Publications by FETP Affiliates

In celebration of the first annual World Field Epidemiology Day on 7 September 2021, WPSAR is highlighting all published articles written by authors affiliated with Field Epidemiology Training Programmes in the Western Pacific Region.

Brief Report

Brief behavioural surveys in routine HIV sentinel surveillance: a new tool for monitoring the HIV epidemic in Viet Nam
Cong Thanh Duong, Tran Hien Nguyen, Anh Tuan Nguyen, Thi Thanh Ha Hoang, Hong Thang Pham, Thi Thanh Ha Nguyen, Anh Tuan Le, Dai Quang Tran, Hong Tram Tran, Le Hai Nguyen, Thi Thu Huong Phan, Hai Son Vo, Hoang Duc Bui, Thien Nga Nguyen, David Jacka, Keith Sabin

Responding to the syphilis outbreak in Japan: piloting a questionnaire to evaluate potential risk factors for incident syphilis infection among men who have sex with men in Tokyo, Japan, 2015
Masahiro Ishikane, Yuzo Arima, Ichiro Itoda, Takuri Takahashi, Takuya Yamagishi, Tamano Matsui, Tomimasa Sunagawa, Kazunori Oishi, Makoto Ohnishi

Exposure to H1 genotype measles virus at an international airport in Japan on 31 July 2016 results in a measles outbreak
Aika Watanabe, Yusuke Kobayashi, Tomoe Shimada, Yuichiro Yahata, Ayako Kobayashi, Mizue Kanai, Yushi Hachisu, Munehisa Fukusumi, Hajime Kamiya, Takuri Takahashi, Yuzo Arima, Hitomi Kinoshita, Kazuhiko Kanou, Takehito Saitoh, Satoru Arai, Hiroshi Satoh, Hideo Okuno, Saeko Morino, Tamano Matsui, Tomimasa Sunagawa, Keiko Tanaka-Taya, Makoto Takeda, Katsuhiro Komase, Kazunori Oishi

Preparation for mass gathering events from the perspective of a non-host country: the experience of Japan during the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic-Paralympic Winter Games
Kazuaki Jindai, Takuya Yamagishi, Munehisa Fukusumi, Shingo Nishiki, Yusuke Kobayashi, Yusuke Matsui, Tamano Matsui, Kazunori Oishi

Seroprevalence of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in public health workers responding to a MERS outbreak in Seoul, Republic of Korea, in 2015
Boyeong Ryu, Sung-Il Cho, Myoung-don Oh, Jong-Koo Lee, Jaein Lee, Young-Ok Hwang, Jeong-Sun Yang, Sung Soon Kim, Ji Hwan Bang

Case Report / Case Series

International Health Regulations (2005) facilitate communication for in-flight contacts of a Middle East respiratory syndrome case, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 2014
Kwok-ming Poon, Miu-ling Wong, Yiu-hong Leung, Ka-wai Sin, May-kei Liza To, Shuk-kwan Chuang

Field Investigation Report

A snapshot of catastrophic post-disaster health expenses after Typhoon Haiyan
Noel Espallardo, Lester Sam Araneta Geroy, Raul Villanueva, Roy Gavino, Lucille Angela Nievera, Julie Lyn Hall
 
An assessment of the case notification system 16 months after Typhoon Haiyan in Region 8, the Philippines
Flor D' Lyn Gallardo, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Lilia Ligon-Imperio, Johnette Peñas, Niño Rebato, Enrique Tayag
 
Management of the dead in Tacloban City after Typhoon Haiyan
Julius Erving Ballera, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Alethea De Guzman, Luis Sy Jr, Ferchito Avelino, Ma Justina Zapanta, Joselito Feliciano, Enrique Tayag
Hiroto Ushizawa, Alice Ruth Foxwell, Steven Bice, Tamano Matsui, Yutaka Ueki, Naoki Tosaka, Tomohisa Shoko, Junichi Aiboshia, Yasuhiro Otomo
 
Lessons learnt from a three-year pilot field epidemiology training programme
Damian Hoy, A Mark Durand, Thane Hancock, Haley L Cash, Kate Hardie, Beverley Paterson, Yvette Paulino, Paul White, Tony Merritt, Dawn Fitzgibbons, Sameer Vali Gopalani, James Flint, Onofre Edwin A. Merilles Jr, Mina Kashiwabaram, Viema Biaukula, Christelle Lepers, Yvan Souares, Eric Nilles, Anaseini Batikawai, Sevil Huseynova, Mahomed Patel, Salanieta T Saketa, David Durrheim, Alden Henderson, Adam Roth

Letter to the Editor

Tsz-sum Lam, Man-ting Yuk, Ngai-chong Tsang, Man-ha Wong, Shuk-kwan Chuang
 
Tsz-sum Lam, Yiu-Hong Leung, Hoi-ling Tsang, Kin-wing Choi, Tin-yau Wong, Man-ha Wong, Shuk-kwan Chuang
 
