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

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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)

2018-present

Consultant, Gates Foundation Tokyo Branch

2018-present

Consultant, World Health Organization (UHC 2030)

2017-present

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

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, 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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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Sakamoto H , Rahman MM, Nomura S, Okamoto E, Koike S, Yasunaga H et al. Japan Health System Review . Vol. 8 No. 1. New Delhi: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia, 2018.

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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.

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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.

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Yoshida H, Sakamoto H, Leslie A, Takahashi O, Tsuboi S, Kitamura K. Contraception in Japan: Current trends. Contraception. 2016; 93(6):475-477.

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