[Event Report] The 2nd Nikkei Asia-Africa Medical Innovation Consortium (AMIC) NTD Subcommittee (July 15, 2022)

The "2nd Nikkei Asia-Africa Medical Innovation Consortium (AMIC) NTD Subcommittee" was held jointly by the Nihon Keizai Shimbun and the Neglected Tropical Diseases Alliance (JAGntd).

At the second subcommittee meeting, discussions were held on building a system to ensure access to people in need of products, focusing on the importance of drug access highlighted at the first meeting. .. There was also an exchange of views on the preparation of a government proposal for the G7 Hiroshima Summit to be held in May 2023. The proposal will be submitted to the government around September after the comments from the participants of the subcommittee will be summarized in August.

You can check the minutes of the day here .

Date and time: Friday, July 15
Secretariat: Japan's Neglected Tropical Diseases Alliance (JAGntd)
Venue: Hybrid held (Nikkei Headquarters, zoom)

■Program (honorific title omitted)
Greetings from the chair
 Kenji Hirayama (Nagasaki University)

About the government proposal for the 2023 G7
 Kota Yoshioka (Nagasaki University)

GHIT Fund Challenge
 Osamu Kunii (Global Health Innovative Technology Fund)

Stakeholder announcement
 Prospects for pediatric praziquantel
  Ikuya Domoto (Astellas Pharma)

 New drug development for mycetoma
  Takayuki Hida (Eisai)

■Reference materials
JAGntd-sponsored symposium
2020 "Neglected Tropical Diseases: Can Japan Strategy for the Next 10 Years?" Report
2021 "Kigali Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases and Japan's Response" Report