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Zepro, Nejimu Biza and Medhanyie, Araya Abrha and Bezabih, Afework Mulugeta and Tarr, Natalie and Merten, Sonja. (2021) Lived Experiences and Perceptions of Childbirth among Pastoralist Women in North-East Ethiopia: A Multimethod Qualitative Analysis to the WHO Health Systems Responsiveness Framework. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (23). p. 12518.


Bapolisi, Wyvine Ansima and Ferrari, Giovanfrancesco and Blampain, Clara and Makelele, Jean and Kono-Tange, Lenneke and Bisimwa, Ghislain and Merten, Sonja. (2020) Impact of a complex gender-transformative intervention on maternal and child health outcomes in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: protocol of a longitudinal parallel mixed-methods study. BMC public health, 20. p. 51.

Kusi, Caroline and Steinmann, Peter and Merten, Sonja. (2020) The fight against lymphatic filariasis: perceptions of community drug distributors during mass drug administration in coastal Kenya. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 9. p. 22.

Giles, M. L. and Mantel, C. and Muñoz, F. M. and Moran, A. and Roos, N. and Yusuf, N. and Diaz, T. and Ahun, M. and Nic Lochlainn, L. M. and Wootton, E. and Pathirana, J. and Rendell, S. and Tuncalp, O. and Perut, M. and Hombach, J. and Merten, S. and Lambach, P.. (2020) Vaccine implementation factors affecting maternal tetanus immunization in low- and middle-income countries: results of the Maternal Immunization and Antenatal Care Situational Analysis (MIACSA) project. Vaccine, 38 (33). pp. 5268-5277.

Giles, M. L. and Mason, E. and Muñoz, F. M. and Moran, A. C. and Lambach, P. and Merten, S. and Diaz, T. and Baye, M. and Mathai, M. and Pathirana, J. and Rendell, S. and Tunçalp, Ö and Hombach, J. and Roos, N.. (2020) Antenatal care service delivery and factors affecting effective tetanus vaccine coverage in low- and middle-income countries: results of the Maternal Immunisation and Antenatal Care Situational analysis (MIACSA) project. Vaccine, 38 (33). pp. 5278-5285.


Dumbaugh, Mari and Bapolisi, Wyvine and Bisimwa, Ghislain and Mwamini, Marie-Chantale and Mommers, Paula and Merten, Sonja. (2019) Navigating fertility, reproduction and modern contraception in the fragile context of South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: 'Les enfants sont une richesse'. Culture, health & sexuality, 21 (3). pp. 323-337.

Schwarz, Joëlle and Arminjon, Mathieu and Zemp Stutz, Elisabeth and Merten, Sonja and Bodenmann, Patrick and Clair, Carole. (2019) Déterminants sociaux de la santéen Suisse - comment le genres'est perdu en chemin. Revue médicale suisse, 15 (640). pp. 485-489.

Mhalu, Grace and Weiss, Mitchell G. and Hella, Jerry and Mhimbira, Francis and Mahongo, Enos and Schindler, Christian and Reither, Klaus and Fenner, Lukas and Zemp, Elisabeth and Merten, Sonja. (2019) Explaining patient delay in healthcare seeking and loss to diagnostic follow-up among patients with presumptive tuberculosis in Tanzania : a mixed-methods study. BMC health services research, 19. p. 217.

Leuenberger, A. and Farnham, A. and Azevedo, S. and Cossa, H. and Dietler, D. and Nimako, B. and Adongo, P. B. and Merten, S. and Utzinger, J. and Winkler, M. S.. (2019) Health impact assessment and health equity in sub-Saharan Africa : a scoping review. Environmental impact assessment review, 79. p. 106288.

van den Berg, Machteld and Ogutu, Bernhards and Sewankambo, Nelson K. and Merten, Sonja and Biller-Andorno, Nikola and Tanner, Marcel. (2019) Clinical trials in low-resource settings : the perspectives of caregivers of paediatric participants from Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. Tropical medicine and international health, 24 (8). pp. 1023-1030.

