Global Health & Global Aging and Immigration Project Workshop

Implications of Global Aging and Health for Immigration: Toward Accepting Immigrants and Foreign Workers Better-Cases of the U.S. and Japan

Co-sponsored by Institute for LeadingAge Center for Applied Research. and Global Policy Initiative

When and Where

Friday, March 25, 2011 at LeadingAge Center for Applied Research 2519 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20008

This program is made possible by funding from the Center for Global Partnership, Japan Foundation

Program

09:00-09:15Welcome Remarks by Dr. Robyn Stone, LeadingAge Center for Applied Research Project Outline by Dr. Mika Shimizu, East West Center and Global Policy Initiative
09:15-10:45Session 1: Lessons from the U.S. in Aging & Health and Immigration Issues: Policy Implication for Japan
Moderator
Dr. Keiko Ono, Senior Program Associate, National Academy of Sciences
Speaker
Dr. Michael D. McDonald, President, Global Health Initiatives, Inc.
“Challenges of Aging and Immigration in the United States and Japan in the 21st Century”
Dr. Robyn Stone, Executive Director, Institute for Future of Aging Services
“Foreign-born Direct Care Workers in the United States: Lessons for Japan”
Dr. Byung-Kwang Yoo, Assistant Professor, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry
“Determinants of Health Expenditure Growth and Health Disparities in the United .States.”

Another speaker to be confirmed

SPEAKER’S Presentations
Implications of Global Aging and Health for Immigration: Toward Accepting Immigrants and Foreign Workers Better-Cases of the U.S. and Japan
Challenges of Aging and Immigration in the US and Japanin the 21st Century
FOREIGN-BORN DIRECT CARE WORKERS IN THE UNITED STATES: LESSONS FOR JAPAN
Determinants of Health Expenditure Growth and Health Disparities in the U.S.
Somalis in Healthcare: Attaining a Better Understanding of a Growing Population
10:45-11:00Coffee break
11:00-12:00Session 2: Comparative Institutions and Practices for Immigrants and Foreign Workers: Japan and the U.S.
Moderator
Dr. Keiko Ono, Senior Program Associate, National Academy of Sciences
Speaker
Dr. Mika Shimizu, Visiting Scholar, East West Center and Co-Director, Global Policy Initiative
“Comparative Health Policies for Foreign Workers and Immigrants in Japan and the United States.: From Global Health Perspectives”
Dr. Emi Kiyota, President, IBASHO
“Foreign-born Elder Care Workers: Understanding of Their Work and Living Environment”
SPEAKER’S Presentations
Comparetive Health Policies for Immigrants and Foreign Workers in Japan and the United States: From Global Health Perspective
Foreign-born Elder Care Workers: Understanding their work and living environments
12:00-12:15Conclusion

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2011-02-26 - posted by nowebnolife

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