WHO Collaborating Centre for Translation of Oral Health Science Japanese English
WHOCC Progress Annual Report 2011
Title
WHO Collaborating Centre for Translation of Oral Health Science
Institution Name
Department of Oral health Science, Division of Preventive Dentistry, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
City and Country
Niigata, Japan
Country ID
JPN-75
Terms of reference
Activity 1
Title;
To assist WHO in development of appropriate systems for oral health surveillance systems to be used in WHO STEPwise approach to Surveillances (STEPS) modules and WHO Global Infobase
Responsible person;
Hideo Miyazaki and Hiroshi Ogawa
Description;
Systematic information on risk factors for oral health and link oral health to general health data
Concrete expected outcome;
Evaluation of national and community oral health promotion and disease prevention programmes
Links with WHO activities;
Oral diseases as part of the NCD burdens and mapped for target population groups at global level to describe the oral disease burden
Source of funding;
Niigata University
Dissemination of findings;
Database
Details
Information and data collecting for update has continued according to the scientific paper review.
Works:
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The centre sent Makino Y to the WHO HQ to maintain and update data information for the GODB and CAPP, ∼March 2011.
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The centre sent Ogawa H, Matsumoto S and Makino Y to the WHOCC Malmo, to learn and exchange information for the CAPP, May 2011.
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The centre sent Matsumoto S to the WHO HQ to maintain and update CPI data information for the GODB and CAPP, May∼November 2011.
Scientific publications:
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Petersen PE and Ogawa H: The global burden of periodontal disease - towards integration with chronic disease prevention and control. Periodontol 2000 (in press, 2012)
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Jürgensen N, Petersen PE, Ogawa H, Matsumoto S: Translating science into action - periodontal health through public health approaches. J Periodontol 2000 (in press, 2012)
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Makino Y, Ogawa H, Petersen PE: Global Periodontal Health according to the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Oral Health Data Bank. Preventive and Community Dentistry. Social dentistry, a duty, a need a goal. Fundación Odontología social (Chapter 30), (in press, 2012)
Activity 2
Title;
To assist WHO in national capacity-building for oral health promotion and integrated disease prevention at regional and global levels emphasized by WHA60.60
Responsible person;
Hideo Miyazaki and Hiroshi Ogawa
Description;
Nutrition transition is a relevant example on how common risks influence public health, including oral health
Concrete expected outcome;
The activity will be announced in a nation-wide as "Healthy Japan in the 21st century"
Links with WHO activities;
Support the implementation of the WHO global strategy on diet, physical activity and health
Source of funding;
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan
Dissemination of findings;
Various: conferences, research papers
Details
Research papers:
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Kitamura K, Nakamura K, Kobayashi R, Oshiki R, Saito T, Oyama M, Takahashi S, Nishiwaki T, Iwasaki M, Yoshihara A: Physical activity and 5-year-changes in physical performance tests and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: the Yokogoshi Study. Maturitas, 70(1): 80-84, 2011.
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Iwasaki M, Taylor GW, Moynihan P, Yoshihara A, Muramatsu K, Watanabe R, Miyazaki H: Dietary ratio of n-6 to n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and periodontal disease in community-based older Japanese: a 3-year follow-up study. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids, 85(2): 107-112, 2011.
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Yoshihara A, Iwasaki M, Miyazaki H: Mineral content of calcium and magnesium in the serum and longitudinal periodontal progression in Japanese elderly smokers. J Clin Periodontol, 38(11): 992-997, 2011.
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Nohno K, Zohoori FV, Maguire A: Fluoride intake of Japanese infants from infant milk formula. Caries Res, 45(5): 486-493, 2011.
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Iwasaki M, Manz MC, Moynihan PJ, Yoshihara A, Muramatsu K, Watanabe R, Miyazaki H: Relationship between saturated fatty acids and periodontal disease. J Dent Res, in press, 2012.
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Hirotomi T, Yoshihara A, Ogawa H, Miyazaki H: Association of dental status with vegetable intake in an elderly population. J Aging Res Clin Prac, in press, 2012.
