Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I cordially invite you to attend the virtual Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting, JITMM Virtual 2020, under the theme “Tropical Disease Control amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”, which will be held 15-16 December 2020. To maximize participation and your health and safety, JITMM Virtual 2020 will be held on a virtual streaming platform due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

JITMMV Virtual 2020 will highlight the impact of the pandemic on our ability to prevent, manage and control tropical diseases and co-existing/ related diseases, and will discuss trends in tropical medicine research post-pandemic.
We sincerely appreciate your enthusiastic support with this new challenge, as we all adapt to what will likely become the “new normal” for scientific conferences worldwide.

Please do join us for JITMM2020, 15-16 December 2020. We greatly look forward to your participation and to meeting you, this time via our computer screens!

Best wishes,

Asst. Prof. Weerapong Phumratanaprapin
Chair, Organizing Committee, JITMM Virtual 2020


JITMM Virtual 2020
“Tropical disease control amid COVID-19 pandemic”

We are very excited to announce that JITMM2020 is going virtual this year!

The safety and health of our participants is our highest priority. We also remain committed to sharing the latest trends and developments in tropical medicine and malaria research, including the COVID-19 pandemic.

We have decided to run JITMM2020 on a virtual streaming platform. The guidelines for virtual presentation and abstract submission, and details of the scientific program can be found on our website, www.jitmm.com

We sincerely hope that you will join us in the first-ever virtual JITMM conference and greatly look forward to e-meeting you, 15-16 December 2020!


Important Dates


Call for registration and abstract submission

1 August 2020

Abstract submission deadline

15 September 2020


JITMM Virtual 2020 opens Conference Awards

With support from the Welcome Trust and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), the JITMM Virtual 2020 will provide Conference Awards to early-career researchers and students from LMICs (including Thailand) wishing to attend the virtual conference!

Further details on the eligibility requirements, and how to apply for the Conference Awards will be announced soon. Selected applicants will receive free registration and a chance to present their research at JITMM Virtual 2020.