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Yuriko EGAMI, MD, MPH, PhD

 As of April 2023

Director, Division of Partnership Development,
Department of Global Network and Partnership


Area of expertise

Response to HIV, Health System, Global Health, Public Health

Long-term overseas experiences

Nov 1994-  
Nov 1996
Ministry of Public Health, Republic of Honduras JICA Expert, In-house advisor of health service development
Jan 1996–
Dec 1997
Global Tuberculosis Programme, National Programme Support, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland. Medical Officer.
Aug 1999–
Feb 2002
JICA Yemen TB Control Project III, Republic of YEMEN Chief Advisor.

May 2002–
Aug 2004
JICA Bangladesh Human Resources Development in Reproductive Health Project, People’s Republic of Bangladesh Team Leader/Chief Advisor
Oct 2005–
Jan 2009
World Health Organization, Pakistan Medical Officer, Stop Tuberculosis

Dec 2009–
Directorate of Planning and Budgeting, Ministry of Health, Indonesia

July 2012–
Feb 2015
JICA Project for Improving Maternal and Neonatal Care through Midwifery Capacity Development, Kingdom of Cambodia Chief Advisor
July 2017–
July 2020
Ministry of Health and Social Action, Senegal JICA Expert, In-house advisor of health policy

Publication list

  1. Psychiatric Profile and Sociodemographic Characteristics of Adults who Report Physically Abusing or Neglecting Children. The American Journal of Psychiatry 1996; 153: 921 - 928.
  2. International Medical Cooperation, from the viewpoint of WHO. Public Health Practice 1997; 61 (9): 610 - 611. [Japanese]
  3. Kangaroo Program in the Teaching Hospital in Honduras. The Journal of the Japan Pediatric Society 1998; 102 (5) : 608-612. [Japanese]
  4. From Pediatrics to International Health. Shoni-naika 2001; 33(5): 733-736. [Japanese]
  5. Training of skilled birth attendants in Bangladesh. The Lancet Vol 362 December 6, 2003 Page 1940.
  6. Better training by our own – experience in Bangladesh - PERiNATAL CARE (2003) [Japanese]
  7. Paediatrics and International Health - Along with globalization Nihon Shonika Gakkai Zasshi 110(1) 9-13 (2006) [Japanese]
  8. What we expect to community health system from the viewpoint of International Health [Japanese] Tokyo Shonika Ikai Kaihou 24(2) 56-57(2006)
  9. Can health systems to be enhanced for optimal health services through disease- specific programs? - Results of field studies in Viet Nam and Cambodia BioScience Trends. 6, 1-6 (2012)
  10. Current situation of health in Republic of Indonesia Journal of International Health. 27. 171-181, 2012 [Japanese]
  11. Paediatrics and Global Health Paediatrics 54, 1041-1046, (2013) [Japanese]
  12. Management of Women in Labor in a Referral Hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: A Case Discussion Study. Journal of Women’s Health Care 2013, 2:130.
  13. Improvement of midwifery care through introducing “Evidence-based Midwifery care” in Cambodia. Journal of International Health. 30 (4) 179-186 2015 [Japanese]
  14. Elements for the establishment of an effective and sustainable post-graduate training system of the health field in the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam - Analysis of policy documents of the Ministry of Health of Viet Nam and activity records of one of the largest medical facilities in Viet Nam - Journal of International Health 2017; 32(2): 95-107 [Japanese]
  15. Can we apply lessons learned from Ebola experience in West Africa for COVID-19 in lower income countries? Global Health and Medicine 2020;01028
  16. Enhancing the use of computed tomography and cardiac catheterization angiography in Zambia: A project report on a global extension of medical technology in Japan. Global Health & Medicine2021︔3(1)52-55


  1. Indonesia, International Health, Kyorin Shoin. p.245-249, 2013 [Japanese]
  2. Japanese and International organizations which tackle health issues Reference book for teachers on the textbook of physical education for high school, Oshukan –Shoten, p. 288-291, 2013 [Japanese]
  3. Reproductive Health, International Health, Kyorin Shoin. p.135-141, 2005 [Japanese]


  1. Applied Health Research Manual: Anthropology of Health and Health Care, third, revised edition, 2001. Hardon, Anita Haste, Shark van Del