- Research field / main research area
- Global health, Community health, Maternal and child health, Reproductive health, Health promotion, Impact evaluation, Aging society, Middle-East region and African region
- Related research projects
Ph.D (Medicine), Juntendo University, Tokyo, January 2020
MoUP, University of Oregon, USA, June 1992
August 2020 - present Researcher, JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development
2019 – 2020 Care worker, Private nursing home for elderly, Tokyo
1999 – 2018 Senior researcher, Development consultant farms, Tokyo
1992 – 1998 Japan Aging Research Center, Tokyo
1992 Urban Planning Department, Carlsbad city office, California, USA
1982 – 1989 Copywriter, Assistant producer, Advertising companies, Tokyo
2002 - 2010 Visiting researcher and Visiting lecturer, Department of Health Policy and Planning, Graduated school of International Health, University of Tokyo
2004 – 2005 Visiting researcher, JICA Institute for International Cooperation, Tokyo
2002 – 2004 Lecturer, JICA staff training for evaluation skill
Project manager, JICA Project for improvement of services at village health centers in rural host communities of Syrian refugees, Jordan (April 2016 - April 2018)
Monitoring and evaluation specialist, JICA project for supporting the national target program on response to climate change, Vietnam (December 2014 – July 2015)
Senior health advisor, JICA Project for capacity development in regional health management Phase 2, Tanzania, (November 2011 – October 2014)
Chief advisor/Project manager, JICA Project for strengthening reproductive health in Syria, Phase 1&2 (June 2006 - June 2011)
Project manager, Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ external evaluation: Country assistance evaluation of Senegal (FY2005)
Evaluation consultant, JICA Thematic evaluation on population and health sector in the Philippines under JICA/USAID collaboration (FY2004)
Project manager, Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ external evaluation: evaluation study on Japan's ODA to the education sector in Ghana (FY2003)
Evaluation consultant, JICA Thematic evaluation on JICA’s support for persons with disabilities in Thailand (FY1999)
Kiyoko Saito, Makiko Komasawa, Myo Nyein Aung, Ei Thinzar Khin(2022) COVID-19 Vaccination Willingness in Four Asian Countries: A Comparative Study Including Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam,Journal of international environmental research and public health.
Makiko Komasawa, Aung MN, Saito K, Isono M, Tanaka G, Makimoto S. Overcoming Current and Preventing Future Nosocomial Outbreaks during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned at Three Hospitals in Japan. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 10226. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph181910226.
Makiko Komasawa,, Yuasa M, Shirayama Y, Sato M, Komasawa Y, Alouri M. Demand for family planning satisfied with modern methods and its associated factors among married women of reproductive age in rural Jordan: A cross-sectional study. PLOS ONE, 2020. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230421.
Makiko Komasawa,, Yuasa M, Shirayama Y, Sato M, Komasawa Y, Alouri M. Impact of the village health center project on contraceptive behaviors in rural Jordan: a quasi-experimental difference-in-differences analysis. BMC Public Health. 2019, (2019) 19:1415.
Yuasa M, Shirayama Y, Makiko Komasawa,, Wadah H. Overall structure and functions of the Syrian health system prior to the Syrian conflict. Juntendo Journal of Global Studies. 2019 (March).
Yuasa M, Makiko Komasawa,, Shirayama Y, Hussein Wadah. Management performance and capacity assessment of health district offices in Aleppo and Idlib governorates prior to the Syrian conflict. Juntendo Journal of Global Studies. 2018 (March).
Makiko Komasawa,, Komasawa Y. On Evaluating "Cooperation Program" with JICA Project Evaluation Method (in Japanese). The Japanese Journal of Evaluation Studies. 2002. 2(2): 101-114.
Makiko Komasawa, (2005). Learning from Japan's Approach to Community Health: Promoting Primary Health Care in Developing Countries. Technology and Development. 18: 31-39.
Makiko Hisatome (Makiko Komasawa,). Retirement Community in Curry County: A Rural Development Strategy, Master Thesis. University of Oregon, USA. 1992.
Makiko Komasawa,. Comprehensive Study on Family Planning and Women in Development Projects in Jordan : Analysis from a Capacity Development Perspective, JICA Institute for International Cooperation, 2006.
Makiko Komasawa, and et al. Country Assistance Evaluation of Senegal, Earth and Human Corporation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, March 2006.
Nakamura Y, Makiko Komasawa,, et al. Japan's Experiences in Public Health and Medical Systems. JICA Institute for International Cooperation, 2005.
Makiko Komasawa,, Kaneko M, Satoh W. Evaluation Study on Japan's ODA to the Education Sector in Ghana. Earth and Human Corporation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, 2004.
Atoh M, Makiko Komasawa,, et al. Second Study on International Cooperation for Population and Development: New Insights from the Japanese Experience. JICA Institute for International Cooperation, 2003.
- Japan Association for International Health
- Japan Evaluation Society
- Japanese Society of Public Health
- Japan Epidemiological Association
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