Professor Toshihiko HASEGAWA

Professor Toshihiko HASEGAWA, MD MPH PhD

President, Future Health Research Institute

Professor Hasegawa is President of the Future Health Research Institute. He is a retired Professor of Nippon Medical School after a long career in the Japanese government, including development of elderly care policy and management of Japanese national hospitals. He graduated from Harvard School of Public Health for MPH, from Osaka University Medical School for MD, and finished General Surgical Residency in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


He taught at many medical schools in Japan as Visiting Professor of health policy and hospital management. He did research on health policy, health sector reform, planning and evaluation of disease management program, hospital strategic management and international health. Professor Hasegawa published many papers and books about ageing society, international health, health policy, hospital management, health care delivery system and safety and quality of care including the Hospital Strategic Management in 2002 that was translated in Korean, Thai, Russian and Chinese and the International Symposium on Health Transition and Health Sector Reform in Asia in 1998.

Plenary Session I (b) (i)
10:25 am  -  10:40 am