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Tropical Medicine Course(MTM)

2019

Title
Supervisor
Radiological characteristics among adult patients hospitalized to a tuberculosis ward without the evidence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in the Philippines Prof. Koya Ariyoshi
Biochemical study of Trypanosoma cruzi Coq7, an essential enzyme from ubiquinone biosynthesis pathway and potential drug target Prof. Kiyoshi Kita
Epidemiology of Histidine Rich Protein-2-deleted Plasmodium falciparum infection among symptomatic patients in Kwilu Province (DR Congo) Prof. Christopher Smith
Sputum Microbial Profile and Clinical Features of Patients With GeneXpert and AFB Negative in San Lazaro Hospital Manila-Philippines Prof. Sharon Cox
Community and Hospitalized Dengue Disease Burden in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province, Central Vietnam Prof.Laymint Yoshida
The pattern, frequency and survival influence of ECG abnormalities among diptheria patients in San Lazaro Hospital, the Philippines Prof. Koya Ariyoshi
Frequency and clinical characteristics of lgA nephropathy at the time of renal biopsy in low-and-middle-income countries: a systematic review Prof. Koya Ariyoshi

2018

Title
Supervisor
Knowledge of Chagas disease in Latin American migrant population living in Japan. Prof. Kenji Hirayama
Investigation of Spotted Fever Group and Typhus Group Rickettsioses by nested PCR among patients with fever of unknown origin in Hanoi, northern Vietnam Prof. Koya Ariyoshi
Cytokine response in non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung disease patients Prof. Koya Ariyoshi
Performance of IgM immunochromatographic test with seasonal difference for the diagnosis of leptospirosis Prof. Koya Ariyoshi
Assessment of Typhoid Fever Vi Polysaccharide Vaccine Effectiveness After 2015 Earthquakes in Nepal Prof. Koya Ariyoshi
Molecular characteristics of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus of invasive infections in the San Lazaro Hospital, the Philippines Prof. Koya Ariyoshi

 

2017

Title
Supervisor
Molecular characteristics of HCV infection in dialysis patients in the north and south of Vietnam, 2010 Prof. Koya Ariyoshi
Preliminar trial for Detection of Schistosoma mansoni DNA in the urine Prof. Shinjiro Hamano
Does diabetes and nutritional status affect cell-mediated immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis? A retrospective analysis of QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube test data from Tokyo Metropolitan Tama Medical Center, Japan Prof. Sharon Cox
Study of Clinical Status and CD4 counts of HIV Patients who initiated ARV treatment in Motebang Hospital of Leribe District, Lesotho Prof.Laymint Yoshida

2016

Title
Supervisor
Association between malnutrition and malaria in 6-59 months old children in a rural area of Burkina Faso: A cross-sectional study. Prof. Sharon COX
A comparison of the causes of admission to the Siddhi Memorial Children Hospital, Bhaktapur, Nepal during 2014-2016 before and after the 2015 earthquake Prof. Christopher PARRY
An observational study of patients with rabies in San Lazaro Hospital (SLH), Manila, the Philippines Prof. Christopher PARRY
Develop a novel diagnostic assay for hemorrhagic fever viruses Prof. Jiro YASUDA
Predictive genetic and immunological factors in the host and the parasite of effectiveness of benznidazole in children aged 5 to 15 years captured by the departmental programme of Chagas Control in Santa Cruz-Bolivia Prof. Kenji HIRAYAMA
The role of biomarkers in the clinical management of febrile patients in resource limited settings Prof. Koya ARIYOSHI
A study to examine the prevalence of typhoid fever among patients admitted to San Lazaro Hospital in the Philippines with suspected bacterial infection Prof. Christopher PARRY
Detection of Enteroviruses and other respiratory viruses among pediatric and ARI ICU cases in Nha Trang, central Vietnam Prof. Koya ARIYOSHI

