6th International GNPHN Conference – Japan January 2022 2023-03-14T09:07:48+00:00


The Global Network of Public Health Nursing was delighted to facilitate the 6th International Global Network of Public Health Nursing (GNPHN) Conference on the 8th and 9th January 2022 as a virtual conference hosted by the Japan Academy of Public Health Nursing (JAPHN).

We thank all those involved in making it such a successful conference considering the challenges presented by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

View the presentations by these inspirational speakers below.

Keynote speaker: Yasuhide Nakamura, Friends of WHO Japan, Professor Emeritus of Osaka University


Presidential Speech: Reiko Okamoto, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Section of Public Health Nursing, Japan


Webinar: Marjorie A. Schaffer, Professor of Nursing Emerita, Department of Nursing, Bethel University, USA


Invited Lecture: Fumiko Nakamura, Numazu City Ooka Junior High School, Japan and Yuko Uchiyama, Faculty of Human Life Design, Toyo University, Japan



Invited Lecture: Kyoko Yoshioka-Maeda, Department of Health Promotion, National Institute of Public Health, Japan


Invited Lecture: Phyllis Solomon Ph.D,  Osaka University

The Public Health Nurse Journal published a Special Edition released at the time of the conference with articles related to Public Health Nursing. The editorial was written by council member Karen Whittaker. Click the image below to view.



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