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Heerdegen, Anne Christine Stender and Aikins, Moses and Amon, Samuel and Agyemang, Samuel Agyei and Wyss, Kaspar. (2020) Managerial capacity among district health managers and its association with district performance: a comparative descriptive study of six districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana. PLoS ONE, 15. e0227974.

Lechthaler, Filippo and Arigoni, Michele and Khamidova, Mohira and Davlyatova, Dilbar and Prytherch, Helen and Wyss, Kaspar. (2020) Assessing the effects of the nursing education reform on the educational environment in Tajikistan: a repeated cross-sectional analysis. BMC Nursing, 19. p. 11.

Oraro-Lawrence, Tessa and Wyss, Kaspar. (2020) Policy levers and priority-setting in universal health coverage: a qualitative analysis of healthcare financing agenda setting in Kenya. BMC health services research, 20. p. 182.

Liwanag, Harvy Joy and Wyss, Kaspar. (2020) Who should decide for local health services? A mixed methods study of preferences for decision-making in the decentralized Philippine health system. BMC health services research, 20. p. 305.

Kuwawenaruwa, August and Wyss, Kaspar and Wiedenmayer, Karin and Metta, Emmy and Tediosi, Fabrizio. (2020) The effects of medicines availability and stock-outs on household's utilization of healthcare services in Dodoma region, Tanzania. Health Policy and Planning, 35 (3). pp. 323-333.

Kuwawenaruwa, August and Tediosi, Fabrizio and Obrist, Brigit and Metta, Emmy and Chiluda, Fiona and Wiedenmayer, Karin and Wyss, Kaspar. (2020) The role of accountability in the performance of Jazia prime vendor system in Tanzania. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice, 13. p. 25.

Fischer, Fabienne B. and Mengliboeva, Zulfira and Karimova, Gulzira and Abdujabarov, Nasrullo and Prytherch, Helen and Wyss, Kaspar. (2020) Out of pocket expenditures of patients with a chronic condition consulting a primary care provider in Tajikistan: a cross-sectional household survey. BMC health services research, 20. p. 546.

Gonsalves, Lianne and Wyss, Kaspar and Gichangi, Peter and Hilber, Adriane Martin. (2020) Pharmacists as youth-friendly service providers: documenting condom and emergency contraception dispensing in Kenya. International journal of public health, 65 (4). pp. 487-496.

Gonsalves, L. and Wyss, K. and Cresswell, J. A. and Waithaka, M. and Gichangi, P. and Martin Hilber, A.. (2020) Mixed-methods study on pharmacies as contraception providers to Kenyan young people: who uses them and why? BMJ Open, 10. e034769.


Liwanag, Harvy Joy and Wyss, Kaspar. (2019) Optimising decentralisation for the health sector by exploring the synergy of decision space, capacity and accountability: insights from Philippines. Health research policy and systems, 17 (4). pp. 1-16.

Schubiger, Markus and Lechthaler, Filippo and Khamidova, Mohira and Parfitt, Barbara Ann and Prytherch, Helen and van Twillert, Erik and Wyss, Kaspar. (2019) Informing the medical education reform in Tajikistan : evidence on the learning environment at two nursing colleges. BMC medical education, 19. p. 85.

Heerdegen, A. C. S. and Bonenberger, M. and Aikins, M. and Schandorf, P. and Akweongo, P. and Wyss, K.. (2019) Health worker transfer processes within the public health sector in Ghana : a study of three districts in the Eastern Region. Human resources for health, 17. p. 45.

Gonsalves, L. and Wyss, K. and Gichangi, P. and Say, L. and Martin Hilber , A.. (2019) Regulating pharmacists as contraception providers: a qualitative study from Coastal Kenya on injectable contraception provision to youth. PLoS ONE, 14 (12). e0226133.

Barth-Jaeggi, Tanja and Zandberg, Lizelle and Bahruddinov, Mutribjon and Kiefer, Sabine and Rahmarulloev, Sherali and Wyss, Kaspar. (2019) Nutritional status of Tajik children and women: transition towards a double burden of malnutrition. Maternal and child nutrition. e12886.


Oraro, Tessa and Ngube, Nestor and Atohmbom, George Yuh and Srivastava, Siddharth and Wyss, Kaspar. (2018) The influence of gender and household headship on voluntary health insurance : the case of North-West Cameroon. Health policy and planning : a journal on health in development, 33 (2). pp. 163-170.

Martineau, Tim and Raven, Joanna and Aikins, Moses and Alonso-Garbayo, Alvaro and Baine, Sebastian and Huss, Reinhard and Maluka, Stephen and Wyss, Kaspar. (2018) Strengthening health district management competencies in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda : lessons from using action research to improve health workforce performance. BMJ Global Health, 3 (2). e000619.

