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(Event Report) Health Policy Academy, Health Policy 101: Session 1 (Apr. 20, 2016)

Health Policy Academy, Health Policy 101: Session 1

 *This program is available in Japanese only.

Health and Global Policy Institute offers a program entitled Health Policy 101, for people who would like to gain basic knowledge of the Health Policy. With the program students will be able learn the essentials of the health policy.

Health Policy 101, the first lecture series of the Health Policy Academy began with its first session on April 20, 2016. A total of six sessions will be held within this series between April and September 2016.

・Kohei Onozaki, HGPI Board Member and President
・Toshio Miyata, HGPI Executive Director

Schedules for Lectures

Session 1: Health policy basics
・What is health policy?
・Health care players
・Health policy making process
・Urgent health policy issues

Session 2: Health policy in the news
・Health system history in numbers
・Post-war health policy in the media
・Health policy’s effect on society
・How flexible is health policy to change?

Session 3: Health care players
・Power balance in the health care industry
・Government actors in health policy
・Health policy and politics
・Stakeholders in health care

Session 4: Cross-national comparison of Japan’s health care system
・Health care system in main countries
・Characteristics of Japanese health care system
・Global health policy issues
Session 5: Is healthcare in Japan sustainable?
・The transition of the total cost of social security and of the detail of it after the war
・Factors of increasing healthcare cost
・Three perspectives on healthcare sustainability
Session 6: Tips for future health policy
・Reading government materials and media report
・5 sources to gather the latest information in an efficient way

・Future career in healthcare and health policy

Exhibition date:2016-04-20

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