2015

Serologic and Molecular Characteristics of Dengue Virus Infection Observed among children with clinical diagnosis as dengue hemorrhagic fever/ dengue shock syndrome during the 2013 Dengue Outbreak in Myanmar
In vitro assessment of Antiplasmodial Activity of an African traditional medicine extracted from Morinda morindoides (Congo bololo)
Human rhinovirus infections: determinants of disease severity
Development and characterization of the monoclonal antibodies against Zaire Ebolavirus VP40
Epidemiology of asymptomatic malaria parasite carriage among schooling adolescnets in Nigeria
Urinary antibiotic activity in febrile patients attending the emergency room in San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, the Philippines
Impact of Hepatitis B co-infection on overall mortality in HIV patients receiving “GPOvir®”. A long term follow up study in Lampang Hospital, Northern Thailand
Clinical characteristics and epidemiology of hospitalized patients with eosinophilic meningitis in northen Vietnam
Cloning and expression of yellow fever virus encelope protein in Escherichia coli for the development of diagnostic assays
Acute respiratory infection due to adenovirus in hospitalized Vietnamese children: epidemiology and clinical characteristics

2014

Determination of association between three single-nucleotide polymorphisms (CMA1, TPSAB1 and TLR-9 1486T/C) with severity of Dengue virus infection among pediatric patients in the Philippines
Simultaneous antibody detection of selected infectious diseases in New Halfa and Wad El Helew areas in Sudan
RAPID DETECTION OF ALL KNOWN EBOLAVIRUS SPECIES BY REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION-LOOP MEDIATED ISOTHERMAL AMPLIFICATION ASSAYS.
OBESITY IN MOTHER-CHILD PAIR; PREVALENCE, PATTERN, RELATIONSHIP AND ANALYSIS OF TRENDS
SETUP OF AUTOMATED ELECTROPHORESIS SYSTEM FOR A CONVENIENT PROCEDURE OF VNTR GENOTYPING OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS
GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE (G6PD) GENE POLYMORPHISM IN KENYA
The effect of climatic factors on leptospirosis and other climate-related diseases in Metro Manila, the Philippines: Time-series analysis
HIGH THROUGHPUT SCREENING AND PREDICTION MODEL BUILDING FOR NOVEL HEMOZOIN INHIBITORS USING PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES
THE USE OF CORTICOSTEROIDS ON CLINICAL CONDITIONS IN CHILDREN WITH RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS INFECTION
Application of Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification to detect Schistosoma mansoni DNA in snails from Mbita District, Kenya.
SUSCEPTIBILITY OF ISOLATE OF L. AETHIOPICA PROMASTIGOTES TO SHIKONIN IN VITRO MODEL
The Present Situation of Febrile Patients Admitted to Mbita District Hospital in Western Kenya

2013

INCIDENCE OF INTUSSUSCEPTION IN CHILDREN LESS THAN FIVE YEARS OF AGE IN NHA TRANG CITY, CENTRAL VIETNAM, 2009-2011
CORRELATION BETWEEN RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS GENOTYPES AND DISEASE SEVERITY
Determination of Primaquine in whole and dried blood spot using High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
Gene conversion between Plasmodium falciparum surf1.3 and surf8.3, whichi encode putative adhesins expressed on the infected-red blood cell
RISK FACTORS FOR MORTALITY DUE TO PNEUMONIA AND THE PREVALENCE OF STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE COLONIZATION IN UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN A REGIONAL HOSPITAL, AFGHANISTAN
VALUE OF MULTIPLE CYTOKINES RESPONSE TO MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS WITH A WHOLE BLOOD ASSAY IN A HIGHLY TB ENDEMIC COUNTRY
Infectious dose of Japanese encephalitis virus and interferon response in mice
Genetic analysis of beta-lactams-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae colonized among healthy children in central Vietnam

2012 (Sep)

