Keynote Speakers

Opening Keynote Speaker

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Director-General, World Health Organization

Closing Keynote Speaker

Prof. Sir Nicholas White
Professor of Tropical Medicine, Oxford University and Mahidol University

Scientific Program

Scientific Program

With the theme “Tropical disease control amid the COVID-19 pandemic”, JITMM 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.

A variety of online symposia will cover all aspects of tropical medicine, including:

  • COVID-19
  • Malaria 
  • Clinical studies
  • Dengue and other arboviral diseases
  • Controlled Human Infection Model Studies (CHIM)
  • Vector control
  • Vaccines
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Melioidosis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Research ethics
  • Healthcare and technology innovations
  • Other tropical diseases and related topics


Important Dates


Call for registration and abstract submission

1 August 2020

Abstract submission deadline

15 September 2020

Conference Awards application deadline

30 September 2020