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ACTIVITIES


Achieving Sustainable Financing for Health in Africa

August 29, 2019 | Yokohama, Japan

On August 29, JCIE co-organized an event on Achieving Sustainable Financing for Health in Africa on the sidelines of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7). The eve…


Towards Population Ageing in Africa

August 29, 2019 | Yokohama, Japan

Held on the sidelines of the 7th Tokyo International Conference of African Development (TICAD7), this event brought together influential policymakers, NGO representatives, and academicians for a dialo…


Roundtable on Investing in Health: Benefiting from Corporate Engagement in Health in Africa

August 29, 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya

JCIE and Amref Health Africa—a prominent African NGO working in the field of health throughout Africa—organized a corporate event that targeted Japanese corporate representatives to provide a rare opp…


Investing in Child and Maternal Health for Social Development in Africa: A Spotlight on Evidenced Interventions

August 27, 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya

Japan’s First Lady Akie Abe and Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta hosted a seminar on the sidelines of TICAD VI with the first ladies of other African countries on the theme of “Investing in Child…


Press Tour to Ethiopia

June 26–July 3, 2016 | Ethiopia

On June 26 to July 3, 2016, JCIE organized a press tour that brought a delegation of journalists from Japan to several locations in Ethiopia to examine the country’s development through the lens of th…


Global Health Diet Delegation to Guinea

May 1–7, 2016 | Guinea

In the wake of the recent Ebola crisis that struck West Africa, JCIE took a delegation of Diet members and health experts to one of the most affected countries, Guinea, to learn about the status of an…


Global Health Press Tour to Kenya

June 6–14, 2015 | Nairobi, Kisimu, Jericho, and Naivasha, Kenya

On June 6 to 14, 2015, JCIE organized a press tour that brought a delegation of journalists from Japan to several locations in Kenya to examine the country’s development through the lens of the countr…


Japan Visit and Diet Meetings of Dr. Peter Piot

October 30–31, 2014 | Tokyo

Prof. Peter Piot, the former head of UNAIDS and current Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, paid a visit to Japan in fall 2014, during which time JCIE coordinated several o…


Health and Human Security in The Americas

September 6–7, 2012 |

On September 6-7, 2012, JCIE organized a public seminar and workshop on “Health and Human Security in the Americas” in Lima, Peru, in partnership with the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO). The…


Satellite Seminar of the The Third TICAD Ministerial Follow–up Meeting: Health and Human Security in Africa

May 2–3, 2011 | Dakar, Senegal

On May 2–3, 2011, JCIE organized a symposium and roundtable on “Health and Human Security in Africa” in Dakar, Senegal. The events were organized in conjunction with the Third Tokyo International Conf…


Global Health Roundtable | Human Resource Development and the Future of Africa

July 14, 2009 | Tokyo

On July 14, 2009, Professor Miriam K. Were, first laureate of the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Award, visited Tokyo for a series of meetings with global health experts and a roundtable with Japanese leaders…


Dissemination Seminar in Africa—Global Action for Health System Strengthening

April 17–18, 2009 | Nairobi, Kenya

A final dissemination seminar for the Global Action for Health System Strengthening report was held in Nairobi, in collaboration with the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), on April 17–1…

PUBLICATIONS


Are Disease-Specific Approaches Compatible with the Goal of Achieving Universal Health Coverage?

Maya Wedemeyer, JCIE/USA

December 14, 2015

In a world with finite resources, it is difficult to prioritize between focused, disease-specific intervention programs and programs to build the systemic foundations for access to a basic package of…


Doing Well by Doing Good: Innovative Corporate Responses to Communicable Diseases

Susan Hubbard and Satoko Itoh, eds.

2010

This book presents case studies of innovative approaches by 12 corporations to deal with the spread of AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis; the authors focus on the motivations behind corporate engagement…


Building Resilience: Human Security Approaches to AIDS in Africa and Asia

Susan Hubbard and Tomoko Suzuki

2005

This report analyzes five projects funded by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security that deal with AIDS from various angles, such as the intersection between AIDS and issues of poverty, migr…


Containing Conflict: Cases in Preventive Diplomacy

Hideo Sato, ed.

March 2003

The authors analyze the international community’s responses to conflicts in locations such as the African Great Lakes region, helping them to draw lessons for managing regional conflict through preven…