Characterization of Rickettsial Diseases In a Hospital-Based Population in Northern Vietnam
EVALUATION OF THE ANTIVIRAL ACTIVITY OF INTERFERON TAU
Host-derived transmission blocking agents in Plasmodium yoelii yoelii infections
MOLECULAR EVOLUTION OF THE G2 VP7 GENE OF HUMAN ROTAVIRUSES DETECTED IN JAPAN, 1980-2011
INCIDENCE OF INTUSSUSCEPTION IN CHILDREN LESS THAN FIVE YEARS OF AGE IN NHA TRANG CITY, CENTRAL VIETNAM, 2009-2011
CORRELATION BETWEEN RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS GENOTYPES AND DISEASE SEVERITY
Determination of Primaquine in whole and dried blood spot using High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
Gene conversion between Plasmodium falciparum surf1.3 and surf8.3, whichi encode putative adhesins expressed on the infected-red blood cell
RISK FACTORS FOR MORTALITY DUE TO PNEUMONIA AND THE PREVALENCE OF STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE COLONIZATION IN UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN A REGIONAL HOSPITAL, AFGHANISTAN
VALUE OF MULTIPLE CYTOKINES RESPONSE TO MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS WITH A WHOLE BLOOD ASSAY IN A HIGHLY TB ENDEMIC COUNTRY
Infectious dose of Japanese encephalitis virus and interferon response in mice
Genetic analysis of beta-lactams-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae colonized among healthy children in central Vietnam

2012 (Mar)

Prospective study of clinical profile and diagnostic tests of leptospirosis in San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, Philippines
PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF BACTERIAL CO-INFECTION IN PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS PATIENTS BY USING GRAM STAINNING AND MULIPLEX PCR
Penicillium marneffei infection among HIV positive patients in Hanoi, Vietnam
Current situation of antibiotic treatment for childhood acute respiratory infections in Vietnam
Present situation and perspectives of central nervous system infections in San Lazaro hospital, the Philippines
Evaluation of the intraerythrocyte trafficking of Plasmodium vivax VIR in Plasmodium falciparum
Association study between Chymase(CMA1) and Tryptase 1(TPSAB1) genes polymorphism and severe forms of Dengue virus infection, Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF)/Dengue Shock Syndrome(DSS) in Vietnam
Risk factor and clinical manifestation of human Streptococcus Suis infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis
PROTEOMIC APPROACH TO IDENTIFY BIOMARKERS FOR DENGUE SHOCK SYNDROME

2011 (Sep)

Molecular identification and the role of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli among children under five years of age in Kathmandu, Nepal during 2007-2008
Project of Evaluation of the Transport of PvSTP1and PvSTP2 in Plasmodium falciparum
Assessment of the pulmonary granuloma formation induced by Schistosoma mansoni eggs in mouse model
PREDICTORS OF LOW CD4+ T-CELL COUNTS IN AN HIV AIDS COHORT ATTENDING AN OUT PATIENT CLINIC IN LAMPANG HOSPITAL
A Genetic Approach to an Investigation of Strain Specific Immunity in Malaria Parasites

2011 (Mar)

A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS OF RISK FACTORS FOR DENGUE SHOCK SYNDROME
PROTEOMIC PROFILE OF CIRCULATING IMMUNE COMPLEXES IN DENGUE SHOCK SYNDROME: A POTENTIAL BIOMARKER DISCOVERY BY LC-MS/MS
THE CLONING AND EXPRESSION OF DENGUE VIRUS ENVELOPE PROTEIN DOMAIN III IN E.coli
Study of immune responses during Entamoeba histolytica infection in CBA/J mice using Ig1-C as an antigen
Spectrum, prognosis and risk factor of opportunistic infections among HIV-1 infected patients attending the Infectious Disease Department, Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam.
CLINICAL PRESENTATIONS AND OUTCOMES OF IN-HOSPITAL TB PATIENTS IN SAN LAZARO HOSPITAL, THE PHILIPPINES

2010 (Sep)

Japanese encephalitis-Elucidating its mechanism and assessing the prospects of a therapeutic strategy
Molecular evolutionary analysis of serotype G8 rotavirus strains uniquely prevalent in Africa
DEVELOPMENT OF RECOMBINANT JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS PROTEINS FOR APPLICATION IN SERO-DIAGNOSIS

2010 (Mar)

