Tokyo Gubernatorial Election 2020: Candidate Profile for Yasuhiro Nagasawa

This is the 16th post introducing candidates in the Tokyo governor race.

Check the other candidate profiles using these links: Koike; Utsunomiya; Ono; Yamamoto; Sakurai; Komiyama; Takemoto; Nishimoto; Sekiguchi; Oshikoshi; Horiemon New Party; Goto; Sawa; Ichikawa; Ishii.

The goal of these profiles is to get readers to know all the candidates on one website. I want to help people find information with minimal effort.

This post will focus on Yasuhiro Nagasawa and his policies.


Name/Age: Yasuhiro Nagasawai/34 years old

Occupation: Pharmacist 

Political Party: Independent

Slogan: Aiming to create a new type of pharmacy

2020 Policies

  1. Spread the use of refill prescriptions
  • Aim to reduce the burden on medical institutions 
  1. A new medical system from Tokyo
  • Increase the number of medical supplies that can be bought without a prescription
  • Increase support for medical ventures 
  1. COVID-19 response
  • Allow pharmacies/drug stores to conduct COVID-19/flu tests 
  • Speed up the process of making after pills & other medicine available over the counter

First Impressions

  • As a pharmacist, focuses policies on improving pharmacies/healthcare 
  • The governor-elect should allow pharmacies/drug stores to conduct various tests

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