Participation report on “Roundtable Discussion on the Health Implications of Japan’s Triple Disaster”
date : 7/14/2011
At the request of leading U.S. think tank CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies), Health and Global Policy Institute’s partner in the ongoing Japan-U.S. health policy project, Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Hiromi Murakami, and Ryoji Noritake participated in a Roundtable Discussion on the Health Implications of Japan’s “Triple Disaster”, a CSIS-organized symposium in Washington, DC. The conference opened with remarks from Michael Green, CSIS Senior Adviser and Japan Chair, followed by a panel discussion moderated by J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. With our experience of over 3 months supporting disaster recovery efforts in healthcare- related areas, there was discussion about lessons learned thus far and measures that should be taken in future.