Chushi Kuroiwa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Viral gastroenteritis in Mongolian infants
    Grant Stuart Hansman
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:180-2. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Difficulties in measles elimination: prevalence of measles antibodies before and after mass vaccination campaign in Laos
    Chushi Kuroiwa
    Bureau of International Cooperation, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Vaccine 21:479-84. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of asthma, rhinitis, and eczema among children in Vientiane city, Lao PDR
    Chushi Kuroiwa
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:1025-33. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Hidden reality on the introduction of auto-disable syringes in developing countries
    Chushi Kuroiwa
    Bureau of International Cooperation, International Medical Center of Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:1019-23. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and potential risk factors of rhinitis and atopic eczema among schoolchildren in Vientiane capital, Lao PDR: ISAAC questionnaire
    Outavong Phathammavong
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 2:193-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of exclusive breast-feeding in early infancy: a survey report from Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Yuri Sasaki
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Pediatr Nurs 25:463-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Antenatal care among ethnic populations in Louang Namtha Province, Lao PDR
    Outavong Phathammavong
    Department of Global Health Policy, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan 113 0033
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:705-16. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Challenges in access to and utilization of reproductive health care in Pakistan
    Moazzam Ali
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Institute of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Japan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 20:3-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for protein-energy malnutrition in children under 5 years: study from Luangprabang province, Laos
    Manilay Phengxay
    Department of Developmental Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Int 49:260-5. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting routine immunization coverage among children aged 12-59 months in Lao PDR after regional polio eradication in western Pacific region
    Masaharu Maekawa
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 1:43-51. 2007

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Publications31

  1. pmc Viral gastroenteritis in Mongolian infants
    Grant Stuart Hansman
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:180-2. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Difficulties in measles elimination: prevalence of measles antibodies before and after mass vaccination campaign in Laos
    Chushi Kuroiwa
    Bureau of International Cooperation, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Vaccine 21:479-84. 2003
    ..It was also suggested that more efforts should be put on reconstruction of the existing routine immunization service in Laos, which had been weakened by aggressive eradication programme...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of asthma, rhinitis, and eczema among children in Vientiane city, Lao PDR
    Chushi Kuroiwa
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:1025-33. 2006
    ..4% and atopic eczema was 7.1%. Contrary to generally accepted risk factors, there were no associations revealed between asthma prevalence and smoking of family members (especially mothers), intake of fish/meat, and male gender...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hidden reality on the introduction of auto-disable syringes in developing countries
    Chushi Kuroiwa
    Bureau of International Cooperation, International Medical Center of Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:1019-23. 2004
    ..We conclude that reviewing the present 'safe injection' policy is urgently required in Lao PDR, as well as in other developing countries where the disposal system for medical wastes is not yet well established...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and potential risk factors of rhinitis and atopic eczema among schoolchildren in Vientiane capital, Lao PDR: ISAAC questionnaire
    Outavong Phathammavong
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 2:193-9. 2008
    ..The validation study on ISAAC questionnaire in Lao language is needed in order to generalize this questionnaire in Lao...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of exclusive breast-feeding in early infancy: a survey report from Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Yuri Sasaki
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Pediatr Nurs 25:463-9. 2010
    ..This study aims to investigate the present status of infant feeding practices and identify factors that affect EBF practices during the first 6 months following infant birth in Phnom Penh, Cambodia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antenatal care among ethnic populations in Louang Namtha Province, Lao PDR
    Outavong Phathammavong
    Department of Global Health Policy, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan 113 0033
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:705-16. 2010
    ..ANC visits enhanced hospital deliveries and child immunizations. The promotion of ANC among women in remote rural communities is needed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Challenges in access to and utilization of reproductive health care in Pakistan
    Moazzam Ali
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Institute of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Japan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 20:3-7. 2008
    ..A woman's right to life-saving services of skilled health care providers in childbirth is undeniable. This paper examines factors restricting women's access to emergency obstetric care services in Pakistan...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for protein-energy malnutrition in children under 5 years: study from Luangprabang province, Laos
    Manilay Phengxay
    Department of Developmental Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Int 49:260-5. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of and to identify risk factors associated with protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) in children under 5 years of age in Luangprabang province, Laos...
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting routine immunization coverage among children aged 12-59 months in Lao PDR after regional polio eradication in western Pacific region
    Masaharu Maekawa
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 1:43-51. 2007
    ..An equally shared funding system for the basic health as well as international policy for respecting the existing system in poor country is important...
  11. ncbi request reprint UXO victims and health status of populations living in Xiengkhuang Province, Lao PDR: A household-based survey
    Outavong Phathammavong
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyoku, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 2:112-6. 2008
    ..Diarrhea, respiratory disease and measles remained health problems for children under 5 years. MCH services utilization were higher than Laos nationally...
  12. doi request reprint Emergency obstetric care in Punjab, Pakistan: improvement needed
    Moazzam Ali
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Institute of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 13:201-7. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Factors influencing breastfeeding in children less than 2 years of age in Lao PDR
    Pornpai Putthakeo
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:487-92. 2009
    ..This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of, and factors influencing, exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) at 6 months and continued breastfeeding (CBF) at 2 years...