Crivelli, Marita and Wyss, Kaspar and Grize, Leticia and Matthys, Barbara and Aebi, Thomas and Zemp, Elisabeth. (2018) Are overweight and obesity in children risk factors for anemia in early childhood? Results from a national nutrition survey in Tajikistan. International journal of public health, 63 (4). pp. 491-499.

Auer, C. and Kiefer, S. and Zuske, M. and Schindler, C. and Wyss, K. and Blum, J. and Bosch-Capblanch, X. and Widmer, U. and Sauhier, S. and Janssens, J. P. and Bossard, K. and Chatonnet, C. and Mazza-Stalder, J. and Zacek, B. and Zellweger, J. P. and Altpeter, E. and Mäusezahl, M.. (2018) Health-seeking behaviour and treatment delay in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Switzerland: some slip through the net. Swiss Medical Weekly, 148. w14659.

Liwanag, Harvy Joy and Wyss, Kaspar. (2018) What conditions enable decentralization to improve the health system? Qualitative analysis of perspectives on decision space after 25 years of devolution in the Philippines. PLoS ONE, 13 (11). e0206809.

Oraro, Tessa and Wyss, Kaspar. (2018) How does membership in local savings groups influence the determinants of national health insurance demand? A cross-sectional study in Kisumu, Kenya. International journal for equity in health, 17 (1). p. 170.

Prytherch, H. Galeazzi and R. L. Djamalova, M. Rakhmatova and N. Kasymova, Z. Ross and G. Yarbaeva, S. Wyss. (2018) Improving the quality of primary health care through the reform of medical education in Tajikistan. Public health panorama , 4 (3). pp. 491-735.

Lingg, M. and Dreser, A. and Durán-Arenas, L. and Wyss, K.. (2018) Strategies to improve the medical device life cycle in Mexico. Salud pública de méxico, 10 (4). pp. 462-471.

Gerold, Jana and Erismann, Séverine and Wyss, Kaspar. (2018) Mapping Study Influenza: Inventar der Aktivitäten zur Prävention der saisonalen Grippe in der Schweiz: im Rahmen der nationalen Strategie zur Prävention der saisonalen Grippe (GRIPS). pp. 1-44. Basel.


Lingg, Myriam and Dreser Mansilla, Anahi and Durán-Arenas, Luis and Wyss, Kaspar. (2017) The regulation, assessment, and management of medical devices in Mexico: How do they shape the quality of delivered healthcare? Safety in health, 3. p. 4.

Kiefer, Sabine and Knoblauch, Astrid M. and Steinmann, Peter and Barth-Jaeggi, Tanja and Vahedi, Mahnaz and Maher, Dermot and Utzinger, Jürg and Wyss, Kaspar. (2017) Operational and implementation research within Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria grants : a situation analysis in six countries. Globalization and health, 13. p. 22.

Lingg, Myriam and Merida-Herrera, Everth and Wyss, Kaspar and Durán-Arenas, Luis. (2017) Attitudes of orthopedic specialists toward effects of medical device purchasing. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 33 (1). pp. 46-53.

Liwanag, Harvy Joy and Wyss, Kaspar. (2017) Assessing decentralisation is a challenging but necessary task if it should continue as a reform strategy : Reflections from the systematic review by Sumah, Baatiema, and Abimbola. Health policy, 121 (4). pp. 468-470.


Bonenberger, Marc and Aikins, Moses and Akweongo, Patricia and Wyss, Kaspar. (2016) Factors influencing the work efficiency of district health managers in low-resource settings : a qualitative study in Ghana. BMC health services research, 16. p. 12.

Lingg, M. and Wyss, K. and Duran-Arenas, L.. (2016) How does the knowledge environment shape procurement practices for orthopaedic medical devices in Mexico? BMC medical informatics and decision making, 16. p. 85.

Lingg, Myriam and Wyss, Kaspar and Durán-Arenas, Luis. (2016) Effects of procurement practices on quality of medical device or service received: a qualitative study comparing countries. BMC Health Services Research, 16 (a). p. 362.

Donadel, Morgane and Karimova, Gulzira and Nabiev, Ruslan and Wyss, Kaspar. (2016) Drug prescribing patterns at primary health care level and related out-of-pocket expenditures in Tajikistan. BMC Health Services Research, 16 (1). p. 556.

Kiefer, S. and Auer, C. and Altpeter, E. and Zellweger, J. P. and Blum J, Wyss. (2016) Tuberkulose in der Schweiz : das Wichtigste in Kürze. Swiss medical forum = Schweizerisches Medizin-Forum, 16 (30-31). pp. 613-618.

