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Bapolisi, W. A. and Bisimwa, G. and Merten, S.. (2023) Barriers to family planning use in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo: an application of the theory of planned behaviour using a longitudinal survey. BMJ Open, 13 (2). e061564.

Gómez-Carrillo, A. and Kirmayer, L. J. and Aggarwal, N. K. and Bhui, K. S. and Fung, K. P. and Kohrt, B. A. and Weiss, M. G. and Lewis-Fernández, R. and Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry Committee on Cultural Ps, . (2023) Integrating neuroscience in psychiatry: a cultural-ecosocial systemic approach. Lancet Psychiatry, 10 (4). pp. 296-304.

Oehri, J. and Chernet, A. and Merten, S. and Sydow, V. and Paris, D. H.. (2023) Improving primary healthcare access for asylum seekers and refugees: a qualitative study from a swiss family physician perspective. J Prim Care Community Health, 14. p. 21501319231181878.

Schwind, B. and Zemp, E. and Jafflin, K. and Späth, A. and Barth, M. and Maigetter, K. and Merten, S. and Kurth, E.. (2023) "But at home, with the midwife, you are a person": experiences and impact of a new early postpartum home-based midwifery care model in the view of women in vulnerable family situations. BMC Health Serv Res, 23. p. 375.

Shrikhande, S. S. and Merten, S. and Cambaco, O. and Lee, T. and Lakshmanasamy, R. and Röösli, M. and Dalvie, M. A. and Utzinger, J. and Cisse, G.. (2023) "Climate change and health?": Knowledge and perceptions among key stakeholders in Puducherry, India. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 20 (6). p. 4703.

Wüthrich-Grossenbacher, U. and Mutsinze, A. and Wolf, U. and Maponga, C. C. and Midzi, N. and Mutsaka-Makuvaza, M. J. and Merten, S.. (2023) A validation of the religious and spiritual struggles scale among young people living with HIV in Zimbabwe: mokken scale analysis and exploratory factor analysis. Front Psychol, 14. p. 1051455.

Zepro, N. B. and Ali, N. T. and Tarr, N. and Medhanyie, A. A. and Paris, D. H. and Probst-Hensch, N. and Merten, S.. (2023) Sexual and reproductive health services use among adolescents in pastoralist settings, northeastern Ethiopia. BMC Health Serv Res, 23. p. 677.

Zinsstag, J. and Kaiser-Grolimund, A. and Heitz-Tokpa, K. and Sreedharan, R. and Lubroth, J. and Caya, F. and Stone, M. and Brown, H. and Bonfoh, B. and Dobell, E. and Morgan, D. and Homaira, N. and Kock, R. and Hattendorf, J. and Crump, L. and Mauti, S. and Del Rio Vilas, V. and Saikat, S. and Zumla, A. and Heymann, D. and Dar, O. and de la Rocque, S.. (2023) Advancing One human-animal-environment Health for global health security: what does the evidence say? Lancet, 401 (10376). pp. 591-604.


Akinyemi, A. I. and Ikuteyijo, O. O. and Mobolaji, J. W. and Erinfolami, T. and Adebayo, S. O.. (2022) Socioeconomic inequalities and family planning utilization among female adolescents in urban slums in Nigeria. Front Glob Womens Health, 3. p. 838977.

Bytyci Katanolli, A. and Probst-Hensch, N. and Obas, K. A. and Gerold, J. and Zahorka, M. and Jerliu, N. and Ramadani, Q. and Fota, N. and Merten, S.. (2022) Perceived barriers to physical activity behaviour among patients with diabetes and hypertension in Kosovo: a qualitative study. BMC Prim Care, 23. p. 257.

Bytyci-Katanolli, A. and Merten, S. and Kwiatkowski, M. and Obas, K. and Gerold, J. and Zahorka, M. and Jerliu, N. and Ramadani, Q. and Fota, N. and Probst-Hensch, N.. (2022) Non-communicable disease prevention in Kosovo: quantitative and qualitative assessment of uptake and barriers of an intervention for healthier lifestyles in primary healthcare. BMC Health Serv Res, 22. p. 647.

