JICA Vice President Ms Sachiko Imoto visited Kenya Research Station

JICA Vice President Ms Sachiko Imoto visited Kenya Research Station


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On June 21st, JICA Executive Director Sachiko Inomoto visited the Kenya office. Deputy Director Inoue provided a comprehensive overview of research activities at the Kenya office, support for international students hosted by Nagasaki University, academic exchanges with partner institutions, and more.

Director Inomoto is responsible for education and healthcare sectors at JICA. She highly appreciated Nagasaki University’s collaboration in JICA projects in Kenya, such as supporting African students through JICA PREPARE for their studies and degree attainment, technical cooperation with KEMRI, and third-country training programs.

She also expressed great interest in Nagasaki University’s global initiatives beyond research, including student exchange programs based on academic agreements with institutions like Kenyatta University, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, and Maseno University. The high-level clinical training for medical students in their sixth year at Kenyatta Hospital was also noted.

Director Inomoto toured the P3 Lab and the Kenya office lab, witnessing joint research and training with KEMRI. Discussions were held to further strengthen the collaboration between JICA and Nagasaki University for future endeavors.

Activities Presented by Professor Inoue (left in the foreground) at the Kenya Office
Visit to the P3 Lab
Tour of the Kenya Office Lab
Group Photo (From Left to Right: Director Inomoto, Mr. Iwama, Chief Representative of JICA Kenya Office, Professor Inoue, Ms. Bugua, Chief Investigator, JICA Human Development Department, Mr. Mochizuki, Ms. Ishiguro, Ms. Yoshizu, JICA Kenya Office Staff)