Friends of the Global Fund Organize “Global Fund’s Reach in Fragile, Crisis Settings” Event on the Sidelines of the 7th Replenishment

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On the sidelines of the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment Conference, an event co-hosted by Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (a JCIE initiative) was held, focusing on the Global Fund’s reach in fragile, crisis settings.

ROUNDTABLE | Discussion with US Congressional Staff on Priorities of the 118th Congress

JCIE/USA hosted a luncheon discussion with alumni of our US-Japan Congressional Staff Exchange Program, to share their thoughts on what to expect from the 118th Congress following the 2022 midterm elections. The session was joined by Japanese business representatives, academics, and those from DC-based think-tanks.

JCIE/USA Welcomes Marie Kissel to Board of Trustees

JCIE/USA is pleased to announce that Ms. Marie Kissel has joined our Board of Trustees as of December 2022. Based in Washington DC, Marie serves as Senior Advisor, Government Affairs, at Abbott, a global healthcare leader in diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, which helps people live their best life through the power of health. Marie […]

Winners of 2022 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation Announced

The winners of the 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation have been announced!

AHWIN Forum on Tech. for Healthy Aging in Asia

The 2022 AHWIN Forum focused on regional efforts to translate data and innovations into better policies, products, and programs for healthy aging and care for older persons, and discussed best practices in designing age-friendly cities that enable people to stay active and connected and foster solidarity among generations. Winners of the 2022 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation were also recognized at a ceremony following the Forum.

Roundtable Discussion with Hiroshima G7 Global Health Taskforce Director in Washington DC

In 2023, Japan will host the G7 Summit in Hiroshima. JCIE has established a Hiroshima G7 Global Health Task Force to make recommendations to the Japanese government on the G7 agenda for global health. This roundtable was an opportunity for leading US policymakers and experts to hear from and offer feedback to the director of the Task Force, Dr. Hideaki Shiroyama.

Award Ceremony for 2022 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation

The winners of the 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation have been announced!

US Congressional Staff Exchange | 2022 Delegation

Group photo with Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Toshimitsu Motegi

The 2022 US Congressional Staff Exchange Program will give 8 Congressional Staff to Japan, where they will meet with Japanese leaders across politics, media, and academia.

Interviews from the Sunnylands Initiative Retreat

At the second meeting of the Sunnylands Initiative on Enhancing Democratic Partnership in the Indo-Pacific region in Japan, select participants shared their thoughts on key issues concerning democracy in the region in a series of short video clips.

Friends of the Global Fund Joint Webinar Series: “The Global Fund in the COVID-19 Era: Supporting the Vital Role of Community Health Workers”

On April 27, 2022, Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) hosted the third webinar in a three-part series on the “Global Fund in the COVID-19 era,” in partnership with Friends of the Global Fight (US) and Friends of the Global Fund Europe.