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Asia Pacific ISMPP U: Local-language publications: An overlooked option for data dissemination?


At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Be aware of the benefits, opportunities and challenges of local-language publications
  • Consider how local-language congresses and journals can aid data dissemination strategies
  • Learn practical tips to manage additional steps that may be needed for local-language publications


  • Jonathan Lee, PhD, ISMPP CMPP™, Regional Publications Manager, Growth and Emerging Markets, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

    In his current role, Jon oversees the management of publications for a region that spans Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South America. This geographical remit has provided him with a wealth of insights on publication practices at the regional level both within and outside of Asia. Prior to this, Jon was the Senior Medical Editor at McCann Health Singapore, a member of the McCann Health Global Scientific Council, and a Lead Medical Writer at MediTech Media. Jon is a Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) and is also the Chair of the ISMPP Asia-Pacific Education Taskforce.

  • Henry Chung, PhD, CMPP, Lead Medical Writer, MediTech Media (of Nucleus Global)

    Henry is responsible for delivering various medical communications materials, initiatives, activities etc. for pharma companies in the EU, US and APAC. He is also responsible for overseeing regional projects, ensuring medical & scientific integrity of deliverables. Prior to this, he was a Medical Writer at Ward6 and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness. He has an ongoing interest in translating complex technical information into ‘simple’ language and transforming big data into creative and visually engaging content through data visualisation. Henry has a doctorate in stem cell biology, is a Certified Medical Publication Professional, and is currently serving on the ISMPP Asia-Pacific Education Taskforce.

  • Tim Stentiford

April 28, 2021
Wed 9:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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