Masamine Jimba

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Quality of life and mental health status of arsenic-affected patients in a Bangladeshi population
    Emdadul H Syed
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:262-9. 2012
  2. pmc Survey of food-hygiene practices at home and childhood diarrhoea in Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Kumiko Takanashi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:602-11. 2009
  3. pmc Long-term impact of community-based information, education and communication activities on food hygiene and food safety behaviors in Vietnam: a longitudinal study
    Kumiko Takanashi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e70654. 2013
  4. pmc Acceptance of wife beating and its association with physical violence towards women in Nepal: a cross-sectional study using couple's data
    Kayoko Yoshikawa
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e95829. 2014
  5. pmc Reliability tests and validation tests of the client satisfaction questionnaire (CSQ-8) as an index of satisfaction with childbirth-related care among Filipino women
    Chieko Matsubara
    Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:235. 2013
  6. pmc Taking stock of Myanmar's progress toward the health-related Millennium Development Goals: current roadblocks, paths ahead
    Yu Mon Saw
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Int J Equity Health 12:78. 2013
  7. pmc Health-related quality of life, depression, and self-esteem in adolescents with leprosy-affected parents: results of a cross-sectional study in Nepal
    Nobuko Yamaguchi
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:22. 2013
  8. pmc A call for parental monitoring to improve condom use among secondary school students in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Linda B Mlunde
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 316 Arnold House, 715 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:1061. 2012
  9. pmc Mental health status among Burmese adolescent students living in boarding houses in Thailand: a cross-sectional study
    Takeshi Akiyama
    Immunobiology Group, Department of Tropical Infectious Diseases, Center of Molecular Biosciences, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Senbaru 1, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0213, Japan
    BMC Public Health 13:337. 2013
  10. pmc Changing poor mothers' care-seeking behaviors in response to childhood illness: findings from a cross-sectional study in Granada, Nicaragua
    Kayako Sakisaka
    Takemi Program in International Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts USA
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 10:10. 2010

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Publications101 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Quality of life and mental health status of arsenic-affected patients in a Bangladeshi population
    Emdadul H Syed
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:262-9. 2012
    ..Appropriate interventions are necessary to improve the well-being of the patients...
  2. pmc Survey of food-hygiene practices at home and childhood diarrhoea in Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Kumiko Takanashi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:602-11. 2009
    ..85, 95% confidence interval 1.11-7.28). The results indicate that food-hygiene practices of mothers, such as avoiding preparing food for cooking on the ground, has a potential impact in preventing diarrhoea among children in Viet Nam...
  3. pmc Long-term impact of community-based information, education and communication activities on food hygiene and food safety behaviors in Vietnam: a longitudinal study
    Kumiko Takanashi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e70654. 2013
    ..This study thus examined the long-term impact of community-based IEC activities on food hygiene and food safety behaviors...
  4. pmc Acceptance of wife beating and its association with physical violence towards women in Nepal: a cross-sectional study using couple's data
    Kayoko Yoshikawa
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e95829. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether acceptance of wife beating among couples is associated with lifetime and past one-year physical IPV perpetration towards wives in Nepal...
  5. pmc Reliability tests and validation tests of the client satisfaction questionnaire (CSQ-8) as an index of satisfaction with childbirth-related care among Filipino women
    Chieko Matsubara
    Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:235. 2013
    ..The government of the Philippines promotes childbirth at health facilities, so we tested the CSQ-8 in the Philippine cities of Ormoc and Palo...
  6. pmc Taking stock of Myanmar's progress toward the health-related Millennium Development Goals: current roadblocks, paths ahead
    Yu Mon Saw
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Int J Equity Health 12:78. 2013
    ..In particular, Myanmar's government should invest greater efforts into health system strengthening to pave the road to universal health coverage...
  7. pmc Health-related quality of life, depression, and self-esteem in adolescents with leprosy-affected parents: results of a cross-sectional study in Nepal
    Nobuko Yamaguchi
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:22. 2013
    ..To date, no study has investigated the effects of parental leprosy on the well-being of adolescent children...
