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Cooperation

The Disease Control and Prevention Center (DCC) cooperates with external organizations to effectively provide education and disseminates information to protect society and individuals from threats and risks of infectious diseases. 

Cooperation with Organizations

WHO

  1. Dispatch of infectious disease experts to WHO missions

  2. Participating in the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN)

Geosentinel

  1. A site for international surveillance for travel-related diseases (2 hospitals in Japan including the DCC)

  2. Participating in annual meetings and early information-sharing program via e-mail

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW Japan)

  1. Sharing and collaborating on missions as a national center of infectious diseases

  2. Personnel interchange

  3. Collaborating in the programs and researches related to infection risk management at the national level

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA Japan)

  1. Information sharing of trends and current status in infectious diseases overseas

  2. Training the medical officers assigned to Japanese embassies

National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID)

  1. Joint-hosting of infectious disease epidemiology training

  2. Technical supports (mutually)

  3. Cooperative researches

Tokyo Metropolitan Infectious Disease Surveillance Center

  1. Information sharing

  2. Supports in the cases of infectious disease outbreaks

  3. Dispatch of instructors to workshops

  4. Cooperation with the metropolitan hospitals in infection control

Quarantine office

  1. Information sharing

  2. Training the quarantine officers (medical doctors) 

  3. Personnel exchange of the quarantine officers (nurses)

Support for medical institutions in Japan

  1. Consultation on infectious disease cases

  2. Acceptance of referred patients for specialized infectious disease care

  3. Streaming seminars on infectious diseases

  4. Holding workshops such as travelers’ vaccine training, imported infectious disease workshops, etc.

  5. Online workshop of first-class infectious disease (using e-learning system)

  6. Opening manuals and guidelines about infectious diseases to them

  7. Assists in the prevention and early response to outbreaks

Cooperation with Universities

Tohoku University

  • Joint-hosting of infectious disease epidemiology training

  • Participating in the conferences organized by the university/ accepting participants from the university of the conferences held by the NCGM 

  • Holding a study group

Nagasaki University

Kobe University

  • Organizing workshops on imported infectious disease