The effect of intestinal parasitism of nematode Heligmosomoides polygyrus on the course of Leishmania major infection
Retrospective Study of Hepatotoxicity among Patients with HIV and Hepatitis B/C Virus Co-infection in Thailand
Use of bed nets in Mombele and Mbangu-Mbangu villages in the east of Kinshasa city, Democratic Republic of Congo
Epidemiological Trends of Measles distribution in Vietnam with Spatial Analysis
Impacts of Conflict on Tuberculosis Control in Democratic Republic of Congo: Comparison between Bas Congo West and Province Orientale East
Effects of House Screening with Long-lasting Insecticidal Nets on Malaria Mosquitoes in Malawi
DEVELOPMENT OF REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION LOOP-MEDIATED ISOTHERMAL AMPLIFICATION ASSAYS FOR ST LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS
Clinical characteristies and prognosis of tetanus cases experienced in the department of infectious diseases, Bach Mai General Hospital in Hanoi, Viet Nam between May 2006-August 2009
LOOP MEDIATED ISOTHERMAL AMPLIFICATION METHOD FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF ACUTE BACTERIAL MENINGITIS IN ADULTS
Prevalence of Antiretroviral Drug Resistant HIV among Blood Donors in Western and Eastern Parts of Democratic Republic of Congo

2009 (Sep)

DEVELOPMENT OF REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION LOOP-MEDIATED ISOTHERMAL AMPLIFICATION ASSAYS FOR SINDBIS AND ROSS RIVER VIRUSES
MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF SEROTYPE G2 HUMAN ROTAVIRUS STRAINS

2009 (Mar)

Chemoattractant effect of simple sugars on miracidium and blocking effect of lectin on SCW to attract miracidium for the control of Schistosomiasis
Brugia pahangi: chemotactic response of the infective larvae for urocanic acid
Development and Application of “Excel-Ent”-A mathematical simulation model of dengue transmission dynamics-
Does HTLV-1 derive from Jomon people or not? -A consideration based on the study conducted in the Kakeroma Island-
ANALYSIS OF FCGR2A (CD32) GENE POLYMORPHISM EFFECT ON SUSCEPTIBILITY TO MALARIA IN GHANAIAN CHILDREN
Association analysis of genetic polymorphisms in NFKB1-MANBA genomic region on human chromosome 4 with severe dengue infection
Positive diversifying selection on Plasmodiu f alci parum SURFIN4.1
POSSIBLE MOLECULAR MECHANISM INVOLVED IN THE PERSISTENCE OF JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS IN INFECTED PORCINE STABLE CELLS
Anemia in northern Thailand HIV cohort: Prevalence at enrolment, associated factors and impact on survival
DISTRIBUTION OF THE PYRETHROID KNOCKDOWN RESISTANCE(kdr) GANE IN DENGUE FEVER VECTOR, Aedes aegy pti, IN VIETNAM
PREDICTORS OF CLINICAL EFFICACY AFTER TREATMENT OF NONTUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIA PULMONARY DISEASE IN ADULT HIV-NEGATIVE PATIENTS IN NAGASAKI, JAPAN

2008

Trends of diarrheal hospitalizations at a sentinel children’s hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal, from 1996 to 2006
DEVELOPMENT OF REAL-TIME REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION LOOP-MEDIATED ISOTHERMAL AMPLIFICATION ASSAY FOR RAPID DETECTION OF DENGUE VIRUS INFECTIONS
Longitudinal survey of Plasmodium f alciparum malaria in Vietnam; exhaustive genetic analysis related to drug resistance(pfcrt, pfmdr1, pfdhfr, pfdhps)
Studies on decoy snail and other aquatic animals: A new tool for control of Schistosomiasis
A STUDY OF THE INFLUENCE OF NUTRITIONAL INTERVENTIONS TO ADDRESS THE HIV/AIDS AND TUBERCULOSIS PANDEMICS INCLUDING PUBLIC HEALTH AND THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION STRATEGIES AND ACTIONS. SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Diversity of the RhopH1/clag multigene family of Plasmodium falciparum in Thailand
Prevalence of Antiretroviral drug resistant HIV among blood donors in Western and Eastern Parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Persistence of Japanese encephalitis virus infection in porcine stable kidney cells: Who is responsible, the virus or the cell?
Characterization of an Entamoeba nuttalli Strain Isolated from Rhesus Monkey in Comparison with Two Entamoeba histolytica Strains with Different virulence
Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for Etiological Identification of Viral Respiratory Pathogens in Vietnam
RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW OF ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ROTASHIELD VACCINE AND INTUSSUSCEPTION
Analysis of Mannose-Binding Lectin 2(MBL2) gene polymorphism in Congolese children with severe malarial anemia
Positive selection on the members of Plasmodium falciparum SURFIN

