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New Event! The 14th Sports Hug Cafe will be held on February 13th (Sunday)

Theme: Sports-related concussions you need to know about. (Online Event) Dr. Nakayama (neurosurgeon), who has extensive experience in treating athletes, will give an easy-to-understand explanation of the important points that all people need to know about concussion, which has been attracting attention as an important head-related problem among sports-related injuries. Date: February 13, 2022 (Sunday) Time: 8:00 p.m. (scheduled to end at 9:45 p.m.) Guest: Dr. Haruo Nakayama (Department of Neurosurgery, Toho University Medical Center Ohashi Hospital) Facilitator: Yuichi Ando (Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science Japan, Inc.) Participation fee: Free Max participants: 100 Organizer: Institute of Global Medical

“Contemplating Health in Africa” chaired by Yuichi Ando, MD, Ph.D.

The 10th Institute for Multicultural Health Contemplating the state of healthcare in the sub-Saharan Africa region, based on the culture of the region. Date: January 8, 2022 (Saturday) Time: 13:30~ Participation fee: Free Event format: Hybrid (Online and Venue) Part 1: 13:30~ <Lecture> “Problems Experienced in the Medical Field in Zambia and South Sudan: Thoughts from a Case of Maternal Death” Lecturer: Dr. Yasuhiro Miyoshi (Former Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zimba Mission Hospital, Republic of Zambia) Chair: Yuichi Ando, MD, Ph.D. (Inst. Global Medical & Sports Science Japan / Health Service Research and Development Center, University of Tsukuba) Designated speaker: Dr.

Discussion with Chiaki Hayakawa, who is actively engaged in Kenya

On Wednesday, November 24th, Ando will hold a discussion with Chiaki Hayakawa, who supports Magoso School in Kenya. Go to Africa! Bringing sports to schools in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya! Date: November 24, 2021 (Wednesday) 18:30 – 20:00 Participation Fee: Free Click here for the event page. (Only available in Japanese) Guest: Chiaki Hayakawa Interviewer: Yuichi Ando, MD, Ph.D. Moderator: Taeko Takayanagi For more information please contact 25jsth@pharm.teikyo-u.ac.jp, Hideki Yamamoto at The 25th Japanese Society of Travel and Health (JSTH) office. The number of participants at the venue is limited. If you wish to attend, please contact the JSTH office or adm1@gmss.jp in

The 13th Sports Hug Cafe will be held on November 5th (Friday)

[Online Event] Let’s learn about the bodies of young athletes! ~To reduce sports injuries in children. A sports doctor who examines a wide range of athletes, from professional athletes to children, will provide an easy-to-understand explanation of how to reduce injuries in young athletes. Date: November 5, 2021(Friday) Time: 8:00 p.m. (scheduled to end at 9:45 p.m.) Guest: Dr. Nobutake Ozeki, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Facilitator: Yuko Shimazawa, Sports and Education journalist Participation fee: Free Organizer: Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science Japan, Inc. Cooperation: Ballushule Academy *This event is only conducted in Japanese.

Presentation on Sport Diplomacy Academy

Dr. Zubaidullo Ubaidulloev, our senior research fellow, gave a presentation titled “Japan’s Sport Diplomacy, Sport for Tomorrow program and Tokyo 2020” at Sport Diplomacy Academy  co-funded by the European Union (EU) on July 15 2021.    

New article published on the ALTAMIUZ Sport Publications.

New article “Tokyo 2020, Japan and the COVID-19” written by Dr. Zubaidullo Uvaidulloev, our senior research fellow, is published by the ALTAMIUZ Sport Publications in Kuwait, which has a large network of readers and authors from the Middle East countries.

Invited to International Conference of Sport Science

Both Yuichi ANDO, M.D. Ph.D. President and  Zubaidullo Ubaidulloev, Senior Research Fellow, are invited as the keynote speakers at the  3rd International Conference of Sport Science, on line conference scheduled on 16th and 17th March, 2021. The title they will present is “Sport and physical activity in Japan during COVID-19 pandemic.”  

Research Article Published.

May 15, 2020.   An academic article titled Challenges of sport for older adults at community sport clubs in Japan: Analysis of “FY 2016 Survey Results on Comprehensive Community Sports Clubs, first author Yuichi Ando M.D., Ph.D. was published on Japanese Journal of Public Health.

Intercultural Seminar

Jun 19th, 2017 I participated in the intercultural seminar by Prof. Jacques PROULX held at at the Oscar Peterson Theater, Embassy of Canada in Japan.