This section undertakes the basic and applied research so as to develop
collaborative research/project by working with private sectors and academic
bodies. We also carry out research for policy evaluation utilizing evidence
on health and nutrition. Our research themes include;
1) Establishment of the methodology for monitoring the health and nutritional
status of Japanese using the National Health and Nutrition Survey and gHealth
Checkup Specially Programmed against Metabolic Syndrome Followed by Specific
Health Counselingh, following formulation of the 2nd Health Japan 21.
2) Development of simulation model for future prediction of mortality and
morbidity of lifestyle-related diseases, based on the data of the National
Health and Nutrition Survey etc.