Yoshito Kawakatsu

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of three interventions and determinants of full vaccination among children aged 12-59 months in Nyanza province, Kenya
    Y Kawakatsu
    Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    Public Health 129:1530-8. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Individual and contextual factors associated with community health workers' performance in Nyanza Province, Kenya: a multilevel analysis
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    JICA SEMAH Project, Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:442. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Effectiveness of and factors related to possession of a mother and child health handbook: an analysis using propensity score matching
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    JICA SEMAH Project, Kisumu, Kenya, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan and Present address Yoshito Kawakatsu, 1 12 4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8523, Japan
    Health Educ Res 30:935-46. 2015
  4. pmc Determinants of health facility utilization for childbirth in rural western Kenya: cross-sectional study
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    JICA SEMAH Project, Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:265. 2014
  5. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of neurological impairment among children aged 6-9 years: from population based cross sectional study in western Kenya
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    JICA SEMAH Project, Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Pediatr 12:186. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Individual-, family- and community-level determinants of full vaccination coverage among children aged 12-23 months in western Kenya
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    JICA SEMAH Project, Kisumu, Kenya
    Vaccine 30:7588-93. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Factors influencing the performance of community health workers in Kisumu West, Kenya
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    Graduate School of International Health Development, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:294-300. 2012

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Effects of three interventions and determinants of full vaccination among children aged 12-59 months in Nyanza province, Kenya
    Y Kawakatsu
    Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    Public Health 129:1530-8. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the effects of the three main interventions and identify the individual and community determinants of full vaccination coverage among children aged 12-59 months in Nyanza province, Kenya...
  2. doi request reprint Individual and contextual factors associated with community health workers' performance in Nyanza Province, Kenya: a multilevel analysis
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    JICA SEMAH Project, Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:442. 2015
    ..The objective of this research was to assess the CHWs' performance in Western Kenya and describe determinants of that performance using a multilevel analysis of the two levels, individual and supervisor/community...
  3. doi request reprint Effectiveness of and factors related to possession of a mother and child health handbook: an analysis using propensity score matching
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    JICA SEMAH Project, Kisumu, Kenya, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan and Present address Yoshito Kawakatsu, 1 12 4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8523, Japan
    Health Educ Res 30:935-46. 2015
    ..Therefore, it is necessary to clarify the effectiveness of and identify the factors related to possession of an MCH handbook among parents in rural Western Kenya using propensity score matching (PSM)...
  4. pmc Determinants of health facility utilization for childbirth in rural western Kenya: cross-sectional study
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    JICA SEMAH Project, Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:265. 2014
    ..To improve this situation, a study of the determinants of facility delivery, including individual, family and community factors, was necessary to consider effective intervention in Kenya...
  5. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of neurological impairment among children aged 6-9 years: from population based cross sectional study in western Kenya
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    JICA SEMAH Project, Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Pediatr 12:186. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risk factors of neurological impairment (NI) among children in western Kenya...
  6. doi request reprint Individual-, family- and community-level determinants of full vaccination coverage among children aged 12-23 months in western Kenya
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    JICA SEMAH Project, Kisumu, Kenya
    Vaccine 30:7588-93. 2012
    ..Future interventions focusing on vaccination coverage should be given more attention especially to high risk group identified in this study...
  7. doi request reprint Factors influencing the performance of community health workers in Kisumu West, Kenya
    Yoshito Kawakatsu
    Graduate School of International Health Development, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:294-300. 2012
    ..However, little research on the performance of CHWs has been conducted in Kenya. This study aims to describe their performance and to determine which factors most impacted the performance of CHWs in Kenya...