March 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 6: Mycetoma   

[Date/Time] Thursday, March 11, 2021, 13:30-14:45 pm JST

[Registration] https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1-A0gLnnS4SQKOon_rG0Tg


1. Introduction: What is Mycetoma?

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


2. AAR’s Mycetoma program in Sudan

  Akemi Kita, Program Manager, AAR Japan


3. DNDi Japan's Approach - Hosting seminar on Mycetoma

  Midori Morioka, Senior Officer, External Relations, DNDi Japan


4. How GHIT joined the fight against Mycetoma

  Daisuke Imoto, Vice President, External Affairs & Corporate Development, GHIT Fund


5. Toward the delivery of Mycetoma drugs - Lessons learned from Eisai’s DEC donation program for Lymphatic Filariasis

  Takayuki Hida, Senior Director, Sustainability, Eisai Co., Ltd.


6. WHO roadmap outlines strategies and challenges for combating mycetoma

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


[Language] Japanese

[Fee] Free

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

[Sponsor] GHIT Fund


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


Seminar 4: Chagas disease


Seminar 5: Leprosy