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Decision making in controlling animal and zoonotic diseases

Animal diseases are caused by complex factors including infectious and non-infectious factors in many cases. In veterinary epidemiology, risk factor analysis can elucidate the factors which have strong association with the disease, which will be useful in controlling the disease effectively. Also, economic analysis helps in decision making in selecting ideal control option.

The Veterinary Epidemiology Unit is providing technical services for dairy farms in Hokkaido in disease control at community level. We also try to facilitate introduction of economics in veterinary medicine, collaborating with an EU research project.

Collaborative research: NOSAI Okhotsk

Research funding

2017-2019Establishment of preventive technology of bovine leukemia virus spread. Hokkaido Research Institute Important Research Program.
2016-2019Safe Milk Promotion in Mbarara Project. JICA Partnership Program. PI.
2014Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of Japan, Investigation into efficacy of Standard of Rearing Hygiene Management. PI.
2013-2015Epidemiological investigation into sociological impact of animal infectious disease. Technology development for rapid and effective control of important animal infectious disease. Japan Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. 2013-2015. Co-PI.
2013-2015Rabies prevention policy in the disease free country. Japan Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfares, 2013-2015. Co-PI.

Performance

Peer review paper

Sasaki, Y., Toyomaki, H., Sekiguchi, S., Sueyoshi, M., Makita, K., Otake, S., Perez, A., and Alvarez. 2017. Spatial dynamics of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) spread in the southern Kyushu, Japan. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Ando T, Takino T, Makita K, Tajima M, Koiwa M, Hagiwara K. 2016. Sero-epidemiological analysis of vertical transmission relative risk of Borna disease virus infection in dairy herds. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science.

Kurosawa A, Kadowaki H, Hampson K, Makita K, et al. The rise and fall of rabies in Japan: a quantitative history of rabies epidemics in Osaka Prefecture, 1914-1933. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 11(3):e0005435. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005435.

Adachi and Makita. 2017. Time series analysis based on two-part models for excessive zero count data to detect farm-level outbreaks of swine echinococcosis during meat inspections. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Adachi Y., Makita K. (2015) Method of time series analysis of meat inspection data using seasonal autoregressive integrated moving average model. Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association 68 (3): 189-197.

Adachi Y., Makita K. (2015) Real time detection of farm-level swine mycobacteriosis outbreak using time series modelling of the number of condemned intestines in abattoirs. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 1;77(9):1129-36.

Makita K, Tobinaga T, Kadowaki H, Yamamoto H. (2013) The effects of the types of post milking teat disinfectants on the occurrence and cost of mastitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus among dairy herds in Okhotsk, Japan. Journal of Veterinary Epidemiology 17(2): 125-131.

Makita K, Noda J, Kirisawa R. (2012) An inactivation experiment of genus Aphthovirus bovine rhinitis B virus inserted in the central part of an imported straw bale to Japan by heat and humidity treatment. J. Rakuno Gakuen Univ. 37(1), 19-23 (in Japanese).

Makita K, Fèvre EM, Waiswa C, Bronsvoort MDC, Eisler MC, Welburn SC. (2010) Population dynamics focussed rapid rural mapping and characterisation of the peri-urban interface in Kampala, Uganda, Land Use Policy, 27, 888-897.



Invited presentations

Makita K. Promotion of One Health and Ecohealth through veterinary epidemiology. Annual Conference of Japan Society of Bioinformatics. 2017 October 9, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

Makita K. Epidemiology and its application to the field. NOSAI Hokkaido, 2017 May 17, Sapporo, Japan.

Makita K. What epidemiology can tell? From basic to application. Hokkaido Research Institute, 2017 May 17, Shintoku, Japan.

Makita K. Application of animal health economics to livestock farming. Invited speech. Japan Veterinary Association high level technical seminar, 2016 January 19, Tochigi, Japan.

Makita K. Computer simulation for rabies spread in Japan. Invited speech. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Rabies Prevention Meeting, 2016 February 23, Tokyo, Japan.

Makita K. MAFF 2014 Grant, Efficacy of Standard Rearing Hygiene Management –Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) investigation results-. Invited speech. PED Seminar, University of Miyazaki, 2016 December 8-9, Miyazaki and Kagoshima, Japan.

Makita K. (2015) Risk assessment of spread of rabies in Japan. In 15th Conference of Society of Zoonoses. National Institute of Infectious Disease, October 31, 2015.

Makita K. (2013) Evidence-based veterinary medicine and veterinary epidemiology. Japan Society for Animal Infectious Diseases.

蒔田浩平.(2011) 食品衛生モデリングの手順. 農林水産省動物医薬品検査所平成 23 年度講
演会.

蒔田浩平.(2011) オホーツク獣医師会技術講習会, フィールドで使える獣医疫学.



Presentations at international conferences

Miyama T, Watanabe E, Ogata Y, Urushiyama Y, Kawahara N, Makita K. 2017. The necessity of controlling bovine leptospirosis in Japan. OIE Joint Collaborating Centre for Food Safety Seminar, 2017 January 16th, Rakuno Gakuen University, Ebetsu, Japan.

Makita K, Yamamoto T. 2016. Comparative analysis of inter-farm spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea in Miyazaki and Kagoshima Prefectures in Japan using mathematical modeling. Japan-Republic of Korea Joint Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology, 2016 June 11, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Makita K., Toyomaki H., Sekiguchi S., Sasaki Y., Sueyosh M. (2015) Factors associated with inter-farm spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) in Kagoshima and Miyazaki Prefectures, Japan. International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE 14) conference, poster presentation, November 2015, Merida, Mexico.

Kadowaki H., Makita K., Hampson K., Yamada A. (2015) Assessment of current rabies prevention act in Japan using infectious disease modelling. International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE 14) conference, oral presentation, Merida, Mexico, November 6, 2015.

