Krishna C Poudel

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Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions towards preventive behaviours against HIV transmission among people living with HIV/AIDS in Kathmandu, Nepal
    K 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
    Public Health 121:958-61. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions towards preventive behaviours against HIV transmission among people living with HIV/AIDS in Kathmandu, Nepal
    K 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
    Public Health 121:958-61. 2007
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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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  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of out-of-home day care in improving child nutrition and augmenting maternal income among those with and without childcare support: a prospective before-after comparison study in Pokhara, Nepal
    Shinji Nakahara
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Health Policy 97:16-25. 2010
    ....
  22. 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...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. 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)...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relationship between mechanisms and activities at the time of pedestrian injury and activity limitation among school adolescents in Kathmandu, Nepal
    Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Accid Anal Prev 38:1058-63. 2006
    ..05). In both areas, more boys than girls were injured while playing. These findings have important implications for pedestrian safety interventions in poor countries...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Day-care centre supplementary feeding effects on child nutrition in urban slum areas of Nepal
    Krishna C Poudel
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Trop Pediatr 50:116-9. 2004
    ..Our study indicates that in the least developed countries good quality day-care of sufficient duration has the potential to improve child nutrition...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. 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
    ....
  45. 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...
  46. doi request reprint Acculturation factors and metabolic syndrome among Japanese-Brazilian men in Japan: a cross-sectional descriptive study
    Marie Tashiro
    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 Immigr Minor Health 16:68-76. 2014
    ..Japanese-Brazilian immigrant men with older arrival age in Japan were more likely to suffer from MetS, especially shortly after arrival...
  47. 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...