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Takeda has an ongoing commitment to ensuring that the contents on this website is accessible to the widest range of visitors, regardless of ability.
We have worked to increase website accessibility in accordance with our guidelines, using leading web technology. We aim to ensure that our website is easy to use where all visitors can access the necessary information.

Measures to Implement the Guidelines


Consistent navigation is used throughout our website, ensuring the users to easily navigate and orient themselves within web pages.

Text Size

You can vary the text size by clicking the zoom button in the menu, located at the top right of the screen. JavaScript is used to change the font size.

Link text

When the user hovers over a linked text, the link is emphasized with underline or reversed color. In addition, the following link icons are deployed in harmony with the overall web design to further improve usability.

PDF file icon

This link will lead to a PDF file. All PDF files require Adobe Reader to view. Download free Adobe Reader from the following site.

New window icon

This link will lead to an external website. Click on the icon, and the contents will appear in a new window.

Link icon

This link will lead to a new page within the website. The icon may appear in various colors and sizes, however they all represent the identical function.

Within-page link icon

This link will lead to a different part of a single page.

Alternative text for images

Supplementary information is provided in text to help understand the images, with the use of captions and alternative texts. Such text information may vary in color, size and location, depending on the visibility. The use of alternative text is also determined in due consideration of the text-to-speech service, appearing only where necessary. Alternative text is not associated with images unsuitable to be described with text, such as charts, in order to avoid confusion.

Color contrast

Sufficient color contrast between the text and background is provided to maintain readability. Text and charts converted into images are checked using exclusive software to allow users with visual disturbance to acquire information easily.

Compatible devices

Our logical page structure, based on adequate HTML markup, allows our users to access and acquire information regardless of their viewing environment. Furthermore, we are working on developing contents viewable by various devices including PCs, tablet PCs and smartphones.

Takeda aims to further enhance accessibility within our website, continuously improving and redesigning the pages to satisfy all our users.