2007

Comparative study of anti-retrovirus therapy management by Provincial and District hospitals in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Assessment of Knowledge and Perceptions on elephantiasis and hydrocele among residents of Dar Es salaam,Tanzania
A Comparative Study of Control and Prevention of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in Japan and Mozambique
MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ROTAVIRUS: The Genetic Relationships among VP7 Genes of G1 Rotavirus Strains Dominant in Honjo, Akita, Japan during the 10-year Period between 1986 and1997
ESTABLISHMENT OF ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA INFECTION IN EXPERIMENTAL RATS
Decoy effect of non-susceptible snail hosts for the control of schistosomiasis
Functional modification of the NADPH oxidase by complementary peptides
Chemotaxis of Brugia pahangi infective larvae to sodium ion
DEVELOPMENT OF A RAPID SEROLOCICAL SCREENING ASSAY FOR YELLOW FEVER VIRUS INFECTION SURVEILLANCE IN KENYA
Genetic analysis of HIV-1CRF01_AE (Subtype E) gag gene of HIV-1 in Thai patients
Comparative study on surveillance systems of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, problematic issues for effective utilization in Japan and Guinea

 

International Health Development Course (MPH)

2019

Title
Supervisor
Factors associated with home and facility-based deliveries: a cross-sectional study in rural Northern Ghana Assoc.Prof. Mitsuaki Matsui
Process evaluation of nutrition interventions occurring in the National Tuberculosis Control Programme of Ghana Prof. Sharon Cox
Prospective Facility-Based Validation Study of Maternal Mid-Upper Arm Circumference Cut-off Relative to the 2009 Institute of Medicine Gestational Weight Guideline towards Advancing Primary Healthcare in Ghana Assoc.Prof. Mitsuaki Matsui
Assessing the social determinants associated with biological and behavioral risk factors of noncommunicable diseases among market vendors in Suva, Fiji Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya
Association between short-term exposure to PM2.5 and daily respiratory hospital admission among children in Bhaktapur, Nepal Prof. Masahiro Hashizume
Associations between dietary behavior and nutritional status in adolescents in a semi-urban area of the Philippines Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya
Prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni infection and its association with nutritional status among children under two years of age in Mbita, Kenya. Prof. Shinjiro Hamano
Medical check-up of medical students of University of Health Science, Vientiane, Lao PDR Prof. Kazujiko Moji
Utilization of Social Security Board Medical Services among Insured Workers in Myanmar Prof. Kazujiko Moji
Stroke types, risk factors, clinical features and outcomes in 1000 Bedded General Hospital, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar Assoc.Prof. Mitsuaki Matsui
Garment factory managers’ and workers’ knowledge, recognition, and practice of occupational health and safety in Vientiane, Laos Prof. Kazujiko Moji
Chronological change of stunted and not-stunted young children in an individual level in Kwale county, Kenya Prof. Satoshi Kaneko
Assessing the feasibility of the introduction of an electronic health information system for TB clinics and laboratories in Myanmar Prof. Kazujiko Moji