Imelda Deveraturda, Ray Justin Ventura, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Michael O'Reilly, Enrique Tayag

Original Research

Use of a prohibition order after a large outbreak of gastroenteritis caused by norovirus among function attendees
Praveena Gunaratnam, Catriona Furlong, Kirsty Hope, Leena Jupta, Craig Shadbolt, John Shields, Rodney McCarthy, Rowena Boyd, Essi Huhtinen, Sophie Norton, Siranda Torvaldsen
 
A large outbreak of shigellosis commencing in an internally displaced population, Papua New Guinea, 2013
Edwin Benny, Kelly Mesere, Boris I Pavlin, Logan Yakam, Rebecca Ford, Mition Yoannes, Debbie Kisa, Mohammad Abdad, Linchon Menda, Andrew R Greenhill, Paul F Horwood
 
Newborn care practices and home-based postnatal newborn care programme – Mewat, Haryana, India, 2013
Latika Nath Sinha, Prabhdeep Kaur, Rakesh Gupta, Suresh Dalpath, Vinod Goyal, Manoj Murhekar
 
Epidemiology of vaccine-preventable diseases in Japan: considerations for pre-travel advice for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games
Matthew M. Griffith, Munehisa Fukusumi, Yusuke Kobayashi, Yusuke Matsui, Shingo Nishiki, Reiko Shimbashi, Saeko Morino, Tomimasa Sunagawa, Keiko Taya, Tamano Matsui, Kazunori Oishi
 
Analysing the characteristics of a measles outbreak in Houaphanh province to guide measles elimination in the Lao People's Democratic Republic
Bounthanom Sengkeopraseuth, Bouaphanh Khamphaphongphane, Phengta Vongphrachanh, Anonh Xeuatvongsa, Sisouveth Norasingh, Chansay Pathammvong, Manilay Phengxay, Phanmanisone Philakong, Siddhartha Sankar Datta
Case-control study of risk factors for incident syphilis infection among men who have sex with men in Tokyo, Japan
Masahiro Ishikane, Yuzo Arima, Ichiro Itoda, Takuya Yamagishi, Takuri Takahashi, Tamano Matsui, Tomimasa Sunagawa, Makoto Ohnishi, Kazunori Oishi
 
Field epidemiology training programmes in the Asia-Pacific: what is best practice for supervision?
Owen Forbes, Stephanie Davis, Amalie Dyda, Alexander Rosewell, Stephanie Williams, Martyn Kirk, Maria Concepcion Roces, Maria Consorcia Lim-Quizon, Kerri Viney
 
Gap in measles vaccination coverage among children aged 9 months to 10 years in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 2014
Hoang Quoc Cuong, Ho Xuan Nguyen, Pham Van Hau, Nguyen Le Khanh Ha, Phan Trong Lan, Anthony Mounts, Tran Minh Nhu Nguyen
Qian Zhang, Guo-Qing Shi, Guang-Peng Tang, Zhi-Tin Zou, Guang-Hai Yao, Guang Zeng
 
Ruiping Wang, Huijian Cheng, Jun Zong, Ping Yu, Weijie Fu, Fuqiang Yang, Guoqing Shi, Guang Zeng
 
Ye-qing Xu, Fu-qing Cui, Jia-tong Zhuo, Guo-ming Zhang, Jin-fa Du, Qu-yun Den, Hui-min Luo
 
Battsendiin Munkhzul, Batjargaliin Batdorja, Jantsansengeegiin Baigalmaa
 
Investigation of a mumps outbreak in Mongolia, January to April 2011
Igore Munkhjargal, Jargalsaikhan Selenge, Amarjargal Ambaselmaa, Rentseng Tuul, Purevsuren Delgermaa, Sarankhuu Amarzaya, Jantsansengeegiin Baigalmaa, Barhas Byambajav, Dapeng Luo
 
Ting-lu Zhang, Liang-liang Cui, Li Li, Ming-lei Zhang, Fang Qi, Liang Ying, Chang-jun Bao
 
Man Wang, Jin-kou Zhao, Tao Wang, Li-xin Hao, Chao Ma, Qi-ru Su, Hui-ming Luo
 
Constance Low, Koh Cheng Thoon, Raymond Lin, Ariel Chua, Pengiran Hishamuddin, Joanne Tay, Jeffery Cutter
 
Som Vandy, Som Leakhann, Has Phalmony, Justin Denny, Maria Concepcion Roces
 
Chanthavy Soulaphy, Phouthone Souliphone, Khonesavanh Phanthavong, Darouny Phonekeo, Sonesavanh Phimmasine, Bouaphan Khamphaphongphane, Viengsavanh Kitthiphong, Hannah Lewis
 
