Functional Centers

Global Health Center




In order to respond to the development of cross-country collaboration in health and environmental issues in 21th century, the College of Public Health (CPH) established International Health Center in 2006, and then renamed it as the Global Health Center in October 2011.


As a part of CPH, the Global Health Center sets the goals to (1) promote international academic and internship exchanges, and (2) facilitate cross-country collaboration among universities and researchers. During the past years, CPH proactively build collaboration with several important institutes and organizations around the world, and made quite creditable achievements.


For academics and practicum:


1.   Kyoto University: Double Degree Program (DDP)

2.   University of Tsukuba: Global Innovation Joint-Degree Program (GIP-TRIAD)

3.   University of Bordeaux: Global Innovation Joint-Degree Program (GIP-TRIAD)

4.   National University of Malaysia (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia): Student practicum exchange program

5.   Luke International Norway in Malawi: Student practicum program

6.   The Chinese University of Hong Kong


For research and services:


1.   Chiba University: Chemi-less Town Project

2.   Stanford University: WELL for Life Project

3.   The Institute for Global Health Policy Research, National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM-iGHP)

4.   Graduate School of Human Sciences/School of Human Sciences, Osaka University


For international participation:


1.   Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH)

2.   The M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies (M8)

3.   Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)

4.   Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH)

5.   Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)