The Japan Center for International Exchange/Friends of the Global Fund, Japan—in collaboration with the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre—is pleased to bring the famed Isango Ensemble’s La Bohème/Abanxaxhi to Japan for its Asian premiere.
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).
JCIE and the FGFJ joined forces with the Global Fund, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, and UNAIDS to organize a high-level panel on recent progress that has been made in the fight against communicable diseases.
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 congratulates long-time friend Peter Piot on winning the second Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize in the medical research category for his work with diseases endemic to much of the African continent, including HIV, Ebola, chlamydia, tuberculosis, and gonorrhea.