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Health and Labor

Health and labor are at the core of happy, productive lives. TDLC addresses keyissues -- human resource development in health care, policy dialogue on urgent agenda such as the A/H1N1 influenza, and international labor issues, as it strives to play a role to support better, safer living.


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Third Blended Learning Program to Train Mother and Child Health Care Specialists in Mongolia

April 15, 2010

TDLC, WHO, Kitasato University and Mongolia Nurses Association will deliver the third blended learning program on Training of Mother and Child Health Care Specialists in Mongolia on April 15, 2010.  The third distance learning program will focus on emergency obstetrics and neonatal care and is expecting to be delivered to over 450 participants at 6 sites in Ulaan Bataar and other rural locations in Mongolia.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Happy Mothers, Happy Children

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Lecture Series: Women and Their Families—Health Services for Pregnancy and Child Care Session 2

Session 2: Mental health before and during pregnancy, and postpartum depression

December 18, 2009 (Friday) 6:00-8:00pm (Japan Standard Time)


Tran Thi Hoa/The World Bank

Kitasato University School of Nursing, World Health Organization (WHO), and Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) will jontly host a series of video conferences on safe motherhood and reproductive health issues from November 2009 through spring 2010.

The second session is set for 6:00-8:00pm (JST) December 18, 2009. Dr. Mari Takahashi, Dean of School of Nursing, Kitasato University will address issues on mental health before and during pregnancy, and postpartum depression.  Participation is free of charge; please register in advance to attend.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Lecture Series: Women and Their Families—Health Services for Pregnancy and Child Care

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Public Seminar “The Social Economy in Africa”

November 25, 2009
3:00 to 6:00pm (Japan Standard Time)


Curt Carnemark/World Bank

On November 25, 2009, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) will hold a joint public seminar on the social economy in Africa. Addis Abeba will be linked with TDLC by video connection for expert presentations, panel discussions, and a Q&A session.

Participation is free of charge; please register in advance to attend.

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Lecture Series: Women and Their Families—Health Services for Pregnancy and Child Care

Session 1: Strategies to Reduce Maternal Mortality Rates

November 18, 2009 (Wed) 6:00-8:00pm (Japan Standard Time)


Tran Thi Hoa/The World Bank

Kitasato University School of Nursing, World Health Organization (WHO), and Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) will jontly host a series of video conferences on safe motherhood and reproductive health issues from November 2009 through spring 2010.

The first session is set for 6:00-8:00pm (JST) November 18, 2009. Dr. Monir Islam of the World Health Organization’s Department of Making Pregnancy Safer (MPS) will address issues on strategies for reducing maternal mortality rates.

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Lecture Series: Issues in Asia and the International Labour Organization

All sessions are from 18:00 to 20:00pm Japan Standard Time

Session 1 -- October 29, 2009 (Thur)
Session 2 -- November 5, 2009 (Thur)
Session 3 -- November 12, 2009 (Thur)
Session 4 -- November 19, 2009 (Thur)
Session 5 -- December 3, 2009 (Thur)
Session 6 -- January 7, 2010 (Thur)


Shagun Mehrotra/World Bank

International Labour Organization (ILO), Aoyama Gakuin University and the TDLC will hold six lecture sessions on “Issues in Asia and the International Labour Organization” via video conference from October 2009 to January 2010. Advance registration is required for participants.

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Symposium “Uganda AIDS Orphans Meets Artist”

July 11, 2009 13:30-17:00

As part of the ” Orphan Meets Artist/ Artist Meets Orphan” program, we are coming to a final stage of activity 1 “Uganda’s AIDS Orphan Meets Artist Tatsuo Miyajima”.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Orphan Meets Artist

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Second Blended Learning Program to Train Mother and Child Health Care Specialists in Mongolia

March 5 & 6, 2009

TDLC, Kitasato University and Mongolia Nurses Association delivered the second blended learning program to train Mother and Child Health care specialists in Mongolia on March 5 & 6, 2009.  This 2-day program was delivered to over 820 participants at 4 sites in Ulaan Bataar and other rural locations in Mongolia.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Happy Mothers, Happy Children

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Disaster Nursing Training Course

Over 700 Nurses Gathered via GDLN for Disaster Preparedness and Response

February 17 & 18, 2009

imageTwo-day distance learning course on disaster nursing was held on February 17 and 18, 2009. This course aimed to socialize the understanding of the appropriate disaster nursing services among the nurses in Indonesia and Timor Leste. 

