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




2019 Global Health Diplomacy Workshop

The Department of Global Health Policy is pleased to offer another Global Health Diplomacy Workshop facilitated by a selection of experts in from around the world. This is a free and open workshop, targeting those who have prior experience working in global health and who want to enhance their diplomatic and negotiation skills.

Please register at this link by November 19, 2019.

Please read the course overview for more details and contact information.

This workshop is held in collaboration with the [...]


Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Workshop 2019

The Department of Global Health Policy held a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Workshop, which has been held on an annual basis since 2016. This year’s facilitators were Assistant Professor Mizanur Rahman and Professor Masahiro Hashizume as well as Professor Erika Ota of St. Luke’s International University. The workshop was held on October 28 – 29, 2019 (10:00-15:30) with a total of 37 participants from the department as well as those outside of the University.


Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Workshop

The Department of Global Health Policy is pleased to offer another Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Workshop facilitated by Mizanur Rahman and Sarah K. Abe September 5th-9th (10:00-15:30). This is a non-credit workshop, free and open to anyone interested. Please register at this link by August 15th. Please read the course overview for more details and contact information.


Small Area Analysis of Life Expectancy in Japan

On 23rd July, GHP member Stuart Gilmour gave a seminar to the Japan Life Insurance Foundation on the use of Bayesian small area statistical analysis to understand spatial patterns of life expectancy in Japan. This research was partially funded by the Japan Life Insurance Foundation, and the seminar described the methods that were used and the initial results.


Introduction to ORCID

ORCID Regional Director, Nobuko Miyairi, will introduce ORCID and help participants set up an account. As a non-profit organization, ORCID works with its member organizations to provide interoperable, persistent identifiers for researchers and all contributors in the scholarly community. ORCID is an infrastructure to provide digital connections between a variety of systems such as researcher profile services, journal publishers, manuscript submission systems, institutional repositories, grant management systems, and more. This is an open seminar.

Date: November 20, 2015 (14:00-15:30)
Venue: [...]


Global Health Entrepreneurship Program 2015: Open sessions

The Global Health Entrepreneurship Program is pleased to welcome participants to the following open sessions:

November 19th Access in Global Health (BT Slingsby, GHIT)
November 24th Politics of Health (Monir Islam, WHO)
December 5th Your Journey to Innovation in Global Health (Dai Hozumi, PATH)
December 12th Workshop on Innovation & Strategy in Emerging Markets (Ishtiaq Pasha Mahmood, NUS)
January 30th Entrepreneurship in Health: A view from the field (Panel)

Details of the open session can be downloaded here. Please register at the following link.


Social Entrepreneurship in Renewable Energy

On Friday, July 10th 2015 Dr. Ranga, former Harvard School of Public Health Takemi Fellow, will give a seminar entitled “Social Entrepreneurship in Renewable Energy” on his innovative work contributing to the public role of lighting through solar-powered lamps. The Department of Global Health Policy is pleased to host this seminar at The University of Tokyo Faculty of Medicine Building 3 Room N507.

Date: Friday, July 10th 2015

Time: 10:00 – 12:00

Venue: Seminar Room N507, Medical School Building 3, University of Tokyo

Details [...]


The Ebola Outbreak: How to Move Forward From Here


The Ebola Outbreak: How to Move Forward from Here


東 京大学大学院 医学系研究科 国際保健政策学教室、一般社団法人アフリカ協会は、12月2日(火)、エボラ出血熱をはじめ感染症研究分野においてアメリカ陸軍感染症 医学研究所(USAMRIID)の統括を務めるSina Bavari博士をお迎えして講演会を開催致します。

感染症研究の世界的権威の一人でもあるBavari博士に、エボラ出血熱治療に関する 最新研究の成果及び今後の見通しに関する発表を行って頂く、国内では大変貴重な機会です。




場所:東京大学本郷キャンパス 情報学環・福武ホール 地下2階 福武ラーニングシアター (http://fukutake.iii.u-tokyo.ac.jp/facilities-inside/theater.html)

講演者:シナ・ババリ博士(米国陸軍感染症医学研究所 最高研究責任者)

講演者プロフィール: ネブラスカ大学にて免疫学及び薬理学の博士号を取得。現在、アメリカ陸軍感染症医学研究所(USAMRIID)の研究統括をはじめ様々な要職を務めなが ら、30以上の抗エボラウイルス薬の開発に携わっている。また、世界保健機関(WHO)とビル&メリンダ・ゲイツ財団におけるエボラウイルスに対する治療 薬開発の科学諮問委員会の委員、米国国立衛生研究所 科学顧問委員会の特別顧問でもある。


主催:東京大学 大学院医学系研究科 国際保健政策教室、一般社団法人アフリカ協会





Global Health Special Seminar

The Ebola Outbreak: How to Move Forward from Here

Speaker: Sina Bavari, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

Date: Tuesday, December 2, from 18:00-19:30(Opening Time 17:30)

Location: Fukutake Learning Theater at The University of Tokyo (http://fukutake.iii.u-tokyo.ac.jp/facilities-inside/theater.html)

Biography: Dr. [...]


Old and New Challenges in Public Health

On October 30th, 2014, The Global Leadership Program (GLP) will be holding a seminar with Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, on the topic of Old and New Challenges in Public Health. Peter Piot is a world leader in global health policy, and the co-discoverer in 1976 of the Ebola Virus. This is an exciting opportunity to hear his thoughts on the future of global health and the new challenges the world faces in [...]


Epidemiological Approach to Programme Planning: Ebola outbreak and WHO

Dr. Quazi Monirul Islam
WHO Representative to Namibia
Windhoek, Namibia

17:00-20:00 Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Global Health Policy Department – Seminar Room (N507)
5th floor, Faculty of Medicine Building No.3

The 3 hours learning session will be an interactive practical experience in using epidemiological facts and approach in developing policies, strategies and in programme planning for prevention, control, management and surveillance of disease. The lecture will also include briefing on WHO and Ebola outbreak.


GLP Open Seminar: Professor Hans Rosling

Fact-based view of the world: why developing vs. developed is meaningless

The Global Leadership Program (GLP) at the University of Tokyo and Japan Institute for Global Health (JIGH) are honored to host an open seminar on innovative data visualization, led by Professor Hans Rosling (Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute and co-founder and chairman of the Gapminder Foundation). Professor Rosling is one of the world’s most popular statisticians notable for his 2006 TED presentation which has been watched more than [...]


GHP student presence at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

GHP student Shuhei Nomura attended the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction to present his research in Fukushima from 18th – 23rd May, 2013. The Global Platform is organized by the United Nations every two years to improve disaster preparedness and build community resilience. You can read more about the Global Platform here, and Shuhei’s published research can be accessed here. Shuhei presented his results on mortality amongst elderly evacuees of nursing homes in Fukushima to a [...]


Special Lecture on Malaria and Global Health Politics

With Dr. Arata Kochi, former Director, GMP, WHO

Date: January 22 (Tue) 13:00 – 15:00pm
Place: GHP Seminar Room (5th floor, Medical Bldg No. 3)