Four members of the Friends of the Global Fund Japan (FGFJ) Diet Task Force visited Indonesia and Timor-Leste from September 5–11. The trip provided an opportunity for the participants to see first-hand how Japan’s support for the Global Fund is making an impact in the field and to grasp the challenges that government officials and communities continue to face.
Aida Kurtovic, vice chair of the Global Fund, visited Japan on February 3–6. This was her first visit to Japan since her appointment as vice chair. In addition to paying a courtesy call on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe along with other global health professionals, she visited State Minister for Foreign Affairs Seiji Kihara and had discussions with Diet members and senior …
The Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE) and its Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) initiative, organized a series of events during the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V).
The FGFJ organized a Diet Task Force Roundtable featuring Senegalese Minister of Health Awa Marie Coll-Seck, former UNAIDS Executive Director and Hideo Noguchi Africa Prize Laureate Peter Piot, and Global Fund Executive Director Mark Dybul.
The FGFJ organized a series of events with Prof. Michel Kazatchkine, executive director of the Global Fund, while he was in Japan to give a presentation at the MDGs Follow-up Meeting held in Tokyo on June 2 and 3, 2011.