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APAME 2013 Tokyo is to be held on 2-4 August in Tokyo. This is an open congress for all editors, authors, researchers, librarians, and publishers of medical journals.


1) To promote exchange among editors, authors, researchers, librarians, and publishers of medical journals.
2) To raise the quality of scholarly journals on medicine and health sciences.
3) To expand collaboration among countries in the WHO South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions.


1) APAME Board of Directors and Committee Chairs

Professor Kiyoshi Kitamura (Japan)

Immediate Past President
Professor John Arokiasamy (Malaysia)

Executive Vice President
Professor Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore)

Vice President for Internal Affairs
Professor Dai Tao (China)

Vice President for External Affairs
Professor Chang Ok Suh (Republic of Korea)

Professor Jose Florencio Lapeña, Jr. (Philippines)

Chair, Education Committee
Ms Merlita Opeña (Philippines)

Chair, Ethics and Editorial Policy Committee
Professor Lai-Meng Looi (Malaysia)

Chair, IT and Library Committee
Professor Jeong-Wook Seo (Republic of Korea)

Mr Charles Raby

WHO WPRO Liaison
Ms Marie Villemin Partow

2) APAME 2013 Tokyo Japanese Organizing Committee

Kiyoshi Kitamura
International Research Center for Medical Education
Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Masamichi Kitagawa
Academic Information Center, The Jikei University School of Medicine

Kiichiro Tsutani
Department of Drug Policy and Management
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo


Co-sponsored by

Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME) and
Japanese Association of Medical Journal Editors (JAMJE)

In collaboration with

Libraries of WHO South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regional Offices

We acknowledge the following partners for their financial support.
Foundation Partner

Research Foundation for Community Medicine

Corporate Partners

BioMed Central Ltd.
Tsumura & Co.

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