2018

Title
Supervisor
Hand hygiene compliance and associated factors among health care workers at hospitals in Eastern Uganda Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya
Assessment of Community Involvement and Utilization of Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) program in rural communities in Upper West Region of Ghana Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya
Antimicrobial resistance patterns among children in Siddhi Memorial Hospital in Bhaktapur, Nepal Assistant Prof. Bhim Gopal Doubhadel
Assessment of the implementation of TB/HIV Collaborative activities: A case study of Lufungula Health Zone in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya
A Descriptive Study of Treatment-Seeking among Buruli Ulcer Patients in Southern Benin Assoc.Prof. Ken Masuda
A mix-method study on associated factors that influence the provision of evidence-based intrapartum care at tertiary hospital in Davao, the Philippines Assoc.Prof. Mitsuaki Matsui
Sustainability of Community-led Total Sanitation outcomes: Findings from open defecation free certified villages in Western Kenya Prof. Kazujiko Moji
Assessment of Satisfaction with Antenatal Care Services among Pregnant Women at South Okkalapa Women and Children Hospital in Myanmar Prof. Kazujiko Moji
Does capitation have any effects on patient satisfaction levels and prevalence of out-of-pocket payments among NHIS insured? A propensity score analysis of Ghana’s Demographic and Health Survey data Prof. Sharon Cox
Cross-sectional study on tooth loss and its impact on quality of life and nutritional status of the elderly in a rural area of Kenya Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya
Factors associated with Early Neonatal Care Practices by mothers and health care providers in Satthwa Rural Health Center, Magway Region in Myanmar Prof. Kazujiko Moji
Where do we find missing people with tuberculosis? A geographical analysis of case notification data in the Philippines Prof. Sharon Cox
Assessment of private health providers’ resource capacity and barriers to participation in the tuberculosis control program in three northern regions of Ghana Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya
Prevalence and characteristics of Palestine refugee mothers at risk of postpartum depression in Amman Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya

2017

Title
Supervisor
“A study on the characteristics of patients who are discharged against medical advice Assoc.Prof. Mitsuaki Matsui
Effect of different communication tools for health education: A study to examine factors affecting correct knowledge acquiring in rural Madagascar Assoc.Prof. Mitsuaki Matsui
Assessment of acute malnutrition among hospitalized children in Siddhi Memorial Hospital, Bhaktapur, Nepal Prof. Sharon Cox
Satisfaction with maternal health care services among postpartum women admitted to Yangon Workers’ Hospital in Myanmar Prof. Kazujiko Moji
Are rural Cambodian male infants more malnourished than female infants? The role of infection history and weaning practices Prof. Sharon Cox
Difference of risk factors of schistosomiasis, opisthorchiasis and hookworm infection between adults and children in southern Lao PDR Prof. Satoshi Kaneko
Breastfeeding practices among Palestine refugees in Jordan Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya
Number of people sharing bed nets increases risk of Plasmodium infection for children in villages along Lake Victoria, Kenya Prof. Noboru Minakawa
Healthcare seeking behaviour of paediatric acute respiratory illness in community and exploring its association with clinical outcome among hospitalised cases in Vietnam Prof. Masahiro Hashizume
Cross-sectional study describing characteristics and disease severity of adult patients with hypertension attending MRC Keneba Clinic, The Gambia Prof. Sharon Cox
The impact of mothers’ HIV infection on their primary school aged children’s educational and nutritional status: A cross-sectional study in Mbita, Kenya Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya
The assessment of physical activity among Syrian refugees living in Amman city, Jordan Prof. Yasuhiko Kamiya
Interest in course curriculum and motivation of the basic health staff to work in rural areas in Myanmar Prof. Kazuhiko Moji

2015

A study on self-management promotion to type 2 diabetes patients in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Depressive disorder and its related factors among HIV positive pregnant women in the northern Malawi
Impact of urbanization on the distribution of two dengue vector subspecies in Limpopo, South Africa
The influence of feeding practice for 6-23 months old children: a cross sectional study in Kwale, Kenya
Factors associated with the mother-child bonding: A cross-sectional study in Kwale, Kenya
Characteristics of undergoing menstrual regulation among women living in the suburbs of Dhaka, Bangladesh
The living situation of people affected by leprosy and medium term effect of the physical disability; A retrospective cohort study
A study on overweight and hypertension among HIV-infected adults in Mbita, Kenya
The current situation of school health education and collaboration between health teacher and health worker in Kintampo South District, Ghana

