Events (Today @ GHP)
The Department of Global Health Policy is pleased to host an official side event of the 2016 World Assembly for Women: WAW entitled “International Symposium on Women’s Health” on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (3:30 – 5:00 p.m). The event will take place at Tetsumon Memorial Auditorium (U’Tokyo, Hongo Campus, Experimental Research Bldg. 14th floor, Faculty of Medicine). Speakers include Dr. Yumie Ikeda, deputy head physician of obstetrics and gynaecology at Kobe City Medical Center Hospital, Ms. Marie Louise Towari, President of NPO Think about Education in RWANDA [...]
Professor Shibuya and team hosted a Global Health Diplomacy Workshop held at the University of Tokyo May 8-10, 2016. The objective of this workshop was to strengthen the capacity of future leaders in global health diplomacy, with special focus on practical applications such as the proceedings at the World Health Assembly. The workshop brought together 50 academics and experts from various institutions such as NCGHM, JICA, MoHLW, WHO and UNDP from Japan and Thailand, fostering collaboration and building of positive [...]
On May 7th and 8th 2016, Professor Kenji Shibuya chaired the keynote lectures at the International symposium on disaster management and recovery for children and communities in Soma City and moderated a panel discussion. 10 GHP students volunteered at the symposium attended by representatives of politics, the private sector, local hospitals and academia. Research findings and experiences with children and disaster recovery were shared as [...]
On Saturday, May 23rd 2015 the School of International Health will host a guidance session for prospective students wishing to begin their studies autumn 2015 and spring 2016. The two hour event starts at 1:30pm in The University of Tokyo Faculty of Medicine Building 1 Auditorium. Students wishing to join the Department of Global Health Policy may be interested in attending this session. Details can be found here.
The Department of Global Health Policy is proud to launch the AXA Department of Health and Human Security, to be headed by Professor Manami Inoue. The launch ceremony will be held today at the University of Tokyo. The Department will be officially opened by the President of the University of Tokyo, Dr. Junichi Hamada, and Godefroy Beauvallet, representative of the AXA Research Fund.
Date: 24th April, 2013
Location: Ito International Research Centre, University of Tokyo
The AXA Department of Health and [...]
On 25th March, all final year students of the Department of Global Health Policy graduated. Five Master’s students and two PhD students successfully graduated, and all five Master’s students achieved the best possible mark for their Master’s theses. Congratulations to all our graduating students! You can read the abstracts of their theses on the publication page, and individual student’s publications and achievements can be viewed from their profile pages.
With Dr. Arata Kochi, former Director, GMP, WHO
Date: January 22 (Tue) 13:00 – 15:00pm
Place: GHP Seminar Room (5th floor, Medical Bldg No. 3)
On October 25th, we welcomed professors and PhD students from the
Netherlands for a meeting on food safety and security.
Place: Ito International Academic Research Center, The University of Tokyo
Participants: 13 PhD students and two professors from the Netherlands,
six students and four professors from Japan
Informal session (15 min for each presentation and 5 min for questions):
Welcome speech (Prof. Kenji Shibuya)
Population health and major causes of death in Japan (Dr. Nayu ikeda)
Study on the burden of foodborne diseases in Japan (Dr. Yuko Kumagai)