Health and Medical Care
Approval of Basic Design for Peace and Health (Global Cooperation)
December 18, 2015
- Basic Design for Peace and Health was approved by the Headquarters for Healthcare Policy on 11th of September 2015.
- Basic Design for Peace and Health was developed as a guideline for Global Health policy under the Development Cooperation Charter. The drafting was carried out through an extensive consultation period amongst foreign and domestic health experts.
- Basic Design recognizes human security as the fundamental principle. The policy’s objectives are to build a society which is resilient to external factors such as public health emergencies and disasters, to establish a seamless utilization of essential health and medical services throughout life thus achieving Universal Health Coverage, and the effective appropriation of Japanese health workers, expertise, drugs, medical devices, medical technologies, and medical services.
- Japan will continue to maintain its contributions to global health in accordance with the Basic Design for Peace and Health.