This new training program will promote participants’ understandings on basics of PFA, do’s and don’ts, and self-care technique, through web/VC-based lectures and discussions. The program will provide basic knowledge on how to offer PFA, as well as basics on mental health and psychosocial support after crises which will be an emerging priority in disaster risk management policy making/implementation. The program will be facilitated jointly by the World Bank/TDLC, UNU-IIGH, and the National Institute of Mental Health in Japan, in close partnership with WHO.
Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Dialogue Series session: “Strengthening Access to Justice for the Poor in the Russian Federation” will be held on December 19, 2012 15:00pm-17:00pm. This session will highlight the achievements of one of the JSDF’s projects in the Russian Federation by bringing together key stakeholders involved in the project. The session will include an overview of the preparation, planning, lessons learned and results from this innovative project. Beneficiaries, who will primarily join the session via video conferencing from their respective project location(s), will address the challenges they faced before the project and describe how it is bringing justice to Russia’s poorest and most vulnerable groups.
This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Dialogue Series
The Mother and Child Health Training Program in Mongolia, jointly delivered annually by the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC), Kitasato University School of Nursing, and the Mongolian Nurses Association since 2008, hosted its third Training on April 15, 2010. This year, a new partner, the World Health Organization (WHO) joined and 543 Mongolian midwives and nurses participated in the training.
This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Third Blended Learning Program to Train Mother and Child Health Care Specialists in Mongolia
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
This session, focusing on “Overview of Lessons from Scaling Up Successful Efforts to Reduce Poverty” was facilitated by the World Bank Institute and delivered to JICA offices in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyz. Based on a cooperation agreement between GDLN and JICA-Net, the TDLC is working with its counterpart to facilitate content exchange.
The International Recovery Platform (IRP) was launched at the International Seminar on Recovery in Kobe from May 11 to 13.