- December 7 (Sat) to December 8 (Sun), 2019 (2 days)
- Sansui Hall and Nursing school building in Mie University
- Congress President
- Hiroki Hori, MD, PhD
Mie University Graduate School of Medicine
- Fostering human resources for global health. From a local community to the world.
- Mie University Graduate School of Medicine
1577 Kurimamachiya-cho Tsu city, Mie 514-8507 JAPAN
Special lecture 1
Prof. Hiroshi Kiyono
(Professor of the Institute of Medical Science, the University of Tokyo)
Prof. Kiyono is a famous researcher on mucosa immunity. He conducted studies on mucosal vaccine and mucosal immunotherapy. Among them, the development of rice-based oral vaccine is the most attractive one. The vaccine does not require the strict temperature management and the procedure of injection. Concurrently, he has a research project on relationship between gut microbiota and infectious diseases.
Special lecture 2/public program
Prof. Hiroshi Amano
(Distinguished professor of Nagoya University, Nobel prize winner)
Prof. Amano achieved the invention of technology to form highly qualified crystal which is essential for production of blue light-emitting diode (LED). He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2014 for this invention. Currently, he is tackling a research on water cleaning using the new technology with deep ultraviolet ray. The efforts could solve water issues in low/middle income countries.
Ms. Michiko Ogawa
(Executive officer of Panasonic Corporation, Jazz pianist)
Ms. Ogawa is the leader of a Corporative Social Responsibility (CSR) project at Panasonic Corporation, which donates lanterns with solar rechargeable batteries to people living in non-electrified areas. She was the last presenter of Japanese government at the meeting where Osaka stood as a candidate for the host city for the world exposition in 2025.
Special symposium 1
Global contributions by health professions acting locally
Special symposium 2
WHO Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer
- Global expansion of community medicine practice – Fostering human resources for global medicine at communities
- Medical care for foreign residents at local communities
- Social determinants of health - Approaches to health disparity in global and community medicine
- Education on global health in Japanese colleges and universities - The view from foreign educators
- Global health security – Establishment and enhancement of surveillance system for infectious diseases
- Global migration of nurses across borders – The effect of Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRA) in ASEAN countries