JCIE/USA Welcomes Jacob M. Schlesinger to Board of Trustees

JCIE/USA is pleased to announce the addition of Jacob M. Schlesinger to its Board of Trustees as of September 2022. Jake is a senior correspondent in the Wall Street Journal’s Washington bureau, covering economic policy and political-economic trends. He is currently on a leave of absence until January, serving as a fellow at Stanford University’s Distinguished […]

Kishida shows leadership at TICAD on global health and security

This piece by JCIE/USA Executive Director Kazuyo Kato highlights the significant of Japan’s recent pledge to the Global Fund, made at TICAD8.

Japan and America Can Restore a Healthy World Order

This piece by JCIE Senior Fellow Jim Gannon and Friends of the Global Fight Chief Policy Officer Mark Lagon highlights the history of US-Japan collaboration on health, and how the two countries can continue creating more sustainable and equitable health systems.

The Struggle for Democracy in Asia Deserves Our Support

This piece by Freedom House President Michael Abramawitz highlights recent trends in democracy in Asia and beyond, as well as Mr. Abramawitz’s attendance at the recent Sunnylands Initiative Retreat in Odawara, Japan.

Visit Niger, Indonesia and Malawi in a New Documentary on the Global Fund’s Impact

The “Friends of the Global Fund” network—organizations that work to deepen the understanding of and expand the support base for the Global Fund in Europe, the United States, and Japan—has come together to create a short documentary to showcase the most recent impact of the Global Fund up close by virtually visiting three countries: Niger, […]

FGFJ Publications | Launching a Pandemic Financing Facility: Three Proposals & Their Implications for the Global Fund

This Friends of the Global Fund, Japan publication documents proposed reforms to financing facilities for the Global Fund, with JCIE Senior Fellow Jim discussing the significance of these proposals for the Global Fund.

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. The event featured Motoko Seko (Eikei University of Hiroshima), Ayo Ipinmoye (Civil Society, Malaria Control, […]

4th US-Japan Global Health Dialogue | Advancing Global Health Security and Future Pandemic Preparedness

The 4th US-Japan Global Health Dialogue brought together over 50 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 advance health security and pandemic preparedness globally. Participants discussed key issues in global health architecture, pandemic instruments and IHR, R&D including the 100 Days Mission, synergies between UHC and health security.

Congressional Staff Briefing on US-Japan Relations

JCIE/USA hosted a briefing with Minister Ishigaki (Embassy of Japan), Emma Chanlett-Avery, and Mark Manyin (Congressional Research Service) to update Congressional Staff on the latest developments for the US-Japan relationship

2022 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue

JCIE is holding the 2022 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue, a three-part virtual discussion bringing together more than 40 women leaders from across multiple sectors from the United States and Japan. The dialogue is co-chaired by Hon. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Hon. Seiko Noda, who is now Minister in Charge of Women’s Empowerment, Minister of State for Gender […]