Publications 2007-2009

Takemi Fellow Publications 2007-2009


Shirai K, Iso H, Ohira T, Ikeda A, Noda H, Honjo K, Inoue M, Tsugane S.”Perceived Level of Life Enjoyment and Risks of Cardiovascular Disease Incidence and Mortality: The Japan Public Health Center-Based Study” Circulation ,120;956-963,2009.

Rodrigues MA, Facchini LA, Thumé E, Maia F, Gender and incidence of functional disability in the elderly: a systematic review, Cad Saude Publica, 2009;25 Suppl 3:S464-76. Review. PMID: 20027393

Siqueira FV, Nahas MV, Facchini LA, Silveira DS, Piccini RX, Tomasi E, Thumé E, Reichert FF, Hallal PR, Factors considered important for health maintenance by the population. Rev Saude Publica. 2009 Dec;43(6):961-71, Epub 2009 Dec 4. English, Portuguese. PMID: 19967256

Prakash C Gupta, Cecily S Ray.  Epidemiology in Head and Neck Cancers.  In Chris de Souza (ed.) Head and Neck surgery vol II, New Delhi 2009, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, PP 617-647.

Ray CS, Gupta PCBidis and smokeless tobacco.  CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 96, NO. 10, 25 MAY 2009; 1234-44.

Raute LJ, Mangesh S. Pednekar MS, Gupta PCPictorial Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs: A Population Based Study Findings from India.  Tobacco Use Insights 2009:2 11-16 (06 Oct 2009)

Pednekar MS, Gupta R, Gupta PCAssociation of blood pressure and cardiovascular mortality in India: Mumbai cohort study.  Am J Hypertens. 2009 Oct;22(10):1076-84.

Pednekar MS, Hébert JR, Gupta PCTobacco use, body mass and cancer mortality in Mumbai Cohort Study.  Cancer Epidemiol.  Dec 2009; 33(6); 424-430.

Miwako Hosoda, Transformation of bioethics in America: From individual issues on life to public health, Seimei Rinri (Journal of Japan Association for Bioethics.)  2009, Vol.19, No.1, pp.120-126.

Miwako HosodaSocial movement against the revision of the social insurance medical fee schedule for rehabilitation therapy, The Japanese Journal of Health and Medical Sociology.  2009,  Vol.20, No.2, pp.64-73.

Leao LL, Zhang L, Sousa PL, Mendoza-Sassi R, Chadha R, Lovatel R, Lincho CS, Leal RD, Sinzkel E, Nicoletti D, Martiello J. High prevalence of depression amongst mothers of children with asthma. J Asthma. 2009 May;46(4):388-91. PubMed  PMID: 19484675.

A. Al-Absi, A. Bassili, H. Abdul Bary, A. Barker, M. Daniels, A. Munim, A. Seita, B. Williams, C. Dye, The decline of tuberculosis in Yemen: evaluation based on two nationwide tuberculin surveys, The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 13(9):1100–1105.

Akihiro Seita, The critical challenge in tuberculosis programmes: are we thinking critically?, The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 13(12):1444–1446.

William Pick, The Slave has Overcome, South Africa: Table View, 2007.  ISBN 978-0-620-38253-3.

William Pick,  Health and Medical Sciences,  In Roseanne Diab and Wieland Gevers (Eds.), The State of Science in South Africa.  Lynnwod Ridge, Pretoria: Academy of Science of South Africa, 2009. ISBN 978-0-9814159-4-9.

William Pick, Lack of evidence hampers human-resources policy making, The Lancet, Vol. 371, Issue 9613, 23 February 2008, 629-630.

Omar Galarraga, M Arantxa Colchero, Richard G Wamai, and Stefano M Bertozzi, HIV prevention cost-effectiveness: a systematic review, BMC Public Health, BMC Public Health 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S5.

Richard G. Wamai, The Kenya Health System- Analysis of the situation and enduring challenges, JMAJ 52(2): 134-140, 2009.

Richard G. Wamai, Reviewing Ethiopia’s Health System Development, JMAJ 52(4): 279-286, 2009.

Naoki Kondo, Grace Sembajwe, Ichiro Kawachi, Rob M van Dam, SV Subramanian, Zentaro Yamagata, Income inequality, mortality, and self rated health: meta-analysis of multilevel studies, BMJ 2009;339:b4471.