  8. pmc A call for parental monitoring to improve condom use among secondary school students in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Linda B Mlunde
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 316 Arnold House, 715 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:1061. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Mental health status among Burmese adolescent students living in boarding houses in Thailand: a cross-sectional study
    Takeshi Akiyama
    Immunobiology Group, Department of Tropical Infectious Diseases, Center of Molecular Biosciences, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Senbaru 1, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0213, Japan
    BMC Public Health 13:337. 2013
    ..This study investigated mental health status and its relationship with perceived social support among such students...
  10. pmc Changing poor mothers' care-seeking behaviors in response to childhood illness: findings from a cross-sectional study in Granada, Nicaragua
    Kayako Sakisaka
    Takemi Program in International Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts USA
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 10:10. 2010
    ..We also assessed mothers' perception of the medical services and their confidence in the health care available for their children...
  11. ncbi request reprint School health in rural Nepal: why and how?
    Masamine Jimba
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:237-9. 2005
    ..The community members welcomed them, and all the schools successfully built toilets and water supply systems, and initiated child club activities, even though the school teachers' commitment was limited...
  12. ncbi request reprint First aid kit: a challenging new tool for traditional healers in Nepal
    Masamine Jimba
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Trop Doct 35:113-4. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint A challenge for monitoring iodine deficiency disorders in rural Nepal
    Masamine Jimba
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Trop Doct 37:106-7. 2007
    ..The policy-makers should keep such variations in mind for a successful monitoring of IDD in Nepal and other countries where such variations may exist...
  14. ncbi request reprint The need for linking healthcare-seeking behavior and health policy in rural Nepal
    Masamine Jimba
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:462-3. 2003
    ..Mild illnesses are treated at home. To improve the health of the rural population, health planners should recognize these realities and incorporate them into the development of health policies...
  15. pmc Ready to Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTF) improves undernutrition among ART-treated, HIV-positive children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Bruno F Sunguya
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nutr J 11:60. 2012
    ..Therefore, we examined the association between RUTF use with underweight, wasting, and stunting statuses among ART-treated HIV-positive children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
  16. ncbi request reprint Receptivity to tobacco marketing and susceptibility to smoking among non-smoking male students in an urban setting in Lao PDR
    Junko Saito
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Tob Control 22:389-94. 2013
    ..Tobacco marketing is a contributing factor to adolescent smoking, and now targeting adolescents in low- and middle-income countries. Especially, promotional items with tobacco brand logos have a great impact on adolescent smoking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Retention and effectiveness of HIV/AIDS training of traditional healers in far western Nepal
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Trop Med Int Health 10:640-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate HIV/AIDS training for traditional healers (THs) in far western Nepal...
  18. pmc Better learning in schools to improve attitudes toward abstinence and intentions for safer sex among adolescents in urban Nepal
    Rachana Manandhar Shrestha
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Public Health 13:244. 2013
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  19. ncbi request reprint Reaching hard-to-reach migrants by letters: an HIV/AIDS awareness programme in Nepal
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Health Place 13:173-8. 2007
    ..These findings indicated that using letters could be an effective way to reach inaccessible migrants at their destinations, and help them to improve their HIV/AIDS-related knowledge, and safer sex practices...
  20. doi request reprint Quality of antenatal care services in the Birim North District of Ghana: contribution of the community-based health planning and services program
    Sharon Naariyong
    Department of Community and Global Health, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Matern Child Health J 16:1709-17. 2012
    ..Therefore, increasing the CHPS intervention coverage in non-CHPS areas might serve as a basis for improving the quality of ANC in the Birim North and other rural districts of Ghana...
  21. pmc Knowing the consequences of unprotected sex with seroconcordant partner is associated with increased safer sex intentions among HIV-positive men in Kathmandu, Nepal
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Health Popul Nutr 29:191-9. 2011
    ..The findings suggest that improving the knowledge of HIV-positive persons about the consequences of having unprotected sex with seroconcordant partners might improve their intention to practise safer sex with such partners...
