News Release: Economist Kiminori Matsuyama Named Foundation’s Chief Scientific Adviser
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Akiko Fukushima Posts Coronavirus Analysis on East Asia Forum
The East Asia Forum, an Australian National University platform for analysis on politics, economics, and international relations relevant to public policy, has published an article by Senior Fellow Akiko Fukushima on COVID-19 as a human security crisis. The article was originally published on April 16, 2020, and is reprinted on the English website of the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research.
"COVID-19 Is a Human Security Crisis"
Profile of Senior Fellow Akiko Fukushima
Few IT Professionals on Hospital Staff, Ryosuke Tsuchiya Tells Nikkei Asian Review
Noting that most Japanese hospitals have few IT professionals on staff, Senior Fellow Ryosuke Tsuchiya told the Nikkei Asian Review in an article published on April 8, “Japanese hospitals need to make much more investment in IT.” Tsuchiya is also the former head of the National Cancer Center Hospital.
“Coronavirus: Screen-Shunning Doctors Open Up to Telehealth in Pandemic Era” (original article in the Nikkei Asian Review)
Profile of Ryosuke Tsuchiya
South China Morning Post Quotes Research Fellow Yoshihara on Problem of Abandoned Land
In an April 6 article in the South China Morning Post, Research Fellow Shoko Yoshihara points to the seriousness of the "invisible problem” of unidentified landowners, saying, “It is important to find solutions for this before the next major earthquake or natural disaster.”
"Japan’s invisible problem: enough empty homes to house Hong Kong and no known owners" (original article in the South China Morning Post)
Profile of Shoko Yoshihara
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