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Early Warning and Response Training for Health Officers for Banten Province in Republic of Indonesia(Link to external site)
Baba H, Aung MY, Miyagi A. Exploring the contribution of Japan's experience in addressing rapid aging in Asia: Focus on dementia care. Glob Health Med. Advance online publication January 16, 2024. doi: 10.35772/ghm.2023.01124(Link to external site)
Dr. Sumiyo Okawa appointed as an External member of the WHO's Guidelines Review Committee.(Link to external site)
Dr. Kyoko Sudo received the Best Oral Presentation Award at the 43rd Annual Conference of Japan Academy of Nursing Science
[Publication] Rahman MO, Kamigaki T, Thandar MM, et al. Protection of the third-dose and fourth-dose mRNA vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 Omicron subvariant: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2023;0:e076892. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2023-076892.(Link to external site)
[Publication] Sato N, Haruyama R, Miyasaka N. Effective gestational weight gain advice to optimize infant birth weight in Japan based on quantile regression analysis. Sci Rep. 2023;13(1):20954. Published 2023 Nov 28. doi:10.1038/s41598-023-48375-z(Link to external site)
[Publication] Ong SK, Haruyama R, Yip CH, et al. Feasibility of monitoring Global Breast Cancer Initiative Framework key performance indicators in 21 Asian National Cancer Centers Alliance member countries. EClinicalMedicine. 2024;67:102365. doi:10.1016/j.eclinm.2023.102365.(Link to external site)
Dr. Shinsuke Miyano appointed as a Vice-Chair of the Technical Review Panel for the Global Fund (Members - Technical Review Panel - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria)(Link to external site)
[Publication] Iwamoto A, Fujita M, Luong DQ, et al. Health of migrants and other vulnerable populations across Asian countries: Build Forward Better beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Trop Med Health. 2023;51(1):51. Published 2023 Sep 11. doi:10.1186/s41182-023-00543-7(Link to external site)
[Publication] Sudo K, Noda S, Kobayashi J, et al. The role of community nurse in the implementation of health policy for the elderly in Thailand. Glob Health Med. Advance online publication September 29, 2023. doi:10.35772/ghm.2023.01032. 5(Link to external site)
[Publication] Matsubara C, Dalaba MA, Danchaka LL, Welaga P. Situation Analysis of a New Effort of Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) for Maternal Health in Upper West Region in Rural Ghana. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023;20(16):6595. Published 2023 Aug 18. doi:10.3390/ijerph20166595(Link to external site)
[Publication] Sudo K, Watanuki S, Matsuoka H, et al. Effects of the project on enhancement of teaching skills in gerontic nursing practice of Indonesian nursing lecturer and clinical nurse preceptor. Glob Health Med. Advance online publication September 20, 2023. to external site)
[Publication] Hang S, Haruyama R, Uy K, et al. Feasibility, accuracy and acceptability of self-sampled human papillomavirus testing using careHPV in Cambodia: a cross-sectional study. J Gynecol Oncol. 2023;35:e6.(Link to external site)
[Publication] Vynnycky E, Knapp JK, Papadopoulos T, Cutts FT, Hachiya M, Miyano S, Reef SE. Estimates of the global burden of Congenital Rubella Syndrome, 1996-2019 [published online ahead of print, 2023 Sep 8]. Int J Infect Dis. 2023;S1201-9712(23)00715-4. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2023.09.003(Link to external site)
Internship for Taiwanese nursing students at NCGM
[Publication] Ong SK, Abe SK, Thilagaratnam S, Haruyama R, Pathak R, Jayasekara H, et al. Towards elimination of cervical cancer – human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical cancer screening in Asian National Cancer Centers Alliance (ANCCA) member countries. The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific. 2023;39: 100860(Link to external site)
Mr. Eiichi Shimizu appointed as a member of the WHO's Technical Advisory Group on Market Access for Vaccines(Link to external site)
[Publication] Ikemoto M, Matsuo K, Tamura T, et al. Lessons learned from practices during the initial response to COVID-19 on the cruise ship Diamond Princess. Glob Health Med. Advance online publication June 25, 2023. doi: 10.35772/ghm.2023.01025(Link to external site)
