Research Members and Student
Research Members and Student


Hanako Iwashita

 Tokyo women’s medical university
 Assistant professor
Research Field

Global Health

Field Experience

2015-2019 Diarrheal disease research in Vietnam
2019- AMED (Community-based lifestyle intervention for diabetes management in rural Nepal)


Ayaka Tamamitsu

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine
Ph.D. degree student

Research Field

Maternal and child health, Nutrition, Health system, School-based intervention

Field Experience

2018-2020 Malaria elimination research activities, Kenya
2017     Nutritional improvement campaign conducted by Japanese NGO, Tanzania



Yasuhiko Kamiya

School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, 
Nagasaki University
Research Field

Child Health, Tropical Paediatrics, Care for children with disabilities, Infectious Disease Control, Humanitarian Assistance, Implementation Science

Field Experience

1992-1994 Cooperation for research on vaccination in Ghana
1996-1998 Cooperation for research on respiratory infections in Kenya
2014-2017 School Health in Kenya 


School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nagasaki University.

Daisuke Nonaka

Assistant Professor
University of Ryukyus

Research Field

Malaria control, school health

Field Experience

2003-2005 Laos, JOCV
2007 Ghana, JICA short term expert
2010 Niger, JICA short term expert

Jun Sakurada

School Health and Social Service Saitama Prefectural Univerersity

Research Field

School Health and Yogo Teacher Community Health and School Health

Field Experience

2008-2010 School Heaith Nutrition ProJect in Nepal

Megumi Sato

School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Niigata University

Research Field

Parasitology, Tropical Medicine, Medical Technology

Field Experience

2000-2002 Japan Oversea Cooperation Volunteers Jamaica W.I. (Medical Technologist)

2006 Japan Oversea Cooperation Volunteers Morocco (Medical Technologist)

2005-2009 Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand MSc, PhD  

2006-2008 JICA fellowship Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand

2009-2010 Postdoctoral fellow, Universidade Federal do Tocantins, Brazil

2004~ Field research on Hemlinthes infections in Laos

Megumi Ando


Research Field

School Health in Vietnam

Field Experience

・Administration system and current situation of School Health in Vietnam (Thesis for MEd's degree, 2008)
・JOCV in Vietnam (2003-2005, Health Education)
・Chief Administration of The Japan Foundation, Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam (2008-2010)
・JICA Expert of Project for Strengthening Integrated Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Services in Lao PDR (2010-2012)


Kanako Morita

Nishinari ward office. Osaka city ( Department of health welfare )

Research Field

Health education / Maternity and Child health /Public Health

Field Experience

・Jun 2011 to Feb 2013: NGO Future Code
Post Held of secretary general in head office in KOBE, Project HAITI, BANGLADISH, KENNYA etc..
・Mar 2011 to Jun 2011 :NGO AMDA
Post Held of project coordinator about Emergency Relief of earthquake Japan in Minami sanriku site.
・May . 2010 to March. 2011: NGO AMDA
Post Held of field officer about HAITI project. 1) Emergency Relief 2) Artificial leg project 3) Youth program about exchange of
culture and sport in Haitian , Dominican, Japanese 4) Cholera infection program
・Feb 2010 to Feb. 2011 : NGO AMDA
Post Held of field officer about Emergency Medical Relief in earthquake CHILE
1) Emergency Relief 2) Maternity and Infantile program
・Oct 2007 to Jan. 2010 : Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer/JICA
Charge of development community of JOCV in DOMINICAN REPUBLIC that is reinforcement of primary health care by JICA technical project. It purpose who has focus aim to Maternity and Infantile.
・Jul 2007 to Aug 2007: NGO Child Care in Philippine
Participate for conducted out research of health education for Maternity and Infantile
・Apl 2007 to Sep 2007: Nishino preschool ( Health educator / School nurse)
Post Held of School nurse and Health Education

Kenzo Takahashi

Graduate School of Public Health, Teikyo University


Mariko Koide

Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers