December 22, 2020

[Seminar 3] 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 3: Schistosomiasis

[Date/Time] Friday, January 22, 2021, 15:30-16:45 pm JST

[Registration] https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-TwTqFqPRwmys_RsN-D5tg


1. Introduction: WHO roadmap for control of schistosomiasis - Current status and challenges

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


2. The forefront of pediatric drug development for schistosomiasis

  Fumiya Domoto, Associate Manager, Planning & Management, Healthcare Policy & CSR, Astellas Pharma Inc.


3. The records and memory of Japan's countermeasures against schistosomiasis

  Wataru Iijima, Professor, Department of History, College of Literature, Aoyama Gakuin University 


[Language] Japanese

[Fee] Free

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

[Sponsor] GHIT Fund


Future events

Seminar 4: “Chagas Disease,” February 2021

Seminar 5: “Leprosy,” February 2021

Seminar 6: “Mycetoma,” March 2021


Replay past webinars on the JAGntd Youtube channel.


Seminar 1 (Part1) : Introduction to NTDs


Seminar 1 (Part2) : Lymphatic Filariasis


Seminar 2: Skin NTDs