Advisory and Director
Japan Consortium for Global School Health Research Advisory and director

Members


Tsutomu Takeuchi (Advisory Board)

Dean
Institute of Tropical Medicine
Nagasaki University


Jun Kobayashi (Chairman)

Professor
Department of Global Health, School of Health Sciences, Unversity of the Ryukyus


Visiting Researcher
Bureau of International Cooperation National Center for Global Health and Medicine

Research Field

Infectious disease control, school health and health system
 

Field Experience

1995-2001 Malaria control advisor to Lao PDR
2002-2007 Expert on Global Parasite Control Initiative (Hashimoto Initiative) in Southeast Asia and West Africa

Japan Association for Mae Tao Clinic (JAM)

http://www.japanmaetao.org/


Kazuhiko Moji

Professor
Nagasaki University School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health (NU-TMGH)
(Director of International Health Development Course) 

Professor Emeritus
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

 
Research Field

Human ecology and Ecohealth

Field Experience

1991-1992 Takemi fellow in International Health, Harvard School of Public Health
1998 -2000 Visiting research fellow, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge / By-fellow of Churchill College
2007- 2013 Project leader of Environmental Change and Infections Disease in Tropical Asia (Ecohealth), Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
2012 -2014 President, Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine
2013 - Chair, J-Ecohealth

  

 


Masamine Jimba

Professor
Department of Community and Global Health, The University of Tokyo

 

 
Research Field

Infectious disease control, health promotion (school health), health and human rights, health and human security
 

Field Experience

1994-1996 World Health Organization Emergency and Humanitarian Action Unit, WHO health coodinator for the Gaza Strip and West Bank
1996-2001 Japan International Cooperation Agency Nepal Office, Project leader of the school and community health project in Nepal

Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

http://www.ich.m.u-tokyo.ac.jp


Tetsuya Mizoue

Director
Department of Epidemiology and Prevention
National Center for Global Health and Medicine

 
Research Field

Epidemiology and prevention of non-communicable diseases, school health in develping countries.
 

Field Experience

2009- Head researcher of "Research on promoting school health in developing countries for healthcare and medical service enhancement" funded by The Grant of National Center for Global Health and Medicine
 

Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, NCGM

http://www.schoolhealth.jp/deih/


Takashi Asakura

 

Professor
Tokyo Gakugei University

 
Research Field

Medical sociology , Social psychiatry and mental health, International Migration and mental health

Field Experience

①Surveys on health status of Japanese Brazilian in Japan and Brazil
②Study on international migration of nurses in the Philippines
③Comparative study on social capital of youth in Japan, Taiwan and Korea
④Ecohealth education research project  in Lao PDR

 
Laboratory of Health and social health behavior, Faculty of Education, Tokyo Gakugei University
http://asakura-laboratory.jp/

In March 2016, Tokyo Gakugei University concluded an official partnership agreement for 5 years (2016-2021) with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)on dispatch of Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) to Lao PDR. On the basis of this agreement,  Laboratory of Health and social health behavior, Faculty of Education will send graduate students as JOCV to facilitate introduce to introduction and promotion of ecohealth education in Lao PDR.
 

Sachi Tomokawa

Assistant Professor
Department of Sportsh and Sciences (school health), Faculty of Education, Shinshu University

 
Research Field

International school health, ecohealth education, development of health and environmental education curriculum
 

Field Experience

2002-2004 JICA (JOCV), Niger, school health
2005-2008 School health research, Lao PDR and Field survery about children's Opisthorchis Viverrini infection

2009-present  Manager of International Cooperative Research Project for Development of Ecohealth Education in Lao PDR
2011 JICA short term expert on School Health project in Nepal ( Revising of school health policy and strategy)

2012- present  JICA short term expert on School health project in Kenya
2015-2016 Health promotion, prevention of NCD and mental health, WHO head quarter ( School health consultant)
 


Junko Saito

Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Research Field

School health
 

Field Experience

2005-2008 JOCV, China, Nursing/Public Health
2009/2010 Japan Yunnan Friendship
Association(JYFA), 1 million Hand Washing Project,
short term expert, China


Kanako Okada