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  • Aeschbacher, Stefanie
    Lifestyle and Heart Rate Variability in the General Population
  • Al Khaldi, Mohammed
    Health Research and Development in Palestine
  • Amini, Hassan
    Development of land use regression models in Tehran, Iran
  • Becker, Soeren
    Diagnosis and clinical assessment of neglected tropical diseases in patients presenting with persistent digestive disorders in Côte d’Ivoire and Mali
  • Bless, Philipp
    Epidemiology of campylobacteriosis from a human and health systems perspective in Switzerland
  • Bold, Bolor
    Estimating the burden, cost of desease and optimisation of the clinical algorithm of human cystic echinococcosis in Mongolia
  • Briel, Matthias
    Epidemiology and determinants of randomized controlled trials discontinued for insufficient recruitment of participants
  • Chernet, Afona
    Infectious and non-communicable health conditions among East African immigrants at arrival and post integration in Switzerland
  • Colucci, Barbara
    Evaluation of mosquito repellents, test methods and interpretation of efficacy data under the European Biocidal Products Directive
  • Dumbaugh, Mari
    Influencing Factors on the Utilization of Maternal Health Services and Uptake of Family Planning in the Context of Conditional Cash Transrers, South Kivu, DRC
  • Endes, Simon
    Establishment and Validation of the Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index (CAVI) and Association with Physical Activity in the SAPALDIA Cohort Study
  • Erismann, Séverine
    Nutrition and health-sensitive school gardens
  • Ewald, Hannah
    Impact of enhanced confounder control methods in non-randomized Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Eze, Ikenna
    Gene-Environment Interactions in the aetiology of Type II Diabetes Mellitus
  • Ferrari, Giovanfranesco
    Innovative fever case management in Kinshasa, DRC
  • Foerster, Milena
    HERMES 2: Health Effects Related to Mobile Phone Use in Adolescents
  • Fuhrimann, Samuel
    Health risk assessment along the waste recovery and reuse chain in selected towns in the developing world
  • Gallay, Joanna
    Usefulness of antimalarial drug concentrations in blood as a monitoring tool for evaluating population drug usage in relation to diagnosis and treatment environment
  • Greter, Helena
    Systems Epidemiology of Human Schistosomiasis and Livestock Fascioliasis in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Hansen, Sofie
    Gender & Adult Asthma
  • Héritier, Harris
    The influence of traffic-related noise on cardiovascular diseases
  • Honegger, Ursina
    Prevalence, determinants, pathophysiology and long-term outcome of exercise-induced myocardial stunning
  • Imhof, Katharina
    Sportcheck – Anthropometric and fitness parameters of first-graders of canton Basel-Stadt
  • Jaribu, Jennie
    Development, implementation and evaluation of health facility quality improvement for maternal and newborn health in southern Tanzania
  • Jeong, Ayoung
    Applying Genetic and Epigenetic Data to Elucidate of the Role of Obesity in Respiratory Health Etiology
  • Jost, Kerstin
    Predictive value of long-range correlations of control of breathing, heart rate and thermoregulation in preterm infants
  • Kanoute, Youssouf Baptiste
    Seroprevalence of brucellosis in domestic ruminants and in human in the department of Korhogo (northern Cote d’Ivoire)
  • Karagiannis Voules, Dimitrios Alexios
    Spatio-temporal dynamics, risk factors and burden estimates of neglected tropical diseases
  • Kasenda, Benjamin
    Epidemiological and methodological aspects of planning, analyzing and reporting subgroups in clinical trials and meta-analysis
  • Kastien-Hilka, Tanja
    Health-related quality of life and its association to mediaction adherence in pulmonary tuberculosis in South Africa – an integrated patient-centred approach
  • Kastner, Randee
    Development of an Eradication Investment Case for Lymphatic Filariasis
  • Kedzia, Sarah
    General practitioners experience of conflicts with patients about sick-leave certification. What are the problems and what can be done about them?
  • Kim, Young Eun
    Eradication investment case of onchocerciasis
  • Kirsch, Monika
    Patient reported utcomes in view of symptom experience of late effects and self-management of adult long-term survivors after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation: A mixed methods study
  • Knaier, Raphael
    The effect of bright and blue light on exercise performance in athletes and patients
  • Knoblauch, Astrid
    Health impact assessment in the humid tropics
  • Krauth, Stefanie Jennifer
    Systems Epidemiology of human schistosomiasis and livestock fascioliasis in northern Cote d’Ivoire
  • Ladanie, Aviv
    Evolution of evidence on treatment effects from randomized trials
  • Lingg, Myriam
    Does a modification of the award process of public tendering improve health care and health expenditures? An assessment on Mexico for orthopedic medical devices
  • Massue, Dennis
    Long-Lasting Insecticide Treated Bed Net (LLINs) for malaria control in Tanzania: Barriers to physical and chemical protection
  • Mlotshwa, Langelihle
    Exploring incident HIV in Pregnant Women and Sexual Risk Behaviours and Practices in Soweto, South Africa
  • Nan Shwe Nwe Htun, Nan
    Association between helminths and type 2 diabetes in Myanmar
  • Ngabire, Emmanuel
    The Provision of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services to Young People aged 15 to 24 in Rwanda. An Institutional analysis.
  • Nguyen, Nhung
    Air pollution and health
  • Nordstrom, Curtis Gerald
    Barriers to Paediatric and Emergency Care Utilization for Roma in Bulgaria
  • Owusu, Henry Frempong
    Insecticide Resistance Monitoring: What Data is Needed?
  • Renggli, Sabine
    Moving toward Universal Health Coverage in Tanzania: An Evaluation of the Initiative to Strengthen Affordability and Quality of Health Care
  • Rochat, Mascha
    Protective factors for the development of childhood asthma and allergies
  • Rodriguez Rodriguez, Daniela
    Understanding heterogeneities in the epidemiology of malaria in Papua New Guinea
  • Roser, Katharina
    Health effects related to mobile phone use of adolescents
  • Sagar Sanjay Gupta
    Development of a concept for representative radiofrequency electromagnetic field measurements in an international context
  • Salcito, Kendyl
    Human rights impact assessment: an integrated approach to corporate impacts in capital projects
  • Schmidt, Anne
    Genetic and environmental determinants of pulmonary outcome in preterm and term children
  • Schöni, Anna
    Health effects related to mobile phone use of adolescents
  • Schwarz, Joëlle
    Youth sexuality education and utilisation of reproductive health services in the African Great Lakes region
  • Shrestha, Akina
    The integration of water, sanitation and hygiene with school vegetable gardens and nutrition interventions for achieving better health and nutritional status of school children in Nepal
  • Struchen, Benjamin
    Measuring personal exposure to low and high frequency electro-magnetic fields
  • Sundaram, Neisha
    Socioeconomic, cultural and behavioural features of anticipated influenza vaccine acceptance in urban and rural Pune, India
  • Suter, Tobias
    Aedes albopictus – Monitoring and Control
  • Sutherland, Claudette Simone
    Economic Evaluation of Health Interventions for Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT)
  • Tiffany, Amanda
    The forgotten struggle: measuring the impact of malaria control interventions in a hyperendemic setting
  • Usemann, Jakob
    Immunological and genetic determinants of pulmonary outcome in school aged children
  • Vischer, Nerina
    Adequate standards for the operations in clinical trials in low-resource settings
  • von Niederhäusern, Belinda
    Improving quality in clinical research: A cost-consequence approach
  • Warren, Ashley
    Trends and influence of private finance on health development goals in resource-constrained countries
  • Wolf, Jennyfer
    Socio-economic and contextual indicators for monitoring and evaluation of environmental health household interventions in low and middle income countries


