Reports and Reviews
Report to the Health and Development Initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
In 2005 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs commissioned the Health and Development Initiative, which completed in 2010.
Professor Kenji Shibuya and former staff member Rintaro Mori made recommendations for future Japanese ODA strategies,
and received valuable comments from a variety of specialists.
For more information, please download the recommendations, and the comments and responses (in Japanese).
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.
Nomura S, Shibuya K. Improving Population Health in the Era of Superaging: Japan’s Challenges and Opportunities. In: Sean Connell, Shuhei Nomura, Kenji Shibuya and Benjamin Shobert. Innovative Asia: Innovation Policy and the Implications for Healthcare and the Life Sciences. Washington: The National Bureau of Asian Research; 2018.