Activity 3
Title;
To assist WHO in application of the evidence on school oral health promotion
Responsible person;
Hideo Miyazaki and Hiroshi Ogawa
Description;
Organizing of preventive programmes, for evaluation and interpretation of dental caries and periodontitis epidemiological data
Concrete expected outcome;
The co-operation will be expected to further develop in order that public health programmes may be contributed to monitor children at higher risk of dental disease and evaluate efficiency of on-going preventive programmes such as "school based fluoride mouth rinsing" and "fissure sealant in permanent teeth"
Links with WHO activities;
Support the implementation of the WHO Global School Health Initiative
Source of funding;
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan, Local Government
Dissemination of findings;
Various: conferences, research papers
Details
Research paper and report:
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Neko-Uwagawa Y, Yoshihara A, Miyazaki H: Long-term caries preventive effects of a school-based fluoride mouth rinse program in adulthood. Open Dent J, 5: 24-28, 2011.
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Umetsu H, Kaneko N, Yoshihara A, Sakuma S, Hanada N, Miyazaki H: Association between glucan synthesis by Streptococcus mutans and caries incidence in schoolchildren receiving a fluoride mouth rinse. Oral Health Preventive Dent, in press, 2012.
Lectures:
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Ogawa H: School based Fluoride Mouth Rinse Programme public health perspectives -Japanese experience-.Effective Use of Fluoride in Asia, Phuket (Thailand), 22-24 March 2011.
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Ogawa H: Fluoride mouth rinse programme to promote school dental health. The 6th Asian Conference of Oral Health Promotion for School Children, Hanoi (Vietnam), November 9-11, 2011.
Scientific presentation:
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Makino Y, Sakuma S, Ogawa H, Herath EMUCK, Nandasena BGTL, Miyazaki H: Trial of school based fluoride mouth rinsing program in Sri Lanka. The 6th Asian Conference of Oral Health Promotion for School Children, Hanoi (Vietnam), November 9-11, 2011.
Activity 4
Title;
To assist WHO in dissemination of the evidence available on oral health-general health-quality of life inter-relationships for development of public health programs
Responsible person;
Hideo Miyazaki and Hiroshi Ogawa
Description;
Monitor and analyse the links between oral health and general health and related risk factors among the elderly towards the achievements of better QOL
Concrete expected outcome;
National and community projects will be developed as part of the New Health Frontier Strategy Challenge for a healthy nation, Japan
Links with WHO activities;
Towards prevention of non-communicable diseases relates to the global strategy on diet physical activity and health
Source of funding;
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan
Dissemination of findings;
Various: conferences, research papers
Details
Research papers:
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Takata Y, Ansai T, Yoshihara A, Miyazaki H: Glomerular filtration rate and 10-year mortality in a 70-year-old community-dwelling Japanese population. Aging Clin Exp Res, 23(3): 223-230, 2011.
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Yoshihara A: Relationship between periodontal disease and bone metabolism in the elderly, J Dent Hlth, 61(Suppl.): 178-182, 2011.
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Yoshihara A, Deguchi T, Miyazaki H: Relationship between bone fragility of the mandibular inferior cortex and tooth loss related to periodontal disease in older people, Community Dent Health, 28(2): 165-169, 2011.
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Yoshihara A, Hayashi Y, Miyazaki H: Relationship among bone turnover, renal function and periodontal disease in elderly Japanese. J Periodontal Res, 46(4): 491-496, 2011.
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Takata Y, Ansai T, Yoshihara A, Miyazaki H: Serum albumin levels and 10-year mortality in a community-dwelling 70-year-old population. Arch Gerontol Geriatr, 54(1): 39-43, 2012.
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Iwasaki M, Taylor GW, Nesse W, Vissink A, Yoshihara A, Miyazaki H: Periodontal disease and decreased kidney function in Japanese elderly. Am J Kidney Dis, 59(2): 202-209, 2012.
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Hirotomi T, Yoshihara A, Ogawa H, Miyazaki H: Tooth-related risk factors for tooth loss in community-dwelling elderly people. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. in press, 2012.
Scientific presentations:
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Yoshihara A, Nakamura K, Miyazaki H: Association between renal function and tooth loss in community-dwelling women. 89th General Session of the IADR, San Diego (USA), 2011.
