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Lineup of JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program (Group and Region Focus)

The program details, such as the curriculum, implementing period are subject to change as they are the information at the time of planning.

Outline of Knowledge Co-Creation Program (Group and Region Focus)

Please click program title to see the outline.

Sector: Health

Global Issues
Sector / Sub-sector
Program Title Course No. JICA Center Language Target Organization / Group
Health / MCH / Reproductive Health Improvement of Maternal Health (PDF/240KB) 201984439 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
1. National or local government organizations which are responsible for planning / designing MNCH programs. 

2. NGOs which work together with above 1.

Target Group
1. National or local government officers who are responsible of planning / designing MNCH (maternal, newborn and child health) programs. 

2. have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in this filed.

3. English proficiency
Health / MCH / Reproductive Health Improvement of Maternal and Child Nutrition (PDF/239KB) 201984440 - J002 JICA Hokkaido (Obihiro) English Target Organization
Central or local government officials / administrators involved in MCH, community health, and nutrition improvement in SUN participating countries

Target Group
(1) Current Duties: Central government officials/ adminiatrators (preferably from the Ministry of Health) or local government officials involved in maternal and child health, community health, community health and/or nutrition improvement.
(2) Experience in the relevant field:have more than 5 years' experience in the field.
(3) Educational Background:be a degree holder,specializing in public health/nutrition, etc.
Health / MCH / Reproductive Health Public Health Activities for Strengthening Maternal and Child Health (PDF/241KB) (A)201984444 - J002 / (B)201984445 - J002 / (C)201984978 - J002 / (D)201984969 - J002 / (E)201984979 - J002 (A)JICA Okinawa (Training)
(B)JICA Okinawa (Training)
(C)JICA Okinawa (Training)
(D)JICA Okinawa (Training)
(E)JICA Okinawa (Training)
(A)English / (B)English / (C)Spanish / (D)Spanish / (E)Portuguese Target Organization
Organizations in charge of maternal and child health, and public health at central/regional government

Target Group
1. be in charge of planning and management of public health / maternal and child health
2. more than seven(7) years of work experience in public health
3. licensed nurse/midwife/publc health nurse
Health / MCH / Reproductive Health Improvement of Maternal Health for French - Speaking African Countries (for government officials) (PDF/242KB) 201984450 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) French Target Organization
National or Regional Governmental Health Administration

Target Group
•Governmental officials who are in charge of planning / implementing maternal health program at national or regional level
•To have a minimum of 5 years of experience as an official mentioned above.
•Medical professional (MD,Ns,MW etc.)
Health / MCH / Reproductive Health Perinatal and Neonatal Health Care (PDF/238KB) 201984455 - J002 JICA Kansai(I) English Target Organization
Central and regional core hospitals in charge of perinatal, neonatal and child health care.

Target Group
senior obstetricians, senior pediatricians, chief nurses and chief midwives working for central or regional core hospitals in the field of perinatal, neonatal and child health care. 
Experience:more than 5 years
Health / MCH / Reproductive Health School Health (PDF/237KB) 201984456 - J002 JICA Chubu English Target Organization
Department in charge of planning school health promotion in the central or local government. (Ministry of Education or Ministry of Health)

Target Group
Officer in charge of planning and implementing school health, or of promoting community health based in school. At least 5years' experience in the relevant field.  (*If 2 participants are allocated for one country, it is one each for MOE and MOH.)
Health / MCH / Reproductive Health Promotion and technical improvement of team medical care in perinatal care (PDF/240KB) 201984906 - J002 JICA Kyushu English Target Organization
Medical facilities in charge of perinatal care and/or National gorvernmental department in charge of planning/designing policies for perinatal care

Target Group
Healthcare workers such as doctors and nurses, and/or government officials who are responsible of planning /designing perinatal care.
A pair of participants from one medical facility is desirable.
Health / MCH / Reproductive Health Continuum of care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and UHC (PDF/240KB) 201984908 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
Ministry of Health, Ministry of Local Administration and Local Government Agencies responsible for the policy formulation of MNCH/UHC

Target Group
1. National or local government officers who are responsible for MNCH and/or related UHC programs.
2. Have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in this field.
Health / Health System Hospital Management (PDF/238KB) (A)201984400 - J002 / (B)201984402 - J002 / (C)201984403 - J002 (A)JICA Kyushu
(B)JICA Kyushu
(C)JICA Kyushu
(A)English / (B)English / (C)English Target Organization
Regional referral hospitals, Central/regional governmental organization

Target Group
Currently engaged in hospital management and financing. Have at least 5 years' experience in this field.

