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  1. NEW REPORT – Policy Priorities for Super-Ageing Japan: Health Innovation and Economic Growth in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era

    New York and Tokyo (February 24, 2021) – Today, the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) and the Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) announced a report sharing key takeaways from their roundtable on healthy aging, innovation, and the silver economy. The October 2020 virtual roundtable convened experts from across the health, business, aging, and elder homecare sectors in a policy discussion to call on governments to recognize health spending as a critical investment for countries like Japan, who are leading the global megatrend of aging and placing innovation at the center of this investment.
  2. ​​​​Global Coalition on Aging and Pfizer Medical Grants Partner to Tackle Vaccine Hesitancy in Super-Aging Japan

    New York, NEW YORK (February 17, 2021) – The Global Coalition on Aging and Pfizer Global Medical Grants announced today the launch of the first of its grant projects under the Japan-focused VALUE Initiative (Vaccines for All: Longevity Unleashed for Everyone), which has provided up to $1 million USD in grant awards. Grant recipients include Keio University, the Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI), and the International Longevity Centre-UK.
  3. Global Coalition on Aging and Pfizer Global Medical Grants Partner to Launch Grant Program to Increase Vaccine Usage Among Older Adults in Japan

    New York, NEW YORK (November 19, 2019) – The Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) and Pfizer Global Medical Grants today officially launched a partnership to improve uptake of vaccines among Japanese older adults. Through $1 million USD in grant awards, the Vaccines for All: Longevity Unleashed for Everyone (VALUE) initiative will support, advance, and validate quality improvement strategies that measurably increase the number of older adults in Japan who are immunized against at least one targeted vaccine-preventable disease.
  4. Wall Street Journal Letter to the Editor

    Your editorial “Japan’s Immigration Harbinger” (Dec. 6) correctly underscores the profound and potentially huge shift in Japan’s immigration policy to address “an aging society and [the related] labor shortage.”

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