Visit of Dalian City Officials to WHO Kobe Centre
25–26 April 2013

WHO Kobe Centre

In collaboration with the Government of Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, the Japan International Cooperation of Welfare Services and WHO Country Office in the People’s Republic of China, WHO Kobe Centre received the fellowship visit of four officials from Dalian City, China on 25-26 April 2013.

During the two-day visit, WHO Kobe Centre provided the Chinese officials with an overview of the Centre’s research work, specifically in Intersectoral Action (ISA) for Health: Smoke-free cities, healthy urban planning and public health, health emergency management and a brief training on Urban Health Equity Assessment and Response Tool (Urban HEART). The guests were also accompanied by WKC to the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial.

The visit was concluded with an assurance from both parties to continue communicating and exploring future research projects based on mutual interest.