Fluent in English.
Health / Health System Strengthening Human Resource for Improvement of Community Health (PDF/238KB) 201984406 - J002 JICA Kyushu English Target Organization
Department in charge of HRH in national or local government, educational organization for HRH (universities, technical institutions, etc.)

Target Group
Person in charge of planning and developing policies on HRH in the above organizations.
Have a sufficient command of spoken and written English.
Health / Health System Medical Equipment Management and Maintenance (PDF/238KB) (A)201984407 - J002 / (B)201984408 - J002 / (C)201984410 - J002 / (D)201984863 - J002 / (E)201984971 - J002 (A)JICA Tohoku
(B)JICA Tohoku
(C)JICA Tohoku
(D)JICA Tohoku
(E)JICA Tohoku
(A)English / (B)English / (C)French / (D)Russian / (E)English Target Organization
The Ministry of Health, national and referral hospitals, and biomedical engineering colleges /institutions

Target Group
Senior Engineers engaged in management and maintenance of medical equipment in the above organizations
Health / Health System Health Policy Development - An introduction to Japan's history, achievements and challenges (PDF/242KB) 201984411 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
Ministry of Health, Local health offices and other relevant organizations involved in health policy development.

Target Group
1. Officials responsible for health policy development

2. 10 years or more experience in health systems management
Health / Health System Regulatory Systems on Ensuring Access to Quality Medicines (PDF/338KB) 201984415 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
Medicines Regulatory Authorities and related organizations

Target Group
(1) Government officials who are engaged in making policies on pharmaceutical affairs and/or planning / implementation of pharmaceutical regulatory services, or
(2) Senior pharmacists of tertiary level hospital, who are engaged in management of supply and rational use of medicines and human development in close connection with the national pharmaceutical regulatory authorities and its relevant agencies. It is highly recommendable that he/she is a director of pharmaceutical department or equivalent.
Health / Health System Health Systems Management - Leadership and Governance (PDF/240KB) 201984416 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
Ministry of Health, local health offices and other organizations involved in health systems management

Target Group
Middle level managers expected to become policy makers in the future
Health / Health System Health Systems Management for Regional and District Health Management Officers (PDF/241KB) (A)201984417 - J002 / (B)201984418 - J002 (A)JICA Hokkaido (Sapporo)
(B)JICA Kyushu
(A)English / (B)French Target Organization
Organization and department in charge of regional health administration

Target Group
1.Regional administrative officer for local health care, or the officer who is involved in creating regional health care plan.
2.Person who has more than five (5) years’ experience in the field of regional health administration.
Health / Health System Evidence - Based Public Health Planning (PDF/238KB) 201984422 - J002 JICA Okinawa (Training) English Target Organization
Ministry of Health, Planning and managing departments /sections of regional governments in the field of public health

Target Group
Health policies makers in  national/regional level, Health administrators 
Health / Health System Quality Improvement of Health Services through KAIZEN approach (PDF/241KB) 201984424 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
1. Hospital :
(1)Hospitals which have introduced, or are introducing KAIZEN or
(2)Hospitals which have identified its’ challenges, and taking measures to improve the situation continuously.  
2. Government:
Division in charge of quality management of health services at the ministry or provincial level.

Target Group
(1)Quality improvement team members / hospital managers or Work Improvement team Members / ward heads in the hospital, or
(2)Governmental officials in charge of quality management of health services at national or regional level.
Health / Health System Strengthening Social Health Protection Towards Universal Health Coverage (PDF/242KB) 201984527 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
Government agencies which are responsible for the policy formulation & management in the field of health insurance, health care provision

Target Group
1. Director level central government officials & government agencies who are responsible for the policy formulation & management on health insurance, healthcare provision.

2. Minimum of 3 years experience in health insurance and healthcare provision
Health / Tuberculosis Ending TB in the Era of Universal Health Coverage toward Sustainable Development Goals (PDF/241KB) 201984428 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
Ministry of Health and organization(s) in charge of planning / implementation of National TB control program.

Target Group
1) be medical doctors or equivalent officers who belong to central or provincial TB control department in the national TB control program.
2) have at least two years working experiences in the NTP, and have assignment for working for same task at least two years after finishing the course.
3) not have attended similar international training course on TB 
Health / Tuberculosis Ending TB and AMR in the Era of UHC - Hands - on Knowledge and Skill Development for Laboratory Leaders - (PDF/244KB) 201984429 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory or Provincial / Regional Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory

Target Group
1) be a senior technician or a medical doctor who is responsible for the management of laboratory works in TB control program in the region/country,
2) have experience in TB laboratory at least 3 years, and be determined to continue the duties on management of above mentioned work more than 3 years after returning the country,
3)not have attended similar training course on TB laboratory management.
Health / Other infectious diseases Strengthening laboratory techniques and surveillance system for global control of HIV and related infectious diseases (PDF/243KB) 201984426 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
National reference laboratories responsible for the testing / diagnosis of various viral infections / other related infectious diseases or the corresponding organizations (can be non - national).
Or implementation organization for the infectious disease surveillance.

