Department of Community and Global Health, The University of Tokyo
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  • Health promotion and COVID-19

    A number of articles are available regarding the prevention and treatment of COVID-19. However, articles are scarce regarding health promotion for COVID-19. Is health promotion useless for COVID-19?

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  • Message from Staff and Students

    As students of global health, we aim to alleviate suffering in the world, to advocate for the weak and the vulnerable, to preserve and elevate life. And yet I find that my vegan lifestyle is met often with some measure of skepticism.

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  • About Us

    Since its inception in 1993, the Department of Community and Global Health has been led by the following four professors: Professors Gen Ohi (April 1993- March 1996), Som-Arch Wongkhomthong (June 1996-March 1999), Susumu Wakai (August 1999-March 2006), and Masamine Jimba (June 2006-Present).

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What's New

  1. Professor Jimba was officially appointed as Professor Emeritus
  2. Application for Master's and PhD degrees entering Academic Year 2024 and 2025
  3. Open for applications under the ADB-Japan Scholarship Program (deadline: June 30, 2023)
  4. Valedictory lecture of Professor Masamine Jimba (March 15, 2023)
  5. Ph.D. and Master's theses list of our department
  6. "Information to Study Participation; Assessment of health problems and social support system among Myanmar elderly individual in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar"
  7. WeCanChange page is updated.
  8. Baby, Go Global! site is now updated!
  9. Brochure of Department Overview is available from the link below.
  10. New papers published. 2023/03/08
  11. Professor Masamine Jimba's Introduction to the School of International Health article was published in the Visual Journal of Friends of WHO Japan No. 82 (Autumn 2022) (Japanese only) 2022/10/17
  12. Department of Community and Global Health welcomes 11 new master students and 1 new Ph.D. student in April 2021. 2021/04/10
  13. Professor Jimba received the APACPH Public Health Recognition Award from the Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health. 2020/12/08
  14. Dr. Aya Yumino, Ph.D. student, received the Best Msc Thesis Award by University College London Msc Social Epidemiology programme for her MSc thesis in 2019. 2020/11/29
  15. Professor Masamine Jimba, Assistant Professor Akira Shibanuma, Mr. Kazutaka Sekine, Ms. Yuri Tomita made presentations at Joint Congress of Global Health 2020. 2020/11/01
  16. Project Assistant Professor Jennifer Lisa Sakamoto and Project Assistant Professor Rogie Royce Carandang made presentations at the Annual Meeting and Expo 2020, American Public Health Association. 2020/10/24
  17. Students volunteer the translation of the leaflet “Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Countermeasures for Pregnant Women” into 12 languages. 2020/06/10