教員紹介

菊地 太郎 教授

専門・研究テーマ・キーワード
開発協力学
担当課程
博士前期課程専任教員

取得学位・資格

Bachelor of Economics from Waseda University, Japan

経歴

  • 2017-, Current position
  • 2015-2017, Director in the Health Group, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Headquarters, Tokyo, supervising the health sector cooperative technical and financial projects with health ministry of the government in the counties located in the South and Southeast Asia, responsible for the monitoring of JICA global health strategy under Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) policy on health, acting as the focal point of external relations in the areas of health and medicine with international financing institutions(e.g. the Asian Development Bank), United Nations Agencies (e.g. the World Health Organization), and global health initiatives(e.g. P4H Network for the Universal Health Coverage).
  • 2013-2015, Senior Representative, JICA Tunisia Office, Tunis, appointed for the Assistant Country Director on behalf of JICA in Tunisia.
  • 2010-2013, Advisor in the Health Group, JICA HQ, Tokyo, designing and managing the health sector assistances for some East Africa countries (including the technical cooperation of scientific research in partnership with the Nagasaki University in Kenya), planning and coordination of JICA’s health cooperation directions in alignment with the global health trend, and acting as the first contact about the international health agendas especially targeting the Africa (e.g. emerging infectious diseases and zoonosis).
  • 2008-2010, Assistant Director in the Africa Department, JICA HQ, Tokyo, managing the follow-up of the Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development(TICAD Ⅳ) and planning the process to TICAD Ⅴ in close collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
  • 2005-2008, Representative in charge of health sector, JICA Zambia Office, Lusaka, coordinating the JICA’s health-related activities ranging from Japanese health volunteers to technical cooperation under JICA country assistance strategy for Zambia, and serving as the Japan’s focal in health for accelerating the aid harmonization for enhanced effectiveness with major health development partners present in Zambia(e.g. the United States Agency for International Development, U.K. Department for International Development, the World Bank, WHO).
  • 1996-1998, Researcher, Grant Aid Division, Economic Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tokyo, taking charge of humanitarian emergency assistances as Japan’s ODA including disaster relief and aid to the refugees in the forms of food and medical commodities supply, and financial supports to the countries in the post-conflict and social reconstruction phase.

教育活動

Foreign Aid Policy in health and facilitation of internships abroad.
-Based on working experiences in the international development organization, theory of development assistance related to the global health issues, practical methods and administration in the management of bilateral cooperation under Japan’s ODA are offered at classes.
-Students who willingly take internship program at Japan’s ODA projects are supported.

研究活動

Focuses on how much effectively Japan’s ODA projects in the area of health is implemented and how much responsive they will be to the global health issues in the new era of the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs)

現在の主な研究活動地域

  • Bangladesh, Myanmar, Lao PDR and Thailand(Asia)
  • Used to work for the health sector in Kenya and Zambia(Africa)

メッセージ

JICAから教員出向しています。国際保健のプロフェショナルには、常に動的に国際レベルで展開される健康課題の議論、国レベルで策定される保健政策の仕組みを理解するだけでなく、そこに暮らす人々の健康を持続的に確保するための方策をフィールドで考えられる能力を身に着けることが必要と考えます。保健医療は日本が世界に大きく貢献できる有望な開発協力分野であり、この大学で将来のプロフェッショナルである皆さんと、授業と実務研修、そして私自身の職務経験も交え、一緒に研鑽を積むことを楽しみにしています。

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