  • Aghlmandi, Soheila
    Bayesian approaches to analyzing adverse events in randomized trials with a high proportion of trial arms observing no event
  • Baeuml, Jennifer
    Defining phenotypes and risk factors of chronic non-specific cough in childhood
  • Bally, Lia
    Exercise-related fuel metabolism and glucose stability in individuals with type 1 diabetes
  • Berlin, Claudia
    Determinants of geographic and temporal variation of cardiovascular health care in Switzerland
  • Carmo, Luis Pedro
    Antimicrobial usage and resistance in food animals – temporal trends and relevance for Public Health
  • de Jong-Mazairac, Jacqueline Helena
    Is there variability in pelvic floor and abdominal muscle response induced by different cough and forced expiration patterns?
  • Fingerhuth, Stephanie
    Mathematical modelling of antibiotic resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Förster, Sunniva
    Exploring response surfaces and synergistic interactions of antibiotic combination treatment for Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Gahl, Brigitta
    Issues in the perioperative management of patients undergoing cardiac surgery
  • Goutaki, Myrofora
    Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis of observational data of patients with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia in Europe
  • Güler, Aysel
    Socio-economic position, treatment response and outcomes in HIV-infected patients starting ART in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study
  • Haas, Andreas
    Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Malawi
  • Halbeisen, Florian
    Lung function in Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
  • Hofmann, Karen
    Cabailities and health: empirical explorations into social inequalities
  • Hoxha, Ilir
    Medical practice variation analysis in Kosovo
  • Jurca, Maja
    Defining phenotypes and risk factors of chronic non-specific cough in childhood
  • Kasteler, Rahel
    Pulmonary Outcomes after Childhood Cancer in Switzerland
  • Krause, Corinna
    Health Literacy and Healthy Eating in the Swiss Working Population
  • Lupatsch, Judith Eva
    Exposure to infections and the aetiology of childhood leukaemia: a cohort study
  • Luta, Xhyljeta
    The Regional Variation in End of Life Care in Switzerland
  • Müller, Monika
    Prognostic value od measures of altered pain processing for the outcome of spinal surgery in patients with chronic low back pain
  • Mugglin, Catrina
    Access to treatment and treatment outcomes among elderly HIV-infected patients in Malawi
  • Proietti, Elena
    Impact of environmental determinants on lung function and lung development in infants, toddlers and pre-school children
  • Riesen, Maurane
    What will be the impact of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination on HPV-associated cancers in Switzerland? A mathematical modelling study
  • Schindler, Matthias
    Mortality and second primary cancers after cancer in childhood and adolescence
  • Wang, Jingying
    Breastfeeding and Child Wheeze
  • Weiss, Annette
    Ototoxicity after childhood cancer in Switzerland
  • Wyss, Natascha
    Cancer in HIV-infected populations: studies of incidence, prognosis and oncovirus seroprevalence
  • Yammine, Sophie
    Transition of inert gas washout measurements from research into clinics


