On December 12, 2017, the center will co-organize a side event of "UHC Forum 2017" with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Government of Senegal, the World Bank, and the World Health Organization (WHO) in Tokyo.  The theme of the event will be "Strengthen Country Monitoring Systems of UHC SDG Indicators: A Case of Senegal and Global Practices." Prof. Motohiro SATO, the director of the center, will make a presentation about a collaborative research project on health mutuelle organizations (HMO) in Senegal which is carried on with JICA and Senegal government.
Achievement of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Japanese Government, together with the World Bank, WHO, UNICEF, UHC 2030 and JICA, will host "UHC Forum 2017" from December 12 to 15, 2017, to further discuss measures to pragmatically advance UHC.

TitleStrengthen Country Monitoring Systems of UHC SDG Indicators: A Case of Senegal and Global Practices
Date and TimeDecember 12 (Tuesday), 2017  12:30-14:30 (Light meal will be served)
VenueTokyo Prince Hotel, 3F, Kobai
No. of seatsabout 74
Speakers fromWorld Bank, World Health Organization (WHO), Senegal Ministry of Health and Social Action, Senegal Universal Health Coverage Insurance Agency, Senegal National Statistic and Demographic Agency, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Hitotsubashi University
DiscussionSenegal is one of the countries where government efforts to strengthen monitoring systems of the UHC SDG indicators are ongoing with support from development partners and academia, despite the challenges mentioned above. In the sessions, experiences and way forward of UHC indicator monitoring of Senegal will be shared, and then open floor discussion among speakers and participants will follow to enhance mutual learning across countries.
How to applyPlease apply via e-mail to the following contact address.
Title (Regarding) of the e-mail should be "Application for the UHC Forum 2017 Side Event." And please put the title of the side event, "Strengthen Country Monitoring Systems of UHC SDG Indicators: A Case of Senegal and Global Practices," along with Name, Job title, Affiliation, Contact information such as phone number and/or e-mail address) in e-mail text.
Apply byPlease apply by Thursday 7th of December, 2017
Apply toJICA, Human Development Department, Group 1 ; Togawa Togawa.Shotaro@jica.go.jp


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