learning to protect employees from cancer and support employees who have cancer.
We aims to achieve a work environment in which every employee fighting cancer can continue working without concern while maintaining motivation and challenging work.