Toshiko Kaneda is a senior research associate in International Programs. She joined PRB in 2004. Kaneda has 20 years’ experience conducting research and demographic analysis. She has written numerous policy publications and peer-reviewed articles on topics such as noncommunicable diseases, population aging, health care access, and reproductive health and family planning. Kaneda directs data analysis for the World Population Data Sheet and provides technical guidance on demographic and statistical methods within PRB, as well as to external partners. Prior to joining PRB, she was a Bernard Berelson Fellow at the Population Council. Kaneda holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was also a predoctoral trainee at the Carolina Population Center.
2018 World Population Data Sheet With Focus on Changing Age Structures
PRB estimates the 2018 worldwide total fertility rate (TFR, or average births per woman over their lifetime) at 2.4; the global TFR has been declining for the past few decades but remains high enough to generate continued population growth.
PRB Report Launch: Curbing the Noncommunicable Disease Epidemic in the Middle East
Youth in some of the region’s countries already have high levels of all four of the main NCD risk factors, and the share at risk is likely to rise further unless policies and programs are put in place to counter the trend.
2017 World Population Data Sheet With Focus on Youth
The global human population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050. This year’s edition includes a special focus on the world’s youth (ages 15-24), with indicators and analytical graphics showing countries by population, the current world population and other key indicators.
The Fast-Track Cities Initiative: Achieving our 90-90-90 Goals
Despite improvements of overall HIV status in adults from 2005 to 2012, AIDS-related deaths increased by 50 percent among adolescents. This article examines integrating youth into the Fast-Track Cities Initiative, a global goal to end AIDS by 2030, and provide recommendations for moving forward.<…
Tackling the Growing Noncommunicable Disease Epidemic
This policy report argues that integrating noncommunicable disease (NCD) services—particularly those targeted at prevention and early intervention—with other health services for young people can help tackle the growing NCD epidemic in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).