2014

Influence of HIV infection on the use of family planning among women in Mbita, western Kenya
Social determinants of care-seeking behavior among mothers of children with acute illnesses in an urban slum in Bangladesh:Role of the informal sector
A study to estimate the prevalence of diarrhoeagenic protozoal infections and factors associated with the infections among residents in a rural community in Nam Dinh province in northern Viet Nam
A study on financial coping strategy for maternity care costs in western Kenya
Local perception and care-seeking behavior concerning childhood pneumonia in Biliran Province of the Philippines
Social interaction of children with disabilities in Thailand
Study of mental health status among Filipino and Indonesian female domestic helpers in Hong Kong
Long-term adherence to HIV care after delivery among women living with HIV in Ghana’s eastern region
Aflatoxin in maize flour and its relation with storage methods in Kwale, Kenya
Challenges for the provision of equitable safe abortion services to socially vulnerable women in an urban area of Tigray region, Ethiopia: Analysis of abortion-seeking behavior

2013

Relationships between social networks and children’s bed net use on a Lake Victoria island, western Kenya
Factors influencing children’s access to artemisinin-based combination therapy in eastern Uganda
Study of road traffic accidents and vulnerable road users along the Dhaka-Chittagong National Highway in Comilla, Bangladesh
Study on determinants of evidence based care and medical practices for normal delivery in Prey Veng, Cambodia
Key factors influencing nursing retention and job satisfaction in a rural and an urban area, Sri Lanka
The influence of maternal depressive symptoms on early child nutritional status: A cross-sectional study in the context of poverty and food insecurity in Kenya
Environmental and individual factors influencing hygienic behavior in Aileu district, Timor-Leste
Factors affecting delay of medical consultation for diagnosis in women with breast mass(es) in Manila, the Philippines
Factors associated with uptake of community based health insurance in eastern Rwanda : Considering insurance coverage patterns among and within households
Factors influencing work motivation among health care providers in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

2012

Factors associated with fluid intake and continuous feeding during childhood diarrhea in Kwale, Kenya
Orphan insecurity and school access in Lake Victoria, western Kenya
Quality of life (QOL) among women with obstetric fistula repair in rural Bangladesh
Factors causing dental carries and gingivitis of 12 year old children in Malawi
Association of village health volunteer’s social capital with their performance in Sepon district, Lao PDR
The influence of the intra-household environment and other related factors on chronic malnutrition among children under 5 years old in rural southeastern Kenya
A study of home birth practice in rural Amahara of northern Ethiopia
Factors associated with health-related quality of life and depression among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Manila, the Philippines
Factors affecting newborn care in rural Nepal with a focus on the influence of female community health volunteers and women’s groups

2011

Post-marketing effectiveness of rotavirus vaccine in Viet Nam
Frequency and determinants of errors in the reporting procedure by community health workers
Relationship between place of delivery and social support in Kericho, western Kenya
“Harmful traditional practice” and behavior changes in rural Amhara, northwest Ethiopia
Caregivers’ understanding of pediatric medication in Malawi
Factors affecting community health workers’ activities in tuberculosis control in urban poor areas of Metro Manila, the Philippines
Factors influencing effective utilization of family planning among low-income couples in Metro Manila, the Philippines
A study on medical care-seeking of women during pregnancy and child-birth in northern Ghana
Do more people use bed nets after recognizing malaria vectors collected in their houses?
Factors influencing parental adherence to a long-term child health examination program in Ukraine for people affected by the Chernobyl accident
Treatment choice for Malaria and its cultural implications in rural Burkina Faso
Bacterial contamination of drinking water related to people’s water in a rural district in Lao PDR

2010

Socio-economic factors and support system of children with disabilities and their families in rural areas, Kenya
Which socio-economic factors affect breast feeding practices? A cross-sectional study in a rural area of western Kenya
Effects of health checkups on improving health promoting behavior with regard to lifestyle related diseases in Sri Lanka
An observational study of neonatal care and risk factors for neonatal hypothermia in Kericho, western Kenya
Factors influencing mother’s neonatal health care in a rural area in Tanzania
Quantitative evaluation of mental health status of local residents around radio-contaminated area after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident
A study on the emergency medical services transport time for its determinants and its relationship with patient outcome for emergency cases in Phnom Penh
Local etiology and treatment seeking for malaria and other febrile illnesses: a medical anthropological study of Palawan, the Philippines
Prevalence and risk-factors for depression in Filipino residents in the Environs of Tokyo, Japan
Determinants of breastfeeding practice of infants younger than 7 months in Niger

