東京大学医学系研究科 国際保健政策学 東京大学 The University of Tokyo

Department of Global Health Policy

Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Haruka Sakamoto

Project Researcher

坂元晴香

Academic title

M.D., M.PH.

Research interests

Health policy, health financing, global health governance, health diplomacy

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Education

2016 - present

Doctoral Student, Department of Global Health Policy, The University of Tokyo, Japan

2014

MPH, Harvard School of Public Health

2008

Bachelor of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University

Employment (Selected)

2019-present

Consultant, WHO Western Pacific Regional Office

2019-present

Assistant Professor, Department of International Affairs and Tropical Medicine, Tokyo Women's Medical University

2019

Consultant, World Bank

2018-present

Consultant, Gates Foundation Tokyo Branch

2018-2019

Consultant, World Health Organization (UHC 2030)

2017-2019

Adjunct Lecturer, Department of International Affairs and Tropical Medicine, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan

2016-present

Project Researcher, Department of Global Health Policy, University of Tokyo

2016-2017

Deputy Director, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

2013-2014

Researcher, Center for Clinical Epidemiology, St. Luke's International Hospital, Japan

2011-2013

Section Chief, Department of International Affairs, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

2011-2013

Section Chief, Department of Maternal and Child Health Care, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

2008-2011

General Practitioner, Department of General Internal Medicine, St Luke's International Hospital, Japan

Publications

Ghaznavi C, Sakamoto H, Nomura S, Kubota A , Yoneoka D, Shibuya K, Ueda P . The herbivore’s dilemma: Trends in and factors associated with heterosexual relationship status and interest in romantic relationships among young adults in Japan—Analysis of national surveys, 1987–2015. PLoS ONE. 2020; 15(11): e0241571.

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Yoneoka D, Tanoue Y, Kawashima T, Nomura S, Shi S, Eguchi A, Ejima K, Taniguchi T, Sakamoto H, Kunishima H, Gilmour S, Nishiura H, Miyata H. Large-scale epidemiological monitoring of the COVID-19 epidemic in Tokyo. The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific 2020; 3: 100016.

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Nomura S, Yoneoka D, Shi S, Tanoue Y, Kawashima T, Eguchi A, Matsuura K, Makiyama K, Ejima K, Taniguchi T, Sakamoto H, Kunishima H, Gilmour S, Nishiura H, Miyata H. An assessment of self-reported COVID-19 related symptoms of 227,898 users of a social networking service in Japan: Has the regional risk changed after the declaration of the state of emergency?. The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific. 2020 Aug:1: 100011.

Shimizu K, Wharton G, Sakamoto H, Massialos E. Resurgence of covid-19 in Japan. BMJ. 2020;370:m3221

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Yoneoka D, Kawashima T, Tanoue Y, Nomura S, Ejima K, Shi S, Eguchi A, Taniguchi T, Sakamoto H, Kunishima H, Gilmour S, Nishiura H, Miyata H. Early SNS-Based Monitoring System for the COVID-19 Outbreak in Japan: A Population-Level Observational Study. J Epidemiol. 2020 Aug 5;30(8):362-370.

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Japan International Cooperation Agency (Sakamoto H joined as part of the Academic Advisory Team Members). To our friends and partners: Fighting against COVID-19. 2020

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Nomura S, Sakamoto H, Sugai MK, Nakamura H, Maruyama-Sakurai K, Lee S, Ishizuka A, Shibuya K. Tracking Japan's development assistance for health, 2012-2016. Global Health. 2020 Apr 15;16(1):32.

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Sakamoto H, Ishikane M, Ueda P. Seasonal Influenza Activity During the SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak in Japan. JAMA, 2020 Apr 10.

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Nomura S, Yoneoka D, Tanaka S, Makunouchi R, Sakamoto H , Ishizuka A, Nakamura H, Kubota A, Shibuya K. Limited alignment of publicly competitive disease funding with disease burden in Japan. PLoS ONE. 2020 Feb 10.

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Mikkelsen L, Iburg, KM, Adair T, Fürst T, Hegnauer M, von der Lippe E, Moran L, Nomura S, Sakamoto H, Shibuya K, Wengler A, Willbond S, Wood P, Lopez AD. Assessing the quality of cause of death data in six high-income countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Japan and Switzerland. Int J Public Health. 2020 Jan; 65, 17–28.

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