Child robot dolls

Countries: 
Japan
Implemented by: 
Partners Inc.
Type of Implementer(s): 
Private sector
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
II-5 (Mental health needs of older persons)
III-2 (Care and support for caregivers)
Description: 

The child-like robot dolls can conduct a range of basic conversations. These talking dolls could be used by older persons who live alone and may help delay mental decline.