Maita K., Yokozawa T., Uraguchi K., Makita K. (2015) Developing a method estimating red fox population from feces count in Nemuro Peninsular, Japan.5th International Wildlife Management Congress, oral presentation, Sapporo, Japan, July, 2015.

Makita K., Toyomaki H., Sekiguchi S., Sasaki Y., Sueyosh M. (2015) Spatio-temporal analysis of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) epidemic in Kagoshima and Miyazaki, Japan in 2014.7th International Symposium on Emerging and Re-emerging Pig Diseases. Oral presentation, June 2015, Kyoto, Japan.

Toyomaki H., Sekiguchi S., Sasaki Y., Sueyosh M., Makita K. (2015) Effective farm level biosecurity measures against porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) epidemic in Kagoshima and Miyazaki, Japan.7th International Symposium on Emerging and Re-emerging Pig Diseases. Poster presentation, June 2015, Kyoto, Japan.



Presentations at conferences in Japan

Fujimoto Y, Nakada S, Ito H, Makita K. 2017. Association between farm hygiene management and productivity of daily cattle. SaSSOH, 2017 September 21, Hokkaido University.

Miyama T, Murata R, Okamura I, Byaruhanga J, Mwebembezi W, Muramatsu Y, Makita K. 2017. Prevalence of mastitis and dairy hygiene in dairy farms in Mbarara District, Uganda. Japan Society of Veterinary Medical Science. 2017 September 14, Kagoshima University.

Fujimoto Y, Ito H, Higuchi T, Makita K, Ohno H. 2017. Epidemiological investigation of Mycoplasma mastitis in Nemuro. Japan Society of Veterinary Medical Science. 2017 September 14, Kagoshima University.

Fukae M, Ohnishi A, Kurosawa T, Fujishiro R, Yokoyama S, Ohno H, Yamagata A, Adachi M. 2017. Principal component analysis of the farm level factors associated with pork meat inspection results. Japanese Society of Veterinary Public Health. 2017 September 7, Hokkaido University.

Karasawa M, Uraguchi K, Hayama Y, Makita K. 2017. Multivariable spatio-temporal analysis of ecological factors associated with fox feces count in Nemuro, Hokkaido. Japan Society of Veterinary Epidemiology. 2017 March 25, University of Tokyo.

Miyama T, Toyomaki H, Sekiguchi S, Sasaki Y, Sueyoshi M, Makita K. 2017. Effect of feedback immunization in PED infected farms in Kagoshima and Miyazaki Prefectures. Japan Society of Veterinary Epidemiology. 2017 March 25, University of Tokyo.

Miyama T, Watanabe E, Ogata Y, Urushiyama Y, Kawara N, Makita K. 2017. Farm level risk factor for Leptospira Hardjoindairy herds in Yamagata Prefecture. 54th Leptospira symposium. 2017 March 22, Sendai, Japan.

Nakata S, Makita K, et al. 2016. Statistical model for estimating bovine leukaemia virus load in blood. Hokkaido Veterinary Association Conference, 2016 Sep 1-2, Asahikawa, Japan.

Miyama T, Makita K, et al. 2016. Evaluation of prevention measures for bovine leukaemia virus new infections in the infected farms. Hokkaido Veterinary Association Conference, 2016 Sep 1-2, Asahikawa, Japan.

Ito H, Higuchi H, Makita K. 2016. Epidemiological investigation for Mycoplasma mastitis occurrence in Nemuro, Japan. Japan Society for Veterinary Medical Science, September 6-8, Nihon University, Kanagawa, Japan.

Nakata S, Makita K. 2016. A case-control study for bovine salmonellosis in Nemuro, Japan. Japan Society for Veterinary Medical Science, September 6-8, Nihon University, Kanagawa, Japan.

Ito H, Higuchi H, Makita K. 2016. Descriptive epidemiology of the incidence of Mycoplasma mastitis in Nemuro, Japan. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology, 2016 March 20, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Makita K, Yamamoto T. 2016. Analysis of inter-farm spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea using mathematical modeling. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology, 2016 March 20, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Kadowaki H., Makita K., Hampson K., Yamada A. (2015) Prediction of spread of rabies at its invasion into Japan. Japan Society of Veterinary Medical Science.

Makita K., Toyomaki H., Sekiguchi S., Sasaki Y., Sueyosh M. (2015) Spatio-temporal analysis of spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) in Kagoshima and Miyazaki Prefectures, Japan. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology Conference.

Makita K., Niemi JK., Waret-Szkuta A., Gethmann J., Aragrande M., Hogeveen H., Hasler B., Bennani H., Rushton J. (2015) NEAT: Networking to enhance the use of economics in animal health education, policy making and research in Europe and beyond. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology Conference.

Koide K., Murata R., Khoa AX., Ly NK., Tam PT., Tra VTT., Nhiem DV., Kono H., Makita K. (2015) Causes of mastitis and repeat-breeding of dairy herds in a select dairy production area of Vietnam. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology Conference.

Yokozawa T, Uraguchi K, Makita K. (2014) Estimation of fox population and environmental parameters in Nemuro Peninsura, Hokkaio. Conference of Japan Society of Veteirnary Epidemiology.

Kurosawa A, Tojinbara K, Makita K. (2014) Epidemiological analysis of rabies epidemics in Osaka, Japan between 1910s and 1930s. Conference of Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology.

Tobinaga T, Yamamoto H, Makita K. (2011) Factors associated with staphylococcal mastitis in dairy herds. Conference of Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology.

Antimicrobial resistance

Antibiotics have been contributing greatly to protecting our health, and even that of food animals when they are sick. However, the use of antibiotics may select antimicrobial resistance in animals.

The Veterinary Epidemiology Unit is analyzing the association between the use of antibiotics at farm level and the selection of antimicrobial resistance in the bacteria of animal origin, and also is assessing the risks to humans.

