Activities

2019.05.18

HIAS Health researchers participated in WONCA Asia Pacific regional conference 2019 and chaired Plenary Sessions

2019.04.27

Three researchers of HIAS Health participated in 8th HTAsiaLink Annual Conference, Seoul National University, Korea

2019.04.25

Dr. Reo Takaku, an Associate Professor of Graduate school of Economics, has newly joined the center.

2019.04.24

Dr. Ryota Nakamura and Dr. Ying Yao participated in a seminar at Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea

2019.03.27

The 37th Regular Seminar/Hitotsubashi International Seminar:Jongsay Yong, University of Melbourne, Australia, “the effects of socioeconomic status on hospital utilization and adverse events.”

2019.03.12

Dr. Ryota Nakamura, HIAS Health Researcher, participated in the 5th AfHEA Biennial Scientific Conference (AfHEA2019)

2019.03.01

The 36th Regular Seminar/Hitotsubashi International Seminar:Soonman Kwon, SNU, South Korea, “Health Financing for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Low-Income Countries”

2019.02.03

Dr. Ryota Nakamura, HIAS Health Researcher, participated in the Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2019 (PMAC 2019)

2018.11.30

Project to evaluate the impact of Japan’s assistance activities to promote Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the Republic of Senegal: Household Survey

2018.11.28

The 34th Regular Seminar/Hitotsubashi University International Seminar:Guanghua Wan, Fudan University, P.R. China, “The impacts of income polarization on health and crimes in China”

2018.11.18

The first Health Economics Short Course of Hitotsubashi Professional Education Program in Health Economics (Nov. 9, 10-11, 17-18, 2018)

2018.10.10

The 33rd Regular Seminar/Hitotsubashi University International Seminar:Han Bleichrodt, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, “Ambiguity preferences for health”

2018.10.05

Prof. Han Bleichrodt, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, visited the president of Hitotsubashi University

2018.09.12

Dr. Ryota Nakamura moderated a session at ISPOR Asia Pacific 2018 Conference.

2018.08.31

HIAS Health co-organized “Japan-Singapore Academic Forum and Policy Roundtable” with Singapore Management University

2018.08.02

The 31st regular seminar : Ying Yao, Hitotsubashi University, “Tobacco Purchasing Behavior : An Analysis of Japanese Consumer Panel Data”

2018.07.18

The 30th regular seminar : Makoto TOBE, JICA, “Enabling pregnant women in rural mountainous areas of the Philippines to deliver babies at health facilities without suffering financial hardship — Cooperation for attaining Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)”

2018.07.04

Dr. Ryota NAKAMURA’s recent study is featured in international press.

2018.06.27

The 29th regular seminar/Public Economics Workshop:Reo TAKAKU, Institute for Health Economics and Policy, “Detecting Waste in Health Care *via* Hospital Sorting”

2018.06.25

The 28th regular seminar/Public Economics Workshop:Shinya SUGAWARA, Tokyo University of Science, ”Pay-for-Performance and Selective Referral in Long-Term Care (joint with Toshiaki Iizuka and Haruko Noguchi)”

2018.05.30

The 27th regular seminar : Tamahi KATO (YAMAUCHI), Hitotsubashi University, “Monitoring governance, management and operational capacity of mutual health organizations in three regions of Senegal: Findings from the 2017 Survey”

2018.05.24

Prof. Yoshihiro KANEKO is newly appointed as an adjunct researcher of HIAS Health.

2018.05.24

Dr. Makoto TOBE is newly appointed as an adjunct researcher of HIAS Health.

2018.05.08

Participated in 7th HTAsiaLink Annual Conference

2018.04.13

The 26th regular seminar/Hitotsubashi University International Seminar: Niels-Hugo Blunch, Washington and Lee University, USA, “Unintended Consequences: Program Evaluation and The World Bank Vs. Adult Literacy Programs and Child Mortality”

2018.04.09

HIAS Health was approved as an Organizational membership of HTAsiaLink, a network to support collaboration between Asian health technology assessment (HTA) agencies.

2018.04.06

The 25th regular seminar/Hitotsubashi University International Seminar: Aki Tsuchiya, The University of Sheffield, “Comparing inequality and risk aversion in social welfare for health and income: an empirical analysis using hypothetical scenarios with losses”

2018.04.02

“The Impact Evaluation of the Universal Health Coverage Project” in the Republic of Senegal is selected for the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) for fiscal 2018.

2018.04.01

Prof. Ko ARAI is appointed as the Chairperson of Subcommittee on Consumption Tax of Medical Institutions, Central Social Insurance Medical Council of the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare.

2018.03.15

The 24th regular seminar : Tamahi KATO (YAMAUCHI), Hitotsubashi University, “Agricultural input subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa – the case of Tanzania”

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