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Health worker transfer processes within the public health sector in Ghana: a study of three districts in the Eastern Region.

Heerdegen ACS, Bonenberger M, Aikins M, Schandorf P, Akweongo P, Wyss K.

Hum Resour Health. 2019 Jun 24;17(1):45. doi: 10.1186/s12960-019-0379-z.


Severity of Plasmodium falciparum and non-falciparum malaria in travelers and migrants: a nationwide observational study over two decades in Sweden.

Wångdahl A, Wyss K, Saduddin D, Bottai M, Ydring E, Vikerfors T, Färnert A.

J Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 6. pii: jiz292. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz292. [Epub ahead of print]


Informing the medical education reform in Tajikistan: evidence on the learning environment at two nursing colleges.

Schubiger M, Lechthaler F, Khamidova M, Parfitt BA, Prytherch H, van Twillert E, Wyss K.

BMC Med Educ. 2019 Mar 18;19(1):85. doi: 10.1186/s12909-019-1515-0.


The implementation and first insights of the French-speaking Swiss programme for monitoring self-harm.

Ostertag L, Golay P, Dorogi Y, Brovelli S, Bertran M, Cromec I, Van Der Vaeren B, Khan R, Costanza A, Wyss K, Edan A, Assandri F, Barbe R, Lorillard S, Saillant S, Michaud L.

Swiss Med Wkly. 2019 Feb 4;149:w20016. doi: 10.4414/smw.2019.20016. eCollection 2019 Jan 28.


Health-seeking behaviour and treatment delay in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Switzerland: some slip through the net.

Auer C, Kiefer S, Zuske M, Schindler C, Wyss K, Blum J, Bosch-Capblanch X, Widmer U, Sauthier S, Janssens JP, Bossard K, Chatonnet C, Mazza-Stalder J, Začek B, Zellweger JP, Altpeter E, Mäusezahl M.

Swiss Med Wkly. 2018 Sep 6;148:w14659. doi: smw.2018.14659. eCollection 2018 Aug 27.


Strategies to improve the medical device life cycle in Mexico.

Lingg M, Dreser A, Durán-Arenas L, Wyss K.

Salud Publica Mex. 2018 Jul-Ago;60(4):462-471. doi: 10.21149/9060.


In a Spirit of Restoration: A Phenomenology of Nursing Practice and the Criminal Justice System.

Gorman G, Singer RM, Christmas E, Herbstritt C, Miller L, Murphy M, Shannon C, Wyss K.

ANS Adv Nurs Sci. 2018 Apr/Jun;41(2):105-117. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000210.


Strengthening health district management competencies in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda: lessons from using action research to improve health workforce performance.

Martineau T, Raven J, Aikins M, Alonso-Garbayo A, Baine S, Huss R, Maluka S, Wyss K.

BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Apr 9;3(2):e000619. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000619. eCollection 2018.


Are overweight and obesity in children risk factors for anemia in early childhood? Results from a national nutrition survey in Tajikistan.

Crivelli M, Wyss K, Grize L, Matthys B, Aebi T, Zemp E.

Int J Public Health. 2018 May;63(4):491-499. doi: 10.1007/s00038-018-1088-4. Epub 2018 Mar 19.


[Prevention of suicide at Emergency Room: from the « Interpersonal Theory of Suicide » to the connectedness].

Costanza A, Ambrosetti J, Wyss K, Bondolfi G, Sarasin F, Khan R.

Rev Med Suisse. 2018 Feb 7;14(593):335-338. French.


Tunable ligand emission of napthylsalophen triple-decker dinuclear lanthanide(iii) sandwich complexes.

Hardy EE, Wyss KM, Keller RJ, Gorden JD, Gorden AEV.

Dalton Trans. 2018 Jan 23;47(4):1337-1346. doi: 10.1039/c7dt03733c.


The influence of gender and household headship on voluntary health insurance: the case of North-West Cameroon.

Oraro T, Ngube N, Atohmbom GY, Srivastava S, Wyss K.

Health Policy Plan. 2018 Mar 1;33(2):163-170. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx152.


Th(iv) and Ce(iv) napthylsalophen sandwich complexes: characterization of unusual thorium fluorescence in solution and solid-state.

Hardy EE, Wyss KM, Gorden JD, Ariyarathna IR, Miliordos E, Gorden AEV.

Chem Commun (Camb). 2017 Nov 2;53(88):11984-11987. doi: 10.1039/c7cc06868a.


In vitro characterization and mouthfeel study of functionalized calcium carbonate in orally disintegrating tablets.

Wagner-Hattler L, Wyss K, Schoelkopf J, Huwyler J, Puchkov M.