Darkhawaja, R. A. M. and Kwiatkowski, M. and Vermes, T. and Allabadi, H. and Merten, S. and Alkaiyat, A. and Probst-Hensch, N.. (2022) Exploring the role of social capital, self-efficacy and social contagion in shaping lifestyle and mental health among students representing the future healthcare workforce in Palestine: social cohort study protocol. BMJ Open, 12. e049033.

Deml, M. J. and Buhl, A. and Huber, B. M. and Burton-Jeangros, C. and Tarr, P. E.. (2022) Trust, affect, and choice in parents' vaccination decision-making and health-care provider selection in Switzerland. Sociol Health Illn, 44 (1). pp. 41-58.

Dietrich, L. G. and Lüthy, A. and Lucas Ramanathan, P. and Baldesberger, N. and Buhl, A. and Schmid Thurneysen, L. and Hug, L. C. and Suzanne Suggs, L. and Speranza, C. and Huber, B. M. and Tarr, P. E. and Deml, M. J.. (2022) Healthcare professional and professional stakeholders' perspectives on vaccine mandates in Switzerland: a mixed-methods study. Vaccine, 40 (51). pp. 7397-7405.

Ebi, S. J. and Deml, M. J. and Jafflin, K. and Buhl, A. and Engel, R. and Picker, J. and Häusler, J. and Wingeier, B. and Kruerke, D. and Huber, B. M. and Merten, S. and Tarr, P. E.. (2022) Parents' vaccination information seeking, satisfaction with and trust in medical providers in Switzerland: a mixed-methods study. BMJ Open, 12 (2). e053267.

Grimm, P. Y. and Oliver, S. and Merten, S. and Han, W. W. and Wyss, K.. (2022) Enhancing the understanding of resilience in health systems of low- and middle-income countries: a qualitative evidence synthesis. Int J Health Policy Manag, 11 (7). pp. 899-911.

Horowicz, M. and Cottler-Casanova, S. and Abdulcadir, J.. (2022) Diagnoses and procedures of inpatients with female genital mutilation/cutting in Swiss University Hospitals: a cross-sectional study. Reprod Health, 19. p. 104.

Ikuteyijo, O. O. and Akinyemi, A. I. and Merten, S.. (2022) Exposure to job-related violence among young female sex workers in urban slums of Southwest Nigeria. BMC public health, 22. p. 1021.

Jafflin, K. and Deml, M. J. and Schwendener, C. L. and Kiener, L. and Delfino, A. and Gafner, R. and Schudel, S. and Mäusezahl, M. and Berger, C. and Huber, B. M. and Merten, S. and Tarr, P. E.. (2022) Parental and provider vaccine hesitancy and non-timely childhood vaccination in Switzerland. Vaccine, 40 (23). pp. 3193-3202.

Lucas Ramanathan, P. and Baldesberger, N. and Dietrich, L. G. and Speranza, C. and Lüthy, A. and Buhl, A. and Gisin, M. and Koch, R. and Nicca, D. and Suggs, L. S. and Huber, B. M. and Deml, M. J. and Tarr, P. E.. (2022) Health care professionals' interest in vaccination training in Switzerland: a quantitative survey. International journal of public health, 67. p. 1604495.

März, J. W. and Manríquez Roa, T. and Schwind, B. and Biller-Andorno, N.. (2022) Monkeypox, bioethics and the LGBTQI+ community. Swiss Med Wkly, 152. p. 40003.

Ombere, S. O. and Nyambedha, E. O. and Haller, T. and Merten, S.. (2022) Measures adopted by indigent mothers in Kilifi County to tackle maternal health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study. Afr J Reprod Health, 26 (12). pp. 57-65.

Pedrazzani, C. and Aceti, M. and Schweighoffer, R. and Kaiser-Grolimund, A. and Bürki, N. and Chappuis, P. O. and Graffeo, R. and Monnerat, C. and Pagani, O. and Rabaglio, M. and Katapodi, M. C. and Caiata-Zufferey, M.. (2022) The communication chain of genetic risk: analyses of narrative data exploring proband-provider and proband-family communication in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. J Pers Med, 12 (8). p. 1249.

Schwarz, J. and Manirakiza, R. and Merten, S.. (2022) Reproductive governance in a fragile and population-dense context: family planning policies, discourses, and practices in Burundi. Eur J Dev Res, 34 (6). pp. 2666-2687.