  22. ncbi request reprint Migrants' risky sexual behaviours in India and at home in far western Nepal
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Trop Med Int Health 9:897-903. 2004
    ..To examine Nepali migrants' vulnerability to HIV/sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and their possible role in causing the epidemic in far western Nepal...
  23. pmc Integrating child health services into malaria control services of village malaria workers in remote Cambodia: service utilization and knowledge of malaria management of caregivers
    Aya Hasegawa
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Malar J 12:292. 2013
    ..This study aimed to identify determinants of caregivers' VMW service utilization for childhood illness and caregivers' knowledge of malaria management...
  24. pmc Effectiveness of nutrition training of health workers toward improving caregivers' feeding practices for children aged six months to two years: a systematic review
    Bruno F Sunguya
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nutr J 12:66. 2013
    ....
  25. pmc Content analysis of primary and secondary school textbooks regarding malaria control: a multi-country study
    Daisuke Nonaka
    Department of Parasitology and International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e36629. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine whether school textbooks contain sufficient knowledge and skills to help children in primary and lower secondary schools and their family members to cope with malaria...
  26. pmc School-based participatory health education for malaria control in Ghana: engaging children as health messengers
    Irene Ayi
    Bureau of International Medical Cooperation, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Malar J 9:98. 2010
    ..However, little evidence is available. The objective of this study was to determine the impact of school-based malaria education intervention on school children and community adults...
  27. doi request reprint Unsafe sexual behaviors among HIV-positive men in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    AIDS Behav 13:1143-50. 2009
    ..Only 41% (50/123) participants knew about the possibility of HIV superinfection. Our results suggest the urgent need of HIV prevention interventions for the Nepalese HIV-positive men...
  28. doi request reprint Wives' attitudes toward gender roles and their experience of intimate partner violence by husbands in Central Province, Sri Lanka
    Achini Jayatilleke
    University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Interpers Violence 26:414-32. 2011
    ....
  29. pmc Arsenic exposure and oral cavity lesions in Bangladesh
    Emdadul H Syed
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Occup Environ Med 55:59-66. 2013
    ..To evaluate the relationship between arsenic exposure and oral cavity lesions among an arsenic-exposed population in Bangladesh...
  30. doi request reprint Sibling care, school performance, and depression among adolescent caretakers in Cambodia
    Siyan Yi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Asian J Psychiatr 5:132-6. 2012
    ..001); also poor school performance (p<0.001). Sibling care responsibility might have negative impact on school performance and the mental health condition of adolescent caretakers...
  31. pmc Maternal exposure to intimate partner violence and the risk of undernutrition among children younger than 5 years in Bangladesh
    Mosiur Rahman
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Public Health 102:1336-45. 2012
    ..We examined the association between maternal experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV) and the risk of undernutrition among children younger than 5 years in Bangladesh...
  32. pmc Is staying overnight in a farming hut a risk factor for malaria infection in a setting with insecticide-treated bed nets in rural Laos?
    Daisuke Nonaka
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Malar J 9:372. 2010
    ..This study sought to assess whether an overnight stay in a farming hut is associated with an increased risk of malaria infection if insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs) are properly used...
  33. doi request reprint Perceived social support and the psychological well-being of AIDS orphans in urban Kenya
    Sumiyo Okawa
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    AIDS Care 23:1177-85. 2011
    ..Siblings and special persons can be effective sources of social support for AIDS orphans, which help to promote their psychological well-being...
  34. ncbi request reprint AIDS health beliefs and intention for sexual abstinence among male adolescent students in Kathmandu, Nepal: a test of perceived severity and susceptibility
    Shigemi Iriyama
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Public Health 121:64-72. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc Risk perception, road behavior, and pedestrian injury among adolescent students in Kathmandu, Nepal
    Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Inj Prev 13:258-63. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between the perceived safety of specified road behaviors, self-described road behaviors, and pedestrian injury among adolescent students in Kathmandu, Nepal...