[Publication] Umeda A, Baba H, Ishii S, et al. Experiences of nurses in charge of COVID-19 critical care patients during the initial stages of the pandemic in Japan. Glob Health Med. Advance online publication June 27, 2023. doi: 10.35772/ghm.2023.01037(Link to external site)
[Publication] T. Tamura, D. B. J. Bapitani, G. U. Kahombo, Y. Minagawa, S. Matsuoka, M. Oikawa, et al. Comparison of the clinical competency of nurses trained in competency-based and object-based approaches in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: A cross-sectional study. Glob Health Med. Advance online publication June 25, 2023.(Link to external site)
[Publication] Tanaka A, Koun L, Haruyama R, et al. Clinical features of cervical cancer at a national cancer center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: A descriptive cross-sectional study. GHM Open. Advance online publication June 18, 2023.(Link to external site)
[Publication] Nozaki I, Tsukada M, Sothy P, et al. Introduction and roll-out of self-learning App for midwifery during the COVID-19 pandemic and its sustainability in Cambodia. Glob Health Med. Advance online publication June 20, 2023(Link to external site)
Dr. Kenichi Komada appointed as a member of the Technical Advisory Panel of the Pandemic Fund(Link to external site)
[Publication] Gautier L, Noda S, Chabrol F, et al. Hospital Governance During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Multiple-Country Case Study. Health Syst Reform. 2023;9(2):2173551.(Link to external site)
Dr. Hiromi Obara’s article [Steady Progress Toward Eliminating Global Healthcare Disparities] was published in KIZUNA, the official web magazine of the Japanese government.(Link to external site)
[Publication] Honda A, Cartailler J, Cailhol J, et al. Factors for Consideration When Setting Prices for Private Healthcare Providers Operating in Public Systems: A Comparison of France and Japan. Health Services Insights. 2023;16.(Link to external site)
[Publication] Murakami H, Kanda M, Sawayanagi T. Serious psychological distress and coronavirus disease 2019 impact among population affected by relative poverty in Japan: an online cross-sectional study. Minerva Psychiatry 2023 May 10.(Link to external site)
Dr. Motoyuki Tsuboi received an Encouragement Award at the 31st Annual Congress of the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences
Senior officials from Sri Lanka visited BIHC for knowledge exchange program on elderly care
[Publication] Nozaki I, Hachiya M, Ikeda C. COVID-19 vaccination program in Cambodia: Achievements and remaining challenges. Global Health & Medicine 2023.(Link to external site)
Dean of the School of Nursing from the University of the Philippines Manilla visited NCGM
[publication] "Migrants’ access to COVID-19 vaccination in Japan: Progress and challenges" by Masami FUJITA, Miwa KANDA, Hiroyuki KIYOHARA, Saki IKEDA, Azusa IWAMOTO, Kyoko SUDO, Yuko TESHIMA, Akiko KOMATSU, Aya YUMINO, Hiroshi SATO, Tamotsu NAKASA et al. has been published in the J Migr Health.(Link to external site)
[Publication] Miyano S, Vynnycky E, Pattamavone C, et al. Comparison of population-based measles-rubella immunoglobulin G antibody prevalence between 2014 and 2019 in Lao People's Democratic Republic: Impacts of the national immunization program. Int J Infect Dis. 2023;129:70-77.(Link to external site)
[Publication]Honda A, Tamura T, Baba H, et al. How Hospitals Overcame Disruptions in the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Study from Tokyo, Japan. Health Syst Reform. 2023;9(1):2175415. doi:10.1080/23288604.2023.2175415(Link to external site)
[Publication] Miyano S, Pathammavong C, Ichimura Y, et al. Prevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections in Lao People's Democratic Republic: The first national population-based cross-sectional survey. PLoS One. 2022;17(12):e0278933. Published 2022 Dec 30. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0278933(Link to external site)
[Publication] Thandar MM, Rahman MO, Haruyama R, et al. Effectiveness of Infection Control Teams in Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022;19(24):17075. Published 2022 Dec 19. doi:10.3390/ijerph192417075(Link to external site)