Kiefer, S. and Kling, K. and Stephan, R. and Bratschi, M. W. and Jost, M. and Bless, P. and Schmutz, C. and Mäusezahl, D. and Wyss, K. and Mäusezahl-Feuz, D. and Hatz, C.. (2016) How can patients and their physicians contribute to an outbreak investigation? Experiences from a nationwide listeriosis outbreak in Switzerland. Swiss medical weekly, 146. w14366.


Bonenberger, Marc and Aikins, Moses and Akweongo, Patricia and Bosch-Capblanch, Xavier and Wyss, Kaspar. (2015) What do district health managers in Ghana use their working time for? : A case study of three districts. PLoS ONE, Vol. 10, H. 6 , e0130633.

Matthys, Barbara and Steinmann, Peter and Karimova, Gulzira and Tagoev, Tohirjon and Abdurahmonov, Amridin and Costa, Joao and Kasimova, Salomat J. and Wyss, Kaspar. (2015) Prevalence of impaired glucose metabolism and potential predictors: : a rapid appraisal among ≥45 years old residents of southern Tajikistan. Journal of diabetes, Vol. 7, H. 4. pp. 540-547.


Bonenberger, Marc and Aikins, Moses and Akweongo, Patricia and Wyss, Kaspar. (2014) The effects of health worker motivation and job satisfaction on turnover intention in Ghana : a cross-sectional study. Human resources for health, Vol. 12 , 43.

Bosch-Capblanch, X. and Lavis, J. N. and Lewin, S. and Atun, R. and Rottingen, J. A. and Dröschel, D. and Beck, L. and Abalos, E. and El-Jardali, F. and Gilson, L. and Oliver, S. and Wyss, K. and Tugwell, P. and Kulier, R. and Pang, T. and Haines, A.. (2014) Guidance for evidence-informed policies about health systems : rationale for and challenges of guidance development. Journal of evidence-based medicine, Vol. 14, H. 7. pp. 777-782.


Schwarz, J. and Wyss, K. and Gulyamova, Z. M. and Sharipov, S.. (2013) Out-of-pocket expenditures for primary health care in Tajikistan : a time-trend analysis. BMC health services research, Vol. 13 , 103.

Montavon, A. and Jean-Richard, V. and Bechir, M. and Daugla, D. M. and Abdoulaye, M. and Bongo Naré, R. N. and Diguimbaye-Djaibé, C. and Alfarouk, I. O. and Schelling, E. and Wyss, K. and Tanner, M. and Zinsstag, J.. (2013) Health of mobile pastoralists in the Sahel - assessment of 15 years of research and development. Tropical medicine and international health : TM & IH : a European journal, 18 (9). pp. 1044-1052.

Wyss, K.. (2013) Where do we stand and where to go? Primary health care and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in eastern Europe and Central Asia. Bulletin / Medicus Mundi Schweiz, Nr. 128. pp. 53-55.

Warren, Ashley E. and Wyss, Kaspar and Shakarishvili, George and Atun, Rifat and de Savigny, Don. (2013) Global health initiative investments and health systems strengthening : a content analysis of global fund investments. Globalization and health, Vol. 9 , 30. p. 30.

Matthys, Barbara and Davlatmamadova, Mohbegim and Karimova, Gulzira and Jean-Richard, Vreni and Zimmermann, Michael B. and Wyss, Kaspar. (2013) Iodine nutritional status and risk factors for goitre among schoolchildren in south Tajikistan. BMC endocrine disorders, Vol. 13 , 50.

Mshelia, C. and Huss, R. and Mirzoev, T. and Elsey, H. and Baine, S. O. and Aikins, M. and Kamuzora, P. and Bosch-Capblanch, X. and Raven, J. and Wyss, K. and Green, A. and Martineau, T.. (2013) Can action research strengthen district health management and improve health workforce performance? : A research protocol. BMJ open, Vol. 3, H. 8 , e003625.

Bonenberger, M. and Aikins, M. and Akweongo, P. and Amon, S. and Bosch-Capblanch, X. and Wyss, K.. (2013) Motivation, job satisfaction and retention of health workers in the eastern region of Ghana : study report. Legon.


Bosch-Capblanch, X. and Lavis, J. N. and Lewin, S. and Atun, R. and Rottingen, J. A. and Dröschel, D. and Beck, L. and Abalos, E. and El-Jardali, F. and Gilson, L. and Oliver, S. and Wyss, K. and Tugwell, P. and Kulier, R. and Pang, T. and Haines, A.. (2012) Guidance for evidence-informed policies about health systems : rationale for and challenges of guidance development. PLoS medicine, Vol. 9, H. 3 , e1001185.

Kiefer, S. and Matthys, B. and Beknazarova, G. and Wyss, K.. (2012) Qualitative research report - demand and supply-side incentives to increase utilization of primary health care services in Tajikistan. Basel.

