Assistant Professor Atsuko Imoto

Speciality / Research theme / Keywords
Reproductive Health
Masters Programme




  • NICU and adult departments in hospitals, Japan (Nursing work)
  • JICA Volunteer (Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer program) in Jordan
  • JICA reproductive health/family planning projects in Joran
  • Graduate School of International Health Development (MPH), Nagasaki University
  • Center for International Collaborative Research, Nagasaki University
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (PhD), Nagasaki University


TMGH(MPH): Short-term field trip program
School of Health Sciences, Nagasaki University: Globalization and health, medical English


Topics related to women’s health: sexual life, chronic gynecological/obstetric diseases such as obstetric fistula, pelvic floor prolapse, incontinence and cervical cancer.

The country/countries where you work currently

Bangladesh, Philippines

Five MOST IMPORTANT/INTERESTING recent publications

  1. Vorlasane L, Luu MN, Tiwari R, Imoto A, Sato M, Huy NT, et al. (2023) The clinical characteristics, etiologic pathogens and the risk factors associated with dehydration status among under-five children hospitalized with acute diarrhea in Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR. PLoS ONE 18(3): e0281650.
  2. Takahashi M, Linh LK, M Sayed A, Imoto A, Sato M, Dila KAS, Huy NT, Moji K. Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Implementation in Japan: A Comparison with the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Sweden, and Taiwan. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Dec 7;19(24):16404.
  3. Makram, A.M., Wang, J., Vaghela, G. et al. Is checklist an effective tool for teaching research students? A survey-based study. BMC Med Educ 22, 561 (2022).
  4. Kawaguchi Y, Sayed AM, Shafi A, Kounnavong S, Pongvongsa T, Lasaphonh A, Xaylovong K, Sato M, Matsui M, Imoto A, Huy NT, Moji K. Factors affecting the choice of delivery place in a rural area in Laos: A qualitative analysis. PLoS One. 2021 Aug 2;16(8):e0255193.
  5. TMGH-Global COVID-19 Collaborative. Psychological Impacts and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among People under COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation: A Global Survey. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 May 26;18(11):5719.


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