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World Heart Foundation International Symposium for Cardiac Care Teleconference Training Series

A project of the VinaCapital Foundation In partnership with the World Heart Foundation and the World Bank GDLN Centers

This is an ongoing series for specific dates and times please see the complete information on the GDLN Asia Pacific website as linked below.

This 11-session Series of international training conferences is to improve capacity for cardiac surgery in Vietnam and regional countries, including Indonesia, India, China and Bangladesh. The International Symposium for Cardiac Surgery allows doctors from all over Vietnam to congregate in GDLN centers in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, other Asian sites for a series of lectures by exemplary leaders in the field of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.  For recent updates on this program please visit the GDLN Asia Pacific website program page.

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OMA: HIV/Aids Orphan in Uganda and their Approach to Improvement of Living

November 13th (Thursday) 18:00-19:30 (JST), 2008

imageThis will be a talk session to know the realities of the HIV/AIDS orphans in Uganda. We will be linking to Uganda and Tokyo by video conference, having Hiroyasu Sato of ASHINAGA Uganda participating from Uganda and Nabukenia Ritah, an AIDS orphan from Uganda currently studying in Waseda University will participate from the Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC). Out of 90 mins session, half of the 90 minute session will be used for Q&A so we will be waiting for your active participation.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Orphan Meets Artist

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Orphan Meets Artist

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Under the concept of “Fun Learning,” TDLC’s “Orphan Meets Artist” began in 2008, set to use videoconferencing and ICT to create artistic opportunity for orphans in developing countries.
This program provides a chance for children to experience the joy of expression, and to share through artistic experimentation and creative development. It aims to draw out and enrich their spirit.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Kids & Youth Initative Programs

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Orphan Meets Artist, Artist Meets Orphan

Putting Creativity to Work for Poverty Reduction

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 18:00 - 20:00 (Japan time)

Inaugural Event

To kick-start a new program created by the TDLC which encourages artists to collaborate with orphans in Africa via the GDLN, an inaugural event will be held to provide insight on the role of art in development.Tatsuo Miyajima, internationally acclaimed contemporary artist, will talk about how art can be used to help resolve global issues. Ambassador Wasswa Biriggwa of the Embassy of Republic of Uganda, will open the event and give a presentation on the situation in Uganda.

Admission free. Interpretation will be provided. To register, please specify “June 25th VC event” and send your name, organization and contact details.

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Happy Mothers, Happy Children

A New Blended Learning Program to Train Mother and Child Health Care Specialists in Mongolia

Session 1: Wednesday, April 30, 2008
9:30 - 17:30 (Mongolia time)
10:30 - 18:30 (Japan time)


Session 2: Thursday, May 22, 2008
9:30 - 17:30 (Mongolia time)
10:30 - 18:30 (Japan time)


View the archived webcast.

imageThe TDLC and Kitasato University have teamed up to launch an ambitious blended learning program to train mother and child health care specialists in Mongolia.

Working with the Mongolian Nursing Association, local practitioners will participate in lectures via GDLN videoconference, fieldwork, and create a new textbook based on course material to meet local needs. A Mongolian version of the mother and child handbooks that are popularly used in Japan will also be created for public use.

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An Inter-Regional Knowledge Sharing Series on Avian and Human Influenza (AHI)

Seminar 5: Vaccination Against Avian Influenza - Issues and Strategies Within the Context of an Overall Control Program

March 19, 2007 19:00 - 22:00 (Tokyo)

Photo representing Avian Flu Story
Organized by the World Bank, FAO, OIE and the Tokyo Development Learning Center, this seminar series uses the GDLN as a learning and discussion platform to enable governments, donors, NGOs, and others to hold regular discussions on AHI preparedness.

In seminar 5, led by specialists from FAO, OIE and the World Bank, participants will discuss the use of poultry vaccination in the context of an overall AHI control program.  The challenges of designing and implementing an Avian Influenza vaccination campaign will be discussed.

The seminar will be webcast live.

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Videoconference on Medical and Dental Education

Universities in Mongolia and Aichi Connect for Information Sharing

September 20th, 2005

“The Second International Videoconference on Medical and Dental Education between Mongolia and Aichi” was held on September 20, 2005 connecting the TDLC, Aichigakuin University in Nagoya, and the World Bank Office in Mongolia. Co-organized by the Japanese Cleft Palate Foundation (JCPF) and Aichigakuin University, Aichi Medical University, Nagoya City University, Nagoya University and Fujita Health University, about 100 participants shared information on improving the condition of medical care in Mongolia.


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