A brief history of JSTM

  • On October 10, 1959, launched as a Study Group of Tropical Medicine.(For details, see The Inauguration and Development of JSTM or Newsletter of Tropical Medicine Research Society, the 1st issue of volume 1)
  • In September, 1960, at the 2nd annual conference in Kagoshima, decided to apply to join the Japanese Associate of Medical Societies (JAMS) under the present name
  • In 1972, became the 64th member society of JAMS.
  • In 1973, relocated its secretariat the Institute of Medical Science in the University of Tokyo to the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Nagasaki University.
  • In 1973, renamed the journal, NETTAI, Japanese Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
  • IN 1996, the 14th International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria(ICTM) was held in Nagasaki.
  • In 2004, renamed the journal, Tropical Medicine and Health.
  • In 2009, at the Annual Meeting held at Okinawa, JSTM celebrated its 50th anniversary.
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