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The National Center for Global Health and Medicine is a national research and development agency under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Aiming to realize a world where all people can equally lead healthy lives, the Bureau of International Health Cooperation (BIHC) contributes to the improvement of health by applying technical expertise around the world, including low and middle-income countries, and bringing overseas experience and insight to Japan.