  36. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence among general and urban poor populations in Kathmandu, Nepal
    Azusa Oshiro
    University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    J Interpers Violence 26:2073-92. 2011
    ..The urban poor population requires focused data collection as well as tailored interventions to reduce IPV...
  37. pmc Promoting community knowledge and action for malaria control in rural Cambodia: potential contributions of Village Malaria Workers
    Sachiko Lim
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Res Notes 5:405. 2012
    ..Preference of the interview was given to female household head. Multiple regression analyses were run to compare knowledge about malaria, preventive measures taken, and time before first malaria treatment between the two villages...
  38. pmc Scale-up of community-based malaria control can be achieved without degrading community health workers' service quality: the Village Malaria Worker project in Cambodia
    Junko Yasuoka
    Department of Community and Global Health, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Malar J 11:4. 2012
    ..This study examined if the scale-up interfered with VMWs' service quality, actions, and knowledge of malaria control, and analysed VMWs' overall achievements and perceptions of the newly added health services...
  39. pmc Assessing the quality of service of village malaria workers to strengthen community-based malaria control in Cambodia
    Junko Yasuoka
    Department of Community and Global Health, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Malar J 9:109. 2010
    ..This study sought to examine the nature and quality of the VMWs' services...
  40. doi request reprint Health promoting schools in urban, semi-urban and rural Lao PDR
    Noriko Yoshimura
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Health Promot Int 24:166-76. 2009
    ..Based on the results, we recommend that each school adopt a tailored approach for the health promoting school programme based upon an analysis of its own scores...
  41. ncbi request reprint Community perception and readiness for anti-helminth programmes in rural Nepal
    Amod Kumar Poudyal
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Trop Doct 34:87-9. 2004
    ..Such community readiness provides us with hope for developing a sustainable anti-helminth programme at the community level through effective health education...
  42. doi request reprint Correlates of sharing injection equipment among male injecting drug users in Kathmandu, Nepal
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Int J Drug Policy 21:507-10. 2010
    ..We explored the correlates of sharing injection equipment (having injected with a needle or syringe previously used by another) among male IDUs in Kathmandu, Nepal...
  43. ncbi request reprint Targeting newly enrolled low-age school children for the control of the intestinal helminth infection in rural Nepal
    Amod K Poudyal
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Trop Doct 36:16-9. 2006
    ..The study results suggest that an appropriate deworming programme is needed for the newly enrolled under-6-year-old children in the primary schools in Nepal...
  44. ncbi request reprint Availability of childcare support and nutritional status of children of non-working and working mothers in urban Nepal
    Shinji Nakahara
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Hum Biol 18:169-81. 2006
    ..Although further longitudinal research is required, we suggest that childcare support from adult substitute caregivers is essential for children of non-working mothers with limited resources...
  45. doi request reprint The relationship between breastfeeding self-efficacy and perceived insufficient milk among Japanese mothers
    Keiko Otsuka
    Department of International Community Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:546-55. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between maternal perceptions of insufficient milk and breastfeeding confidence using the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale...
  46. pmc Improved quality of life after surgery for pelvic organ prolapse in Nepalese women
    Rolina Dhital
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Womens Health 13:22. 2013
    ..However, QOL outcomes after surgery have not been reported in low-income countries. Thus, we aimed to examine changes in QOL among Nepalese women with POP after such surgery...
  47. doi request reprint Making schools healthy among Burmese migrants in Thailand
    Takeshi Akiyama
    Immunobiology Group, Department of Tropical Infectious Diseases, Center of Molecular Biosciences, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of Ryukyus, Senbaru 1, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0213, Japan
    Health Promot Int 28:223-32. 2013
    ..7. Although further study is necessary to investigate the association between our intervention and the improvements among schools, our school health evaluation and intervention were successfully implemented in Burmese migrant schools...
  48. pmc High risk of ART non-adherence and delay of ART initiation among HIV positive double orphans in Kigali, Rwanda
    Kimiyo Kikuchi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e41998. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the ART adherence and identify whether different orphan status was associated with the child's adherence...