Int J Pharm. 2017 Dec 20;534(1-2):50-59. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2017.10.009. Epub 2017 Oct 4.


Obesity and Diabetes as Risk Factors for Severe Plasmodium falciparum Malaria: Results From a Swedish Nationwide Study.

Wyss K, Wångdahl A, Vesterlund M, Hammar U, Dashti S, Naucler P, Färnert A.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 15;65(6):949-958. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix437.


An example of unusual pyridine donor Schiff base uranyl (UO22+) complexes.

Hardy EE, Wyss KM, Eddy MA, Gorden AEV.

Chem Commun (Camb). 2017 May 25;53(42):5718-5720. doi: 10.1039/c7cc02747h. Epub 2017 May 10.



Lingg M, Merida-Herrera E, Wyss K, Durán-Arenas L.

Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2017 Jan;33(1):46-53. doi: 10.1017/S0266462317000101. Epub 2017 Apr 24.


Operational and implementation research within Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria grants: a situation analysis in six countries.

Kiefer S, Knoblauch AM, Steinmann P, Barth-Jaeggi T, Vahedi M, Maher D, Utzinger J, Wyss K.

Global Health. 2017 Mar 24;13(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s12992-017-0245-5.


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.

Liwanag HJ, Wyss K.

Health Policy. 2017 Apr;121(4):468-470. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.01.009. Epub 2017 Feb 7. No abstract available.


High Rate of Treatment Failures in Nonimmune Travelers Treated With Artemether-Lumefantrine for Uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Sweden: Retrospective Comparative Analysis of Effectiveness and Case Series.

Sondén K, Wyss K, Jovel I, Vieira da Silva A, Pohanka A, Asghar M, Homann MV, Gustafsson LL, Hellgren U, Färnert A.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Jan 15;64(2):199-206. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw710. Epub 2016 Oct 24.


How can patients and their physicians contribute to an outbreak investigation? Experiences from a nationwide listeriosis outbreak in Switzerland.

Kiefer S, Kling K, Stephan R, Bratschi MW, Jost M, Bless PJ, Schmutz C, Mäusezahl D, Wyss K, Mäusezahl-Feuz M, Hatz C.

Swiss Med Wkly. 2016 Nov 12;146:w14366. doi: 10.4414/smw.2016.14366. eCollection 2016.


Drug prescribing patterns at primary health care level and related out-of-pocket expenditures in Tajikistan.

Donadel M, Karimova G, Nabiev R, Wyss K.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Oct 6;16(1):556.


Implementing Health Impact Assessment Programs in State Health Agencies: Lessons Learned From Pilot Programs, 2009-2011.

Goff N, Wyss K, Wendel A, Jarris P.

J Public Health Manag Pract. 2016 Nov-Dec;22(6):E8-E13. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000392.


Effects of procurement practices on quality of medical device or service received: a qualitative study comparing countries.

Lingg M, Wyss K, Durán-Arenas L.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Aug 8;16(a):362. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1610-4.


How does the knowledge environment shape procurement practices for orthopaedic medical devices in Mexico?

Lingg M, Wyss K, Durán-Arenas L.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2016 Jul 8;16:85. doi: 10.1186/s12911-016-0324-1.


Factors influencing the work efficiency of district health managers in low-resource settings: a qualitative study in Ghana.

Bonenberger M, Aikins M, Akweongo P, Wyss K.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Jan 14;16:12. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1271-3.


Which Medication Is the Patient Taking at Admission to the Emergency Ward? Still Unclear Despite the Swedish Prescribed Drug Register.

Engqvist I, Wyss K, Asker-Hagelberg C, Bergman U, Odar-Cederlöf I, Stiller CO, Fryckstedt J.

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 12;10(6):e0128716. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128716. eCollection 2015.


What Do District Health Managers in Ghana Use Their Working Time for? A Case Study of Three Districts.

Bonenberger M, Aikins M, Akweongo P, Bosch-Capblanch X, Wyss K.

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 11;10(6):e0130633. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130633. eCollection 2015.


Circulating ADAM17 Level Reflects Disease Activity in Proteinase-3 ANCA-Associated Vasculitis.

Bertram A, Lovric S, Engel A, Beese M, Wyss K, Hertel B, Park JK, Becker JU, Kegel J, Haller H, Haubitz M, Kirsch T.

J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Nov;26(11):2860-70. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2014050477. Epub 2015 Mar 18.


Duration of residency in a non-endemic area and risk of severe malaria in African immigrants.

Färnert A, Wyss K, Dashti S, Naucler P.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 May;21(5):494-501. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2014.12.011. Epub 2014 Dec 26.


Prevalence of impaired glucose metabolism and potential predictors: a rapid appraisal among ≥ 45 years old residents of southern Tajikistan.

