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Health policy, health financing, global health governance, health diplomacy
|2016 - present||
Doctoral Student, Department of Global Health Policy, The University of Tokyo, Japan
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
Bachelor of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University
Consultant, Gates Foundation Tokyo Branch
Consultant, World Health Organization (UHC 2030)
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of International Affairs and Tropical Medicine, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan
Deputy Director, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
Researcher, Center for Clinical Epidemiology, St. Luke's International Hospital, Japan
Section Chief, Department of International Affairs, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
Section Chief, Department of Maternal and Child Health Care, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
General Practitioner, Department of General Internal Medicine, St Luke's International Hospital, Japan
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. JInt J Public Health . 2020.
Ghaznavi C, Sakamoto H, Yoneka D, Nomura S, Shibuya K, Ueda P. Trends in heterosexual inexperience among young adults in Japan: analysis of national surveys, 1987 - 2015. BMC Public Health. 2019; 19:355.
Sakamoto H , Ghaznavi C, Shibuya K, . Country Chapter 7 - Japan . In Legido-Quigley H, Asgari-Jirhandeh N, editors. Resilient and people-centred health systems: Progress, challenges and future directions in Asia. New Delhi: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia, 2018.
Sakamoto H, Lee S, Ishizuka A, Hinoshita E, Hori H, Ishibashi N, Komada K, Norizuki M, Katsuma Y, Akashi H, Shibuya K. Challenges and opportunities for eliminating tuberculosis - leveraging political momentum of the UN high-level meeting on tuberculosis. BMC Public Health. 2019;19:76.
Sakamoto H, Ezoe S, Hara K, Hinoshita E, Sekitani Y, Abe K, Inada H, Kato T, Komada K, Miyakawa M, Yamaya H, Yamamoto N, Abe SK, Shibuya K. Japan's contribution to making global health architecture a top political agenda by leveraging the G7 presidency. Journal of Global Health. 2018;8(2).
Han SM, Rahman MM, Rahman MS, Swe KT, Palmer M, Sakamoto H, Nomura S, Shibuya K. Progress towards universal health coverage in Myanmar: a national and subnational assessment. The Lancet Global Health. 2018; 9: e989-e997.
Sakamoto H , Ezoe S, Hara K, Hinoshita E, Sekitani Y, Abe K, Inada H, Kato T, Komada K, Miyakawa M, Yamaya H, Yamamoto N, Abe SK, Shibuya K. The G7 presidency and universal health coverage, Japan’s contribution . Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2018; 96:355–359.
Ezoe S, Noda H, Akahane N, Sato O, Hama T, Miyata T, Terahara T, Fujishita M, Sakamoto H, Abe SK, Gilmour S, Shobayashi T. Trends in policy on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in Japan. Health Systems & Reform. 2017; 3(4): 268-277.
Nomura S, Sakamoto H, Glenn S, Tsugawa Y, Abe SK, Rahman MM, Brown JC, Ezoe S, Fitzmaurice C, Inokuchi T, Kassebaum NJ, Kawakami N, Kita Y, Kondo N, Lim SS, Maruyama S, Miyata H, Mooney MD, Naghavi M, Onoda T, Erika O, Otake Y, Roth GA, Saito E, Tabuchi T, Takasaki Y, Taimura T, Uechi M, Vos T, Wang H, Inoue M, Murray CJL, Shibuya K. Population health and regional variations of disease burden in Japan, 1990–2015: a systematic subnational analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. 2017; 390(10101): 1521-1538.