Research funding

2017-2018‘Prevalence of colistin resistant bacteria and analysis of characteristics’ Food Safety Commission Food safety risk assessment. Co-PI.
2017-2018Collaborative Research with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries National Veterinary Assay Laboratory. PI.
2013-2014Establishment of quantitative risk assessment model for fluoro-quinolone resistant Campylobacter of poultry origin. Japan Food Safety Commission, 2013-2014. Co-PI.
2012-2015Collaborative Research with National Veterinary Assay Laboratory, Japan

Performance

Peer review paper

Makita K., Goto M., Ozawa M., Kawanishi M., Koike R., Asai T., Tamura Y. (2015) Multivariable analysis of the association between antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli isolated from apparently healthy pigs in Japan. Microbial Drug Resistance [electronically published ahead of print].

Usui M, Ozawa S, Onozato H, Kuge R, Obata Y, Uemae T, Ngoc PT, Heriyanto A, Chalemchaikit T, Makita K, Muramatsu Y, Tamura Y. (2014) Antimicrobial susceptibility of indicator bacteria isolated from chickens in Southeast Asian countries (Vietnam, Indonesia, and Thailand). Journal of Veterinary Medical Science (electronically published ahead of print).

Ozawa M, Makita K, Tamura Y, Asai T. (2012) Associations of antimicrobial use with antimicrobial
resistance in Campylobacter coli from grow-finish pigs in Japan, Prev Vet Med, 106 (3-4), 295-300.

Ishihara K, Takahashi R, Andoh M, Makita K, Kamiji S, Ueno H, Muramatsu Y, Tamura Y. (2011)
Effects of climatic elements on Campylobacter-contaminated chicken products in Japan, Epidemiol
Infect, 12, 1-6.

Ishihara K, Hosokawa Y, Makita K, Noda J, Muramatsu Y, Ueno H, Mukai T, Yamamoto H, Ito M,
Tamura Y. (2011) Factors associated with antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in zoo animals,
Res Vet Sci, 93(2), 574-80.



Invited presentations

Makita K. 2017. Sampling strategy and multivariable analysis in the AMR monitoring. NVAL-UoT-RGU-VPHC joint OIE Seminar, 2017 October 19, University of Tokyo.



Presentation at international conferences

Toyofuku H., Makita K., Osada Y., Ohashi T., Kakinuma M., Ooshiki D. (2015) A stochastic assessment of the public health risks of the use of fluoroquinolones in broiler in Japan. International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE 14) conference.



Presentations at conferences in Japan

Ozawa M, Makita K. 2017. Mechanism of co-selection in Escherichia coli. Japan Society of Veterinary Medical Science. 2017 September 8. Kagoshima University.

Goto M, Makita K, Ozawa M, Asai T, Tamura Y. (2013) Association between use of antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli of health pig origin in Japan. Conference of Japan Society of Veterinary Medicine.

後藤聖樹,蒔田浩平,小澤真名緒,浅井鉄夫,田村豊:我が国の養豚場における抗菌性物質の使用と薬剤耐性大腸菌の分布との関係,獣医疫学学術集会 (2011).

Neglected zoonotic diseases (NZD) in developing countries

In developing countries, there are a number of endemic zoonoses which have been eradicated in developed countries, and these diseases have huge impacts on the economics and public health. However limited domestic and international resources are heavily allocated to trans-boundary zoonoses such as avian influenza, and other specific lethal diseases such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. Therefore there is a list of diseases called as ‘Neglected zoonotic diseases’ by the WHO.

Dr. Makita has been researching on brucellosis, which is a NZD, in Uganda since 2005. Brucellosis is one of the most prevalent zoonoses in the world and it causes abortion to livestock and systematic illness such as continuous and undulant fever and fatigue as well as localized lesions such as arthritis to humans. The Veterinary Epidemiology unit is going to research in Vietnam and Tanzania to identify sustainable disease control together with communities.

Research funding

2017-2018‘Control of rabies in the endemic area based on One Health approach.’ Rakuno Gakuen University Collaborative Research Grant. PI
2016-2018‘Effective infectious disease control using quantitative epidemiology and economics.’ MEXT, Japan, Private university development of research platform grant. Co-PI.
2013-2015Japan Intellectual Support Network in Agricultural Sciences (JISNAS).
2013-2016Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Science Research Grant B, as a collaborator of Dr. Kono, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.
2005-2008UK Department for International Development (DFID) Animal Health Programme (PhD in University of Edinburgh).

Performance

Peer review paper

Kothalawala KAC, Makita K, Kothalawala H, Jiffrey AM, Kubota S, Kono H. 2017. Association of farmers' socio-economics with bovine brucellosis epidemiology in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 147: 117-123.

Makita K, Fèvre EM, Waiswa C, Kaboyo W, Eisler MC, Welburn SC. (2011) Evidence-based
identification of the most important livestock related zoonotic diseases in Kampala, Uganda, J Vet
Med Sci, 73, 991-1000.

Makita K, Fèvre EM, Waiswa C, Eisler MC, Thrusfield M, Welburn SC. (2011) Herd prevalence of
bovine brucellosis and analysis of risk factors in cattle in urban and peri-urban areas of the Kampala
economic zone, Uganda, BMC Vet Res, 7, 60.

Makita K, Fèvre EM, Waiswa C, Kaboyo W, Eisler MC, Welburn SC. (2011) Spatial epidemiology
of hospital-diagnosed brucellosis in Kampala, Uganda, Int J Health Geographics, 10, 52.

Makita K, Fèvre EM, Waiswa C, Eisler MC, Welburn SC. (2010) How human brucellosis incidence
in urban Kampala can be reduced most efficiently? A risk assessment of informally marketed milk,
PLoS ONE, 5, e14188.

Makita K, Fèvre EM, Waiswa C, Kaboyo W, Bronsvoort MDC, Eisler MC, Welburn SC. (2008)
Human brucellosis in urban and peri-urban areas in Kampala, Uganda, Ann N Y Acad Sci, 1149,
309-311.



