December 3, 2020

[Seminar 2] Webinar series on NTDs: Global Trends and Japan's Experience - Japanese Language Only

The Japan Alliance on Global Neglected Tropical Diseases (JAGntd) and the GHIT Fund will host a webinar series on NTDs focused on Global Trends and Japan's Experience. In this webinar series conducted in Japanese, experts will provide an introduction to NTDs, as well as goals and challenges of the NTD roadmap. Speakers will also highlight current programs and activities to eliminate NTDs in the COVID-19 era. 


Seminar 2: Skin NTDs

[Date/Time] Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 10:00-11:15 am JST

[Registration] https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_J6stV-KcTdmfuJxzdzuyPA


  • Skin NTDs in the 2030 NTD Roadmap

  • Policy-making process and future challenges of the skin NTDs

  • Integrated approach to fight against Buruli ulcer and other skin NTDs in West Africa


  • Aya Yajima, Technical Officer, Malaria, Other Vectorborne and Parasitic Diseases Unit, Division of Communicable Diseases, WHO Western Pacific Regional Office

  • Rie Yotsu, Assistant Professor, Nagasaki University School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health

  • Koichi Suzuki, Professor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Medical Technology, Teikyo University

[Language] Japanese

[Fee] Free

[Organizer] Japan Alliance on Global Neglected Tropical Diseases (JAGntd)

[Sponsor] GHIT Fund


Future events

Seminar 3: “Schistosomiasis,” January 2021

Seminar 4: “Chagas Disease,” February 2021

Seminar 5: “Leprosy,” February 2021

Seminar 6: “Mycetoma,” March 2021