Deml, Michael J. and Jafflin, Kristen and Merten, Sonja and Huber, Benedikt and Buhl, Andrea and Frau, Eleonora and Mettraux, Valérie and Sonderegger, Joanna and Kliem, Paulina and Cattalani, Rachele and Krüerke, Daniel and Pfeiffer, Constanze and Burton-Jeangros, Claudine and Tarr, Philip E.. (2019) Determinants of vaccine hesitancy in Switzerland: study protocol of a mixed-methods national research programme. BMJ Open, 9 (11). e032218.


Elouard, Yajna and Weiss, Carine and Martin-Hilber, Adriane and Merten, Sonja. (2018) Sexual violence as a risk factor for family planning-related outcomes among young Burundian women. International journal of public health, 63. pp. 13-22.

Schwarz, Joëlle and Dumbaugh, Mari and Bapolisi, Wyvine and Ndorere, Marie Souavis and Mwamini, Marie-Chantale and Bisimwa, Ghislain and Merten, Sonja. (2018) "So that's why I'm scared of these methods" : locating contraceptive side effects in embodied life circumstances in Burundi and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Social Science & Medicine, 220. pp. 264-272.

Mlotshwa, Langelihle and Manderson, Lenore and Chasela, Charles and Merten, Sonja. (2018) Talking about sex in pregnancy : reflections from the field in urban South Africa. Culture, health & sexuality, 20 (11). pp. 1157-1170.

Rokicki, Slawa and Merten, Sonja. (2018) The context of emergency contraception use among young unmarried women in Accra, Ghana: a qualitative study. Reproductive health, 15 (1). p. 212.

Mtenga, Sally M. and Pfeiffer, Constanze and Tanner, Marcel and Geubbels, Eveline and Merten, Sonja. (2018) Linking gender, extramarital affairs, and HIV : a mixed methods study on contextual determinants of extramarital affairs in rural Tanzania. AIDS research and therapy, 15. p. 12.


Dumbaugh, Mari and Bapolisi, Wyvine and van de Weerd, Jennie and Zabiti, Michel and Mommers, Paula and Balaluka, Ghislain Bisimwa and Merten, Sonja. (2017) Evaluating the comparative effectiveness of different demand side interventions to increase maternal health service utilization and practice of birth spacing in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: an innovative, mixed methods approach. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 17. p. 212.

Mlotshwa, Langelihle and Manderson, Lenore and Merten, Sonja. (2017) Personal support and expressions of care for pregnant women in Soweto, South Africa. Global Health Action, 10 (1). p. 1363454.

Haller, T. and Merten, S.. (2017) Crafting our own rules : constitutionality as a bottom-up approach for the development of by-laws in Zambia. Human ecology, 46. pp. 3-13.


Merten, Sonja and Ntalasha, Harriet and Musheke, Maurice. (2016) Non-uptake of HIV testing in children at risk in two urban and rural settings in Zambia: a mixed-methods study. PLoS ONE, 11 (6). e0155510.

Mtenga, Sally Mmanyi and Geubbels, Eveline and Tanner, Marcel and Merten, Sonja and Pfeiffer, Constanze. (2016) "It is not expected for married couples" : a qualitative study on challenges to safer sex communication among polygamous and monogamous partners in southeastern Tanzania. Global Health Action, 9. p. 32326.

Musheke, Maurice and Merten, Sonja and Bond, Virginia. (2016) Why do marital partners of people living with HIV not test for HIV? A qualitative study in Lusaka, Zambia. BMC public health, 16. p. 882.

Weiss, Carine and Schröpfer, Daniel and Merten, Sonja. (2016) Parental attitudes towards measles vaccination in the canton of Aargau, Switzerland: a latent class analysis. BMC Infectious Diseases, 16 (1). p. 400.

Merten, Sonja. (2016) Ambiguous care : siblings and the economies of HIV-related care in Zambia. AIDS care, 28 (Suppl 4). pp. 41-50.

Gerold, J. and Staudacher, S. and Merten, S.. (2016) Survey among Medicus Mundi Switzerland members on human rights-based approaches to sexual and reproductive health : study report. Basel.


Gross, Karin and Hartmann, Karin and Zemp, Elisabeth and Merten, Sonja. (2015) 'I know it has worked for millions of years' : the role of the 'natural' in parental reasoning against child immunization in a qualitative study in Switzerland. BMC public health, Vol. 15 , 373.

