Protecting Human Security: Proposals for the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan

Global Health Working Group for the 2016 G7 Summit
May 21, 2016

An article titled, “Protecting Human Security: Proposals for the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan,” authored by the Japan Global Health Working Group for the 2016 G7 Summit, appeared in the May 21 issue of the Lancet, a leading international medical journal. The paper offers comprehensive policy recommendations encompassing three areas for global health action by the G7 countries to enhance human security around the world:develop a global health architecture that enables effective preparedness and responses to health emergencies;

  1. develop platforms to share knowledge and practice regarding health system resilience and sustainability; and
  2. strengthen coordination and financing in research and development, and system innovations for global health security.

The Global Health Working Group for the 2016 G7 Summit was launched in December 2014 with the goal of developing policy recommendations for the G7 Ise-Shima Summit, which was held on May 26–27 in Japan. The Working Group was co-organized by JCIE and the University of Tokyo. The group’s recommendations resulted from evidence-based studies undertaken by Japanese and international experts and were further refined through discussions at two workshops held during the 2015 and 2016 Prince Mahidol Award Conferences (PMAC), and at a  roundtable held in Tokyo in December 2015.

KEIZO TAKEMI

Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE); Member, House of Councillors [Chair]

KENJI SHIBUYA

Professor and Chair, Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo [Director]

HIDEKI HASHIMOTO

Professor, Department of Health and Social Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo [Deputy Director]

HIDECHIKA AKASHI

Director, Bureau of International Medical Cooperation, National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM)

REIKO HAYASHI

Director of International Research and Cooperation, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research

TOSHIAKI IIZUKA

Professor, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo

YASUSHI KATSUMA

Dean, International Studies Program, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies (GSAPS); Director, Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University

TOSHIRO KUMAKAWA

Chief Researcher, Department of Health and Welfare Services, National Institute of Public Health (NIPH), Japan

CHIAKI MIYOSHI

Director, Bureau of International Medical Cooperation, NCGM

HARUKO NOGUCHI

Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University

TAKASHI OSHIO

Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University

HIDEAKI SHIROYAMA

Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy; Graduate Schools of Law and Politics, University of Tokyo

BT SLINGSBY

Executive Director and CEO, Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT)

TOMOHIKO SUGISHITA

Senior Adviser, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

HIDEO YASUNAGA

Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Economics, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo

 

SATOKO HORII

Senior Researcher, Department of International Health and Collaboration, NIPH, Japan

SAYAKO KANAMORI

Director Research/Chief Health Officer, Japan Institute for Global Health (JIGH)

KEI KATSUNO

Director, Investment Strategy & Development, GHIT

NAOKI KONDO

Associate Professor, Department of Health and Social Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo

SHUNSUKE MABUCHI

Health Specialist, World Bank Group

MAKIKO MATSUO

Project Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy / Policy Alternative Research Institute, University of Tokyo

YUKI MURAKAMI

Health Economist; Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

TOMOKO ONO

Assistant Director, Health Division 4, Health Group 2, Human Development Department, JICA

CHIAKI SATO

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Aoyama Gakuin University

IKUO TAKIZAWA

Deputy Director General, Group Director for Health 1, Human Development Department, JICA

BUMPEI TAMAMURA

Director, Branding Development, GHIT

KAYO YASUDA

Associate Professor, Faculty of Urban Liberal Arts, School of Law and Politics, Tokyo Metropolitan University

 

Young bureaucrats from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Government of Japan (Cabinet Office; Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Ministry of Finance)

Japan International Cooperation Agency

National Institute of Public Health

National Center for Global Health and Medicine

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