Invited presentations

Makita K. What is One Health? One World One Health research forum. 2017 July 9, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

Kadowaki H, Makita K, Phuc PD, et al. Preliminary report: Socio-economic study for rabies in Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam. 2017 February 14, Thai Nguyen, Vietnam.

Makita K. Incentive-based improvement of food safety and zoonosis risks in sub-Saharan Africa. Japanese – Swiss EcoHealth Colloquium. JSPS. 2017 January 10-12, Swiss TPH, Basel, Switzerland.

Makita K. International collaborative researches in Rakuno Gakuen University OIE Centre. Invited speech. Symposium ‘Young researchers challenging infectious disease control’, Nihon University, 2016 December 2, Kanagawa, Japan.

Makita K. (2015) Epidemiology for strategic control of Neglected Zoonoses. At FAO-APHCA/OIE/USDA Regional Workshop on Prevention and Control of Neglected Zoonoses in Asia. 2015 July 15-16, Obihiro, Japan.

Invited as an expert of veterinary epidemiology and socio-economics, WHO/OIE/FAO Asia-Pacific
Workshop on Multisectoral Collaboration for Zoonoses Prevention and Control. 27-29 November
2013, Kathmandu, Nepal (2013).



Presentations at international conferences

Kadowaki H, Makita K, Hampson K, Yamada A. Quantitative risk assessment of dog rabies spreading Japan using mathematical modelling. Japan-Republic of Korea Joint Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology, 2016 June 11, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Makita K. Elimination of rabies – lessons from pre and post vaccination era in Osaka, Japan. RGU OIE Seminar ‘Control of endemic zoonosis’, 2016 September 19, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania.

Asakura S, Makingi G, Kazwala R, Makita K. Prevalence of bovine brucellosis and its risk factors in Morogoro Region, Tanzania. One Health EcoHealth 2016. The 4th International One Health Congress and 6th Biennial Congress of the International Association of Ecology and Health, 2016 December 3-7, Melbourne, Australia.

Makita K, Fèvre EM, Waiswa C, Eisler MC, Welburn SC: Risk analysis for purchase of milk
infected with Brucella abortus in urban areas of Kampala, Uganda, The 12th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, (2009).



Presentations at conferences in Japan

Asakura S, Makingi G, Kazwala G, Makita K. 2017. Quantitative analysis for the risk factor of bovine brucellosis and willingness to control in agro-pastoral area in Tanzania. Japan Society of Veterinary Medical Science, 2017 September 13-15, Kagoshima University.

Asakura S, Makingi G, Kazwala R, Makita K. 2016. Prevalence and associated risk factors of bovine brucellosis in Morogoro Region, Tanzania. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology, 2016 March 20, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Kadowaki H, Makita K, Hampson K, Yamada A. 2016. Economic analysis of rabies control measures once rabies is introduced to Japan. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology, 2016 March 20, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

蒔田浩平, Fèvre EM, Waiswa C, Eisler MC, Welburn SC: ウガンダ国首都カンパラの都市部に
おける、非正規流通牛乳の摂取によるヒトブルセラ病感染リスク評価およびリスク低減シ
ミュレーション. 獣医学会 (2010).

Sustainable improvement of food safety in developing countries

In developing countries, most foods are marketed through informal food chains. Until recently, international aids focused on formal food chains, and on improving productivity of smallholder producers without considering the access to markets. It has been difficult to make significant impacts on such smallholder producers by this approach because the access to well-paid formal market is limited. Moreover, safety of informally-marketed foods, in which majority of people in developing countries appreciates affordability, rather than quality, had never been achieved.<br />
In order to solve this problem, international agricultural researches are shifting to focus on value chain (VC); intervention projects to improve safety of foods produced by smallholder farmers and to pull the products to formal value chain at the affordable price, considering food safety risks, economics and traditions. The Veterinary Epidemiology Unit has conducted collaborative researches together with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in eight sub-Saharan African countries and currently is conducting in Vietnam and Kenya.

Research funding

2017-2018‘Quantitative assessment of risk for salmonellosis through pork consumption and effective control in Vietnam’ JSPS RONPAKU (Dissertation PhD) Program for FY2017, PhD candidate: Mr. Sinh Dang-Xuan. PI.
2012-2017ACIAR Reducing disease risks and improving food safety in smallholder pig value chains in Vietnam (PigRisk). Co-PI.
http://pigrisk.wikispaces.com/
2017-ACIAR Safe Pork project. Co-PI.
2016-World Bank Food Safety Risk Assessment Task Force in Vietnam. Resource person.
2014-2015JISNAS - JICA/JOCV Volunteer/ PhD study on controlling brucellosis. Mr. Shingo Asakura. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania.

Performance

Peer review paper

Makita K, Mahundi E, Toyomaki H, Ishihara K, Sanka P, Kaaya EJ, Grace D, Kurwijila LR. 2017. Risk assessment of campylobacteriosis due to consumption of roast beef served in beer bars in Arusha, Tanzania. Journal of Veterinary Epidemiology 21(1)

Kono H, Kubota S, Senbokuya Y, Makita K, Nishida T, Tran MH. 2017 Animal insurance and farmer's behavior in Vietnam. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology 16(2): 1-12.

Yokozawa T, Dang-Xuan S, Lapar L, Makita K. 2016. Transition of Salmonella prevalence in pork value chain from pig slaughterhouses to markets in Hung Yen, Vietnam. Journal of Veterinary Epidemiology 20(1): 51-8.

Sirma AJ, Senerwa DM, Grace D, Makita K, Mtimet N, Kang’ethe EK, Lindahl, JF. 2016. Aflatoxin B1 occurrence in millet, sorghum and maize from four agro-ecological zones in Kenya. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND) 16(3): 10991-11003.

