Professor Christopher Smith

Speciality / Research theme / Keywords
Infectious diseases, reproductive health, digital health, primary care, systematic reviews
Masters ProgrammeDoctoral Programme


  • School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nagasaki University
  • Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The country/countries where you work currently

  • Japan
  • United Kingdom
  • Cambodia
  • Philippines
  • Brazil

Five MOST IMPORTANT/INTERESTING recent publications

  1. Iglesias Rodríguez IM, Miura S, Maeda T, Imai K, Smith C, Vasquez Velasquez C, et al. Analysis of the Chagas disease situation in Japan: A cross sectional study and cost-effectiveness analysis of a Chagas disease screening program. Lancet Reg Heal – West Pacific. 2022;00:1–12.
  2. Carvalho MS, Bastos S, Fuller T, Resende PC, Smith C, Whitworth J, et al. Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 over four epidemic waves in a low-resource community in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: A prospective cohort study. Lancet Reg Heal – Am. 2022;12:1–11.
  3. Domai F, Agrupis K, Han S, Sayo A, Ramirez J, Nepomuceno R, Suzuki S, Villanueva A, Salva E, Villarama J, Ariyoshi K, Mulholland K, Palla L,Takahashi K, Smith C, Miranda E. Measles outbreak in the Philippines: epidemiological and clinical characteristics of hospitalized children, 2016-2019. The Lancet Regional Health – Western Pacific 2021;19: 100334
  4. Edrada M, Lopez E, Villarama J, Villarama E, Dagoc B, Smith C, et al. First COVID-19 infections in the Philippines: a case report. Trop Med Health. 2020;48(21):1–7.
  5. Smith C, Ngo T, Gold G, Edwards P, Vannak U, Sokhey L, Machiyama K, Slaymaker E, Warnock R, McCarthy O, Free C. Effect of a mobile phone-based intervention on post-abortion contraception: a randomized controlled trial in Cambodia. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2015.

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