Asami Sasaki, Anne Gatewood Hoen, Al Ozonoff, Hiroshi Suzuki, Naohito Tanabe, Nao Seki, Reicko Saito, and John S. Brownstein, Evidence-based tool for triggering school closures during Influenza outbreaks, Japan, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 15, No. 11, November 2009.

Mieko Hamamoto, Masamine Jimba, Donald D. Halstead, Grace Wyshak, Michael Reich, Can national medical association journals make greater contributions to global health?  An international survey and comparison, JMAJ, July/August 2009- Vol. 52, No. 4.

Hoff GL, Cai J, Okah FA, Dew PC, Excess Hispanic fetal-infant mortality in a Midwestern community, Public Health Reports 2009;124:711-717.

Hoff GL, Cai J, Okah FC, Dew PC, Pre-pregnancy overweight status between successive pregnancies and pregnancy outcomes, Journal of Women’s Health 2009;18:1413-1417.

Juhwan Oh, Jin-Seok Lee, Yong-Jun Choi, Hyeong-Keun Park, Young Kyung Do, AND Sang-Jun Eu, Struggle Against Privatization: A Case History in the Use of Comparative Performance Evaluation of Public Hospital, International Journal of Health Services.  Accepted for publication.

Jongoh Kim, Mia Son, Ichiro Kawachi, Juhwan Oh, The extent and distribution of inequalities in childhood mortality by cause of death according to parental socioeconomic positions: A birth cohort study in South Korea, Social Science & Medicine, 69 (2009) 1116-1126.

Hiroo Ide, Salih Mollahaliloglu, How firms set prices for medical materials: A multi-country study, Health Policy 92 (2009) 73-78.

Xiaoming Sun, et al., Development of an effective public health screening program to assess hearing disabilities among newborns in Shanghai: a prospective cohort study, World Health & Population, Vol 11 No. 1, 2009.

Michael R. Reich & Keizo Takemi, G8 and strengthening of health systems: follow-up to the Toyako summit, The Lancet, Early Online Publication, 15 January 2009.

Samuel J. Ratick, Jeffrey P. Osleeb, Dai Hozumi, Application and extension of the Moore and ReVelle Hierarchical Maximal Covering Model, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 43 (2009), 92-101.

Bodavala, R., Thriving on a Wide Solar Lighting Initiative, The Solar Quarterly, January, 2009.

Bertoldi AD, de Barros, AJD, Wagner A, Ross-Degnan D, Hallal PC, Medicine access and utilization in a population covered by primary health care in Brazil, Health Policy, 2009, 89(3): 295-302.

Carret, M. L. V.; Fassa, A.; MR Domingues, Inappropriate use of emergency services: a systematic review of prevalence and associated factors, Cad. Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, 25(1):7-28, Jan, 2009.



Andrew D Mitchell, Thomas J Bossert, Winnie Yip, and Salih Mollahaliloglu, Health worker densities and immunization coverage in Turkey: a panel data analysis, Hum Resour Health. 2008; 6: 29.

Subramoney S, Gupta PCAnemia in pregnant women who use smokeless tobacco.  Nicotine and Tobacco Research.  2008.  10(05); 917-20.

Pednekar MS, Gupta PC, Hebert JR, Hakama M.  Joint effect of tobacco use and body mass on all-cause mortality in Mumbai, India: Results from a population-based cohort study.  American Journal of Epidemiology.  2008 Feb 1;167(3):330-40. Epub 2007 Nov 6doi: 10.1093/aje/kwm293.

Prignot JJ, Poulet  E, Gupta PC, Aditama TY, Sasco AJ.  Alternative Forms of Tobacco Use.  Int J Tuberc Lung Dis.  2008 Jul;12(7):718-27.

Pednekar MS, Hakama M, Hebert JR, Gupta PCAssociation of body mass with all-cause and cause-specific mortality from a prospective cohort study in Mumbai (Bombay) India.  International Journal of Epidemiology.  2008 Mar 13;358(11):1137-47.

