Information on TICAD VII official side event "Africa will be free from NTDs The partnership between Africa and Japan, the past, present, and future"

JAGntd will co-sponsor the official side event symposium at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VII) to be held in Yokohama in August this year, co-sponsored by the GHIT fund. At this symposium, Japan will visualize the contributions it has made to the NTD measures, and in view of the current situation in Africa, in order to make future efforts more efficient and meaningful contributions to the achievement of UHC and African development. Discuss the direction. This symposium is open to all citizens. You can apply from here, so please join us.

Date: August 28, 2019 (Wednesday) 13: 00-14: 30 Place: Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall B03
Organized by: Japan's Neglected Tropical Diseases Alliance (JAGntd)
Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund)
Co-sponsored by: Specified Nonprofit Corporation DNDi Japan, Specified Nonprofit Corporation SDGs Promise Japan, Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Program (draft) (Details will be updated as soon as they are decided)
Opening remarks Kazuyo Ichimori (JAGntd Steering Committee Chair)
Part 1 "Congratulations"
Yasuhisa Shiozaki, Chairman of the Parliamentary League for the Eradication of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Part 2 "Call to Action for the Future"
Part 3 "NTDs and Japan's Initiatives"
Muere Sele Trimalchera WHO NTD Director Kenji Hirayama Professor, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University Haruo Naito Representative Executive Officer and CEO of Eisai Co., Ltd.
Takao Toda JICA Senior Deputy Director Part 4 “Successful Cases of NTDs Countermeasures in Africa”
Monique Wasunna DNDi Africa Secretary General Closing Remarks Kaseri Oura GHIT Fund CEO and Managing Director

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