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Shinichiro NODA, MD, MPH&TM

 As of September 2023



Area of expertise

Global health, health systems, health care delivery systems, aid coordination

Long-term overseas experiences

Feb2003-  Mar2004

Long-term expert in Health Information System, JICA technical cooperation project “ Reproductive Health in the 7th health region” (Duty station: Olancho, Republic of Honduras)
Apr2004-  Mar2005 Chief advisor, JICA technical cooperation project “ Reproductive Health in 7th health region” (Duty station: Olancho, Republic of Honduras)
2008-        Aug2010 Chief advisor, JICA technical cooperation project “Capacity Development for Sector-wide Coordination in Health” (Duty station: Vientiane, Lao PDR)
Mar2013- Mar2016 Chief advisor, JICA technical cooperation project “Capacity Development for Sector-wide Coordination in Health” (Duty station: Vientiane, Lao PDR)
Mar2021- Mar2024 Technical advisor, Cabinet of the Ministry of Health and Social Action (Duty station: Dakar, Republic of Senegal) 

Publication list

■Journal articles

  1. Noda S, Hernandez PMR, Sudo K, Takahashi K, Nam EW, Chen H, Inaoka K, Tateishi E, Affarah WS, Kadriyan H, Kobayashi J. Service Delivery Reform for Asian Ageing Societies: A Cross Country Study Between Japan, South Kore, China, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Int J Integr Care.2021 Apr 6;21(2)
  2. Ridde V, Gautier L, Dagenais C, Chabrol F, Hou R, Bonnet E, David PM, Cloos P, Duhoux A, Lucet JC, Traverson L, de Araujo Oliveira SR, Cazarin G, Peiffer-Smadja N, Touré L, Coulibaly A, Honda A, Noda S, Tamura T, Baba H, Kodoi H, Zinszer K. Learning from public health and hospital resilience to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: protocol for a multiple case study (Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, and Mali). Health Res Policy Syst. 2021 May 6;19(1):76.
  3. Kobayashi J, Aritaka N, Nozaki I, Tabata A, Noda S. COVID-19 control during a humanitarian crisis; the need for emergency response at the Thai-Myanmar border as an alternative channel. Trop Med Health. 2021 May 7;49(1):33.
  4. Tsuboi M, Hachiya M, Noda S, Iso H, Umeda T. Epidemiology and quarantine measures during COVID-19 outbreak on the cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at Yokohama, Japan in 2020: a descriptive analysis.Global Health & Medicine. 2020; 2(2):102-106.
  5. Obara H, Noda S, Fujita N, Miyoshi C, Akashi H. Sustainable implementation of international health cooperation projects while Japanese technical experts cannot go to low- and middle-income countries because of the COVID19 pandemic travel restrictions. Global Health & Medicine. 2020; 2(2):148-150.
  6. Nam EW, Yoo B, Noda S, Kobayashi J, Changwoo Shon. Analysis of Integrated Health and Welfare Services and the Direction of Community Care in Seoul and Japan using Capacity Mapping Tool. The Soul Institute. 2020. 6
  7. Sudo K, Kobayashi J, Noda S, Fukuda Y, Takahashi T. Japan's healthcare policy for the elderly through the concepts of self-help (Ji-jo), mutual aid (Go-jo), social solidarity care (Kyo-jo), and governmental care (Ko-jo). BioScience Trends. 2018; 12(1):7-11.
  8. Murakami H, Akashi H, Noda S, Mizoue T, Okazaki O, Ouchi Y, Okaji Y, Kajiwara C, Miyoshi C. A cross-sectional survey of blood pressure of a coastal city’s resident victims of the 2011 Tohoku tsunami. Am J Hypertens 2013;26(6):799-807.
  9. Kinebuchi H, Akimaru K, Noda S, Yamamoto K, Cholinesterase Activity in Quails of Neuropathy Caused by Organophosphates, Industrial Health Vol. 36, No. 4: 376-379, 1998
  10. Gautier L, Noda S, Chabrol F, David PM, Duhoux A, Hou R, Rosana de Araújo Oliveira S, Traverson L, Zinszer K, Ridde V. Hospital Governance During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Multiple-Country Case Study. Health Syst Reform. 2023 Jun 15;9(2):2173551. doi: 10.1080/23288604.2023.2173551. PMID: 37253204.
  11. Honda A, Cartailler J, Cailhol J, Noda S, Or Z. Factors for Consideration When Setting Prices for Private Healthcare Providers Operating in Public Systems: A Comparison of France and Japan. Health Serv Insights. 2023 May 21;16:11786329231173484. doi: 10.1177/11786329231173484. PMID: 37228260; PMCID: PMC10204054.
  12. Honda A, Tamura T, Baba H, Kodoi H, Noda S. How Hospitals Overcame Disruptions in the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Study from Tokyo, Japan. Health Syst Reform. 2023 Dec 31;9(1):2175415. doi: 10.1080/23288604.2023.2175415. PMID: 36803509.
  13. Akashi H, Kodoi H, Noda S, Tamura T, Baba H, Chinda E, Thandar MM, Naito K, Watanabe Y, Suzuki Y, Narita T, Shimazu T. Reporting on the implementation to set up a "care and isolation facility" for mild COVID-19 cases in Tokyo. Glob Health Med. 2022 Apr 30;4(2):71-77. doi: 10.35772/ghm.2022.01022. PMID: 35586771; PMCID: PMC9066461.
  14. Honda A, Tamura T, Baba H, Kodoi H, Noda S. 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 Oct 31;4(5):285-288. doi: 10.35772/ghm.2022.01020.


  1. NODA S, MATSUMOTO Y. Assessment of Synergy between Vertical Programs and the National Health Systems in the Lao P.D.R.. NCGM REPORT、2012