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(Event Report) Health Policy Academy, Health Policy 101: Session 5

(Event Report) Health Policy Academy, Health Policy 101: Session 5
Health Policy Academy, Health Policy 101
*This program is available in Japanese only.

The fifth session of Health Policy Academy: Health Policy 101 was held on August 26, 2015. This session’s topic was “Is Healthcare in Japan Sustainable?”
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・Kohei Onozaki, Board Member and President, HGPI
・Toshio Miyata, Executive Director, HGPI

Schedules for Lectures
*Please note this program is available in Japanese only.

Session 1: Health policy basics
・What is health policy?
・Health care players
・Health policy making process
・Urgent health policy issues in 2015

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
・Japanese health care system and Europe
・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
・Recent government actions to address issues of 2025
・Reading government materials
・Healthcare in 20 years

Health and Global Policy Institute plans to offer a second series starting October 2015. 
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Exhibition date:2015-08-26

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