Kirino Y, Makita K, Grace D, Lindahl J. 2016. Hazard identification for assessment of the risk to human health associated with aflatoxin M1 in dairy value chain in Nairobi, Kenya. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND) 16(3): 11022-38.

Dang-Xuan S, Nguyen-Viet H, Unger F, Pham-Duc P, Grace D, Tran-Thi N, Barot M, Pham-Thi N, Makita K. 2016. Quantitative risk assessment of human salmonellosis in the smallholder pig value chains in urban of Vietnam. International Journal of Public Health . doi:10.1007/s00038-016-0921-x.

Oguttu JW, McCrindle CME, Makita K, Grace D. (2014) Investigation of the food value chain of ready-to-eat chicken and the associated risk for staphylococcal food poisoning in Tshwane Metropole, South Africa. Food Control 45: 87-94.

Kouamé-Sina SM, Bassa A, Makita K, Costard S, Grace D, Bonfoh B. (2014) Hazard identification and exposure assessment for bacterial risk assessment of informally-marketed milk in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Food Nutr Bullet, 33 (4), 223-234.

Bassa AY, Kouamé-Sina SM, Dadié A, Makita K, Grace D, Djè M, Bonfoh B. (2013) Contamination of raw milk with Bacillus cereus from farm to retail in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire and possible health implications. Dairy Sci. & Technol. (published online).
DOI 10.1007/s13594-013-0140-7.

Dessisa F, Makita K, Zewde G, Teklu A, Grace D. (2013) Raw milk consumption behaviour and assessment of its risk factors among dairy producers in urban and peri-urban areas of Debre Zeit, Ethiopia: Implication for public health, Int J Agr Sci.

Makita K, Desissa F, Akafete T, Zewde G, Grace D. (2012) Risk assessment of Staphylococcal poisoning due to consumption of informally-marketed milk and home-made yoghurt in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, Int J Food Microbiol, 153, 135-141.

Kouamé-Sina SM, Bassa A, Dadié A, Makita K, Grace D, Djè M, Bonfoh B. (2011) Analyse des risques microbiens du lait cru local à Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire). Rev Afri Santé Prod Ani, 8 N0S, 35-42.

Kouamé-Sina SM, Dadié A, Makita K, Grace D, Djè M, Taminiau B, Daube G, Bonfoh B. (2011) Diversity, phylogenetic relationship and antibacterial potential of Bifidobacterium species isolated from raw milk production chain in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Afri J Microbiol Res, 5(21), 3394-3403.

Grace D, Makita K, Kang'ethe EK, Bonfoh B. (2011) Safe Food, Fair Food: Participatory Risk Analysis for improving the safety of informally produced and marketed food in sub Saharan Africa, Rev Afr Santé Prod Ani, 8 NOS, 3-11.



Invited presentations

Makita K. Milk and hygiene in international societies. Invited speech. Conference of Society of One World One Health, RGU, 2016 July 8, Ebetsu, Japan.

Makita K. International collaborative researches in Rakuno Gakuen University OIE Centre. Invited speech. Symposium ‘Young researchers challenging infectious disease control’, Nihon University, 2016 December 2, Kanagawa, Japan.

Makita K. Incentive-based improvement of food safety and zoonosis risks in sub-Saharan Africa. Japanese – Swiss EcoHealth Colloquium. JSPS. 2017 January 10-12, Swiss TPH, Basel, Switzerland.

Makita K. (2016) Fermentation to reduce food-borne pathogens. The FAO International Symposium on 'The role of agricultural biotechnologies in sustainable food systems and nutrition'. February 17, 2016. United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome, Italy.

Makita K. (2013) Risk Analysis. Post-workshop training at the International Conference of EcoHealth, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, October 5.

Makita K et al. (2013) Food safety risk assessment in informal markets. International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)/ Rakuno Gakuen University (RGU)/ Center for Public Health and Environmental Research (CENPHER), Hanoi School of Public Health Joint training course. Hanoi, Vietnam, 26 August- 12 September.



Presentations at international conferences

Shirima A, Makita K, Lindahl J, Grace D., et al. 2017. Assessment of risk to human health associated with aflatoxins in the Kenyan dairy value chain. FoodAfrica Annual Meeting, 2017, July 5, Nairobi, Kenya.

Makita K. A novel framework for decision making: Risk assessment for Salmonellosis through pork consumption in Vietnam, linked with system dynamics model. RGU OIE Seminar ‘Food Safety in Asia: in perspectives of food chain’, 2016 January 12, Ebetsu, Japan.

Sinh DX, Makita K, Hung NV, et al., 2016. Assessment and perspective of Vietnamese consumers’ pork handling and eating practices 1st joint AITVM-STVM conference, 2016 September, Berlin, Germany

Sinh DX., Hung NV., Phuc PD., Ngan TT., Thanh NT., Unger F., Makita K., Grace D. (2015) Hygiene and Microbial Contamination along the Pork Value Chain in Vietnam.4th Food Safety and Zoonoses Symposium for Asia Pacific.

Hung NV., Sinh DX., Hanh TTT., Phuc PD., Grace D., Unger F., Makita K. (2015) Risk-based approach for food safety applied to pork value chain in Vietnam. 5th Annual LCIRAH Research Conference.

Sirma A., Senerwa D., Lindahl J., Makita K., Kang’ethe E., Grace D. (2014) Aflatoxin M1 survey in dairy households in Kenya. Food Africa Midterm Seminar: Food and Nutrition security in Africa Seminar.