2009

Factors affecting bed-net use in villages along Lake Victoria
Child bearing attitude and expected level of education for children in Bangladesh
Neonatal healthcare under medical pluralism in northwestern Bangladesh
Perception and practice regarding malaria in a tea-plantation community in northeastern Bangladesh
Development of community-based screening for cardiovascular diseases relevant to Sri Lanka : A cross-sectional study to select effective and feasible screening parameters
Factors associated with diagnostic delay for tuberculosis patients in rural Bangladesh
A study on factors associated with mother’s behavior in promoting child health among the semi-nomadic community in Garissa District, northeastern Kenya
Factors affecting choice of location for childbirths in Mayoyao, Ifugao, the Philippines
Study of the socio-economic and sexual partnership between fishermen and female fish processors at Lake Victoria in Kenya
Factors influencing the uptake of childhood immunization in Fiji : Special focus on postponement due to guardian – side reasons
Case-based analysis of the process of scaling up : Findings from the reproductive health project in Madhya Pradesh, India

 

Health Innovation Course (MSc)

2019

Title
Supervisor
Analysis of the determinants of the use of modern contraceptive methods among adolescent girls and young adult women in Benin Assoc.Prof. Mitsuaki Matsui
Quality of antenatal care and its impact on birth outcome in Nepal Prof. Juntra Karbwang Laothavorn
Quality of childbirth care in selected tertiary referral hospitals in Burundi Assoc.Prof. Mitsuaki Matsui
Economic burden of the persistent morbidity of Nodding Syndrome (Onchocerciasis-Associated Epilepsy) on affected households in Northern Uganda Prof. Kazujiko Moji
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of bed net coverage during the last ten years. Prof. Kazujiko Moji
A narrative review of the integration of National TB policies with social protection and nutrition policies and their role in TB control in selected Low-Middle-income countries Prof. Sharon Cox
Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices regarding Gestational Diabetes Mellitus among Pregnant Women at a District Hospital in Coastal Kenya Prof. Satoshi Kaneko
Determination of the extent of Zika virus epidemic and impact on populations in Vietnam Prof. Kouichi Morita
The dynamics of serotype and genotype distribution in relation to antimicrobial susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates children with acute respiratory infections hospitalized at the Khanh Hoa General Hospital in Nha Trang, Central Vietnam Prof. Koya Ariyoshi

2018

Title
Supervisor
Health-seeking behaviours for febrile illnesses post-Ebola virus disease outbreak in Guinea: Case of children under five years in malaria endemic zone Prof. Junko Okumura
Knowledge of zoonoses among medical practitionars in Lusaka, Zambia: A case of the Children’s and Adult hospitals of the University Teaching Hospitals Prof. Kenji Hirayama
Depression, Nutrition and HIV adherence in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Manila, Philippines Prof. Sharon Cox
Verification of candidate biomarkers to early predict severe dengue Prof. Kenji Hirayama
Evaluation of acute malnutrition services delivery through integrated community case management (iCCM) health worker in Burundi: Case of Gitega health district Prof. Sharon Cox
Exploring a Community-based Integrated Care System for the moderate-to-severely-disabled eldery to realize their lives as they want – Focusing on their Ikigai and role in family and community Assoc.Prof.Ken Masuda
Knowledge of monitoring for normal delivery and its associated factors among the Skilled Birth Attendants in Cambodia Assoc.Prof. Mitsuaki Matsui
Validation of Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) assay for Salmonella Typhi Assis.Prof.Bhim Gopal Dhoubhadel

2017

Title
Supervisor
Dengue hemophagocytic syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis on epidemiology, clinical signs, outcomes and risk factors Prof. Kenji Hirayama
Application of microscope-based scanning software (Panoptiq) for the interpretation of cervicovaginal cytology specimens Prof. Junya Fukuoka
Association between dengue severity and plasma levels of dengue-specific IgE and chymase Prof. Kenji Hirayama
Electronic HIV patient registration system development using biometrics technology: Analysis of helath system intervention in 3 HIV treatment sites in Egypt Prof. Satoshi Kaneko
The Antimalarial Activity of a Japanese Traditional (Kampo) Medicine Prof. Kenji Hirayama
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