The 62nd Annual Meeting for the Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine

Program

Timetable

Keynote Lecture: November 4 (JST) / November 3 (EDT)

Dr. Robert Gilman, MD, DTM&H
Dr. Robert Gilman, MD, DTM&H
Fellow of American Society of Tropical Medicine

Dr. Robert Gilman is a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He also holds a joint appointment in molecular microbiology and immunology, and he is a fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine.

His research focuses on disease control in tropical and resource-limited areas. His many scientific contributions include the development of diagnostic strategies and epidemiology in tuberculosis, Cyclospora cayetanensis and other diarrheal pathogens, Helicobacter pylori, Chagas disease, neurocysticercosis, nutrition, etc. He has led to the development of microscopic-observation drug-susceptibility (MODS), a rapid tuberculosis diagnostic technique. He has been engaged in research based at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Peru from 1984 and Universidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo, Bolivia from 2008.

Dr. Gilman earned his M.D. from SUNY Downstate Medical College. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Gilman worked with the U.S. Public Health Service and had worked in Malaysia, Bangladesh, and India. He also served as an assistant professor at the University of Maryland Hospital and was the chief of infectious disease at Wyman Park Hospital.

Symposium

Wednesday, November 3 (JST)

13:30-

Organizer
Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine Students’ Branch
Speakers
To be announced

17:00-

"Infectious Disease Control in Africa: Practitioners' Perspectives and Way Forward"
Organizer
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Speakers
To be announced

18:30-

市民公開講座 *Japanese
Organizer
押谷  仁
Speakers
To be announced

Thursday, November 4 (JST)

10:10-

"Research in Tropical Medicine during the COVID-19 Pandemic"  *English
Organizer
Dr. Kouichi Morita (Nagasaki University)
Chairpersons
Dr. Satoshi Kaneko (Nagasaki University)
Dr. Hitoshi Oshitani (Tohoku University)
Speakers
Dr. Futoshi Hasebe (Nagasaki University)
Dr. Hirofumi Sawa (Hokkaido University)
Dr. Atsushi Yamanaka (Thailand-Japan Research Collaboration Center on Emerging and Re-emerging infections)
Dr. Shingo Inoue (Nagasaki University)

15:30-

“ZEROマラリア2030キャンペーン 沖縄に学ぶ感染症対策~公助・互助・自助の果たす役割” *Japanese
"ZERO Malaria 2030 Campaign Infectious disease control lessons learned from Okinawa: The respective roles of governmental care (Ko-jo), mutual aid (Go-jo) and self-help (Ji-jo)"
Organizer
認定NPO法人Malaria No More Japan (MNMJ)
司会進行 長島 美紀(MNMJ)
Speakers
神余 隆博(MNMJ、関西学院大学)
斉藤 美加(琉球大学)
小林  潤(琉球大学)
押谷  仁(東北大学)
Moderator
西本  麗(MNMJ、広栄化学株式会社)

17:00-

"What future global health R&D funding landscape looks like?"  *English
Organizer
Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund)
Speakers
To be announced

18:30-

"Migration and communicable disease control: No one is safe until everyone is safe" *English
Organizer
Dr. Masami Fujita (National Center for Global Health and Medicine) and Dr. Takashi Sawada (Minatomachi Clinic/SHARE)
Speakers
Dr. Ibrahim Abubakar (University College London)
Dr. Rapeepong Suphanchaimat (Ministry of Public Health, Thailand)
Dr Aya Yumino (Migrant Neighbors’ Network and Action)

18:30-

座談会 “グローバルヘルスガバナンス改革の課題と展望―問題点と可能性” *Japanese
  • 進藤奈邦子(WHO)
  • 植木 俊哉(東北大学)
  • 押谷  仁(東北大学)

Friday, November 5 (JST)

10:30-

"Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health systems and resolving challenges" *English
Organizer
Dr. Tomohiko Sugishita (Tokyo Women's Medical University)
Speakers
Dr. Osamu Kunii (The Global Fund)
Dr. Haruka Sakamoto (The University of Tokyo)
Dr. Noriko Fujita (National Center of Global Health and Medicine)
Dr. Saeda Makimoto (JICA Ogata Research Institute)
Dr. Shuhei Nomura (Keio University)

12:00-

Lunch seminar: COVID-19下におけるインフルエンザ対策 ーワクチンの有効性・安全性を中心にー*Japanese
Organizer
武田薬品工業株式会社
Chair
橋爪 真弘(東京大学)
Speaker
新庄 正宜(慶応大学)

13:00-

男女共同参画シンポジウム *Japanese
Organizer
金  惠淑(岡山大学)、齊藤(小畑)麻理子(東北大学)
Speakers
To be announced

14:30-

"A roadmap for the control of schistosomiasis in Asia -Dr. Remigio Olveda Memorial Symposium-" *English
Organizer
Dr. Nobuo Ohta (Suzuka University of Medical Science) and Dr. Yuichi Chigusa (Dokkyo Medical University)
Speakers
Dr. Lydia R. Leonald (University of the East, Philippines)
Dr. Masashi Kirinoki (Dokkyo Medical University)
Dr. Jose Ma. Angeles (University of the Philippines, Philippines)
Dr. Donald Macmanus (Queensland Institute of Medical Science, Australia)
Dr. Mario Jiz (Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines)

16:00-

"Regional collaboration for public health security in Asia and Africa: The response to COVID-19 and future perspectives"
Organizer
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Speakers
To be announced