KATSUMA, Yasushi

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KATSUMA, Yasushi
Waseda University
Faculty of International Research and Education Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies
Job title
Ph.D. in Development(University of Wisconsin - Madison), LL.M.(Osaka University), LL.B.(Osaka University), B.A.(International Christian University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Volunteer (Honduras), Operation Raleigh ()
Research Fellow, International Development Center, Japan ().
Honorary Scholar, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation ().
Research Fellow, Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development ().
Intern, Banco Solidario, Bolivia (Research Scholar of Tinker Foundation and NAVE Fund) ().


Apr 1983
Mar 1987
Communication, Faculty of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
Sep 1985
Jun 1986
Peace Studies, Revelle College, University of California - San Diego
Apr 1987
Mar 1989
International Law and Relations, School of Law, Osaka University
Apr 1989
Mar 1991
International Law and Relations, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University
Sep 1993
Dec 1997
Development Studies, Development Studies Program, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Published Papers

Yasushi Katsuma; Maaya Kita Sugai
The BMJ Opinion      Sep 2019
Yasushi Katsuma
AJISS-Commentary   (275)    Sep 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
The G20 Summit as an arena for global health diplomacy: From the 2017 Hamburg Summit to the 2019 G20 Osaka Summit
Yasushi Katsuma
Journal of International Health   34(3) 159   Sep 2019
Bloom, Gerald; Katsuma, Yasushi; Rao, Krishna D.; Makimoto, Saeda; Leung, Gabriel M.
Policy Brief Under Task Force 1: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development      May 2019   [Refereed]
Much effort has been expended on promoting universal health coverage (UHC). We focus on four areas that, on current trajectories, are unlikely to achieve sufficient progress to meet Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3.8. These are also issues for...
Gerald Bloom, Yasushi Katsuma, Krishna D Rao, Saeda Makimoto, Jason D C Yin, Gabriel M Leung
The BMJ   365(l2107)    May 2019   [Refereed]

Books etc

Kharas, Homi: McArthur, John W.; Ohno, Izumi (Eds); Rao, Krishna D.; Makimoto, Saeda; Peters, Michael; Leung, Gabriel M.; Bloom, Gerald; Katsuma, Yasushi
Brookings Institution Press   Oct 2019   ISBN:978-0-8157-3783-4
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Policy recommendation for the G20
T20 Japan Task Force on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Ed.); Bloom, Gerald; Katsuma, Yasushi; Rao, Krishna D.; Makimoto, Saeda; Leung, Gabriel M. (Part:Joint Work)
JICA Research Institute   May 2019   
Yasushi KATSUMA (Ed.) (Part:Editor)
Kokusai Shoin   Sep 2018   ISBN:9784877912925
初瀬龍平・松田哲・戸田真紀子(編著); 勝間靖 (Part:Contributor)
晃洋書房   Dec 2015   ISBN:978-4-7710-2668-1
『高齢化社会を見据えたユニバーサル・ヘルス・カバレッジの実現及びそれを可能にするグローバルヘルス・ガバナンスに関する研究(平成26年度厚生労働科学研究費補助金 報告書)』(Challenges in Global Health Governance)
Kenji Shibuya (ed.); Yasushi Katsuma
May 2015   

Conference Activities & Talks

Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Guinea in 2014: Lessons Learnt for Global Health Policy
Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS)   20 Jun 2019   Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS); Stellenbosch University
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) for the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3: Opportunities for the EU and Japan to Collaborate towards the 2019 UN High-Level Meeting on UHC
EU-Japan Dialogues in a Changing World   4 Jun 2019   Waseda University; Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Gender Issues in Technical & Vocational Education & Training (TVET) in Pakistan: A Case Study of the Government College of Technology at the Rail Road (GCT-RR) in Lahore
Yasushi KASUMA
XVII World Congress of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES)   12 May 2019   World Congress of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES)
The affordable dream: The transformational ambition of universal health coverage (UHC) [Invited]
Global Solutions Summit: The World Policy Forum   18 Mar 2019   Global Solutions Summit Secretariat; European School of Management and Technology (ESMT)
Deliberate next steps toward a new globalism for universal health coverage (UHC) [Invited]
KATSUMA, Yasushi; MAKIMOTO, Saeda; LEUNG, Gabriel M.
Global Solutions Summit: The World Policy Forum   18 Mar 2019   Global Solutions Summit Secretariat; European School of Management and Technology (ESMT)


Peace-building in Sri Lanka
The Others   Mar 2014
Humanitarian responses to the Syrian crisis and Syrian refugees in Jordan and Turkey
The Others   Nov 2013 - Dec 2013
Gender and human rights in Gujarat, India
The Others   Mar 2012
Health system for HIV/AIDS and malaria in Ethiopia and Senegal
The Others   May 2011
Gender and human rights in Assam, India
The Others   Feb 2011 - Mar 2011

Research Grants & Projects

The Rise of China and India and its Impacts on Neighboring Asia: Dialectical Dynamics of Domestic Politics and International Relations
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017
The rise of China and India is the crucial issue in the Asia-Pacific region. Is peaceful rise of China and India possible? How would other Asian states cope with this new situation? This study has challenged to analyze this by bridging the fields ...
Study on Human Security of Children
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016
The perspective of "human security of children" is useful in approaching vulnerable children facing multiple threats of violence, poverty and social exclusion. First, based on children's rights, children as rights-holders should be empowered so th...
Project Year: 2006 - 2009
The main finding of this research is the growing importance of global and regional level governance of education, in which policy decision was traditionally made only in the national level, reflecting rapid political, economic, and social globaliz...
Gender Dynamics of International Regime
This project aimed to deconstruct and reconstruct International Politics and International Relations, referring to analytical concepts and theoretical frameworks of Gender Studies. We have analyzed states and societies at various stages of develop...

Social Contribution

Jam the World(FMラジオ:J-WAVE)
[]  Jul 2014
[]  Aug 2010
きょうの世界(NHK BS1)
[]  Mar 2009
きょうの世界(NHK BS1)
[]  Mar 2009
What's on Japan (NHK World TV)
[]  May 2008