(Report) Joint Congress on Global Health 2020 in Osaka

We held 3-day Joint Congress on Global Health 2020 in Osaka online from November 1 through November 3.

Joint Congress on Global Health is a congress jointly held by Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine, Japan Association for International Health, and Japanese Society of Travel and Health once in every 3 years. This year, International Society of Clinical Medicine joined the Joint Congress for the first time.

More than 1,400 people from the U.S., South-East Asian countries, and Latin America countries participated in the online congress. The program consisted of 8 keynote lectures, 22 symposiums, 36 oral presentations, and 167 poster presentations, and we had lively discussions about various issues in global health mainly about COVID-19. It became clear that the difference of incidence, peak, and efforts against COVID-19 in each country and deepened our understanding of COVID-19.

Osaka University Hospital, Center for Global Health supported the operation of Joint Congress on Global Health as a secretariat. The Joint Congress resulted in great success. We really appreciate your kind and warm support.

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