Manzi, F. and Schellenberg, J. A. and Hutton, G. and Wyss, K. and Mbuya, C. and Shirima, K. and Mshinda, H. and Tanner, M. and Schellenberg, D.. (2012) Human resources for health care delivery in Tanzania : a multifaceted problem. Human resources for health, Vol. 10 , 3.

Steinmann, Peter and Baimatova, Malika and Wyss, Kaspar. (2012) Patient referral patterns by family doctors and to selected specialists in Tajikistan. International health, Vol. 4, H. 4. pp. 268-276.


Sy, I. and Piermay, J. and Wyss, K. and Handschumacher, P. and Tanner, M. and Cissé, G.. (2011) Gestion de l'espace urbain et morbidité des pathologies liées à l'assainissement à Rufisque (Sénégal). L'espace géographique : EG : régions, aménagement, environnement, Vol. 40, H. 1. pp. 47-61.

Mikkelsen-Lopez I., and Wyss, K. and de Savigny D., . (2011) An approach to addressing governance from a health system framework perspective. BMC international health and human rights, Vol. 11, H. 1. p. 13.

Windisch, R. and de Savigny D., and Onadja, G. and Somda, A. and Wyss, K. and Sie, A. and Kouyate, B.. (2011) HIV treatment and reproductive health in the health system in Burkina Faso : resource allocation and the need for integration. Reproductive health matters, Vol. 19, Nr. 38. pp. 163-175.

Matthys, B. and Bobieva, M. and Karimova, G. and Mengliboeva, Z. and Jean-Richard , V. and Hoimnazarova, M. and Kurbonova, M. and Lohourignon, L. K. and Utzinger, J. and Wyss, K.. (2011) Prevalence and risk factors of helminths and intestinal protozoa infections among children from primary schools in western Tajikistan. Parasites and Vectors, 4 (195).

Ayé, R. and Wyss, K. and Abdualimova, H. and Saidaliev, S.. (2011) Factors determining household expenditure for tuberculosis and coping strategies in Tajikistan. Tropical medicine and international health : TM & IH : a European journal, 16 (3). pp. 307-317.


Ayé, Raffael and Wyss, Kaspar and Abdualimova, Hanifa and Saidaliev, Sadullo. (2010) Patient's site of first access to health system influences length of delay for tuberculosis treatment in Tajikistan. BMC Health Services Research, 10. p. 10.

Prytherch, H. and Wyss, K.. (2010) Knowledge about HIV/AIDS among professionals working with migrants in Switzerland. International Journal of Migration Health and Social Care, Vol. 6, H. 2. pp. 31-39.

Ayé, R. and Wyss, K. and Abdualimova, H. and Saidaliev, S.. (2010) Illness costs to households are a key barrier to access diagnostic and treatment services for tuberculosis in Tajikistan. BMC Research Notes, Vol. 3 , 340, 7 S..

Ayé, R. and Wyss, K. and Abdualimova, H. and Saidaliev, S.. (2010) Household costs of illness during different phases of tuberculosis treatment in Central Asia: a patient survey in Tajikistan. BMC public health, Vol. 10 , 18, 8 S..

Sy, I. and Handschumacher, P. and Wyss, K. and Piermay, J. and Tanner, M. and Cisse, G.. (2010) Water and sanitation policies limits in Senegal cities : the case of Rufisque. Desalination : the international journal on the science and technology of desalting and water purification, Vol. 248. pp. 673-677.

Sy, I. and Handschumacher, P. and Wyss, K. and Cissé, G. and Lo, B. and Piermay, J. and Tanner, M.. (2010) Variabilité des maladies diarrhéiques chez les enfants de moins de 5 ans en milieu urbain: l'exemple de Rufisque au Sénégal. Médecine tropicale : revue française de pathologie et de santé publique tropicales, Vol. 70, H. 1. pp. 57-61.

Schelling, E. and Béchir, M. and Daugla, D. M. and Bonfoh, B. and Ould Tableb M., and Zinsstag, J. and Wyss, K.. (2010) Health research among highly mobile pastoralist communities of Chad. Society, biology & human affairs, Vol. 75, H. 2. pp. 91-113.

Wyss, K. and Weiss, S. and Stucki, C.. (2010) Swiss contributions to human resources for health development in low- and middle-income countries : current practices and possible future orientations. Basel.


Senpinar-Brunner N., and Eckert, T. and Wyss, K.. (2009) Acceptance of public health measures by air travelers, Switzerland. Emerging infectious diseases, Vol. 15, H. 5. pp. 831-832.

Windisch, R. and Wyss, K. and Prytherch, H.. (2009) A cross-country review of strategies of the German development cooperation to strengthen human resources. Human resources for health, Vol. 7, H. 1 , 46.