Makita K, Kang’ethe E, Zewde G, Kurwijila R, Matusse H, McCrindle C, Tano-Debrah KT, Bonfoh B, Costard S, Grace: Key messages from the safe food fair food project, The 13th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, (2012)

Dos Muchangos AC, McCrindle CME, Matusse H, Makita K: Prerequisites for HACCP inpoultry processing in Maputo, Mozambique, The 13th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, (2012)

Traoré SG, Costard S, Krabi R, Odermatt P, Utzinger J, Makita K, Grace D, Koussémon M, Bonfoh B: Assessment of exposure to Vibrio in shellfish consumed in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, The 13th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, (2012)

Mahundi E, Karimuribo ED, Makita K, Toyomaki H, Ngowi HE, Grace D, Kurwijila LR: Quantitative assessment of the risk of acquiring campylobacteriosis from consumption of ready-to-eat beef in Arusha Municipality, Tanzania, The 13th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, (2012)

Makita K, Kangethe E, Zewde G, Kurwijila L, Matusse H, McCrindle C, Tano-Debrah K, Bonfoh B, Grace D: Use of participatory methods in food safety risk analysis of informally marketed livestock products in sub Saharan Africa- advantages and challenges, The 1st
International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Sow I, Makita K, Bonfoh B, Grace D, Costard S: Investigation on the risk of brucellosis linked to the production and consumption of milk in rural Cinzana, Mali, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Mahundi E, Karimuribo E, Kurwijila L, Makita K, Grace D: Food safety risk assessment of thermophilic Campylobacter and marketing channels of beef in Arusha municipality, Tanzania, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Kasse FN, Makita K, Zarate AV, Siegmund-Schultze M, Kangethe E, Grace D: Choice of breeds and husbandary practices influencing the safety of milk and milk products in smallholder dairy farms in peri-urban Nairobi, focusing on brucellosis, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Muchangos AD, McCrindle C, Matusse H, Makita K, Grace D: Prerequisites for HACCP in small-scale poultry production in Maputo, Mozambique, The 1
st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

van Zyl E, ○McCrindle C, Makita K, Grace D: Hazard identification and characterisation for quality control of biltong through application of appropriate microbiology and biotechnology methods, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Kaiza K, Kurwijila L, Makita K, Grace D: Food safety in milk markets of smallholder farmers in Tanzania: a case study of peri-urban wards in Temeke, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Heeb A, McCrindle C, Zarate AV, Makita K, Siegmund-Schultze M: Qualitative risk assessment of meat marketed by informal traders in South Africa, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Dessisa F, Makita K, Teklu A, Zewde G, Grace D: Isolation and identification of Staphylococcus aureus from informally marketed bovine milk in urban and peri-urban areas of Debre-Zeit, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Desissa F, Makita K, Teklu A, Zewde G, Grace D: Raw milk consumption behavior and possible risk factors among dairy producers in urban and peri-urban areas of Debre Zeit: inplication for public health, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Tano-Debrah K, Appiah J, Alpha MM, Makita K, Grace D: Qualitative assessment of Listeria monocytogenes exposure among consumers of milk in informal markets in Ghana, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Appiah J, Tano-Debrah K, Alfa MM, Makita K, Grace D: Quantitative probabilistic assessment of the risk of listeriosis from the consumption of milk from informal markets in Ghana, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Toyomaki H, Ishihara K, Sanka P, Kurwijila L, Grace D, Makita K: An estimation of thermophilic Campylobacter population in ready-to-eat roast beef and checken sold and hygiene practices of sellers in beer bars in Arusha, Tanzania, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Mwai C, Makita K, Arimi S, Kangethe E, Grace D: Risk analysis of E. coli O157:H7 contamination of beef carcasses in slaughter houses in Nairobi, Kenya, The 1
st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Molefe SM, McCrindle CME, Botha CJ, Makita K, Grace D: Situation analysis: Livestock and fisheries production and consumption in South Africa, The 1st
International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Molefe M, McCrindle C, Botha C, Makita K, Grace D: A critical review of food safety legislation and policy applicable to products of animal origin in South Africa, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Ramraj S, McCrindle C, Heeb A, Makita K, Grace D: Participatory risk analysis to ensure food safety of edible offal from game meat, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Molefe SM, McCrindle C, Botha C, Makita K, Grace D: Situation analysis on South African animal medicines, animal health and chemical residues in foodstuffs, The 1
st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Ake-Assi Y, Biego GH, Koffi M, Kouame P, Bonfoh B, Makita K, Grace D: Formation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in traditionally smoked fish released for consumption in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Kone BV, Fokou G, Makita K, Grace D, Gnabely Y, Bonfoh B: Social representation and perception of the quality of animal source food in Cinzana, Mali, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Yobouet BA, Kouame SM, Dadie D, Makita K, Bonfoh B, Grace D: Bacillus cereus risk assessment in raw milk consumed in the informal dairy sector in Cote d'Ivoire, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Kouame-Sina SM, Yobouet BA, Dadie A, Makita K, Grace D, Bonfoh B: Bacterial risk assessment in informally produced milk consumption in Cote d'Ivoire, The 1
st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)

Traore SG, Krabi R, Costard S, Koussemon M, Bonfoh B, Makita K, Grace D: Riskfor Vibrio and paragonimus infections linked to shellfish consumption in Cote d'Ivoire, The 1st International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI), (2011)



Presentations at conferences in Japan

Koide K., Murata R., Khoa AX., Ly NK., Tam PT., Tra VTT., Nhiem DV., Kono H., Makita K. (2015) Causes of mastitis and repeat-breeding of dairy herds in a select dairy production area of Vietnam. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology Conference.

Oguttu JW., Mccrindle C., Makita K. Grace D. (2014) Risk assessment for staphylococcal food poisoning due to consumption of ready-to-eat chicken sold in informal markets in Tshwane Metropole, South Africa. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology.

Yokozawa T., Sinh DX., Hung NV., Lapar L., Makita K. (2014) A study of Salmonella prevalence in pig food chain from pig slaughterhouses to markets in Hung Yen, Vietnam. Japan Society for Veterinary Medical Science.

