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(Report)Global Health Summer Program 2013

(Report)Global Health Summer Program 2013

Continuing on from last year, Health and Global Policy Institute organized a “Forth Global Health Summer Program”, co-sponsored with the Department of Global Health Policy at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Medicine. The aim of the program is to discover and develop young talent capable of becoming next-generation leaders in the global health field, through provision of a program that enables them to cooperate with leaders active at the front line of diverse fields in order to devise and implement an action plan.

This year, Students aimed to present their own solutions on the topic of “Health Promotion”, based on the fieldwork in Tohoku.  

 Saturday, July 27 Saturday, August 3, 2013

July 27 (Sat) – July 28 (Sun)       Skills training & lectures
July29 (Mon) – July31 (Wed)  
     Fieldwork in Tohoku (whole day)
August 1(Thu) -2 (Fri)             Formulation of Action Plan (Group work) (whole day)
August 3 (Sat)                     Presentations

 The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus (Except field work period)

Participation Fee
Free. (Costs for transportation, meals etc. will be in principle paid for by
each individual participant. However, costs for transportation and the accommodation for the field trip to Tohoku will be covered by the Institute. Furthermore, for those participants joining the program from distant locations, the Institute will bear the full cost of accommodation at a designated location.)

 Specified Nonprofit Corporation  Health and Global Policy Institute
 Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Program Contents
 ・Keynote speeches by experts at the forefront of global health and disaster medical relief
 ・Skills training, including problem solving frameworks, interviews etc.
 ・Fieldwork (Tohoku)

Number of Participants
 18 people

Eligible Participants
 University and graduate school students (Including international students, students from overseas universities and graduate schools are welcome to apply. The program will be conducted primarily in Japanese, with some English. Basic Japanese skill is required. )

Those who are interested in discussion in English recommended to have TOEIC 700+, TOEFL iBT 80~(CBT197~orPBT527~). (Just for your information, not requirement).

 Based on the review of information submitted on the application form. Successful applicants will be notified by July 3.

Haruko Sugiyama
Health and Global Policy Institute
1-11-28 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo  100-0014  Japan
Tel: +81-(0)3-5511-8521    E-mail:

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Exhibition date:2013-07-27

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