Video On Demand

Roundtable Discussion on the Health Implications of Japan's "Triple Disaster"

July 14, 2011 • 4:00 – 6:00 pm EDT

Nearly four months ago, the March 11th Great East Japan Earthquake rocked Japan, destroying lives and infrastructure, and triggering a devastating tsunami and nuclear reactor crisis.

Please join us Thursday, July 14, as prominent Japanese experts reflect on the aftermath of the triple disasters and discuss Japan’s options for reconstructing and reforming essential public health services and managing the long term radiation impacts.

Opening remarks will be provided by the Japanese ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki, and Michael Green, CSIS Senior Adviser and Japan Chair. J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will moderate the event.

The panel will feature:

Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Chairman, Health and Global Policy Institute;
Hiromi Murakami, Director, Health and Global Policy Institute;
Naoki Ikegami, Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, Keio University School of Medicine;
Toshio Nagase, Merck (speaking in his personal capacity);
Masanori Akiyama, Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo

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