茅野大志,蒔田浩平,Grace D,Kang’ethe E:ケニア国におけるカビ毒に汚染された乳製品の摂取による健康被害のリスク評価,獣医学会 (2013).

茅野大志,Mwai CW, Kangethe E,Grace D, 蒔田浩平: ケニヤ国ナイロビの食肉処理場における牛屠体の大腸菌 O157 汚染率ベイズ推計,獣医学会 (2012).

豊巻治也,Mahundi Edgar,石原加奈子,Kurwijila Lusato,Grace Delia,蒔田浩平:タンザニア国アルーシャの調理済み販売牛肉の消費によるカンピロバクター食中毒のリスク評価,獣医疫学学術集会 (2011).

Makita K, Grace D, Randolph TF, Baker D, Staal S : ILRI/BMZ Safe Food Fair Food: Building
capacity to improve the safety of animal-source foods and ensure continued market access for poor
farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. 獣医疫学会学術集会 (2010).



Reports

蒔田浩平:アフリカ大陸における、都市化と動物由来食品を介した人獣共通感染症のリスクに関する研究-獣医疫学による、医学と社会経済学への架け橋,北海道獣医師会雑誌,54, 249-252, (2010).

Extension activities
Makita K: Participatory food safety risk assessment for informal value chains. Two weeks training course. Japan Student Service Organization (JASSO) Rakuno Gakuen University Tropical Veterinary Public Health Program, 3rd-12th September, 2012 (2012)

Makita K, Bonfoh B, Toyofuku H: The front line of food safety risk assessment. Small symposium.
Rakuno Gakuen University, 10th September 2012, (2012)

Makita K, Grace D : Food safety risk analysis training course. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, (2010)

Psychological and socio-economical researches associated with animal health in Japan

The foot-and-mouth disease outbreak occurred in Miyazaki, Japan affected not only livestock industry but also the other local industries including tourism and restaurants, and the total economic loss has been estimated to be 2.4 billion USD. The damage was not limited on economy and it had huge impacts on the mental health of farmers, veterinarians and local civilians.

The Veterinary Epidemiology Unit is conducting collaborative researches with psychiatry experts at National Center for Psychiatry and Neurological Research, United Nations University and Miyazaki Prefecture Center for Mental Health and Welfare, and veterinarians at Miyazaki Agriculture Mutual Relief Association using veterinary and agricultural knowledge, and providing careful advice on interventions.

The unit started research on knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) associated with animal hygiene in farms in 2013. The KAP in farm plays an important role in controlling animal infectious diseases. Analyzing factors associated with KAP of animal hygiene at the farm level may raise awareness of animal hygiene among farmers more effectively.

Research funding

2015-2017Economic analysis of dairy hygiene practice. Betsukai Town Research grant. Co-PI.
2015Betsukai-Cho Grant 'Economics of Dairy Hygiene'
2013-2015Epidemiological investigation into sociological impact of animal infectious disease. Technology development for rapid and effective control of important animal infectious disease. Japan Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. 2013-2015. Co-PI.
2011-2013Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare Science Research Grant (Holistic research for disabilities), Establishment of guideline and assessment methods for psychiatry investigation and response at large-scale disasters. Longitudinal health research on farmers, citizens and veterinarians affected by the foot and mouth disease.

Performance

Peer review journals

Kadowaki H, Kayano T, Tobinaga T, Tsutsumi A, Watari M, Makita K. 2016. Analysis of factors associated with hesitation to restart farming after depopulation of animals due to 2010 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic in Japan. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 78(8): 1251-9.

Watanabe T, Nakahara Y, Asakura S, Makita K. (2015) Sociological factors influencing the practice and attitude towards pig farm hygiene in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Veterinary Epidemiology (in press).

Makita K., Tsuji A., Iki Y., Kurosawa A., Kadowaki H., Tsutsumi A., Nogami T., Watari M. (2015) Mental and physical distress of field veterinarians during and soon after control of the 2010 foot and mouth disease outbreak in Miyazaki, Japan. OIE Review 34(3), in press.

Hibi J., Kurosawa A., Watanabe T., Kadowaki H., Watari M., Makita K. (2015) Post-traumatic stress disorder in participants of foot-and-mouth disease epidemic control in Miyazaki, Japan, in 2010. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 77 (8): 953-9.



Invited presentations

Makita K. Application of animal health economics to livestock farming. Invited speech. Japan Veterinary Association high level technical seminar, 2016 January 19, Tochigi, Japan.

蒔田浩平.(2013) 疫学とコミュニケーション~被災農家と獣医師のメンタルケア. 獣医師会獣医学術学会年次大会日本産業動物獣医学会シンポジウム:産業動物医療を取り巻く人的要因への取り組み.

蒔田浩平.(2012) 口蹄疫被災農家と獣医師の精神的ストレス要因分析と癒しへの取り組み.
獣医師会獣医学術学会年次大会文部省科研費市民公開シンポジウム:感染症のグローバル化対策―近隣諸国とどのように協力して対策を練るか②口蹄疫の発生とメンタルヘルス―日本と韓国のエピデミックを経験して.

蒔田浩平.(2012) 口蹄疫被災者のメンタルケアに役立つコミュニケーション. 日本獣医師会獣医療提供体制整備推進総合対策事業:獣医師のためのコミュニケーション講座―口蹄疫対策をコミュニケーションの視点から考える -.



Presentations at international conferences

Makita K., Nakahara Y., Watanabe T., Tamura Y., Ito H., Asakura S. (2015) Socio-economic factors influencing biosecurity measures of livestock producers in Japan. International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE 14) conference.

Makita K, et al., Collaborative response to 2010 Foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Miyazaki, Japan between veterinary and psychiatry experts – analyses into mental health of veterinarians, farmers and citizens and barriers against restarting farming, The 13th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, (2012)



Presentations at conferences in Japan

Tamura Y, Nakahara Y, Makita K. 2016. Sociological factors associated with hygiene awareness of broiler and indigenous breed chicken (“Jidori”) farm managers in Japan. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology, 2016 March 20, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Ito H., Nakahara Y., Watanabe T., Makita K. (2015) Sociological factors associated with practice of hygiene management in layer farms in Hokkaido and Saitama Prefectures in Japan. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology Conference.

