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All data is as of June 17, 2024.

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SHINPUKU YOKO
Professor
Affiliation Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Health Sciences)
Discipline Nursing
Academic Degrees University of Illinois 
Research Fields Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy; Nursing; Lifelong developmental nursing
Research Keywords Global Health, Health Promotion, SDGs, Universal Health Coverage, People-Centered Care, Maternal Child Health, Adolescent Health, Local Knowledge, Telemedical Education, Africa
Comments Prof. Shimpuku is a midwifery researcher in global health, conducting field research in Tanzania to improve maternal and child health and working with WHO to promote the Early Essential Newborn Care program. She completed her Ph.D. in Nursing at University of Illinois at Chicago. She is the Vice-Chair of Young Academy of Japan and an Executive Committee of the Global Young Academy. For her science diplomacy work, she presented at numerous international conferences/meetings including the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science Assemply and G7 Academy Meeting and reported them to the Prime Minister of Japan in 2019. She was selected by WHO etc. as "100 Outstanding Women Nurse and Midwife Leaders".
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Past media appearances Overseas education and research institute Midwifery Education Offers a Positive Childbirth Experience in Tanzania The Cabinet Japan Gov Webmagazine "KIZUNA" 20221222~
Overseas education and research institute Supporting Expectant Mothers in Tanzania NHK World NHK World, Direct Talk 20220607~
Topic Epidemiology/Virus/Infectious Disease
Nursing
Society and Health
SDGs 3 Good health and well-being 4 Quality education 5 Gender equality 10 Reduced inequalities
Educational Programs [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Medicine : Program of Health Sciences : Nursing
[Master's Program] Graduate School of Innovation and Practice for Smart Society :
[Master's Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences : Program of Health Sciences
[Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Innovation and Practice for Smart Society :
[Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences : Program of Health Sciences
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