Schwarz, J. and Merten, S.. (2022) 'The body is difficult': reproductive navigation through sociality and corporeality in rural Burundi. Cult Health Sex. in press.

Schwendener, C. L. and Kiener, L. M. and Jafflin, K. and Rouached, S. and Juillerat, A. and Meier, V. and Schärli Maurer, S. and Muggli, F. and Gültekin, N. and Baumann, A. and Debergh, M. and Gruillot, C. and Huber, B. and Merten, S. and Buhl, A. and Deml, M. J. and Tarr, P. E.. (2022) HPV vaccine awareness, knowledge and information sources among youth in Switzerland: a mixed methods study. BMJ Open, 12. e054419.

Zinsstag, J. and Hediger, K. and Osman, Y. M. and Abukhattab, S. and Crump, L. and Kaiser-Grolimund, A. and Mauti, S. and Ahmed, A. and Hattendorf, J. and Bonfoh, B. and Heitz-Tokpa, K. and Berger Gonzalez, M. and Bucher, A. and Léchenne, M. and Tschopp, R. and Obrist, B. and Pelikan, K.. (2022) The promotion and development of One Health at Swiss TPH and its greater potential. Diseases, 10 (3). p. 65.


Akinyemi, A. I. and Mobolaji, J. W. and Abe, J. O. and Ibrahim, E. and Ikuteyijo, O.. (2021) Women deprivation index and family planning utilisation in urban geography of West African countries. Frontiers in Global Women's Health, 2. p. 656062.

Bapolisi, W. and Ferrari, G. and Bisimwa, G. and Merten, S.. (2021) Gendered determinants of food insecurity in ongoing regional conflicts, North and South Kivu, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Agric Food Secur, 10. p. 13.

Grimm, P. Y. and Merten, S. and Wyss, K.. (2021) Evidence of health system resilience in Myanmar during cyclone Nargis: a qualitative analysis. BMJ Open, 11 (9). e050700.

Kleinhout, M. Y. and Stevens, M. M. and Osman, K. A. and Adu-Bonsaffoh, K. and Groenendaal, F. and Biza Zepro, N. and Rijken, M. J. and Browne, J. L.. (2021) Evidence-based interventions to reduce mortality among preterm and low-birthweight neonates in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Glob Health, 6 (2). e003618.

Kusi, Caroline. The Role of Community Drug Distributors In The Fight Against Lymphatic Filariasis: A Mixed-Methods Study in Coastal Kenya. 2021, Doctoral Thesis, University of Basel, Associated Institution, Faculty of Medicine.

Kuwawenaruwa, A. and Tediosi, F. and Metta, E. and Obrist, B. and Wiedenmayer, K. and Msamba, V. S. and Wyss, K.. (2021) Acceptability of a prime vendor system in public healthcare facilities in Tanzania. Int J Health Policy Manag, 10 (10). pp. 625-637.

Leuenberger, A. and Cambaco, O. and Zabré, H. R. and Lyatuu, I. and Utzinger, J. and Munguambe, K. and Merten, S. and Winkler, M. S.. (2021) "It is like we are living in a different world": health inequity in communities surrounding industrial mining sites in Burkina Faso, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 18 (21). p. 11015.

Leuenberger, A. and Kihwele, F. and Lyatuu, I. and Kengia, J. T. and Farnham, A. and Winkler, M. S. and Merten, S.. (2021) Gendered health impacts of industrial gold mining in northwestern Tanzania: perceptions of local communities. Impact assessment and project appraisal, 39 (3). pp. 183-195.

Mlotshwa, Langelihle. Exploring incident HIV in Pregnant Women and Sexual Risk Behaviours and Practices in Soweto, South Africa. 2021, Doctoral Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Science.

Mudji, J. and Yaka, K. and Olarewaju, V. and Lengeler, C.. (2021) Prevalence and risk factors for malaria in pregnancy in Vanga, Democratic Republic of Congo. Afr J Reprod Health, 25 (5). pp. 14-24.

Olarewaju, V. O. and Jafflin, K. and Deml, M. J. and Gültekin, N. and Muggli, F. and Schärli, S. and Gruillot, C. and Kloetzer, A. and Huber, B. M. and Merten, S. and Tarr, P. E.. (2021) The Youth Attitudes about Vaccines (YAV-5) scale: adapting the parent attitudes about childhood vaccines short scale for use with youth in German, French, and Italian in Switzerland, exploratory factor analysis and mokken scaling analysis. Hum Vaccin Immunother, 17 (12). pp. 5183-5190.