Nakahara Y., Watanabe T., Asakura S., Makita K. (2015) Sociological factors associated with practice of hygiene management in dairy farms in Hokkaido and Saitama Prefectures in Japan. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology Conference.

Tamura Y., Nakahara Y., Watanabe T., Makita K. (2015) Sociological factors associated with practice of hygiene management in sheep farms in Hokkaido Prefecture in Japan. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology Conference.

Watanabe T., Baba H., Hirano T., Fujino S., Etori Y., Makita K. (2014) A qualitative analysis of the practice and attitude associated with the farm hygiene of different livestock sectors using participatory appraisals. Japan Society for Veterinary Epidemiology.

Hibi J, Kurosawa A, Watanabe T, Kadowaki H, Makita K. (2014) Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) of the Japanese workers dispatched to Miyazaki Prefecture in controlling foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in 2010 in Miyazaki, Japan. Society of Veterinary Epidemiology (Japan).

蒔田浩平,渡辺卓人,日比珠莉,野上朋子,渡路子:2010 年宮崎口蹄疫において県外から派遣された防疫従事者のメンタルヘルス.獣医学会 (2013).

門脇弾,堤敦朗,野上朋子,渡路子,蒔田浩平:2010 年に宮崎で発生した口蹄疫被災農家の経営再開に関わるメンタルヘルスの再解析.獣医学会 (2013).

門脇弾,茅野大志,飛永崇晴,堤敦朗,渡路子,蒔田浩平:2010 年宮崎県口蹄疫被災農家において経営再開の障害となっている因子,獣医疫学学術集会 (2011).



Reports

蒔田浩平:宮崎で発生した口蹄疫対応における獣医師のメンタルストレスについて, 獣医公衆衛生研究,(2013)

蒔田浩平,辻厚史,大和田孝二,壱岐佳浩,吉原啓介,榎本豊,河野宏,黒木啓光,由地裕之:2010 年に宮崎県で発生した口蹄疫により地域獣医師が受けた精神的ストレス, 臨床獣医, 30(8), 29-35, (2012)

蒔田浩平,辻厚史:2010 年口蹄疫発生からこれまで-宮崎県養豚農家の「気持ち」を振り返る-,月刊養豚界, 47(1), 52-55, (2012)

蒔田浩平,壱岐佳浩:2010 年口蹄疫発生からこれまで-宮崎県養牛農家の「気持ち」を振り返る-,特集:口蹄疫被害を再検証, 養牛の友, 2, 18-21, (2012)

蒔田浩平,辻厚史,壱岐佳浩,牛島留理,芳賀猛,末吉益雄:地域獣医師による 2010 年宮崎口蹄疫の侵入および発生拡大に関連した要因, 畜産の研究, 66(6), 599-604, (2012)

蒔田浩平:「2010 年宮崎口蹄疫」-地域獣医師と被災農家が感じていたこと-,北海道獣医師会報, 56, 117-123, (2012)

蒔田浩平,辻厚史,大和田孝二,壱岐佳浩,吉原啓介,掛水由洋,出口祐一郎,榎本豊,河野宏,黒木啓光,由地裕之:2010 年に宮崎県で発生した口蹄疫により被災畜産農家が受けた精神的ストレス, 畜産の研究, 66(1), 151-155, (2012)

石田康,蒔田浩平ら:宮崎県の口蹄疫対策における被災者支援とその実績に基づいた精神保健対策マニュアル作成に関する研究, 厚生労働省科学研究平成 22 年度特別研究報告書, (2011).

Great East Japan Earthquake environmental risk assessment in Ishinomaki

On March 11th, 2011, the magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred in Sanriku off shore and massive tsunami devastated northeast and northern Kanto shores. Rakuno Gakuen University started dispatching volunteers regularly in May 2011 to Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture where largest number of people died among city/townships in Japan. The university have been assessing environmental health risks of the areas affected by tsunami, together with Ishinomaki City Council.

Research funding

2012Rakuno Gakuen University Collaborative Research Grant
2011Mitsui & Co., Ltd Environmental Fund

Performance

Peer review paper
Makita K, Inoshita K, Kayano T, Uenoyama K, Hagiwara K, Asakawa M, Ogawa K, Kawamura S, Noda J, Sera K, Sasaki H, Nakatani N, Higuchi H, Ishikawa N, Iwano H, Tamura Y. (2014). Temporal Changes in Environmental Health Risks and Socio-Psychological Status in Areas Affected by the 2011 Tsunami in Ishinomaki, Japan. Environment and Pollution 3(1), 1-20.

Presentations at international conferences
Makita et al. (2013) Temporal dynamics of environmental and mental health risks in Tsunami affected areas in Ishinomaki, Japan. International Conference on EcoHealth. Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Presentations at conferences in Japan
伊下一人,渡辺洋子,蒔田浩平:宮城県石巻市仮設住宅居住者の東日本大震災による精神的ストレス,獣医学会 (2013).

蒔田浩平,伊下一人,茅野大志,渡辺洋子,萩原克郎,浅川満彦,小川健太,能田淳,佐々木均,中谷暢丈,樋口豪紀,岩野英知,田村豊:宮城県石巻市津波被災地域における環境リスクおよび仮設住宅居住者の現状,日本疫学会 (2013).

蒔田浩平,伊下一人,茅野大志,萩原克郎,浅川満彦,小川健太,能田淳,佐々木均,中谷暢丈,樋口豪紀,岩野英知,田村豊:宮城県石巻市津波被災地域における環境リスクの評価,獣医疫学学術集会 (2012).