Keynote Speakers

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

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