About the Authors

Kimiyo Kikuchi

Affiliations Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Institute of Decision Science for a Sustainable Society, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Sumiyo Okawa

Affiliation Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Collins O. F. Zamawe

Affiliation Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Akira Shibanuma

Affiliation Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Keiko Nanishi

Affiliation Office of International Academic Affairs, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Azusa Iwamoto

Affiliation Bureau of International Medical Cooperation, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Yu Mon Saw

Affiliations Department of Healthcare Administration, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, Nagoya University Asian Satellite Campuses Institute, Nagoya, Japan

Masamine Jimba

mjimba@m.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: KK AS KN AI YS MJ. Formal analysis: KK SO CZ. Writing – original draft: KK. Writing – review & editing: MJ.