Last week we shared a short comparison of health care systems in four developed countries:  USA, UK, France and Singapore.     Now we have for you an overview of the Japanese health care system, as described in the New York Times by Professor John Campbell.

With a number of countries looking at various levels of reform [US, UK and Australia come to mind], it is useful to have an understanding of how other societies address the health care issue.    As we come across other profiles, we’ll put them up for you.