[publication] Sodeno M, Aung MN, Yuasa M, et al. Association Between Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes Using the International Physical Activity Questionnaires: A Case-Control Study at a Health Promoting Hospital in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2022;15:3655-3667. Published 2022 Nov 23. doi:10.2147/DMSO.S382528(Link to external site)
[publication] "Unmet needs for hypertension diagnosis among older adults in Myanmar: secondary analysis of a multistage sampling study" by Ikuma NOZAKI et al. has been published in the BMC Health Research Policy and Systems.(Link to external site)
[Publication] Shimizu E, Yokobori Y, Miyazaki K, et al. Seven steps in the value chain of health products for equitable access and delivery in low- and middle-income countries, GHM Open, Advance online publication November 04, 2022. Doi: doi: 10.35772/ghmo.2022.01008(Link to external site)
[Publication] Matsuoka S, Kharel M, Koto-Shimada K, et al. Access to Health-Related Information, Health Services, and Welfare Services among South and Southeast Asian Immigrants in Japan: A Qualitative Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022;19(19):12234. Published 2022 Sep 27. doi:10.3390/ijerph191912234(Link to external site)
[Publications] Honda A, Tamura T, Baba H, et al. How should support for hospital staff during health shocks be improved? A discussion from Japan's experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. Glob Health Med. 2022;4(5):285-288. doi:10.35772/ghm.2022.01020(Link to external site)
[Pubication] Tamura T, Inoue N, Murakami H. International technical cooperation to low- and middle-income countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Glob Health Med. 2022;4(4):250-252. doi:10.35772/ghm.2022.01014(Link to external site)
[Publication] Miyano S, Htoon TT, Nozaki I, et al. Public knowledge, practices, and awareness of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in Myanmar: The first national mobile phone panel survey. PLoS One. 2022;17(8):e0273380. Published 2022 Aug 18. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0273380(Link to external site)
[Publication] Moriyama J, Ito T, Doi M, et al. Enhancing hospital quality management and patient safety in Vietnam: a technical assistance project utilizing online solutions during COVID-19 pandemic. Trop Med Health. 2022;50(1):45. Published 2022 Jul 12. doi:10.1186/s41182-022-00435-2(Link to external site)
[Publication] Honda M, Inoue N, Liverani M, et al. Lessons learned from the history of postgraduate medical training in Japan: from disease-centred care to patient-centred care in an aging society. Hum Resour Health. 2022;20(1):54. Published 2022 Jun 18. doi:10.1186/s12960-022-00752-x(Link to external site)
[Publication] Koto-Shimada K, Fujita N, Matsuoka S, et al. Medium-term outcomes of a program to upgrade the nursing faculty in Cambodia: A qualitative study. Nurse Educ Today. 2022;116:105438. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2022.105438(Link to external site)
NCGM and Institut Pasteur de Paris/Institut Pasteur du Laos extend Collaboration Agreement
[Press release] "Challenges in Vaccination, Testing, and Impoverishment Faced by Foreign Nationals" has been published.(PDF:420KB)
[Publication] Weeks AD, Akinola OI, Amorim M, et al. World Health Organization Recommendation for Using Uterine Balloon Tamponade to Treat Postpartum Hemorrhage. Obstet Gynecol. 2022;139(3):458-462. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000004674(Link to external site)
[Publication] Kiyohara H, Teshima Y, Hoshino HA, et al. Three myths of disseminating COVID-19 information to vulnerable migrants in Japan: lessons learned during the pandemic. Trop Med Health. 2022;50(1):13. Published 2022 Feb 1. doi:10.1186/s41182-022-00404-9(Link to external site)
[Publications] Akashi H, Shimada S, Tamura T, et al. SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Close Contacts of Positive Cases in the Olympic and Paralympic Village at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. JAMA. 2022;327(10):978-980. doi:10.1001/jama.2022.0818(Link to external site)
[Publication] Haruyama R, Obara H, Fujita N. Japan resumes active recommendations of HPV vaccine after 8·5 years of suspension. Lancet Oncol. 2022;23(2):197-198. doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(22)00002-X(Link to external site)