Video by Tohoku University Student Team Won the 2nd prize at the First APRU Global Health Case Competition!

A video made by a student team from Tohoku University won the 2nd prize in the First APRU Global Health Case Competition next to Our Lady of Fatima University (Philippines).

For this competition, APRU recruited video entries from student teams at member institutions on the topic of addressing and resolving global health problem, and the judging had strict criteria for innovativeness and practicability.
The video made by a student team from Tohoku University was chosen as one of the three finalists along with videos submitted by Kyoto University and Our Lady of Fatima University, and shown at the next APRU Global Health Program Workshop on September 30th at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia for participant’s votes.

A six-member team from Tohoku University consisting of Kota Sawaki (Faculty of Economics, 4th year), Ayaka Uchimura (Faculty of Medicine, 4th year), Shunsuke Kasai (Faculty of Medicine, 3rd year), Megumi Katayose (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 5th year), Jialing Shen (Faculty of Agriculture, 4th year), and Mayu Watanabe (Faculty of Economics 3rd year), under the supervision of Professor Hitoshi Oshitani (Graduate School of Medicine), created a video showing disaster education that utilizes virtual reality technology for the average person.

Video message from the finalists of the case competition in 2016.