Olarewaju, V. O. and Jafflin, K. and Deml, M. J. and Zimmermann, C. and Sonderegger, J. and Preda, T. and Staub, H. and Kwiatkowski, M. and Kloetzer, A. and Huber, B. M. and Merten, S. and Tarr, P. E.. (2021) Application of the Parent Attitudes about Childhood Vaccines (PACV) survey in three national languages in Switzerland: exploratory factor analysis and mokken scale analysis. Hum Vaccin Immunother, 17 (8). pp. 2652-2660.

Ombere, S. O. and Haller, T. and Nyambedha, E. and Merten, S.. (2021) Cultural practices during pregnancy and birth among the Giriama community in coastal Kenya: a qualitative study. Int J Childbirth, 11 (4). pp. 154-165.

Whittaker, M. and Obrist, B. and Berger-González, M.. (2021) The role of social sciences in One Health - reciprocal benefits. In: One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches. Wallingford, pp. 71-87.

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.

Brhlikova, Petra and Maigetter, Karen and Murison, Jude and Agaba, Amon G. and Tusiimire, Jonans and Pollock, Allyson M.. (2020) Registration and local production of essential medicines in Uganda. Journal of pharmaceutical policy and practice, 13. p. 31.

Deml, Michael J. and Buhl, Andrea and Notter, Julia and Kliem, Paulina and Huber, Benedikt M. and Pfeiffer, Constanze and Burton-Jeangros, Claudine and Tarr, Philip E.. (2020) 'Problem patients and physicians' failures': What it means for doctors to counsel vaccine hesitant patients in Switzerland. Social Science & Medicine, 255. p. 112946.

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.

Gonsalves, L. and Cottler-Casanova, S. and VanTreeck, K. and Say, L.. (2020) Results of a World Health Organization scoping of sexual dysfunction-related guidelines: what exists and what is needed. J Sex Med, 17 (12). pp. 2518-2521.

Kaiser-Grolimund, Andrea. (2020) Transfigurations of aging: Everyday self-care in a civil servant milieu of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Medicine Anthropology Theory, 7 (1). pp. 136-157.

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.

Merten, S. and Mlotshwa, L. and Schwarz, J.. (2020) Youth, sexuality, gender, and health: dealing with a social phenomenon. International journal of public health, 365 (4). pp. 375-376.

Michel, J. and Bärninghausen, T. and Tediosi, F. and Evans, D. and Tanner, M.. (2020) COVID-19: what else would be helpful to know? Journal of Global Health Reports, 4. e2020062.

Michel, J. and Obrist, B. and Bärnighausen, T. and Tediosi, F. and McIntyre, D. and Evans, D. and Tanner, M.. (2020) What we need is health system transformation and not health system strengthening for universal health coverage to work: perspectives from a National Health Insurance pilot site in South Africa. South African family practice, 62 (1). a5079.

Michel, Janet and Stuckelberger, Astrid and Tediosi, Fabrizio and Evans, David and van Eeuwijk, Peter. (2020) The roles of a Grandmother in African societies - please do not send them to old people's homes. Journal of global health, 10 (1). 010361.

Staudacher, Sandra and Kaiser-Grolimund, Andrea. (2020) Triangles of Care in Transnational Spaces of Aging: Social Engagements between Urban Tanzania, Oman and the United States. In: The Cultural Context of Aging: Worldwide Perspectives. Santa Barbara, pp. 633-656.

Wyss-van den Berg, M. and Ogutu, B. and Sewankambo, N. K. and Merten, S. and Biller-Andorno, N. and Tanner, M.. (2020) Communities and clinical trials: a case study from the RTS,S malaria vaccine trials in eastern Africa. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics, 15 (5). pp. 465-477.


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.

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.

Jafflin, Kristen and Pfeiffer, Constanze and Bergman, Manfred Max. (2019) Effects of self-esteem and stress on self-assessed health : a Swiss study from adolescence to early adulthood. Quality of Life Research, 28 (4). pp. 915-924.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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