Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 14 | Essential Medical Products during a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)

This article considers such questions as why the global disparity in access has occurred, whether international efforts to close those gaps have been successful, and what is needed for a fundamental solution to the problem.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 10 | Synergies between Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and Health Security

This brief outlines the PPR and health systems that many countries considered to be the gold standard that they should be aiming for, and how they turned out to be completely powerless in the face of this unprecedented pandemic.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 5 | The Scope and Limitations of a Pandemic Treaty—The Roles of the IHR, Proposed Framework Convention, and Other International Mechanisms

This brief considers a wide range of options for international frameworks, from IHR revision to the adoption of a convention or other mechanism based on Article 19 of the WHO Constitution, or other multinational conventions or mechanisms.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 4 | COVID-19 as a National Crisis: How Can We Prepare for Future Multiple, Simultaneous Outbreaks?

This article deciphers the question: why has it been so difficult to mount a cooperative response to COVID-19? Additionally, it discusses how we can prepare a robust response to the next crisis, and define the role that Japan will be expected to play.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 3 | Issues of UHC Strategy During and After the COVID-19 Era

This paper explores how we should view UHC both during and after the COVID-19 era, looking back at the changes in policy discourse on UHC, especially since the 2016 G7 Ise-Shima Summit, and taking into account what we have learned from COVID-19.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 2 | The Economic Impact of COVID-19 Countermeasures

This article summarizes the relationship between infectious disease countermeasures and the economy, and then discusses the current challenges that are being addressed scientifically.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 1 | International Politics and Japan During the COVID Pandemic and Beyond—Redefining Solidarity

Volume 1 of a series on “Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era” explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the rules-based international order and how it will change the global health regime.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 6 | A Review of Challenges and Options for International Sharing of Pathogens and Related Information in Pandemic Response

This policy brief addresses the issues and options of international frameworks on sharing of pathogens and GSD based on the review of existing literature and other sources.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 15 | Financing Mechanisms for Health Security — Challenges and Lessons for the Future

This policy brief discusses contributions to the WHO Contingency Fund for Emergencies since it was established in 2015.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 9 | Global Health Administration and Maritime Transport

This policy brief examines the significance and limitations of the WHO system in the regulation of maritime transportation and indicates challenges for the future.