President

 

President
Yasumasa FUKUSHIMA

 

Bio

1984 Graduated from the Kumamoto University School of Medicine 1984 Hired by the Institute of Public Health, conducted research on health demography and family planning.
1986 Completed specialist training at the Institute of Public Health.
1987 Transferred to the Ministry of Health and Welfare and conducted the planning and analysis of statistical surveys, and involved in the revision of medical treatment fees, the organization of the community health system, and the formulation of Health Japan 21.
1989 to 1991 Served as Director General of the Saitama Prefecture Higashi Matsuyama Public Health Center, 1996 to 1998 Served as Deputy Manager of the Wakayama Prefectural Department of Health and Welfare, 2000 to 2004 Served as Chief Engineer and Bureau Chief of the Kumamoto City Health and Welfare Bureau, and Assistant Official (Deputy Mayor) of Kumamoto City, serving in regional administration.
2004 Served as Planning Officer and Management Officer at the Ministry of Justice Correction Bureau, securing correctional healthcare, etc.
2007 Returned to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, providing reintegration support, etc. for persons with mental disabilities as the Head of the Mental Health and Disability Health Division, promoting measures against new strains of influenza as the Head of the Tuberculosis and Infectious Diseases Control Division, monitoring imported foods and promoting measures against infectious diseases as the Director of the Sendai Quarantine Station and Director of the Yokohama Quarantine Station, and promoting health science research and health crisis management as the Head of the Health Science Division. During this period, provided support for victims of the nuclear disaster from 2011 to 2012 (concurrent appointment with the Cabinet Office).
2013 Sent on secondment to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, ensuring the safety of food as the Deputy Director-General of the Minister’s Secretariat.
2014 Returned to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, formulating the Guidelines for Formulation of the Community Healthcare Concept as the Deputy Director-General of the Minister’s Secretariat and ensuring the safety of healthcare, etc. From 2015, served as Director General of the Health Service Bureau, focusing on health promotion measures, and measures against cancer, cardiovascular, hepatitis, intractable diseases, and infectious diseases, and disaster healthcare measures, etc.
2017 Appointed Director of the Narita Airport Quarantine Station
October 2018 Appointed to current position.

Qualifications, etc.

Physician, M.D., Specialist in Public Health and Social Medicine, Medical Advisor in Public Health and Social Medicine