WHO Collaborating Centre for Translation of Oral Health Science Japanese English
WHOCC Progress Annual Report 2012
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 Miyazaki H and Ogawa H to the WHO HQ to maintain and update CPI data information for the GODB and CAPP, and discuss future epidemiological data collection as based on the future WHO Oral Health Survey Basic Methods 5th edition, 25-27 March 2012.
Lecture:
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Ogawa H: Caries situation in Asia. Caries Symposium: Effective use of Fluoride in Caries Prevention in Asia, Kuching (Malaysia), 25 May, 2012.
Presentation:
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Hori-Matsumoto S, Ogawa H, Miyazaki H: Global Trend on Periodontal Disease in Adult and Elderly Groups. 10th International Conference for Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry, Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), 14-16 September, 2012.
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. 2012 Oct;60(1):15-39
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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. 2012 Oct;60(1):173-187
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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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Hirotomi T, Yoshihara A, Ogawa H, Miyazaki H: Association of dental status with vegetable intake in an elderly population. J Aging Res Clin Prac, 2012;1(1):84-87.
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Kimura Y, Ogawa H et al., Evaluation of chewing ability and its relationship with activities of daily living, depression, cognitive status, and food intake in the community-dwelling elderly. Geriatr Gerontol Int. (in press).
Seminar:
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Ogawa H: WHO Global Policy for Health Promotion ?as based on NCD common risk factor approach. Seminar for Community Health Promotion, Japanese Society for Oral Health, Tsurumi (Japan), 25 November 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: research paper and seminars
Details
Research paper:
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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 Prev Dent 10 (2012), Nr. 2:161-166.
Lectures:
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Ogawa H: Fluoride Mouthrinse Programme in Japan- Caries Symposium: Effective use of Fluoride in Caries Prevention in Asia, Kuching (Malaysia), 25 May, 2012.
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Ogawa H: Fluoride Mouthrinse in Japan -A success programme in caries prevention- Dental Public Health Lecture and Seminar MADPHS and MOH, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 28 May, 2012.
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Ogawa H: Oral Health through Health Promoting Schools. Workshop on oral health promotion in international school health, Tokyo (Japan), 18 November 2012.
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: Serum albumin levels and 10-year mortality in a community-dwelling 70-year-old population. Arch Gerontol Geriatr, 2012; 54(1): 39-43.
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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, 2012; 59(2): 202-209.
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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, 2012;40(2):154-163.
Lectures:
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Ogawa H: Prevention of Oral Diseases for a Dependent Elderly, International Symposium in Geriatric Dentistry "Oral Health Care and Quality of Life in the elderly", Bangkok (Thailand), 18 May 2012.
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Ogawa H: Importance of Oral Health Promotion for Elderly, Integration between oral and general health, 1st Medan IMPRO , Medan (Indonesia), 30 August 2012.
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 (2 Moroccan) accepted 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 human resource development towards global initiative was co-organized with Kohn Kaen Univ. at Huahin (Thailand), 16-17 February 2013.
Scientific presentation:
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Songpaisan Y: Global Oral Health Education and Research in Asia, 10th International Conference for Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry, Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), 14-16 September, 2012.
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Ogawa H, Ishida Y, Songpaisan Y, Miyazaki H: Proposed Competency Domains of Global Oral Health Specialist, 10th International Conference for Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry, Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), 14-16 September, 2012.
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Songpaisan Y, Ishida Y, Ogawa H, Miyazaki H, Maeda T: Global Oral Health Science Specialist Training Program Development, International Conference on Global Public Health 2012 Colombo (Sri-Lanka), 3-4 December 2012.
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Nandasena T, Herath C, Perera K, Ratnayake S, Sakuma S, Miyazaki H: Dental caries status of 6 year old school children at the baseline of SFMR program in Kandy, Sri Lanka, International Conference on Global Public Health 2012 Colombo (Sri-Lanka), 3-4 December 2012.
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Nandasena T, Herath C, Perera K, Ratnayake S, Sakuma S, Miyazaki H: ECOHIS is a reliable indicator to predict the dental caries status in children, International Conference on Global Public Health 2012 Colombo (Sri-Lanka), 3-4 December 2012.
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Ogawa H: Global oral health science education - Competency and curriculum structure; teaching, learning and assessment methods; merging Japanese and international education method, International Symposium on Human Resource Development towards Global Initiative, Can-am (Thailand), 16-17 February, 2013.
Lecture:
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Ogawa H: Global Oral health promotion through communities and schools, Workshop for community and school oral health promotion in Mondulkiri, the Kingdom of Cambodia, (Mondulkiri), Cambodia, 5-6 September, 2012.
Others:
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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 Miyazaki H and Ogawa H to the WHO HQ to maintain and update CPI data information for the GODB and CAPP, and discuss future epidemiological data collection as based on the future WHO Oral Health Survey Basic Methods 5th edition, 25-27 March 2012.
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The centre sent Miyazaki H to the WHO HQ to attend the WHOCCs meeting to discuss how to continue WHO Global Oral Health Programme, 12 June 2012.
Collaboration between WHOCC, others
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The centre sent Ogawa H, Songpaisan Y, Makino Y to the 4th Workshop on Clinical Research Methods in Oral Health, Chiang Mai (Thailand), 20-24 February 2012.
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The centre sent Miyazaki H, Ogawa H to the WHO CC London Kings Colleage (UK), to discuss the collaborating research project, Oral Cancer and NCD, 28-30 March 2012.
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The centre sent Makino Y to Cambodia to work as a specialist of oral health promotion, jointly with JICA and OISDE, May 2012∼.
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The centre sent Miyazaki H to the WHO CC London Kings Colleage (UK), to discuss WHOCCs role to continue WHO Global Oral Health Programme, 16 June 2012.
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The centre sent Miyazaki H, Ogawa H and Songpaisan Y to the Workshop on oral health promotion in international school health, Tokyo (Japan), 18 November 2012.