- 1Initiatives concerning the prevention of infectious diseases
- 2Initiatives concerning education and awareness raising related to infectious diseases
- 3Initiatives concerning infectious disease control during a disaster
- 4Other initiatives that serve the objectives of the Agreement
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Takashi Fushimi, Mayor of Hirakata City, Osaka
Yousuke Miharu, Corporate Officer, Senior Vice President of Integrated Disease Care Division, Shionogi & Co., Ltd.
About Shionogi & Co., Ltd.
Shionogi has identified “Protecting people from the threat of infectious diseases” as a material issue (Materiality), and is making efforts for total care for infectious diseases covering pre-symptomatic, and preventive care through education, prevention, diagnosis, and control of disease severity, not only research and development of treatments. As a leading company in infectious diseases, we will strengthen our efforts including the corporation with outside partners to provide healthcare solutions to as many patients as possible.
About Hirakata City, Osaka
Located in the northeastern part of Osaka Prefecture, almost halfway between Osaka and Kyoto, Hirakata City prospered as a river port for water transportation along the Yodo River and a post town on the Tokai-do Road in ancient times. The City is a commuter town with a population of about 400,000 where abundant nature, such as the Yodo River and satoyama woodland, and urban areas coexist in perfect harmony. In 2022, Hirakata City celebrates the 75th anniversary of its inauguration under the municipal system. The City is promoting ICT education as well as initiatives to support child-rearing and to extend healthy life expectancy by actively utilizing public-private partnerships. The City will undertake new initiatives in collaboration with various entities so that the residents will wish to continue to live in Hirakata forever.