Target Group
1. be engaged in laboratory diagnosis of viral diseases including HIV infection or in a position to supervise at the National Laboratory, or corresponding organization.
2. have 4 - 10 years of experience in laboratory diagnosis or infectious disease surveillance.
Health / Other infectious diseases Clinical Laboratory Technology: Clinical Microbiology for Proper Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases (PDF/242KB) 201984432 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
National/local core hospitals or core laboratories collaborate with the diagnosis / treatment section that conduct clinical microbiology examination

Target Group
Those who works at national / local core hospitals or core laboratories which collaborate with the diagnosis / treatment section who meets below;
1)Clinical laboratory technologist (or medical doctor / pharmacist / nurse) who are engaged in microbiology examination,
2)Be responsible for the management of laboratory works and
3)Conducts clinical microbiology examination
Health / Other infectious diseases Program for the Specialist of Healthcare - Associated Infection Prevention and Control 201984434 - J002 JICA Tokyo (Human D.&Ope.C.) English Target Organization
Core hospitals at national or regional levels having an infection control committee (ICC/ICT) or an equivalent

Target Group
Two participants from the same hospital with ICT: A person from top management or a person in charge of health care associated infection.
The latter participant should be a medical doctor or para - madical with a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience.
Health / Other infectious diseases Field Epidemiology to strengthen the preparedness for the severe infectious disease outbreaks(for Managers) (PDF/241KB) 201984910 - J002 JICA Kyushu English Target Organization
This program is designed for Ministry of Health (including the laboratory for public health), local government.

Target Group
1. be engaged in infectious disease control in national or local government.
2. medical doctors or veterinarians engaged in infectious disease control
Health / Other infectious diseases Strengthening of Community Health System for Infectious Diseases Control (PDF/240KB) 201984980 - J002 JICA Okinawa (Training) English Target Organization
Organizations in charge of infectious disease control and public health at central / regional government

Target Group
1. be in charge of planning and management of infectioous disease control
2. have at least five(5) years of working experience.
3. have a good command of English enough to make a presentation and write a report.
Health / Non - Communicable Diseases Non - Communicable Diseases(NCDs) Prevention and Control in Remote Island Regions (PDF/240KB) 201984458 - J002 JICA Kyushu English Target Organization
Ministry of Health, Hospital, clinics and health center

Target Group
Administrative official in National and local government, or staff who is responsible for countermesures of NCDs

To have more than 5 years experience of community health is preferable
Health / Non - Communicable Diseases Lifestyle - Related Diseases Prevention (PDF/236KB) 201984460 - J002 JICA Chubu English Target Organization
Offices/ Divisions/ Departments in charge of Lifestyle - Related Diseases policy in the health administration of central or local government

Target Group
Officer in charge of public health, and responsible for LSRD control activities. More than 5 years of working experience in the relevant field.
Health/Other Health Issues Management of Disaster Medicine for Latin American Countries (PDF/239KB) 201984419 - J002 JICA Kansai(I) Spanish Target Organization
Ministry of Health, National Hospital and other institutions in charge of disaster medical services, Governmental organization related with DRR

Target Group
(Current Duty): in charge of disaster medical care in central or regional governments, staff of emergency medical facilities, doctors, nurses and paramedics engaged in disaster medicine
(Experience): 3 years or more experience in disaster medicine
(Educational Background): University degree or equivalent
Health/Other Health Issues Food Safety Administration (PDF/236KB) 201984457 - J002 JICA Kyushu English Target Organization
National government and governmental organization in charge of food safety or Agricultural products' safety

Target Group
Governmental officers and inspectors who in charge of food safety or Agricultural products' safety
Health/Other Health Issues Mental Health and PsychoSocial Support (kokoro - no - care) in Natural Disaster Situation (PDF/239KB) 201984570 - J002 JICA Kansai(I) English Target Organization
Department in charge of policy making for disaster medical care or mental health in central/local government, organization which provides psychosocial care service to disaster affected people in medical institution or in community.

Target Group
Officials in charge of planning and implementing policy for disaster medical care or mental health in central/local, operation staff who provides psychosocial care service to disaster affected people in medical institution or in community.
More than 3 years practical working experience in this field is required.

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