Ruiping Wang, Teng Chen-gang, Zhang Ning, Jun Zhang, George Conway
 
A community-based gastroenteritis outbreak after Typhoon Haiyan, Leyte, Philippines, 2013
Ray Justin Ventura, Edzel Muhi, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Enrique Tayag
 
Ayako Tabuchi, Taku Wakui, Yuichiro Yahata, Koichi Yano, Kotaro Azuma, Takuya Yamagishi, Kazutoshi Nakashima, Tomimasa Sunagawa, Tamano Matsui, Kazunori Oishi
 
Ray Justin Cacho Ventura, Paula Katrina Ching, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Enrique Tayag
 
Paola Katrina Ching, Ruth Alma Ramos, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Enrique Tayag
 
Alethea De Guzman, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Enrique Tayag
 
Julius Erving Ballera, Ma Justina Zapanta, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Enrique Tayag
 
Paola Katrina Ching, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Enrique Tayag
 
Sheila Tante, Eireen Villa, Agnes Pacho, Maria Adona Galvan, Aura Corpuz
 
Hidden varicella outbreak, Luang Prabang Province, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, December 2014 to January 2015
Bounthanom Sengkeopraseuth, Khonesavanh Bounma, Chansone Siamong, Siddhartha Datta, Bouaphanh Khamphaphongphane, Phengta Vongphachanh, Dapeng Luo, Michael O’Reilly, Cindy H Chiu
 
Paola Katrina Ching, Ma Justina Zapanta, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Enrique Tayag, Rio Magpantay
 
An outbreak of foodborne norovirus gastroenteritis linked to a restaurant in Melbourne, Australia, 2014
Shaun Peter Coutts, Kaye Sturge, Karin Lalor, John Marshall, Leesa Bruggink, Nela Subasinghe, Marion Easton
 
Mizue Kanai, Hajime Kamiya, Alison Smith-Palmer, Hideyuki Takahashi, Yushi Hachisu, Munehisa Fukusumi, Takehito Saitoh, Makoto Ohnishi, Tomimasa Sunagawa, Tamano Matsui, Kazunori Oishi
 
Johnette Agpoon Peñas, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma. Nemia Sucaldito, Denisse Lou Manalili, Herdie Hizon, Rio Magpantay
 
Nino Dacanay Rebato, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma. Nemia Sucaldito, Flor D’Lynn Gallardo, Julius Erving Ballera, Irma Asuncion, Kenneth Hartigan-Go
 
Johnette Agpoon Peñas, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma. Nemia Sucaldito, Julius Erving Ballera, Herdie Hizon, Rio Magpantay, Vicente Belizario Jr, Kenneth Hartigan-Go
 
Nino Dacanay Rebato, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma. Nemia Sucaldito, Gretchen Marin
 
John Bobbie Roca, Ruth Alma Ramos, Herdie Hizon, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Enrique Tayag
 
Chi Hong Wong, Shuk Kwan Chuang, Wing Hang Lam, Ho Yeung Lam, Tsz Sum Lam, Lei Ming Raymond Ho, Yiu Hong Leung, Chau Kuen Yonnie Lam

Perspective

Matthew M. Griffith, Ariuntuya Ochirpurev, Takyua Yamagishi, Shingo Nishiki, Baigalmaa Jantsansengee, Tamano Matsui, Kazunori Oishi

Risk Assessment

Wei-yi Xiong, Zi-jian Feng, Tamano Matsui, Alice Ruth Foxwell
 
Johnette Agpoon Peñas, Mary Elizabeth Miranda, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Ma. Nemia Sucaldito, Rio Magpantay

Surveillance Report

Phan Thanh Tinh, Phan Trong Lan, Patel Mahomed, Tran Minh Nhu Nguyen
 
Tove Fitzgerald, Peter Massey, Fakhrul Islam
 
Jantsansengeegiin Baigalmaa, Choijiljaviin Erdenechimeg, Jadambaagiin Narantuya, Aumakhanii Bulbul, Jamsranjaviin Tugsjargal, Erdenebatiin Dolgion, Erdenebaatariin Soyolmaa, Minjuuriin Enkhtuya, Badrakhiin Jugderjav, Sodnomyn Otgonsukh
 
John Bobbie Roca, Vikki Carr de los Reyes, Sheryl Racelis, Imelda Deveraturda, Ma Nemia Sucaldito, Enrique Tayag, Michael O'Reilly
 
Souphatsone Houatthongkham, Noikaseumsy Sithivong, Gregory Jennings, Manilay Phengxay, Phanthaneeya Teepruksa, Bouaphanh Khamphaphongphane, Phengta Vongphrachanh, Kongmany Southalack, Dapeng Luo, Cindy H Chiu
 
Rammell Eric Martinez, John Juliard Go, Jonathan Guevarra