Dr Clemens Martin Auer


European Health Forum Gastein



Dr Irene Akua Agyepong

Public Health Consultant
Dodowa Health Research Center; Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons


Term: 2021–2023

Dr Eiji Hinoshita

Assistant Minister for Global Health and Welfare

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare



Professor Maged Al-Sherbiny

Higher Education Senior Advisor
Direct Aid International


Term: 2021–2023

Mr Yasutaka Katayama

Vice Governor

Hyogo Prefectural Government




Professor Soonman Kwon

Professor of Health Economics and Policy

School of Public Health, Seoul National University

Republic of Korea

Term: 2021–2023

Dr David Lindeman

Director of Health
Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS)
University of California, Berkeley

United States of America

Term: 2021-2022

Dr Viroj Tangcharoensathien

Senior Advisor, International Health Policy Program (IHPP) Thailand 

Senior Advisor on Global Health to Permanent Secretary Office, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand


Term: 2022–2024

Professor Reiko Sakashita

Vice President 
University of Hyogo


Term: 2021-2023

The 24th Meeting of the ACWKC (November 2020)

24th Advisory Committee Meeting Report

Annex 1: Meeting Programme

Annex 2:  List of Participants

Annex 3: Technical Briefs

The 23rd Meeting of the ACWKC November (2019)

FINAL meeting report

Annex 1. Program

Annex 2. Participants

Annex 3. Research achievements

Health emergencies and disaster…

The 22nd Meeting of the Advisory Committee Report (2018)

The 22nd Annual Advisory Committee Report (2018

Meeting report /kobe_centre/sites/default/files/FINAL-Report-ACWKC-2018_ENG.pdf

Final Research Plan 2018-26 https://extranet.who.int/kobe_centre/sites/default/files/pdf/WKC_ResearchPlan_190919_ENG_WEB.pdf

Final Quality Assurance for…

The 21st Meeting of the Advisory Committee Report (2017)

The 21st Meeting of the Advisory Committee for the WKC (ACWKC) met on 16-17 November, 2017 in Kobe, Japan. Established in 1996, the ACWKC meets annually to discuss the research program of the WKC and strategic priorities. Membership is comprised of representatives from each of the WHO Regions, the host country, the local area, and the Kobe Group.

The meeting discussed progress on the Center’s strategic objectives for 2016-17; research…