Activity 5
Title;
To expand linkages with dental public health institutions in countries in the Western Pacific Region and to provide postgraduate training courses in oral health promotion and disease prevention
Responsible person;
Hideo Miyazaki and Hiroshi Ogawa
Description;
1. Programmes on global oral health promotion and global science utilizing the WHO Oral Health Programme Policy
2. Support and provide international collaborative research and training on public health and the prevention and treatment of oral diseases in developing countries
Concrete expected outcome;
1. Develop and support community based oral health programmes and systems
2. Train and educate health personnel to support community based oral health programmes and systems in particular developing countries
Links with WHO activities;
Support the implementation of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
Details
Oversea researcher acceptance:
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Foreign researchers (3 Thai and 4 Indonesian) visited for a short term, supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) project.
(http://www.dent.niigata-u.ac.jp/prevent/english/pr111003.html)
International symposium:
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The international symposium on oral health and education was co-organized with the Univ. of Indonesia at Balikpapan (Indonesia), 10-11 December, 2011.
(http://www.dent.niigata-u.ac.jp/hrdpii/new/file/20111201.pdf)
Scientific presentation:
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Ishida Y, Nozawa-Inoue K, Ogawa Y, Songpaisan Y, Ogawa H, Miyazaki H: Development of educational program for global oral health science conducted by Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences - Human resource development program towards international initiative -. International Symposium on Oral Health Education and Research, Balikpapan (Indonesia), 10-11 December, 2011.
Seminar:
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Miyazaki H, Ogawa H, Makino Y and Ogawa Y: Calibration seminar on the investigation of oral health conditions in cambodia based on the WHO Oral Health Survey Basic Methods, (Phnom Penh), Cambodia, 3-8 July, 2011.
Scientific paper:
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Okuyama N, Ogawa H, Vorn V, Makino Y, Miyazaki H: Calibration trial involving Cambodian dentists based on the WHO Oral Health Survey Basic Method. Int J Oral Health, 7: 19-26, 2011.
Others:
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The centre sent a young researcher (Matsumoto S) to the WHO HQ as part of collaborating educational project (May 2011- November 2011).
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The centre provided following seminars and presentations for postgraduate students as part of lectures on WHO Global Oral Health;
The global burden of oral diseases and risks to oral health
The effective use of fluorides in public health (Systemic)
The effective use of fluorides in public health (Topical)
Tobacco and oral health
Oral health through Health Promoting Schools (HPSs)
Oral cancer
Nutrition and oral health
Common Risk Factor approach
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The center provided following lectures for post graduate students as part of basic course for research and statistics in Global Oral Health
Aim/study design
Method/eligible criteria
Sample allotment, endpoint
Evaluation
Statistical analysis
Collaboration between WHO HQ and Regional Offices
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The centre sent Ogawa H to the WHO HQ to discuss the efficiency of dental amalgam for global oral health promotion etc., May 2011.
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The centre sent Makino Y to the WHO HQ as an intern of Oral Health Programme, October 2010- March 2011.
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The centre sent Matsumoto S to the WHO HQ as a volunteer staff of Oral Health Programme, May 2011- November 2011.
Collaboration between WHOCC, others
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The centre sent Ogawa H, Matsumoto S, Makino Y to the WHO CC Malmo for the Workshop - Oral Public Health, May 2011.
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The centre sent Miyazaki H, Yoshihara A, Ogawa H, Yamaga T to the Longitudinal cohort study at Tosa town, Kochi, August 2011.
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The centre sent Miyazaki H to the WHO CC London Kings Colleage (UK), to discuss the collaborating research project, NCD and Oral Cancre, July 2011.
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The centre sent Miyazaki H to the University of Sydney (Australia), to discuss the collaborating research project, elderly and oral health, November 2011.
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The center co-organized the international symposium on oral health and education, Balikpapan (Indonesia), 10-11 December, 2011.
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The centre sent Miyazaki H, Ogawa H to the University of Health Science, Cambodia to discuss collaborating educational and research project, February 16-17, 2012.