2017-2018 Takemi Fellows

34th cohort from left to right: Mika Kunieda, Sujata Saunik, Tuba Agartan, Mahlet Habtemariam, Emily Coles (Program Coordinator), Hwa-Young Lee, Roland Pongou, Go Muto, Irineu Rigotti,  Jesse Bump (Executive Director), Seungman Lee, Carmen Jacqueline Ho, Patrick Banda.

  1. Determining the Optimal Resource Requirements for Health Care Financing Options in Zambia’s Path Towards Universal Health Coverage Patrick Banda, Doctoral Candidate, MPH-HE, BA-Economics (Zambia) Chief Planner, Planning and Budgeting, Ministry of Health Headquarters
  2. Effects of Community Health Volunteers on Infectious Diseases of Children under Five in the Volta Region, Ghana Seungman Cha, DrPH candidate, PhD, MPH, MSc (South Korea)Independent Health Advisor of KOICA
  3. National Health Expenditure and Burden of Disease in Ethiopia Mahlet Kifle Habtemariam, MD, MPH (Ethiopia)Director General, Office of the Minister, Ministry of Health (MOH)
  4. Determinants Promoting Demand for Vaccination in Francophone West and Central Africa Mika Kunieda, MSc (UK), BA (Japan) Visiting Scientist, Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo Human and Social Development Consultant
  5. Efficient allocation of health care resources in Vietnam for Universal Health Coverage Hwa-young Lee, PhD, MPH, BS (South Korea) Research Associate Professor, JW Lee Center for Global Medicine, Seoul National University, College Medicine, South Korea
  6. The Evaluation and Proposal for C2C (Clinics to Companies) Collaboration Strategy for Harmonizing Work with Diseases’ Treatment in Japan Go Muto, MD, Ph.D. (Japan) Assistant Professor, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
  7. Fidelity Networks, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Population Ageing (by Gender) Roland Pongou, PhD, MA, BA (Canada) Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, Canada
  8. Education and Demographic Transition in Brazil: Shifts and Trends Jose Irineu Rigotti, PhD, MA, BA (Brazil) Associate Professor, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  9. Analysis of the Return on Investment of the Maharashtra Public Health Department Insurance Scheme “Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Aarogya” Sujata Saunik, MA, MA, BA (India) Principal Secretary, Finance Department, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai, Maharashtra India

 Continuing from 2016-2017

  1. Governing Health Human Resources in Turkey: Public Sector Physicians and Reform
    Tuba Agartan
    , PhD (Turkey)
    Associate Professor, Providence College