Division of Research Programs Research Program on the challenges of Global Health issues


Key Fields Other programs(1st)
R&D phase Applied Study, Clinical Study, Clinical Research
Office of International Collaboration, Division of International Strategy, Department of International Strategy, AMED
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This program promotes research related to global-scale public health issues (infectious disease control, maternal and child health, emergency measures to control new strains of influenza, aging populations, lifestyle-related diseases, etc.) in areas including identifying disease etiologies, investigating methods of prevention, and standardizing methods of disease diagnosis and treatment. It aims to contribute to the global health by taking advantage of advanced science and technology, and knowledge and experiences which have been accumulated in our country. It also aims to enhance the global cooperation in research for health, especially with a focus on the Asian region. Achievements and findings of this program are expected to be an instrumental for international organizations in developing a global policy and principle.

Research Program on the challenges of Global Health issues

Funding opportunities

For details, please see the Japanese web page.

Implementing Body

Title of research and Development Duration Representative Institutions Principle Investigator
Feasibility study of the monitoring framework for lifestyle related diseases in developing countries. 2014-2016 National Center for Global Health and Medicine Yumi MATSUSHITA
Feasibility of monitoring frameworks for global health issues 2014-2016 National Institute of Public Health Satoshi SONE
Research and Development of the process to determine evidence-based indicators and their verification for global monitoring framework 2014-2016 National Center for Child Health and Development Rintaro MORI
Promotion of an integrated continuum of care: Disease control and prevention strategies for health related agenda of post MDGs 2015-2017 The university of Tokyo Masamine JINBA
International comparative study on the health and economic burden of the obesity. Scientific research on the development of effective framework for NCD prevention and control- 2015-2017 National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Yoko NAKAO
Research on non-communicable diseases (NCD) as a post MDG global health issue- multi-disciplinary study for promoting NCD control in Oceania, South Asia, and Africa 2015-2017 Nagoya University Atsuko AOYAMA
Study on the optimization of health care services, by using Japanese advanced information science and technology, to achieve UHC 2015-2016 National Center for Global Health and Medicine Yumi MATSUSHITA
Study on the mental health and psychosocial support by using mobile communication technology in time of disaster. 2015-2016 National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry Yoshiharu KIM

Management and Evaluation Framework

PS (Program Supervisor)
  • Hiroyoshi Endo, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., Dean, Graduate School of Public Health, St. Luke's International University
PO (Program Officer)
  • Tamotsu Nakasa, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Department of Health Planning and Management, Bureau of International Health Cooperation Japan, National Center for Global Health and Medicine

Last updated 12/14/20