ZAKOJI Masahiro M.D., MPH / 座光寺 正裕
Leads the newly established committee of 30 inter-professional members, focused on human resource development in the field of global health.
Works as a general practitioner in a rural hospital in Nagano with four supervisors and five subordinate doctors, practicing both in the hospital-based and home-visiting care settings. Responsible for training junior residents through providing opportunities to expose themselves to the actual field of comprehensive community care.
Followed by a year of MPH enrolment in Mahidol University in Thailand.
Focused on social determinants of health among the underserved, such as plantation workers with Chikungunya fever and Dengue fever and commercial sex workers with HIV/AIDS.
Devoted to molecular biology of measles virus binding protein and voluntary activities for the foreign overstayers with HIV/AIDS in Japan.
Founding member of Junior Doctors Network
Associate member of World Medical Association
Candidate certified physician of Japanese Society of AIDS Research
Member of Japan Association for International Health
Member of Japan Primary Healthcare Association
Alumni of Academic Society of Tropical Medicine, Kyushu University