About JAGH


Japan Association for Global Health (JAGH) aims to provide its members with the opportunity to present research findings, to exchange knowledge and information, and to communicate and collaborate among members as well as other related academic societies. JAGH contributes to the progress and enhancement of international health, as well as the promotion of academic and cultural activities.

JAGH is open for anyone who are keen to international health, including health professionals or students. The members of JAGH have a wide variety of their backgrounds, including health professionals such as medical doctors, nurses, co-medicals, and master of public health (MPH), people in government, private companies, or NGO/NPO.

JAGH hosts an annual academic conference, and local conferences at Eastern Japan and Western Japan each year. JAGH publishes its own academic journal of “Journal of Global Health” four times per year in English and Japanese.


Organization Profile

Organization Name Japan Association for Global Health
Establishment March 1986
President Jun Kobayashi, MD, MPH, PhD
Dean/Professor, Graduate School of Health Sciences, University of the Ryukyus
Address Bureau of International Health Cooperation, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1-21-1 Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162-0056, Japan