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(Update) Report on Symposium “Global Health and Corporate Strategy: Varied and Innovative Models”

(Update) Report on Symposium “Global Health and Corporate Strategy: Varied and Innovative Models”

The symposium “Global Health and Corporate Strategy: Varied and Innovative Models” was hosted in collaboration with the GAVI Alliance and UNICEF Tokyo Office.

With the IMF/World Bank annual general meetings was held in Tokyo in October, attention was drawn toward the major agenda of investments into health. Under this increased momentum, the emphasis at this symposium was on partnerships within corporations and various organizations particularly for the solving of global health problems. The merits, barriers and solutions to such partnerships was discussed through the sharing of successful examples, and with a focus on the impact produced by international social action that utilized the special features of businesses and varied and innovative approaches it was aspired to help solve global health problems.

(Please download our report, program and questionnaire from the right )

(You can see some parts of videos on the day from here (YouTube).)

GAVI – HGPI UNICEF Collaborative Symposium
“Global Health and Corporate Strategy: Diverse, Innovative Partnership Models”


■Date : Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 15:00
18:00
■Venue :
 Fujifilm Corporation / Midtown West Conference room (2F)
■Co-organizers:  GAVI Alliance/ Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI)/ UNICEF Tokyo Office 
■Supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
■In cooperation with : RESULTS Japan

■Program
1.    Opening Remarks
15:00-15:10
Dr. Seth Berkley (CEO, GAVI Alliance)

2.    Keynote Speeches 
Keynote Speeches 1(15:10-15:40)
  Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa (Chairman, HGPI)
Keynote Speeches 2
15min.
  Dr. Tadataka Yamada(Member of the Board, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited)

Break
15:40-16:00

3.    Panel Discussion: Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships in Global Health
16:00-17:40
Moderator:  Mr. Koichi Kaneda (Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Communication, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited)

1)    “Partnership Case Study Ghana Project”
    Dr. Yasuhiko Toride, Director of Nutrition Improvement Projects / Associate General Manager, R&D Planning Dept., Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

2)    “Partnership Case Study Anti-Infective Drug”
    Dr. Junichi Mitsuyama, Senior Operations Manager, FUJIFILM Corporation / Director, Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd.

3)
    “Partnership Case Study Vaccine & Medicine Development for NTDs through Partnership“ 
    
Dr. BT Slingsby (Director of Global Access Strategies, Eisai Co., Ltd.)

4)    “Partnership Case Study Vaccine Bonds”
    Mr. Satoru Yamamoto, Director, Head of International Investors Services, FICC Sales Dept (I), Daiwa Securities 
 
5)
    “Promoting Global Partnership for ChildrenCase Studies and Considerations”

    Dr. Kunihiko Chris Hirabayashi  Director, United Nations Children’s Fund Tokyo office



Discussion (50 min)

4.    Wrap-up
17:40-17:55
Dr. Seth Berkley (CEO, GAVI Alliance) 
Dr. Dr. Tadataka Yamada(Member of the Board, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited) 

Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa (Chairman, HGPI) 

5.    Closing Remarks 
   Dr. Shiro Konuma 
Director, Global Health Policy Division International Cooperation Bureau Ministry of Foreign Affairs(17:55-18:00)

Contact Details:
GAVI – HGPI UNICEF Collaborative Symposium Japan Secretariat
Health and Global Policy Institute
1-11-28 Nagatacho,Chiyoda-Ku Tokyo 100-0014 Japan
E-mail: symposium1011@hgpi.org   

 

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Registration deadline: 2012-10-09

Exhibition date:2012-10-11

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