  •  Biquet, Jean-Marc
    La sécurité du patient dans l’activité médicale
  • Cornier, Nadine
    Exploring how humanitarian response during displacement due to armed conflicts can promote adolescent girls sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Deshpande Koirola, Kanika
    Improving clinical care of patients with persistent fever in Nepal
  • Harper, Melissa
    Development and Implementation of Low Intensity Psychological Interventions in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • Perrin, Caroline
    Impact assessment of eHealth on maternal health outcomes in low resource


  • Al-Gobari, Muaamar
    Optimization of strategies of prevention of sudden cardiac death in heart failure patients in Switzerland
  • Belle, Fabiën
    Dietary habits, nutrition and risk of late effects after childhood cancer
  • Bucher Della Torre, Sophie
    Nutrition in Nightworkers
  • Danon-Hersch, Nadia
    Nutrition and health in a cohort representative of the general com! munity-dwelling population of Lausanne aged 65 and over
  • de Mestral Vargas, Carlos
    Determinants of dietary intake in the Swiss population
  • Ebert, Sonja
    Setting up an instrument composed of indicators to assess the effectiveness and performance of the Swiss primary care system
  • Khalatbari-Soltani, Saman
    Malnutrition in hospitalized patients: trends, determinants and impact on hospital stay, mortality and costs
  • Lasserre, Aurélie
    Prospective associations between depression subtypes and cardiovascular risk factors and diseases in a population-based cohort
  • Le Pogam, Marie Annick
    Swiss patient safety indicators for hospitalized elderly patients based on acute care hospitals administrative data
  • Macklai, Nejma
    International comparisons of frailty and its correlates using population-based surveys
  • Mayen-Chacon, Ana-Lucia
    Socio-economic determinants of dietary intake and their impact on car-diovascular risk factors in high and in low income countries: evidence from Swiss and Guatemalan populations
  • Petrovic, Dusan
    Lifecourse socioeconomic differentials in healthy ageing
  • Rousi, Eirini
    Determinants of dietary intake in the population
  • Seematter, Laurence
    Alcohol use in community-dwelling older persons: association with frailty, gait and cognition
  • Yepes, Maryam
    Body weight, adiposity markers and perceived actual body image in the adult population of a middle income country


  • Chamberlain, Jonviea
    Epidemiology of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Switzerland: Past, Present and Future Trends
  • Kaufmann, Cornel
    The individual health insurance switching behaviour: Evidence from Switzerland
  • Mader, Luzius
    Long-term socio-economic outcomes in parents of childhood cancer survivors
  • Müller, Tobias
    Discrete Choice Models
  • Napierala, Christoph
    The implementation of DRG (Diagnosis Related Groups) on the economic situation with aspects of financing, quality and public health service provisioning
  • Ronca, Elias
    Access to care and quality of care in persons with spinal cord injury
  • Tough, Hannah
    Social relationships, functioning, health and wellbeing in persons with disabilities and their partners
  • Vetsch, Janine
    Parents of long-term childhood cancer survivors


  • Häusler, Nadine
    Age, Work & Health
  • Leeger-Aschmann, Claudia
    Development of motor skills in 3-5 year old children: Is it influenced by physical activity?
  • Schmutz, Einat
    The effects of stress and physical activity on children’s physiological and psychological health