|OSAKA UNIVERSITY SHORT-TERM STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM _|
Kanehisa MORIMOTO, et al. (Faculty of Medicine)
Japan has achieved the longest life expectancy in the world along with socioeconomic development, mainly due to reduction of acute and chronic infectious diseases and cardiovascular diseases. However, the most rapid aging of our society casts new health and medical problems. This course will provide an overview of health service and medical care, and highlight of their success and unsolved problems in health promotion and medical care.
Textbook and Reference Books
1) R Detels, WW Holland, J McEwen, GS Omenn (ed.): Oxford Text book of Public Health, Vol.1-3, Oxford University Press, 1997.
2) Ministry of Health and Welfare: Annual Report on Health and Welfare, Japan International Cooperation of Welfare Services.
3) Ministry of Health and Welfare: Statistical Abstracts on Health and Welfare in Japan, Health and Welfare Statistics Association.
L1. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Prof. Iso H.
L2. Twin Research Prof. Hayakawa K.
L3. Cancer Prevention Guest Assist Prof. Tsukuma H.
L4. Tuberculosis Epidemics in Japan Assoc. Prof.Takatorige T.
L5. Drug Abuse Prof. Matoba R.
L6. Geriatric Medicine Prof. Mikami H.
L10. Tobacco and Health Part. Lect. Nakamura M.
L7. Life style and Health Prof. Morimoto K
L8. Lifestyle and Mortality among Japanese Prof. Makimoto M
L9. Occupation and Health Res. Assist. Nakayama K
L11. Measurement of salivary stress marker Res. Assist. TODA M.
L12. Lifestyle and DNA Stability Res. Assist. LU Y.
Health system and Medical Systems
L13. Legal Medicine Res. Assist. Isobe I
L14. Health Insurance System Assoc.Prof. Kuroki H
L15. Medial Care System Prof. Ohno Y.
Based on a term paper and class attendance.
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