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中村 治代/Haruyo Nakamura

Haruyo Nakamura

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Senior Researcher, Economic & Social Development Department, International Development Center of Japan Inc.

Areas of Expertise

  • Global health
  • health policy
  • health insurance

Research Program

Rethinking Global Health Policy in the Post-COVID Era

Bio

After completing her master’s degree in social work at Washington University in 1995, Nakamura worked on a project to resettle the homeless in Cambodia. Since 1998, she has been involved in a wide range of Japanese official development assistance programs in the health sector in such roles as an associate expert and a project formulation advisor for the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Since 2013, she has been working as a consultant in a private firm and a research fellow at the Institute for Global Health Policy Research of the National Center for Global Health and Medicine. She received her master’s degree from the Department of Global Health Policy, University of Tokyo, in 2010 and her PhD in 2021.


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Nakamura H, Amimo F, Yi S, Tuot S, Yoshida T, Tobe M, et al. Developing and validating regression models for predicting household consumption to introduce an equitable and sustainable health insurance system in Cambodia. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2021 Jul 1: 1–12. DOI: 10.1002/hpm.3269.

Laowahutanon T, Nakamura H, Tachimori H, Nomura S, Liabsuetrakul T, Lim A, et al. Hospital admission for type 2 diabetes mellitus under the Universal Coverage Scheme in Thailand: a time- and geographical-trend analysis, 2009-2016. PLoS One. 2021 Jul 1; 16(7): 1–18. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253434.

Nakamura H. Developing and validating regression models for predicting household consumption for the health insurance in Cambodia. —PhD thesis. Tokyo: The University of Tokyo, 2021. 

Nomura S, Sakamoto H, Sugai KM, Nakamura H, Maruyama-Sakurai K, Lee S, et al. Correction to: Tracking Japan’s development assistance for health, 2012–2016. Global Health. 2021 Jan 4; 17(2): 1–4. DOI: 10.1186/s12992-020-00640-w.

Nomura S, Sakamoto H, Sugai MK, Nakamura H, Maruyama-Sakurai K, Lee S, et al. Tracking Japan’s development assistance for health, 2012–2016. Global Health. 2020 Apr 15; 16(32): 1–12. DOI: 10.1186/s12992-020-00559-2.

Nomura S, Yoneoka D, Tanaka S, Makuuchi R, Sakamoto H, Ishizuka A, Nakamura H, Kubota A, Shibuya K. Limited alignment of publicly competitive disease funding with disease burden in Japan. PLoS One. 2020 Feb 10; 15 (2): 1–17. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228542.                

Nakamura H, Amimo F, Yi S, Tuot S, Yoshida T, Tobe M, et al. Implementing a sustainable health insurance system in Cambodia: A study protocol for developing and validating an efficient household income-level assessment model for equitable premium collection. Int J Equity Health. 2020 Jan 31; 19(1): 1–6. DOI: 10.1186/s12939-020-1126-8.

Nakamura H, Ikeda N, Stickley A, Mori R, Shibuya K. Achieving MDG 4 in sub-Saharan Africa: what has contributed to the accelerated child mortality decline in Ghana? PLoS One. 2011 Mar 21; 6(3): 1–6. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017774.

Nakamura H. Trends and determinants of under-five mortality in Ghana: An analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys. —Master thesis. Tokyo: The University of Tokyo, 2010. 

Nakamura H, Ali M, Shirayama Y, Kuroiwa C. A symposium on international health policy and medical waste management research in Asian region. Biosci Trends. 2008 Aug; 2(4): 133-4.