  49. ncbi request reprint Migration in far western Nepal: a time bomb for a future HIV/AIDS epidemic?
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033 Japan
    Trop Doct 34:30-1. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint A traditional healers' training model in rural Nepal: strengthening their roles in community health
    Amod K Poudyal
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Trop Med Int Health 8:956-60. 2003
    ..They also improved their relationships with the GHWs. Up-scaling this model is a challenge for improving community health care in Nepal in the future...
  51. doi request reprint Public and private sector treatment of malaria in Lao PDR
    Daisuke Nonaka
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Trop 112:283-7. 2009
    ..An intervention is necessary to make the private sector an integral component of malaria treatment in Lao PDR...
  52. pmc Poor nutrition status and associated feeding practices among HIV-positive children in a food secure region in Tanzania: a call for tailored nutrition training
    Bruno F Sunguya
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e98308. 2014
    ..We collected quantitative data using a standard questionnaire and qualitative data through seven focus group discussions (FGDs)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Determining the impact of community awareness-raising activities on the prevention of malaria transmission in Palawan, the Philippines
    Emilie Louise Akiko Matsumoto-Takahashi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8654, Japan Department of Tropical Medicine and Malaria, Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan Electronic address
    Parasitol Int 63:519-26. 2014
    ..These activities should be strengthened to improve preventive measures implemented by ex-patients traveling to mountain areas and to enhance the knowledge on malaria transmission particularly among indigenous residents. ..
  54. pmc Efficacy of in-service nutrition training for mid-level providers to improve feeding practices among HIV-positive children in Tanga, Tanzania: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Bruno F Sunguya
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Trials 14:352. 2013
    ..This study thus aims to examine the efficacy of nutrition training of MLPs on feeding practices and the nutrition status of HIV-positive children in Tanga, Tanzania...
  55. pmc Physicians are a key to encouraging cessation of smoking among people living with HIV/AIDS: a cross-sectional study in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
    Rachel M Amiya
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:677. 2011
    ....
  56. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d levels and C-reactive protein in persons with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar
    Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:528-34. 2013
    ..02) but not in women (p=0.28). The risk of having a high level of inflammation (CRP>3 mg/liter) may be high among HIV-positive men and women with a 25(OH)D serum level of <20 ng/ml...
  57. ncbi request reprint High rate of unintended pregnancies after knowing of HIV infection among HIV positive women under antiretroviral treatment in Kigali, Rwanda
    Kimiyo Kikuchi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 5:255-63. 2011
    ..Moreover, interventions are also needed to improve women's understanding of the prognosis of pediatric AIDS, and condom-use negotiation skills...
  58. pmc Social capital and life satisfaction: a cross-sectional study on persons with musculoskeletal impairments in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Kyo Takahashi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:206. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to explore the associations between social capital and life satisfaction of persons with musculoskeletal impairments in Hanoi, Vietnam...
  59. ncbi request reprint Hard-to-reach populations in Japan
    Yuka Nomura
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:325-7. 2007
    ..We suggest the utilization of comparatively valid techniques, such as time-location or respondent driven sampling to more clearly understand these populations...
  60. ncbi request reprint Content analysis of school textbooks on health topics: a systematic review
    Marino Nomoto
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 5:61-8. 2011
    ..Content quality is sometimes inappropriate and requires improvement...
  61. pmc Interpersonal trust and quality-of-life: a cross-sectional study in Japan
    Yasuharu Tokuda
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology, St Luke s Life Science Institute, St Luke s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 3:e3985. 2008
    ..Our aim in this study was to evaluate the possible association between interpersonal trust and QOL among Japanese people...
  62. doi request reprint Influencing factors for seeking HIV voluntary counseling and testing among tuberculosis patients in Cambodia
    Siyan Yi
    Department of International Community Health, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    AIDS Care 21:529-34. 2009
    ..To increase VCT utilization among TB patients, we need effective strategies to reduce AIDS stigma among them. Moreover, initiation of routine HIV testing in TB facilities might be another effective solution...
