The JAGntd secretariat is located in the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University , and conducts daily information collection, analysis, policy proposals, dissemination, accounting, etc. from Japan and overseas.
The secretariat accepts people (eg, young researchers, practitioners, students, etc.) who can cooperate in research and practice that can contribute to the formation of Japan's global NTDs policy and the management of the secretariat as fellows. For more information about fellows, please contact the JAGntd Secretariat.
PROFESSOR, INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL MEDICINE, NAGASAKI UNIVERSITY
Graduated from Defense Medical College in 1990. Engaged in tropical disease control projects in JICA Guatemala and cancer surveillance construction at the National Cancer Center, and has been a professor at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University from 2005 to the present. He holds a Master of Public Health (1997) from Harvard School of Public Health and a PhD (2001) from the University of Occupational and Environmental Health.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL MEDICINE, NAGASAKI UNIVERSITY
In 2007, he was involved in Chagas disease control in Guatemala, Central America, and aspired to public health. In 2010, he obtained a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the Graduate School of International Health Development, Nagasaki University. 2010-14, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Nicaragua-Chagas disease control project expert. 2014-16, Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Graduate School of International Health Development, Nagasaki University (currently Graduate School of Global Health, Tropical Medicine). In 2019, at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health in the United States, he carried out a project on access to Chagas disease drugs in the United States and obtained a doctorate in public health (DrPH). He has been in his current position since October 2019.