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  3. Department of Medical Technology - Center for Global Health

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Director Professor Ken Nakata
Vice Director Specially Appointed Associate Professor Kaori Minamitani
  Specially Appointed Appointed Professor Chisa Tabata
Chief Specially Appointed Specialist Yoshitaka Sue
  Administrative Staff Hiromi Okawa
  Administrative Staff Emi Saito
  Administrative Employee Jun Wen

The Center for Global Health

The Center for Global Health was founded at the Department of Medical Innovation on 1st April 2013, “The Department of Global and Innovative Medicine” was established at Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine on 1st July 2014.
In the field of education, “Translational Medical Research Human Resources Center Creation Project” enacted by *MEXT and working on a global education. Also the Hospital is authorized as a regional base hospital accepting international patients, based on the “International Patient Admission Environment Improvement Project for Medical Institutions” as well as “International Doctor’s Training Admission Project” enacted by *MHLW.
CGH focus on patient care by providing assistance to non-Japanese patients requiring advanced treatment and also emphasizes educational efforts by offering training for health care professionals who treat non-Japanese speaking patients. We will enhance to medical globalization with a strong expertise in foreign language education or international relations. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

  • * MEXT: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • * MHLW: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

The Aims of the Center for Global Health

  • Consistent support for the non-Japanese patients in Japan and from abroad.
  • Development of human resources in global and innovative medicine, collaborating with many organizations including the related departments in Osaka University.
  • Medical training for the health care professionals and students from abroad.
  • Promotion of Japan’s outstanding pharmaceutical products, medical devices, and medical services.
  • Promotion of global clinical trials and researches.
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Guide for Visitors
Outpatient consultation days
Monday to Friday
Non-consultation days
Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays
New Year’s Holidays:
Dec. 29 to Jan. 3
Consultation times
First visit: 8:30 am to 11:00 am

First-time visitors to Osaka University Hospital must have a referral from a physician.

Revisit: 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Revisit with appointment: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

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