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Three major research areas: disease control, maternal and child health and health system strengthening

We conduct research on health and medicine in low and middle-income countries mainly in three areas: disease control, maternal and child health and health system strengthening. Each year, we publish a number of research results in international peer-review journals.

New publications

8 October 2022

"Seven steps in the value chain of health products for equitable access and delivery in low- and middle-income countries" by Eiichi SHIMIZU et al. has been published in the GHM Open.

28 September 2022

"Access to Health-Related Information, Health Services, and Welfare Services among South and Southeast Asian Immigrants in Japan: A Qualitative Study" by Sadatoshi MATSUOKA et al. has been published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

13 September 2022

"How should support for hospital staff during health shocks be improved? A discussion from Japan's experience during the COVID-19 pandemic" by Ayako HONDA, Shinichiro NODA et al. has been published in the Global Health & Medicine.

 31 August 2022

"International technical cooperation to low- and middle-income countries during the COVID-19 pandemic" by Toyomitsu TAMURA et al. has been published in the Global Health & Medicine.

18 August 2022

"Public knowledge, practices, and awareness of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in Myanmar: The first national mobile phone panel survey" by Shinsuke MIYANO et al. has been published in the PLoS ONE.

14 July 2022

“Enhancing hospital quality management and patient safety in Vietnam: a technical assistance project utilizing online solutions during COVID-19 pandemic” by Jun MORIYAMA et al. has been published in the Tropical Medicine and Health.

18 June 2022

”Lessons learned from the history of postgraduate medical training in Japan: from disease-centred care to patient-centred care in an aging society” by Mari Honda, Nobuaki Inoue, Marco Liverani and Mari Nagai has been published in the Human resources for Health

14 June 2022

“Medium-term outcomes of a program to upgrade the nursing faculty in Cambodia: A qualitative study” by Kyoko Koto-Shimada et al. has been published in the Nurse Education Today.

3 march 2022

”World Health Organization Recommendation for Using Uterine Balloon Tamponade to Treat Postpartum Hemorrhage" by Weeks Andrew D, Nagai Mari et al. has been published in the Obstetrics and Gynecology

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3 February 2022

“SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Close Contacts of Positive Cases in the Olympic and Paralympic Village at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games“ by Dr. AKASHI et al. has been published in the JAMA

2 February 2022

Haruyama R, Obara H, Fujita N. Japan resumes active recommendations of HPV vaccine after 8.5 years of suspension. The Lancet Oncology 2022; 23(2): 197-8. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(22)00002-X The content can also be downloaded and viewed from this link (Word:72KB)

1 February 2022

“Three myths of disseminating COVID‑19 information to vulnerable migrants in Japan: lessons learned during the pandemic“ by Dr. KIYOHARA et al. has been published in the Tropical Medicine and Health

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