Dear Colleagues,

I would like to welcome all of you on behalf of The Japan Society for Sexual Medicine. The World Meeting on Sexual Medicine, in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Society for Sexual Medicine, will be held virtually from November 19th to 21st 2021. In Japan, Prof. Shirai established the Japan Society for Impotence Research in 1978 followed by the Asia Pacific Society for Impotence Research in 1987, continuing of a long history in sexual medicine research. Currently, The Japan Society for Sexual Medicine has 900 members and 200 sexual medicine specialists.

In Japan, a declining birthrate, an aging population, reproductive medicine, quality of life for the elderly, disabled, cancer survivors, and female sexual function have become important topics of discussion. I aim to work on the development of sexual medicine using advanced medical technologies in order to address these issues.

My hope is that many people can participate in this virtual meeting.

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Koichi Nagao
Local Organization Committee Chair of WMSM2021
President of Japanese Society for Sexual Medicine
Professor, Department of Urology, Toho University Faculty of Medicine
Director of Reproduction Center, Toho University Omori Medical Center