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Global Health Business Leader Coalition handed out a request form to PM Suga


On April 27, the Global Health Business Leader Coalition, represented by Ken Shibusawa, CEO of Shibusawa and Company, Ltd., handed out a request form entitled "Global Health Strategies that Leverage Private Sector Strengths and Resources – Aiming to solve increasingly complex and diverse issues in global health – “.

In this request, the Japanese government's increase in funding in the global health field, human resource development, collaboration with private companies, and promotion of innovation will support the business activities of private companies in growth markets. At the same time, synergy of the efforts by ODA projects and the private businesses can contribute more effectively and efficiently to solving problems in the global health field.

With the global expansion of coronavirus infections reaffirming the importance of global health, it is hoped that the request will be fulfilled.

In addition, Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting (MURC) supports the planning and operation of the "Global Health and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the lens of Corporate Strategies" seminar series, and is in charge of drafting the request with reference to the voices of business leaders obtained at the seminar. The full text of the request will be published on the MURC’s website.

Signatory List of “The Global Health Business Leader Coalition”

Representative of the Coalition Ken Shibusawa Shibusawa and Company, Inc. CEO (Below in alphabetical order) 
Hisashi Ietsugu Sysmex Corporation Chairman and CEO 
Isao Teshirogi Shionogi & Co., Ltd. Representative Director and President and CEO 
Jun Karube Toyota Tsusho Corporation Chairman of the Board 
Keiko Tashiro Daiwa Securities Group Deputy President 
Mari Sako miup Inc. Founder and CEO 
Masakazu Tokura Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd. Chairman of the Board 
Mihoko Kashiwakura Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Head of Japan 
Nobuhiro Endo NEC Corporation Chairman of the Board of Directors 
Takeshi Niinami Suntory Holdings Limited Chief Executive Officer 
Yoshihiro Hidaka Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director 
Yosuke Kaneko SORA Technology/Terra Drone CEO and Chief Strategy Officer 
Yusuke Saraya Saraya Co., Ltd. President

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