Mtenga, Sally M. and Pfeiffer, Constanze and Merten, Sonja and Mamdani, Masuma and Exavery, Amon and Haafkens, Joke and Tanner, Marcel and Geubbels, Eveline. (2015) Prevalence and social drivers of HIV among married and cohabitating heterosexual adults in south-eastern Tanzania = analysis of adult health community cohort data. Global health action, Vol. 8 , 28941.

Merten, Sonja and Martin Hilber, Adriane and Biaggi, Christina and Secula, Florence and Bosch-Capblanch, Xavier and Namgyal, Pem and Hombach, Joachim. (2015) Gender determinants of vaccination status in children : evidence from a meta-ethnographic systematic review. PLoS ONE, Vol. 10, H. 8 , e0135222.

Bifuko, O. and Blake, C. and Elouard, Y. and Gerold, J. and Martin Hilber, A. and Knoblauch, A. and Merten, S. and Ndabihore, N. and Schwarz, J. and Weiss, C. and Nangunia, M.. (2015) Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health survey : survey report 2014 south Kivu province, DRC. Basel.

Bifuko, O. and Blake, C. and Elouard, Y. and Gerold, J. and Martin Hilber, A. and Knoblauch, A. and Merten, S. and Ndabihore, N. and Weiss, C. and Nangunia, M.. (2015) Enquête sur la santé sexuelle et reproductive des adolescent(e)s et des jeunes adultes : rapport d'enquête 2014 Province du sud Kivu, RDC. Bâle.

Ntalasha, H. and Malungo, J. R. and Merten, S. and Simona, J. S.. (2015) Influence of food supplements on testing for HIV and Aids and adhering to treatment in a resource poor rural setting: a case of Chivuna, Southern Zambia. Science Journal of Public Health, 3 (3). pp. 314-320.


Gari, S. and Martin-Hilber, A. and Malungo, J. R. S. and Musheke, M. and Merten, S.. (2014) Sex differentials in the uptake of antiretroviral treatment in Zambia. AIDS care, Vol. 26, H. 10. pp. 1258-1262.


Musheke, Maurice and Bond, Virginia and Merten, Sonja. (2013) Deterrents to HIV-patient initiation of antiretroviral therapy in urban Lusaka, Zambia : a Qualitative Study. AIDS patient care and STDs, Vol. 27, H. 4. pp. 231-241.

Merten, S. and Schaetti, C. and Manianga, C. and Lapika, B. and Chaignat, C. L. and Hutubessy, R. and Weiss, M. G.. (2013) Local perceptions of cholera and anticipated vaccine acceptance in Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo. BMC public health, Vol. 13 , 60.

Musheke, M. and Bond, V. and Merten, S.. (2013) Couple experiences of provider-initiated couple HIV testing in an antenatal clinic in Lusaka, Zambia : lessons for policy and practice. BMC health services research, Vol. 13 , 97.

Gari, Sara and Malungo, Jacob R. S. and Martin-Hilber, Adriane and Musheke, Maurice and Schindler, Christian and Merten, Sonja. (2013) HIV testing and tolerance to gender based violence : a cross-sectional study in Zambia. PLoS ONE, Vol. 8, H. 8 , e71922.

Musheke, Maurice and Ntalasha, Harriet and Gari, Sara and McKenzie, Oran and Bond, Virginia and Martin-Hilber, Adriane and Merten, Sonja. (2013) A systematic review of qualitative findings on factors enabling and deterring uptake of HIV testing in Sub-Saharan Africa. BMC public health, Vol. 13 , 220.

Musheke, Maurice and Bond, Virginia and Merten, Sonja. (2013) Self-care practices and experiences of people living with HIV not receiving antiretroviral therapy in an urban community of Lusaka, Zambia : implications for HIV treatment programmes. AIDS research and therapy, Vol. 10 , 12.

Merten, Sonja and Schaetti, Christian and Manianga, Cele and Lapika, Bruno and Hutubessy, Raymond and Chaignat, Claire-Lise and Weiss, Mitchell. (2013) Sociocultural determinants of anticipated vaccine acceptance for acute watery diarrhea in early childhood in katanga province, democratic republic of Congo. American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, Vol. 89, H. 3. pp. 419-425.

