January 21, 2021

[Seminar 4] 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 4: Chagas disease

[Date/Time] Monday, February 1, 2021, 15:30-16:45 pm JST

[Registration] https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_53LH2vQzS_awFJa7oLjJgQ


1. Introduction: WHO roadmap for Chagas disease control and elimination: strategies and challenges

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


2. Experiences and lessons learned from the JICA Chagas disease control program in Central America

  Ken Hashimoto, Consultant, Technical Advisor to JICA


3. Current status of the integrated research and development program for the elimination of Chagas disease; SATREPS program

  Junko Shimada, Professor, Faculty of Medicine School of Health Sciences, Gunma University


[Language] Japanese

[Fee] Free

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

[Sponsor] GHIT Fund


Future events

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