February 3, 2021

[Register Now!] 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 5: Leprosy   

[Date/Time] Friday, February 19, 2021, 15:30-16:45 pm JST

[Registration] https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WskImZGzRnSjb1qvGFpYNQ


1. Introduction: Introduction: Global Leprosy Strategies in the WHO NTD Roadmap

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


2. The Sasakawa Health Foundation's Global Leprosy Programme

  Takahiro Nanri, Executive Director, Sasakawa Health Foundation


3. The History of Japan's Leprosy Isolation Policy

  Takahisa Endo, Professor Emeritus, Kumamoto Gakuen University


[Language] Japanese

[Fee] Free

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

[Sponsor] GHIT Fund


Future event

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


Seminar 3: Schistosomiasis