Covid-19~Responses in Japan and Germany

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On Thursday, November 26, 2020, from 6:00 p.m., the International Medical Society of Japan, 60th International Congress on Therapy “Covid-19~Responses in Japan and Germany” will be held online, hosted by the International Medical Society of Japan (IMSJ) and co-organised by the DWIH Tokyo. Experts from Germany and Japan will talk about the response to the novel coronavirus in both countries.

Event Information

November 26, 2020, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Online
Organiser: The International Medical Society of Japan (IMSJ) / Co-Organiser: German Centre for Research and Innovation Tokyo (DWIH Tokyo) / Supported by: Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Japan, Economic Development Agency of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Introduction
International Medical Society of Japan, Managing Director, Dr. Koichi Ito

Welcome
International Medical Society of Japan, President, Dr. Masakazu Tsuzuki

Greetings by Guests of Honor
Japan Medical Association, President, Dr. Toshio Nakagawa
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Japan, H.E. Ms. Ina Lepel

Moderators
International Medical Society of Japan, Managing Director, Dr. Taro Kondo
International Medical Society of Japan, Advisory Board Member, Georg K. Löer

Keynote: Clinical Assessment and Treatment of Covid-19 Infections
National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Director, Disease Control and Prevention Center, Norio Ohmagari, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.
University Clinic Essen, Director, Clinic for Infectiology, Board Member of the West German Center for Infectiology (WZI), Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Oliver Witzke

Keynote: Issues and Reflections on the Prevention of Covid-19 Infections
International University of Health and Welfare Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Prof. Dr. Koji Wada, MD MSc PhD
University Clinics of Frankfurt & Cologne, German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Jörg Janne Vehreschild

Comments: The Impact of Covid-19 Infections on the Japanese and German Economies
Fujitsu Limited, Chief Policy Economist, Dr. Martin Schulz

Closing Remarks
International Medical Society of Japan Chairman, Board of Directors, Dr. Kenichi Ishibashi
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Japan Counsellor, Labor & Social Affairs, Dr. Martin Pohl

This event is free of charge, pre-registration is required until November 19. For further information and registration, please see the flyer below:
http://www.imsj.or.jp/files/fixation/2_1.pdf