Jha P, Jacob B, Gajalakshmi V, Gupta PC, Dhingra N, Kumar R, Sinha DN, Dikshit RP, Parida DK, Kamadod R, Boreham J, Peto R on behalf of the RGI-CGHR Collaborators.  Smoking and mortality among women and men in India: large, nationally representative case-control study.  New England Journal of Medicine.  2008 Mar 13;358(11):1137-47

Hatsukami DK, Stead LF, Gupta PCTobacco addiction.  Lancet 2008; 371; 2027-38.

Sinha DN, Gupta PC, Reddy KS, Prasad VM, Rahman K, Warren CW, Jones NR, Asma S. Linking Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2003 and 2006 data to tobacco control policy in India. J Sch Health. 2008; 78: 368-373.

Boffetta P, Hecht S, Gray N, Gupta P, Straif K.  Smokeless tobacco and cancer.  Lancet Oncology.  2008; 9: 667-675.

Shah PB, Pednekar MS, Gupta PC, Sinha DN.  The relationship between tobacco advertisements and smoking status of youth in India.  Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2008 Oct-Dec;9(4):637-42.

William Pick, Laetitia Rispel and Shan Naidoo. Poverty, health and policy : A historical look at the South African experience,  Journal of Public health Policy, Vol 29, No 2 (2008) 165-178.

Yuanli Liu, Keqin Rao, Jing Wu, Emmanuela Gakidou, China’s health system performance, The Lancet, Vol 372, Nov 29, 2008.

S V Subramanian & Sakthivel Selvaraj, Social analysis of sex imbalance in India: before and after the implementation of the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act, J Epidemiol Community Health. Published Online First: 25 November 2008.

N Kondo, S V Subramanian, I Kawachi, Y Takeda, Z Yamagata, Economic recession and health inequalities in Japan: analysis with a national sample, 1986-2001, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2008; 62:869-875.

Naoki Kondo, et al.,  Do social comparisons explain the association between income inequality and health?: Relative deprivation and perceived health among male and female Japanese individuals, Social Science & Medicine 67 (2008) 982-987.

Keizo Takemi, Masamine Jimba, Sumie Ishii,Yasushi Katsuma, Yasuhide Nakamura, on behalf of the Working Group on Challenges in Global Health and Japan’s Contribution, Human security approach for global health, The Lancet, Vol 372 July 5, 2008.

Michael R Reich, Keizo Takemi, Marc J Roberts, William C Hsiao, Global action on health systems: a proposal for the Toyako G8 Summit, The Lancet, Vol. 371, March 8, 2008.

Mayumi ShimizuPreliminary findings: problems and further improvement of maternal care in Senegal, JMAJ 51(2): 128-130, 2008.

Ajay Mahal & Anup K. Karan, Adequacy of dietary intakes and poverty in India: Trends in the 1990s, Economics and Human Biology 6 (2008) 57-74.

Charu C Garg & Anup K Karan, Reducing out-of-pocket expenditures to reduce poverty: A disaggregated analysis at rural-urban and state level in India, Health Policy and Planning, December 2008.

Galaraga O, Colchero A, Wamai RG,  Bertozzi S. HIV prevention cost effectiveness: recent breakthroughs and structural interventions. National Institute of Public Health (forthcoming, 2008).

Wamai RG et al (43 authors). Male circumcision is an efficacious, lasting and cost-effective strategy for combating HIV in high-prevalence AIDS epidemics: time to move beyond debating the science. Future HIV Therapy Vol.2 (5), 399-405, 2008.

Halperin DT, Potts M, Kirby D, Klausner J, Wamai RG, Swidler A, Marseille E, Walsh J, Hearst N. Response. Science Vol. 321 (September 19), 1632-33, 2008.

Wamai RG & Katsui H. Health and disability in international development policy. The Sylff Newsletter No. 21 (August), 6-8, 2008.

Wamai RG. Reforming health systems: the role of NGOs in decentralization – lessons from Kenya and Ethiopia. Working Papers, ISTR 8th Conference. Barcelona, Spain July 9-12 (forthcoming, 2008).

Potts M, Halperin DT, Kirby D, Swidler A, Marseille E, Klausner J, Hearst N, Wamai RG, Kahn JG, Walsh J: Reassessing HIV Prevention. Science Vol. 320, 749-750, 2008.

Klausner J. Wamai RG, Bowa K, Agot K, Kagimba J, Halperin DT. Is male circumcision as good as the HIV vaccine we’ve been waiting for? Future HIV Therapy. 2(1), 1-7, 2008.

