NTD Webinar Series "World Trends and Japan's Experience"
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JAGntd Webinar Series
"Neglected Tropical Diseases: World Trends and Japan's Experience"
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) are a general term for parasitic diseases and viral infections that mainly afflict the poor in developing countries. It is said that more than 1 billion people in the world are infected with at least one NTD, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set target 3.3 as "Ending the NTDs epidemic by 2030." It is clearly stated.
While NTDs measures are becoming globally recognized as important policy objectives, countermeasures continue to face challenges such as lack of adequate medicines, fragile health systems in developing countries, and distrust of modern health care. In addition, the successor to the NTD Countermeasures Guidelines (commonly known as the Roadmap) formulated by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2012 was approved at the WHO General Assembly in November 2020, and by 2030, efforts to tackle NTDs A new framework for strengthening has been raised.
This consecutive webinar (6 times in total) is aimed at people who are interested in NTDs in Japan, after introducing the goals and issues up to 2030 shown by WHO on the roadmap for NTDs measures in the with corona era, Japan. We will approach the actual situation of NTDs countermeasures with reports on NTDs countermeasures and technology development projects that are closely related to. Please join us.
Participation fee: Free / Language: 80% Japanese and 20% English (no translation available)