Forrester-Knauss, Christine and Merten, Sonja and Weiss, Carine and Ackermann-Liebrich, Ursula and Zemp Stutz, Elisabeth. (2013) The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in Switzerland : trends over a 9-Year Period. Journal of human lactation : official journal of the International Lactation Consultant Association, Vol. 29, H. 4. pp. 510-516.

Merten, S. and Gari, S.. (2013) Sexuelle und reproduktive Gesundheit der Migrationsbevölkerung in der Schweiz und ausgewählten anderen Staaten : Literaturübersicht 2006-2012. Basel.

Haller, T. and Merten, S.. (2013) Losing the commons - fighting with magic : institutional change, fortress conservation and livelihood strategies of the Batwa, Kafue flats floodplain, Zambia. In: Tonga timeline : appraising sixty years of multidisciplinary research in Zambia and Zimbabwe. Lusaka, pp. 207-236.

Gari, Sara and Doig-Acuna, Camilo and Smail, Tino and Malungo, Jacob R. S. and Martin-Hilber, Adriane and Merten, Sonja. (2013) Access to HIV/AIDS care: a systematic review of socio-cultural determinants in low and high income countries. BMC Health Services Research, 13. p. 198.

Schaetti, Christian and Sundaram, Neisha and Merten, Sonja and Ali, Said M. and Nyambedha, Erick O. and Lapika, Bruno and Chaignat, Claire-Lise and Hutubessy, Raymond and Weiss, Mitchell G.. (2013) Comparing sociocultural features of cholera in three endemic African settings. BMC medicine, Vol. 11 , 206.


Musheke, Maurice and Bond, Virginia and Merten, Sonja. (2012) Individual and contextual factors influencing patient attrition from antiretroviral therapy care in an urban community of Lusaka, Zambia. Journal of the International AIDS Society, Vol. 15, H. Suppl. 1 , 17366.

Martin Hilber, A. and Kenter, E. and Redmond, S. and Merten, S. and Bagnol, B. and Low, N. and Garside, R.. (2012) Vaginal practices as women's agency in sub-Saharan Africa : a synthesis of meaning and motivation through meta-ethnography. Social science & medicine : an international journal, Vol. 74, H. 9. pp. 1311-1323.


Merten, S. and Kenter, E. and McKenzie, O. and Musheke, M. and Ntalasha, H. and Martin Hilber A., . (2010) Patient-reported barriers and drivers of adherence to antiretrovirals in sub-Saharan Africa : a meta-ethnography. Tropical medicine and international health : TM & IH : a European journal, 15 (1). pp. 16-33.

Martin Hilber, A. and Bosch-Capblanch, X. and Schindler, C. and Beck, L. and Sécula, F. and McKenzie, O. and Gari, S. and Stuckli, C. and Merten, S.. (2010) Gender and immunisation : summary report for SAGE, November 2010. Basel.

Haller, T. and Merten, S.. (2010) "We had cattle and did not fish and hunt anyhow!" : Institutional change and contested commons in the Kafue Flats floodplain (Zambia). In: Disputing the floodplains : institutional change and the politics of resource management in African wetlands. Leiden, pp. 301-359.


Merten, S. and Haller, T.. (2009) Whose logic? The local redistribution of food aid targeting old and chronically sick people in Zambia. Human organization : journal of the Society for applied anthropology, Vol. 68, H. 1. pp. 89-102.


Merten, Sonja. Strategic traditions. changing livelihoods, access to food and child malnutrition in the Zambian Kafue Flats. 2008, Doctoral Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Science.

Ackermann-Liebrich, U. and Dratva, J. and Merten, S.. (2008) [Breast-feeding in Switzerland: achievements and challenges]. Das Gesundheitswesen. - Stuttgart, 70. pp. 2-4.


Dratva, J. and Merten, S. and Ackermann-Liebrich, U.. (2006) Vitamin D supplementation in Swiss infants. Swiss medical weekly, Vol. 136, H. 29-30. pp. 473-481.