  63. ncbi request reprint Mumbai disease in far western Nepal: HIV infection and syphilis among male migrant-returnees and non-migrants
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Trop Med Int Health 8:933-9. 2003
    ..To measure the seroprevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and syphilis, and to assess the behavioural risk factors for these infections among migrant-returnees and non-migrants in far western Nepal...
  64. pmc Perceived family support, depression, and suicidal ideation among people living with HIV/AIDS: a cross-sectional study in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
    Rachel M Amiya
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e90959. 2014
    ..This study thus examined different dimensions of perceived family support in relation to depression and suicidal ideation among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Nepal...
  65. ncbi request reprint Malaria education from school to community in Oudomxay province, Lao PDR
    Daisuke Nonaka
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Parasitol Int 57:76-82. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest that school children can act as health information messengers from schools to communities for malaria control in Lao PDR...
  66. pmc Role of risk and protective factors in risky sexual behavior among high school students in Cambodia
    Siyan Yi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Public Health 10:477. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the operation of risk and protective factors in individual, family, peer, school, and community domains in predicting risky sexual behavior among male and female adolescents in Cambodia...
  67. pmc Undernutrition among HIV-positive children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: antiretroviral therapy alone is not enough
    Bruno F Sunguya
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:869. 2011
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of a Nepalese version of the Kiddo-KINDL in adolescents
    Nobuko Yamaguchi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 4:178-85. 2010
    ..Our results showed that a Nepalese version of the Kiddo-KINDL has internal consistency, reproducibility, responsiveness, interpretability, and discriminant validity...
  69. ncbi request reprint Traffic rule violations of private bus drivers and bus crashes in Sri Lanka: a case-control study
    Achala Upendra Jayatilleke
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:263-9. 2010
    ..To explore the association between self-reported traffic rule violations of private sector bus drivers and bus crashes in the Kandy district, Sri Lanka...
  70. ncbi request reprint Rapid increase in Japanese life expectancy after World War II
    Yasuo Sugiura
    Bureau of International Cooperation, International Medical Center of Japan, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 4:9-16. 2010
    ....
  71. pmc Effectiveness of a Breastfeeding Self-efficacy Intervention: Do Hospital Practices Make a Difference?
    Keiko Otsuka
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bukyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Matern Child Health J 18:296-306. 2014
    ..When breastfeeding self-efficacy interventions are implemented, hospital infant feeding practices may need to be optimized beforehand. ..
  72. doi request reprint Development and psychometric testing of the Japanese version of the maternal breastfeeding evaluation scale
    Hiroko Hongo
    1Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hum Lact 29:611-9. 2013
    ..The MBFES has been used in Western countries, but not in Japan...
  73. ncbi request reprint The influence of economic factors on the location of birth among Palestinian women in Bethlehem during the second Palestinian uprising
    Rika Fujiya
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Trop Doct 37:13-7. 2007
    ..We concluded that, in urban Bethlehem, although movement restrictions contributed to the change in the place of birth, economic support programmes have also contributed to offsetting the movement restriction effects...
  74. pmc Why do adult women in Vietnam take iron tablets?
    Ritsuko Aikawa
    Institute for International Cooperation, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Public Health 6:144. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the factors in compliance with taking iron tablets, where daily doses of iron (60 mg) and folic acid (400 microg) were distributed in rural Vietnamese communes...
  75. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS vulnerability of Nepali migrants to India: whose concern?
    Krishna C Poudel
    Lancet 368:1648. 2006
  76. pmc Lack of occupational health research in Nepal
    Krishna C Poudel
    Am J Public Health 95:550; author reply 550-1. 2005
  77. ncbi request reprint Health promotion approach for control of Taenia solium infection in Nepal
    Masamine Jimba
    Lancet 362:1420. 2003
  78. ncbi request reprint Emerging co-infection of HIV and hepatitis B virus in far western Nepal
    Krishna C Poudel
    Trop Doct 36:186-7. 2006
    ..Although only one migrant-returnee was infected with both HBV and HIV, co-infection may occur more frequently in future as the HIV prevalence is high (8%)...
