Neglected tropical diseases

Dr Hiroyoshi Endo

Dr Hiroyoshi Endo is Chair, Department of International Affairs and Tropical Medicine at the School of Medicine, Tokyo Women’s Medical University.

He worked for the Ministry of Health, Government of Japan from 1982 to 2009 and has been mainly involved in infectious diseases control, policy making and implementation of several global health issues at the level of G8 group of countries and. the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD).

Dr Endo has also worked for WHO and UNAIDS and has been Director of the Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases from 2003 to 2005.

He moved to his current position in July 2009.