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Vol.44

Autumn 2020

Overcoming Difficulties amid the COVID-19 Crisis

Adapting to the New Normal with Japan’s Innovative Ideas

A Conqueror of AIDS Confident of Curing the Novel Coronavirus

The World’s Fastest Computer Leading COVID-19 Research

In June 2020, Japan’s supercomputer Fugaku was certified as the fastest computer in the world. Boasting high levels of performance and versatility, it has already achieved positive results in the fight against COVID-19.

Contributing to Global Health by Fighting Against TB

Spirit of Mutual Support Meets the Global Challenge

The spread of COVID-19 has exhausted supplies of medical-isolation gowns and sanitary ethanol, triggering many Japanese companies to feel a deep-seated desire to help, leading them to take actions to address the shortage. In various forms, their contributions are offering society respite from the suffering caused by the pandemic.

Contributing to Global Health by Fighting Against TB

New Workstyle Blooming in a Nature-rich Town

As people’s lifestyles change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the town of Shirahama—a famous tourist destination in Wakayama Prefecture—is attracting attention for its innovative approach to work-style reform

Cambodia and Japan to Improve Maternal and Child Healthcare

TOKYO 2020: Athletes Bond with Host Towns

While the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 back a year, the challenges posed by the pandemic have strengthened the bonds between athletes from across the globe and their official host towns around Japan

Contributing to Global Health by Fighting Against TB

Establishing Handwashing as the World’s New Normal

Handwashing has gained new appreciation as the first step towards preventing infection. A Japanese manufacturer of cleansers and disinfectants is engaged in sharing the country’s handwashing habits with the world, contributing to the achievement of the SDGs.

Vol.44


Autumn 2020

Vol.44


Autumn 2020

1. Coronavirus droplet simulation by the supercomputer Fugaku.
2. Saraya Co., Ltd. is carrying out the “Wash A Million Hands!” Project in Uganda.
3. Exchange with the South Sudanese Olympic and Paralympic Team).
4. A powered exoskeleton that greatly reduces the physical burden involved in caregiving.

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