APSTH-JSTH joint symposium (Nov. 20-22, 2008, Osaka, Japan)
APSTH-JSTH joint symposium (Nov. 20, 2008, Osaka, Japan)

President of the JSTH annual meeting this year (November 20th - 22nd, 2008, Osaka), Prof. Osamu Matsuo has agreed to have the APSTH/JSTH joint symposium in which young investigators from the Asian-Pacific countries are to be invited to present their research work. We had 16 applicants and through critical reading by 10 experts, 5 outstanding papers have been selected.

We would like to welcome them to attend the APSTH-JSTH joint symposium, and hope that many members of APSTH will come to this joint symposiu.