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Princess Chichibu Global Memorial TB Award

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The Princess Chichibu Global Memorial TB Award recognises outstanding contributions to global TB control. It is awarded by the Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association (JATA).

Nominations are closed for this prize until 2021.

About the award

The Princess Chichibu Global TB Memorial Award is presented annually in memory of Princess Chichibu of Japan by the Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association (JATA). It is awarded at the Union World Conference the year following the year in which the nomination is made. Further details about the award can be downloaded at the bottom of the page.


2019: Dr Amina Jindani

This year the award, presented by the Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association, was presented to Dr Amina Jindani, a globally recognised specialist in the field of TB research.

2018: Dr Muhammad Amir Khan

The award was presented to Dr Muhammad Amir Khan by Her Imperial Highness The Princess Akishino, who serves as patroness of the Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association, at the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health in The Hague, Netherlands. Dr Khan, the Chief Executive for the Association for Social Development (ASD), was acknowledged for over 20 years of development, research and implementation support work with the National TB Control Program in Pakistan.