Wamai RG, HIV prevalence, male circumcision and ‘prostitution’ in Africa: what is true, what matters in prevention? PLos One. 10 July, 2008.

Andréa Dâmaso Bertoldi, Aluísio Jardim Dornellas de Barrosb, Anita Wagnerd, Dennis Ross-Degnand, Pedro Curi Hallalb, Medicine access and utilization in a population covered by primary health care in Brazil, Health Policy, 2008.

Andréa D Bertoldi, Aluísio JD Barros, Anita Wagner, Dennis Ross-Degnan and Pedro C Hallal, A descriptive review of the methodologies used in household surveys on medicine utilization, BMC Health Services Research 2008, 8:222.

Carret, M. L. V.; Fassa, A.; MR Domingues, Prevalence and associated factors with inappropriate use of emergency service: a literature systematic review, Cadernos de Saúde Pública (FIOCRUZ), 2008.

T Nagata, S Setoguchi, D Hemenway, M J Perry, Effectiveness of a law to reduce alcohol-impaired driving in Japan, Injury Prevention, 2008; 14; 19-23.

Gabriel M. Leung, Keith Y. K. Tin and Owen O’Donnell, Redistribution or horizontal equity in Hong Kong’s mixed public-private health system: a policy conundrum, Health Econ. (2008).

Guillory VJ, Cai J, Hoff GL, Secular trends in excess fetal and infant mortality using Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) analysis, J Natl Med Ass 2008;100:1450-1456.

Sharp GF, Naylor LA, Cai J, Hyder ML, Chandra P, Guillory VJ, Assessing awareness, knowledge and use of folic acid in Midwest women between the ages of 18 and 44, Maternal Child Health J 2008;12:Sept 23rd epub ahead of print.

Ramezani Tehrani, F., Malek-Afzali, H., Knowledge, attitudes and practice concerning HIV/AIDS among Iranian at risk populations, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, vol.14(1)Jan-Feb 2008.

De Silva, W. Indralal, Construction and Analysis of National and District Life Tables of Sri Lanka, 2000-2002, Ministry of Health care and Nutrition, Colombo (2008). *Book

De Silva, W. Indralal, A Population Projection of Sri Lanka for the New Millennium 2001-2101: Trends and Implications, Institute for Health Policy, Colombo (2008). *Book



Gupta PC, Ray CS.   Tobacco, Education and Health.  Indian Journal of Medical Research.  126: October 2007; 289-299.

Sinha DN, Gupta PC, Gangadharan P.  Tobacco Use among Students and School Personnel in India.  Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev 8 (3), 2007, 417-421

Davis RM, Wakefield M, Amos A, Gupta PCThe Hitchhiker’s Guide to Tobacco Control: A Global Assessment of Harms, Remedies, and Controversies.  Annual  Review of Public Health 2007. 28:171–94.

Pednekar MS, Gupta PCProspective study of smoking and tuberculosis in India.  Preventive Medicine.  2007 Jun;44(6):496-8.

Sinha DN, Gupta PC, Dobe M, Prasad VM.  Tobacco Control in Schools of India: Review from India Global School Personnel Survey 2006.  Indian Journal of Public Health (2007);51(2);101-6

Subramoney S, Gupta PCWorsening sex ratio in India – some evidence from Mumbai.  Indian Journal of Medical Research 125, April 2007, pp 592-594

Slama K, Chiang C-Y, Enarson DA, Hassmiller K, Fanning A, Gupta PC, Ray CS.  Tobacco and tuberculosis: a qualitative systematic review and meta-analysis.  Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2007: 11(10):1049–1061

Sase, E, Gruskin, S., A human rights perspective on infectious disease laws in Japan, Japan Medical Association Journal, 50, no.6 (2007): 443-455.

Mendoza-Sassi RA, Beria JU. Gender differences in self-reported morbidity: evidence from a population-based study in southern Brazil. Cad Saude Publica. 2007 Feb;23(2):341-6. PubMed PMID: 17221083. 

Wamai RG and Katsui H. Mainstreaming of health and disability issues in the UK’s, Japanese and Finnish development policies with assessment of the implementation and practices in Ethiopia and Kenya, Joint Initiatives Report: Sasakawa Foundation. 2007.