  14. doi request reprint Monitoring malaria control in Khammouane province, Laos: an active case detection survey of Plasmodium falciparum malaria using the Paracheck rapid diagnostic test
    Yoshihisa Shirayama
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:743-50. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Accurate record keeping in referral hospitals in Pakistan's north west frontier province and Punjab: a crucial step needed to improve maternal health
    Moazzam Ali
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Institute of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Pak Med Assoc 57:443-6. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Parasitic infestation and nutritional status among schoolchildren in Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Outavong Phathammavong
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:689-94. 2007
    ..To investigate the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infestation among school-aged children residing in Vientiane capital city; and to assess the impact of its infestation on nutrition status of those children...
  17. ncbi request reprint The successes and challenges of the IMCI training course in Lao Pdr
    Sae Takada
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:178-87. 2007
    ..The main problems concerned the adaptability of guidelines and shortage of time. Incorporating in-depth clinical explanations and inviting facilitators with medical knowledge and experience using IMCI may be key to resolving such issues...
  18. ncbi request reprint A social marketing approach to quality improvement in family planning services: a case study from Rawalpindi, Pakistan
    Jamshaid Gulzar
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Institute of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 2:15-21. 2008
    ..Involvement of private service outlets increased the accessibility and enhanced the use of services. Social marketing may be expanded to improve quality and access by involving further components of health care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessment of hepatitis B vaccine-induced seroprotection among children 5-10 years old in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Tumendemberel Ochirbat
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 2:68-74. 2008
    ..001) compared to children living in apartment areas (p = 0.152). On the other hand, children living with higher socio-economic status had more exposure to blood-borne pathogens, probably due to inappropriate health-seeking behaviors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk of sharps exposure among health science students in northeast China
    Zhuo Zhang
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyoku, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 2:105-11. 2008
    ..Sharps exposures were underreported to supervisors. Effective OES educational programs need to be developed and should be implemented early in health science students' education...
  21. ncbi request reprint The health management information system of Pakistan under devolution: health managers' perceptions
    Muhammad Suleman Qazi
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Institute of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 2:75-80. 2008
    ..Change in the public administration culture towards encouraging initiative taking at lower levels, introduction of performance incentives, inculcating work ethics, encouraging local accountability, and good governance are all essential...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of obesity and dietary habits among adults in rural area, Chile
    Miho Nozue
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 1:140-8. 2007
    ..Appropriate interventions, therefore, should be introduced to control obesity among women and to enhance health awareness among men throughout the country...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hospital medical waste management in Shandong Province, China
    Ruoyan Gai
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Waste Manag Res 27:336-42. 2009
    ..In those areas issues in the financial, administrative and technical aspects should be further examined...
  24. ncbi request reprint Scaling up interventions to eliminate neonatal tetanus: factors associated with the coverage of tetanus toxoid and clean deliveries among women in Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Kanako Masuno
    Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Vaccine 27:4284-8. 2009
    ..The lack of continuum of care for mothers and newborns is the major obstacle to scale up the tetanus toxoid coverage and PAB as well as clean deliveries...
  25. ncbi request reprint Physicians' knowledge regarding the recommended anti-tuberculosis prescribed medication regimen: a cross-sectional survey from Lucknow, India
    Nimisha Vandan
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:1072-5. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates the need for adequate training in both public and private sectors regarding the correct anti-tuberculosis treatment regimens...
  26. ncbi request reprint Health-care waste management in Lao PDR: a case study
    Soulivanh Phengxay
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Waste Manag Res 23:571-81. 2005
    ..A higher proportion of medical waste (MW) from the inpatient department at the primary health-care level was found. Thus, HCW management at primary health-care facilities needs more attention and should be better understood...
  27. ncbi request reprint The reality of health information systems: challenges for standardization
    Hirotsugu Aiga
    Human Development Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 2:5-9. 2008
    ..For the data quality assurance and comparability of data across countries overtime of major health indicators, standardization of HISs are the urgent task...
  28. ncbi request reprint Modern medicine and indigenous health beliefs: malaria control alongside "Sadsana-phee" (animist belief system) in Lao PDR
    Yoshihisa Shirayama
    Department of International Health Policy and Planning, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:622-9. 2006
    ..Based on our findings, we recommend that future education and malaria control programs be revised and made sensitive to those people holding indigenous beliefs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Emergency obstetric care availability, accessibility and utilization in eight districts in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province
    Moazzam Ali
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Institute of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 18:10-5. 2006
    ..care centers in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) comply with minimum UN recommendations for availability, use, and quality of basic and comprehensive Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC) as measured by UN process indicators?..
  30. pmc Needlestick and sharps injuries among health care workers at public tertiary hospitals in an urban community in Mongolia
    Mayo Kakizaki
    Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Res Notes 4:184. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  31. ncbi request reprint Quantity and distribution of continuing professional education opportunities among healthcare workers in Ghana
    Hirotsugu Aiga
    Institute for International Cooperation, Japan International Cooperation Agency
    J Contin Educ Nurs 37:270-9. 2006
    ..This study explains how continuing professional education opportunities among the healthcare workers in Ghana are distributed...