Health and foreign policy
Research into the mechanisms by which the WHO,
other major global health organizations, national governments and private donors can work together to improve health.
Global health architecture and governance グローバルヘルスの構造とガバナンス
Investigating ways to reform the global health system so as to reduce inequity, improve health outcomes, and prevent the spread of disease within and between countries.
Innovations in global health グローバルヘルスのイノベーション
Understanding and developing innovative ways to facilitate global health programs, including innovative financing, public-private partnerships, reverse innovations and effective use of technologies.
G8 and global health G8とグローバルヘルス
Examining the relationship between the world’s richest nations, their aid policies, and the health needs of the developing world.
Donor commitments ドナーのコミットメント
Identifying ways that non-government actors and organizations outside the classical global framework, especially private donors and other organizations, can become involved in global health problems.
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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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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.
GBD 2016 Mortality Collaborators. Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. 2017; 390: 1084–1150.
GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators. Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. 2017; 390: 1423–59.
Rahman MM, Karar A, Rahman MS, Parsons A, Abe SK, Bilano V, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Progress toward universal health coverage: a comparative analysis in 5 South Asian countries. JAMA Intern Med. 2017; 177(9): 1297-1305.
Nomura S, Tsubokura M, Murakami M, Ono K, Nishikawa Y, Oikawa T.Trends in policy on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in Japan. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017; 14(6):656.
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.
Yoshida H, Sakamoto H, Leslie A, Takahashi O, Tsuboi S, Kitamura K. Contraception in Japan: Current trends. Contraception. 2016; 93(6):475-477.
Japan Global Health Working Group. Protecting human security: proposals for the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan. The Lancet. 2016; 387 (10033): 2155-2162.