On 14 December 2021, Dr. MATSUDA Tomohiro, Head of International Affairs, National Cancer Center Japan (NCC),led his team to pay a courtesy visit to H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, after the opening of NCC’s Asian Partnerships Office (APO) in Thailand last September. On this occasion, Dr. TERADA Mitsumi, who will be the director of the said NCC’s office, also came to introduce himself and brief about developments. The Ambassador expressed his delight towards successful establishment of the office in Thailand. Not only in terms of healthcare development in Thailand and the region, the office could also be beneficial for Thailand as it will help drive Thailand’s BCG Economy Model and Thailand 4.0 policy.