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Publications in FY 2016

Disease control

Research area Country of focus Authors Publication
Major infectious diseases Viet Nam Hijikata M, Matsushita I, Le Hang NT, Thuong PH, Tam DB, Maeda S, Sakurada S, Cuong VC, Lien LT, Keicho N: Influence of the polymorphism of the DUSP14 gene on the expression of immune-related genes and development of pulmonary tuberculosis. Genes Immun 2016, 17(4):207-212.
Major infectious diseases Japan  Ishimaru T, Wada K, Arphorn S, Smith DR: Attitudes of nurses toward HIV-infected colleagues in Japan. Contemp Nurse 2016, :1-10.
Major infectious diseases Nepal Thuong PH, Tam DB, Sakurada S, Hang NT, Hijikata M, Hong LT, Ngoc PT, Anh PT, Cuong VC, Matsushita I, Lien LT, Keicho N: Circulating granulysin levels in healthcare workers and latent tuberculosis infection estimated using interferon-gamma release assays. BMC Infect Dis 2016, 16(1):580.
Infectious disease control Japan Miyoshi-Akiyama T, Sherchan JB, Nagamatsu M, Sherchand JB, Tandukar S, Ohmagari N, Kirikae T, Ohara H, Hayakawa K: Comparative Genome Analysis of Extended-Spectrum-beta-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli Sequence Type 131 Strains from Nepal and Japan. mSphere 2016, 1(5):e00289-16. eCollection 2016 Sep-Oct.
Infectious disease control
Sherchan JB, Gurung P, Karkee P, Ranabhat N, Shrestha N, Ohara H: Microbiological and Clinical Profile of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Isolates in Kathmandu University Hospital. J Nepal Health Res Counc 2016, 14(32):33-38.
Infectious disease control Nepal Tada T, Shrestha S, Shimada K, Ohara H, Sherchand JB, Pokhrel BM, Kirikae T PER-8, a novel extended-spectrum beta-lactamase PER variant, from an Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolate in Nepal. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2016.

Maternal and child health

Research areas Country Authors Publications
Maternal and neonatal health the world Kikuchi K, Okawa S, Zamawe CO, Shibanuma A, Nanishi K, Iwamoto A, Saw YM, Jimba M: Effectiveness of Continuum of Care-Linking Pre-Pregnancy Care and Pregnancy Care to Improve Neonatal and Perinatal Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS One 2016, 11(10):e0164965. 
Maternal and child health Madagascar Razanamihaja N, Makino Y, Ogawa H, Ikeda N, Miyazaki H: The assessment of status of tobacco smoking among urban primary schoolchildren in Madagascar. Health Promot Int 2016

Health system strengthening

Research areas Country Authors Publications
Health system strengthening Francophone Africa Fujita N, Nagai M, Diouf ISN, Shimizu T, Tamura T: The Role of a Network of Human Resources for Health Managers in Supporting Leadership for Health Systems Strengthening in Francophone African Countries. Health Systems & Reform 2016, 2(3):254-264.
Health system strengthening the world Japan Global Health Working Group: Protecting human security: proposals for the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan. Lancet 2016, 387(10033):2155-2162. 
Health system strengthening Cambodia Koto-Shimada K, Yanagisawa S, Boonyanurak P, Fujita N: Building the capacity of nursing professionals in Cambodia: Insights from a bridging programme for faculty development. Int J Nurs Pract 2016, 22 Suppl 1:22-30.


Research areas Country Authors Publications
Industrial health Japan Eguchi H, Wada K, Prieto-Merino D, Smith DR Lung, gastric and colorectal cancer mortality by occupation and industry among working-aged men in Japan
Industrial health Japan Eguchi H, Wada K, Smith DR Recognition, Compensation, and Prevention of Karoshi, or Death due to Overwork. J Occup Environ Med 2016, 58(8):e313-4.
Industrial health Japan Wada K, Eguchi H, Prieto-Merino D, Smith DR:. Occupational differences in suicide mortality among Japanese men of working age. J Affect Disord 2016, 190:316-321
Industrial health Japan Wada K, Higuchi Y, Smith DR: Assessing the Impact of Nationwide Smoking Cessation Interventions among Employed, Middle-Aged Japanese Men, 2005-2010. PLoS One 2016, 11(5):e0155151.
Industrial health Japan Wada K, Eguchi H, Prieto-Merino D Differences in stroke and ischemic heart disease mortality by occupation and industry among Japanese working-aged men. SSM - Population Health 2016, 2:745-749.
Disaster medicine Japan Matsubara C, Murakami H, Imai K, Mizoue T, Akashi H, Miyoshi C, Nakasa T: Prevalence and Risk Factors for Post-Traumatic Stress Reaction Among Resident Survivors of the Tsunami That Followed the Great East Japan Earthquake, March 11, 2011. Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2016, 10(5):746-753.