A special lecture on “Health Definition Revisited” was conducted by Professor Hiko Tamashiro from the Hokkaido University, Japan which was held on the 25th January,2017 at the PGIS.
Hiko TAMASHIRO is a Professor and Senior Advisor at Hokkaido University Institute for International Collaboration, Sapporo, Japan. He has completed his Doctor of Public Health (Dr P.H.), Public Health, in 1983 at the National Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan and his PhD in Epidemiology, in 1978 from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas, USA. Having his research interests in the field of health, he has worked with and had collaborations with organizations and institutions.
The lecture was focused on the definition of health in the present world and on a new interpretation on health. The event was attended by students and academic members from the Faculties of Science, Medicine, Allied Health Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Arts. The lecture was organized by the International Research Centre and the Postgraduate Institute of Science.