JCIE Publications | Commemorative Events/Reversion of Okinawa

These papers, presented at a two-day seminar in honor of the reversion of Okinawa, discuss the prelude to the reversion, the decision-making processes in American and Japanese governments, and the postlude to the reversion.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 13 | The Significance and Challenges of Public-Private Partnership in Global Health Cooperation

This article examines the significance and challenges of public-private partnership in global health and explores multistakeholder relationships for effective global health cooperation in the post-COVID era.

Japan’s Global Health Strategy in the Post–COVID-19 Era Vol. 12 | Can the ACT Accelerator Achieve Truly Fair and Equitable Access to COVID-19 Tools?

This paper discusses ACT-A as a potential tool to ensure fair and equitable access to healthcare, through inclusive, democratic, and transparent decision making.

JCIE Publications | The New Security Agenda: A Global Survey

This book analyzes how attitudes toward the meaning of security are changing around the world in the wake of the cold war, and in particular how the principal “new” security issues are perceived in key countries and regions.

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.

AHWIN Papers No. 3: The Path to Community-Based Integrated Care

The third publication in the “AHWIN Papers” series covers Japan’s transition to community-based integrated care to address the challenges of its older population.

Japan’s Democracy: Lessons and Reflections | Concluding Paper

This report serves as the concluding paper for a project on “Japan’s Democracy: Lessons and Reflections” and was written by the project lead, Dr. Harukata Takenaka, to summarize the key points that emerged out of the prior three discussions.

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.