Reflecting on 40 Years of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic ahead of World AIDS Day

2023 marks 40 years since the discovery of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Over the last four decades, AIDS has spread throughout the world and remains a pandemic to this day. FGFJ is collaborating with a public theatre in Tokyo to put on a Japanese production of the Broadway award-winning play, “The Inheritance,” which […]

WEBINAR | Public Symposium Towards a Safer Transnational Migration—Bringing Together Multiple Stakeholders’ Perspectives

JCIE will hold an online public symposium, ” Towards a Safer Transnational Migration: Bringing in Migrants’ Perspectives,” to enhance information access for foreign migrants and promote accountability by comparing the experiences of individuals from Nepal and Myanmar in Japan and Korea.

Building Climate-Resilient & Sustainable Health Systems through US-Japan Leadership

JCIE/USA is organizing a panel discussion at the US-Japan Council’s 2023 Annual Conference to explore how the US and Japan are addressing the relationship between climate change and human health.

FGFJ Event on “Inclusive Health Systems” on the Sidelines of the 78th UN General Assembly

In September 2023, three health-related UN General Assembly High-Level Meetings were held, focusing on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response (PPR), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and Tuberculosis (TB). Capitalizing on that timing, the Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) and its partners co-hosted a public event in New York to highlight inclusive health systems as a key […]

2023 US-Japan Global Health Dialogue

US-Japan Global Health Dialogue

The 2023 US-Japan Global Health Dialogue brought together around 20 American and Japanese senior government officials, legislators, health experts, and leaders from international organizations to discuss ways that US-Japan collaboration can be leveraged to discuss ways to create more resilient, equitable, and sustainable universal health coverage (UHC) through strengthening health systems, and how to ensure timely and equitable access to medical countermeasures in times of crises.

ROUNDTABLE | Discussion with Governor Kuroiwa on Kanagawa’s Aging and Healthcare Policy

As part of our new US-Japan Program on Healthy and Resilient Aging, JCIE hosted a discussion between Kanagawa Governor Yuji Kuroiwa and a group of experts in the fields of global health, aging, and sustainable development.

FGFJ Event on “Inclusive Health Systems” on the Sidelines of the 78th UN General Assembly

Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ), Friends of the Global Fight (US), Friends of the Global Fund, Europe, and Fund for the Global Fund held an event on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly’s High-Level Meetings on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response (PPR), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and Tuberculosis (TB). The high-level discussion addressed the importance […]

Reflections on the 2023 G7’s Global Health Commitments

Hiroshima G7 global health task force follow-up initiative

This webinar is a kick-off for the Hiroshima G7 Global Health Follow-up Initiative, and aims to reflect on the 2023 G7 communique and past G7 commitments.

WEBINAR | Enhancing Democratic Partnership in Asia

In the lead-up to President Biden’s Summit for Democracy, JCIE organized a webinar on December 7 that convened over 40 Asia-Pacific experts to discuss how to enhance democratic partnership in the region. The event was held as part of the International IDEA’s Global Democracy Coalition Forum to bring more diverse voices into the Summit conversation […]

WEBINAR | For the Health of All Women and Children: What is the Role of the GFF?

GFF seminar

JCIE and Save the Children Japan co-hosted an event to discuss the role of the GFF in improving primary health care towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in low- and middle-income countries.