“Connecting Japan with the World
through Our Health Care Experience and Expertise”

The Institute for Global Health Policy Research (iGHP) was founded in October 2016 as a branch institution of the Bureau of International Health Cooperation, National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM) located in Tokyo, Japan.

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR

“Global Health is the Future of Medicine”

In the midst of today’s political turmoil, global-scale demographic shift, humanitarian crises, climate change and economic expansion, global health is one of the fundamental human security issues which must be addressed in order to overcome the hurdles on our path toward peaceful and sustainable global development.

RESEARCH & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

“Training the next generation of researchers and scholars and providing them with overseas and domestic research activities”

The Institute for Global Health Policy Research (iGHP) was established upon missions to function as Japan’s principal think-tank that primarily serves for global health policy. It also assumes to function as one of the most prominent national academic research institutions to provide the next generation of researchers and scholars with excellent educational and training opportunities.

EVENTS & SEMINARS

NEWS & REPORTS

UHC DAY 2018 Event: Ensuring healthcare for all people (December 4, 2018)
Report on “Systematic review and Meta-analysis Workshop” (September 27 – 28, 2018)
Report on “Cloud and AI as Drivers of Technology Innovation in the Healthcare Industry” (September 18, 2018)
Report on "The 2nd Germany-Japan Global Health Symposium" (September 6, 2018)
Call for applications for the 2018 Global Health Diplomacy Workshop (December 3-5, 2018)
“When Machines Become Doctors: The Dawn of an AI-Powered Diagnostic System and Its Implication for the Future” (October 22, 2018)
“Cloud and AI as drivers of technology innovation in the healthcare industry” (September 18, 2018)
2nd Germany-Japan Global Health Sympodium (September 6, 2018)
SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS WORKSHOP (September 27 and 28, 2018)
Report on "Taiwan’s struggle in health ICT: A dilemma between laws and systems” (July 30, 2018)
"Taiwan’s struggle in health ICT: A dilemma between laws and systems” (July 30, 2018)
Report on "~ First International Cooperation Research Using Medical Big Data ~ Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Signing Ceremony for a Japan-Thailand Joint Research" (June 16, 2018)
Report on "Technology for Affordable Health Care" (March 16, 2018)
Report on "Health Systems Strengthening in Post-Ebola Sierra Leone: My Personal Experience with WHO" (March 13, 2018)
Report on "How Does Politics Influence Global Health Policy?: Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Pandemic Influenza" (February 27, 2018)
“Technology for Affordable Health Care,” (March 16, 2018)
"Health Systems Strengthening in Post-Ebola Sierra Leone: My Personal Experience with WHO" (March 13, 2018)
U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI) Seminar "Achieving the Health and Education Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Exploring Japan-U.S. Partnerships for Human Development" (February 27, 2018, Washington D.C.)
Report on the PMAC 2018 Side Meeting "How Can Health Data and Technological Innovations Contribute to the Next-Generation UHC for Ensuring Global Human Security?" (January 30, 2018)
"Scaling Up Health Programs in Low- and Middle- income Countries" (February 7, 2018)
"How Does Politics Influence Global Health Policy?: Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Pandemic Influenza" (February 27, 2018)
Report on "Health System Performance and Assessment toward the Achievement of Universal Health Coverage (UHC)" (December 15, 2017)
Report on the UHC Forum 2017 Side Event "Health System Financing and Social Health Protection for UHC: Role of Comparative Health System Analysis and Regional Collaborations in Asia" (December 15, 2017)
Report on the UHC Forum 2017 Side Event "The Future of Health Systems: The Role of Data Health in the Era of the Next-Generation UHC" (December 12, 2017)
Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) 2018 Side Meeting (January 30, 2018)
Report on the iGHP Special Lecture Series [Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs & Dr. Sonia E. Sachs, Columbia University] "The Future of Human Development in the Era of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)" (November 28, 2017)
UHC Forum 2017 Side Event "Health System Financing and Social Health Protection for UHC:Role of Comparative Health System Analysis and Regional Collaborations in Asia" (December 15, 2017)
UHC Forum 2017 Side Event "The Future of Health Systems: The Role of data health in the era of the next-generation UHC" (December 12, 2017)
"Health System Performance and Assessment toward the Achievement of Universal Health Coverage (UHC)" (December 15, 2017)
iGHP Special Lecture Series [Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs & Dr. Sonia E. Sachs, Columbia University]
"The Future of Human Development in the Era of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)"
Report on the Systematic review/Meta-analysis Practical Workshop (August 10 & September 7, 2017)
Notice of hosting seminar for medical staff / media personnel