Update: The conference poster is uploaded on 19th February.
The U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program (USJCMSP) was established in 1965 (under a US Presidential-Japan Prime Ministerial level agreement) to strengthen the Japanese research capacity and address issues of public health importance in the Asia-Pacific region.
Since 1996, the Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) Conference has been implemented every year with a focus on diseases or research areas of importance to the countries in the Pacific Rim.
The focus of this conference is bacterial and parasitic diseases of importance in the Asia-Pacific region. The topics include One Health, antimicrobial resistance, genomics, technologies and microbiome. During the conference, participants will share current research findings and foster existing and potential international research collaborations that engage investigators and institutions in the United States, Japan and Asia-Pacific region.
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U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program (USJCMSP) 21th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Pacific Rim
Date & Time
2019.2.26 Tue 8:00-2019.3.1 Fri 18:00
Melia Hanoi Hotel, Hanoi (44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hanoi, Vietnam)
The invited participants include researchers of all levels, government and public officials, and representatives from academia and other public and private institutions. Participants are primarily from countries within the Pacific Rim region, including Japan and the United States.
Tuesday, 26 February 2019
8:00-18:30EID Plenary Sessions, Day One
Wednesday, 27 February 2019
8:00-18:30EID Plenary Sessions, Day Two
Thursday, 28 February 2019
8:00-18:00Acute Respiratory Infections Panel Meeting
8:00-18:00Cancer Panel Meeting
8:00-18:00Cholera and Other Bacterial Enteric Infections Panel Meeting
8:00-18:00Mycobacteria Panel Meeting
8:00-18:00Nutrition and Metabolism Panel Meeting
8:00-18:00nbsp;Parasitic Diseases Panel Meeting
Friday, 1 March 2019
8:00-14:00Acute Respiratory Infections Panel Meeting
8:00-14:00Joint Cancer + Nutrition and Metabolism Panel Meeting
8:00-14:00Cholera and Other Bacterial Enteric Infections Panel Meeting
8:00-14:00Mycobacteria Panel Meeting
8:00-14:00Parasitic Diseases Panel Meeting
9:00-12:00Joint Committee Meeting (closed session)
14:00-18:00Optional Tour (TBD)
Please visit the following website and find the conference program.
How to Apply
If you wish to register please visit the conference website.
The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Japanese Ministries of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) and Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) are co-sponsoring this conference. The Ministry of Health Vietnam is the local host.
Division of International Collaboration,
Department of International Affairs
TEL : +81-3-6870-2215
E-mail : nichibei"at"amed.go.jp