NCD Seminars with Prof. Ogata from Hiroshima International University


On March 21 and 22, 2024, Professor OGATA Satoshi, an expert in the field of clinical nutrition from Hiroshima International University, led two engaging seminars which were held as part of the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Palau and Japan.
The March 21st event at the Ambassador’s residence was attended by Senator Salvador Tellames, various media representatives, and members of the Ngara Maiberel and Ngara Yaml women’s groups. Mr. AMMA Nobumichi, Country Representative of Peace Winds Palau was also invited as a guest speaker and both presented their findings to the participants.
Prof. Ogata spoke at a Noon Time Seminar held at Palau Community College (PCC) the following day. Ambassador ORIKASA Hiroyuki was joined by PCC Vice President, Mr. Jay Olegeriil, faculty, staff and students for this insightful session.
Prof. Ogata is a dedicated advocate of healthy eating habits, and has contributed to the improvement of public school lunches in Palau. He has visited Palau more than forty times in the past 24 years, including his stay as a JICA expert for health screening projects from 2005 to 2008.