Brochure of Department Overview is available from the link below.
Students volunteer the translation of the leaflet “Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Countermeasures for Pregnant Women” into 12 languages.
Department of Community and Global Health welcomes 7 new master students, 6 new Ph.D. students, and 1 research student in April 2020.
Professor Masamine Jimba, Assistant Professor Akira Shibanuma, Project Assistant Professor Rogie Royce Carandang, and Project Assistant Professor Jenny Lisa Sakamoto attended 6th National Conference on Perinatal Medicine, Russian Federation.
Professor Masamine Jimba, Assistant Professor Akira Shibanuma, Ms. Kyoto Koto, and Ms. Aki Suzuki, and Ms. Ami Fukunaga attended the 34th Congress of Japan Association for International Health.
Professor Masamine Jimba and Assistant Professor Akira Shibanuma attended the 51st Asia-Pacific Public Health Consortium of Public Health Conference.
Assistant Professor Akira Shibanuma and Project Assistant Professor Rogie Royce Carandang made poster presentations at Annual Meeting and Expo 2019, American Public Health Association.
Professor Masamine Jimba made a speech in Global Health Forum in Taiwan.
Ms. Mariam Namasaba, Ph.D. student, received Best Presentation Award at International Conference on Disability Studies 2019.
Professor Masmaine Jimba made a special presentation in 1st Japan Nepal Medical Conference.
Professor Masamine Jimba chaired the session on health security and UHC during Health Professional Meeting (H20) 2019, co-hosted by World Medical Association and Japan Medical Association.
Department of Community and Global Health co-hosted Workshop on positive deviance approach with PD Japan.
Professor Masamine Jimba chaired the session on disparity in access to healthcare in Japan and overseas at General Assembly of the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences.
Special lecture by Dr. Anand Joshi (Public Health and Infectious Disease Research Center, Nepal) was held.
Eight master 1st year students and six Ph.D. 1st year students join Department of Community and Global Health.
Our Ph.D. student from April 2019, Mr. Mohammed BA Sarhan, was awarded top prize for best poster atLancet Palestinian Health Alliance (LPHA) 10th Annual Conference.
Department of Community and Global Health held a research exchange workshop with Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, Seoul National University.
Professor Masamine Jimba was elected as President of Japan Association for International Health.
New papers published.
Positive Deviance for Dual-Method Promotion among Women in Uganda: A Qualitative Study.
Kosugi H, Shibanuma A, Kiriya J, Ong KIC, Mucunguzi S, Muzoora C, Jimba M.Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Jul 12;17(14):E5009.
Psychometric properties of an Arabic-language health literacy assessment scale for adolescents (HAS-A-AR) in Palestine.
Sarhan MBA, Shannon HS, Fujiya R, Jimba M, Giacaman R.
BMJ Open. 2020 Jun 21;10(6):e034943.
Depressed mood, suicidal behaviors, and health risk behaviors among youths in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands: the 2017 CNMI Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
Sakamoto JL, Shibanuma A, Jimba M.
BMC Public Health. 2020 Apr 15;20(1):489.
Factors determining job satisfaction of malaria community microscopists in Palawan, the Philippines: a cross-sectional mixed-methods study.
Matsumoto-Takahashi ELA, Tongol-Rivera P, Villacorte EA, Angluben RU, Jimba M, Kano S.
Int Health. 2020 Apr 14. pii: ihaa015.
Tobacco use and E-cigarette regulation: Perspectives of University Students in the Asia-Pacific.
Wipfli H, Bhuiyan MR, Qin X, Gainullina Y, Palaganas E, Jimba M, Saito J, Ernstrom K, Raman R, Withers M.
Addict Behav. 2020 Mar 28;107:106420.
Effectiveness of peer counseling, social engagement, and combination interventions in improving depressive symptoms of community-dwelling Filipino senior citizens.
Carandang RR, Shibanuma A, Kiriya J, Vardelon KR, Asis E, Murayama H, Jimba M.
PLoS One. 2020 Apr 1;15(4):e0230770.
Positive deviance for dual-method promotion among women in Uganda: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial.
Kosugi H, Shibanuma A, Kiriya J, Ong KIC, Mucunguzi S, Muzoora C, Jimba M.
Trials. 2020 March 17;21:270.
Dissemination and implementation of the e-MCH H andbook, UNRWA's newly released maternal and child health mobile application: a cross-sectional study.
Nasir S, Goto R, Kitamura A, Alafeef S, Ballout G, Hababeh M, Kiriya J, Seita A, Jimba M.
BMJ Open. 2020 Mar 9;10(3):e034885.
Patients help other patients: Qualitative study on a longstanding community cooperative to tackle leprosy in India.
Jung SH, Han HW, Koh H, Yu SY, Nawa N, Morita A, Ong KIC, Jimba M, Oh J.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Jan 13;14(1):e0008016.
Mental well-being of international migrants to Japan: a systematic review.
Miller R, Tomita Y, Ong KIC, Shibanuma A, Jimba M.
BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 3;9(11):e029988.
Leadership and Peer Counseling Program: Evaluation of Training and Its Impact on Filipino Senior Peer Counselors.
Carandang RR, Shibanuma A, Kiriya J, Vardeleon KR, Marges MA, Asis E, Murayama H, Jimba M.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Oct 24;16(21).
Molecular detection of enteric viruses in the stool samples of children without diarrhea in Bangladesh.
Okitsu S, Khamrin P, Takanashi S, Thongprachum A, Hoque SA, Takeuchi H, Khan MA, Hasan SMT, Iwata T, Shimizu H, Jimba M, Hayakawa S, Maneekarn N, Ushijima H.
Infect Genet Evol. 2019 Oct 17;77:104055.
Unmet Needs and Coping Mechanisms Among Community-Dwelling Senior Citizens in the Philippines: A Qualitative Study.
Carandang RR, Asis E, Shibanuma A, Kiriya J, Murayama H, Jimba M.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Oct 4;16(19).
Effect of psycho-social support by teachers on improving mental health and hope of adolescents in an earthquake-affected district in Nepal: A cluster randomized controlled trial.
Dhital R, Shibanuma A, Miyaguchi M, Kiriya J, Jimba M.
PLoS One. 2019 Oct 1;14(10):e0223046.
[Correspondence] Developing country: an outdated term in The Lancet.
Jimba M, Fujimura MS, Ong KIC.
Lancet. 2019 Sep 14;394(10202):918.