Visit to London, the next Step for the World Dementia Council

→Japanese The World Dementia Council (WDC), was established in December 2013 at the G8 Dementia Summit held in the UK by the initiative of the British government. I have written a few entries on the WDC on this blog. Since then, two years have already passed and the British government alone cannot continue to provide […]

G7 health ministerial side-meeting on dementia

HGPI Event Report:A Dementia Symposium Commemorating the G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting in Nagasaki “Collaboration in the International Community for Advancing Dementia Measures in a New Era” World Dementia Council: Date & time: May 14, 2023 8:30-10:30 (JST) Venue: Nagasaki, Japan Organaized: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) Co-organized: Health and Global Policy Institute […]

Meeting about Dementia at Todai, and Heading to Nairobi the Same Night

→Japanese During the afternoon of the 23rd of August, I attended a meeting announcing that Japan would be joining the ‘A4’, a clinical research programme spearheaded by the US,aimed at operationalising the use of diagnostic imaging for the early detection of Alzheimer’s and then monitoring for a further four years. This announcement was made by […]


Kiyoshi Kurokawa, MD, MACP Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo Professor Emeritus, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Distinguished Professor of Tokai University (2019-) Special Advisor, Hiroshima University (2019-) Chairman, Health and Global Policy Institute Chairman, the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (NAIIC) by the National Diet of Japan (2011-12) Member of G8 […]

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(photo by: Tetsuo SAKUMA)   Kiyoshi Kurokawa MD, MACP Facebook: Twitter: Mail:   Current Primary Appointments Professor Emeritus, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Chairman, Health and Global Policy Institute Chair and Representative Director, GHIT (Global Health Innovative Technology Fund) (2013.1-2018.6) Professor, Emeritus of the University of Tokyo Distinguished Research Affiliate, The MIT Media […]