  79. ncbi request reprint The Asian Center of International Parasite Control (ACIPAC): five years of achievement. III. School health for parasite control in Thailand: a review and current model activities
    Praphasri Joongsuksuntigul
    Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi 10110, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:17-27. 2005
  80. ncbi request reprint Conflict induced internal displacement in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    MPH Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Med Confl Surviv 23:103-10. 2007
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint One journal for Medline
    Masamine Jimba
    Lancet 361:1388-9. 2003
  82. ncbi request reprint Assessment of IDD problem by estimation of urinary iodine among school children
    Anand Ballabh Joshi
    Research Unit, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Nepal Med Coll J 8:111-4. 2006
    ..This study shows that IDD continues to be prevalent in the country as a major public health problem, which requires strengthening effective intervention program and other preventive measures...
  83. ncbi request reprint HIV superinfection: another reason to avoid serosorting practice
    Krishna C Poudel
    Lancet 370:23. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint Insufficient level of iodine content in household powder salt in Nepal
    Anand Ballabh Joshi
    Research Unit, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Nepal Med Coll J 9:75-8. 2007
    ..6 ppm (95.0% CI= 31.7- 33.4) and 30.6 ppm respectively. In the community level, people are still using the non-iodized salt. To eliminate the IDD more efforts are required at program implementation and monitoring level...
  85. doi request reprint Domestic violence against women in Nepal
    Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar
    Lancet 371:1664. 2008
  86. ncbi request reprint Thought for food in the Philippines
    Shoko Miura
    Lancet 363:246. 2004
  87. ncbi request reprint Towards sustainable malaria control
    Junko Yasuoka
    Lancet 370:1684; author reply 1684-5. 2007
  88. ncbi request reprint Avian influenza: a chance to strengthen agriculture-health links
    Masamine Jimba
    Lancet 363:1078. 2004
  89. ncbi request reprint Conflict and home birth increase in the West Bank
    Rika Fujiya
    Trop Doct 34:116-7. 2004
  90. pmc Learning from low income countries: what are the lessons? Communities improve health systems
    Masamine Jimba
    BMJ 329:1183. 2004
  91. ncbi request reprint Intimate-partner violence
    Achini Jayatilleke
    Lancet 368:1765. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint Effects of a long-term volunteer surgical program in a developing country: the case in Vietnam from 1993 to 2003
    Miyuki Uetani
    Research Institute of Advanced Oral Science, Aichi Gakuin University, Nagoya, Japan
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:616-9. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the activities of the Japanese Cleft Palate Foundation from 1993 to 2003 in southern Vietnam...
  93. ncbi request reprint AIDS and human rights research
    Krishna C Poudel
    Trop Doct 36:191-2. 2006
  94. ncbi request reprint Beyond deworming: the promotion of school-health-based interventions by Japan
    Jun Kobayashi
    Bureau of International Cooperation, International Medical Centre of Japan IMCJ, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    Trends Parasitol 23:25-9. 2007
    ..Implementing "beyond-deworming" efforts is now a practical challenge in the subregion...
  95. ncbi request reprint Improving immunization services under the armed conflict in rural Nepal
    Ram Chandra Silwal
    Nepal Family Health Programme, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Public Health 120:805-8. 2006
  96. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS: a time to act
    Masamine Jimba
    Lancet 361:1301. 2003
  97. pmc One-journal-for-MEDLINE initiative in Nepal
    Masamine Jimba
    Bull World Health Organ 83:400. 2005
  98. pmc Difficulties of peace-building in Nepal
    Amod K Poudyal
    CMAJ 172:1663; author reply 1663-4. 2005
  99. ncbi request reprint Beyond deworming
    Masamine Jimba
    Lancet 365:751. 2005
  100. pmc Another lesson from the Japan Medical Association
    Masamine Jimba
    BMJ 330:310-1. 2005
  101. ncbi request reprint Road medicine and HIV/AIDS
    Takako Yasukawa
    Lancet 362:1081. 2003