Matthys B, Steinmann P, Karimova G, Tagoev T, Abdurahmonov A, Costa J, Kasimova SJ, Wyss K.

J Diabetes. 2015 Jul;7(4):540-7. doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12214. Epub 2014 Nov 13.


The effects of health worker motivation and job satisfaction on turnover intention in Ghana: a cross-sectional study.

Bonenberger M, Aikins M, Akweongo P, Wyss K.

Hum Resour Health. 2014 Aug 9;12:43. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-12-43.


Iodine nutritional status and risk factors for goitre among schoolchildren in South Tajikistan.

Matthys B, Davlatmamadova M, Karimova G, Jean-Richard V, Zimmermann MB, Wyss K.

BMC Endocr Disord. 2013 Nov 2;13:50. doi: 10.1186/1472-6823-13-50.


Patient referral patterns by family doctors and to selected specialists in Tajikistan.

Steinmann P, Baimatova M, Wyss K.

Int Health. 2012 Dec;4(4):268-76. doi: 10.1016/j.inhe.2012.09.003.


Can action research strengthen district health management and improve health workforce performance? A research protocol.

Mshelia C, Huss R, Mirzoev T, Elsey H, Baine SO, Aikins M, Kamuzora P, Bosch-Capblanch X, Raven J, Wyss K, Green A, Martineau T.

BMJ Open. 2013 Aug 30;3(8):e003625. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003625.


Global health initiative investments and health systems strengthening: a content analysis of global fund investments.

Warren AE, Wyss K, Shakarishvili G, Atun R, de Savigny D.

Global Health. 2013 Jul 26;9(1):30. doi: 10.1186/1744-8603-9-30.


La santé des pasteurs mobiles au Sahel - Bilan de 15 années de recherches et développement.

Montavon A, Jean-Richard V, Bechir M, Daugla DM, Abdoulaye M, Bongo Naré RN, Diguimbaye-Djaibé C, Alfaroukh IO, Schelling E, Wyss K, Tanner M, Zinsstag J.

Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Sep;18(9):E1-E10. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12148. Epub 2013 Jul 13.


Health of mobile pastoralists in the Sahel - assessment of 15 years of research and development.

Montavon A, Jean-Richard V, Bechir M, Daugla DM, Abdoulaye M, Bongo Naré RN, Diguimbaye-Djaibé C, Alfarouk IO, Schelling E, Wyss K, Tanner M, Zinsstag J.

Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Sep;18(9):1044-1052. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12147. Epub 2013 Jul 9.


Out-of-pocket expenditures for primary health care in Tajikistan: a time-trend analysis.

Schwarz J, Wyss K, Gulyamova ZM, Sharipov S.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Mar 18;13:103. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-103.


Aldosterone modulates endothelial permeability and endothelial nitric oxide synthase activity by rearrangement of the actin cytoskeleton.

Kirsch T, Beese M, Wyss K, Klinge U, Haller H, Haubitz M, Fiebeler A.

Hypertension. 2013 Feb;61(2):501-8. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.196832. Epub 2012 Dec 3.


Guidance for evidence-informed policies about health systems: rationale for and challenges of guidance development.

Bosch-Capblanch X, Lavis JN, Lewin S, Atun R, Røttingen JA, Dröschel D, Beck L, Abalos E, El-Jardali F, Gilson L, Oliver S, Wyss K, Tugwell P, Kulier R, Pang T, Haines A.

PLoS Med. 2012;9(3):e1001185. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001185. Epub 2012 Mar 6.


Human resources for health care delivery in Tanzania: a multifaceted problem.

Manzi F, Schellenberg JA, Hutton G, Wyss K, Mbuya C, Shirima K, Mshinda H, Tanner M, Schellenberg D.

Hum Resour Health. 2012 Feb 22;10:3. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-10-3.


The elastic properties of valve interstitial cells undergoing pathological differentiation.

Wyss K, Yip CY, Mirzaei Z, Jin X, Chen JH, Simmons CA.

J Biomech. 2012 Mar 15;45(5):882-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2011.11.030. Epub 2011 Dec 19.


An approach to addressing governance from a health system framework perspective.

Mikkelsen-Lopez I, Wyss K, de Savigny D.

BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2011 Dec 2;11:13. doi: 10.1186/1472-698X-11-13.


HIV treatment and reproductive health in the health system in Burkina Faso: resource allocation and the need for integration.

Windisch R, de Savigny D, Onadja G, Somda A, Wyss K, Sié A, Kouyaté B.

Reprod Health Matters. 2011 Nov;19(38):163-75. doi: 10.1016/S0968-8080(11)38587-4.


Prevalence and risk factors of helminths and intestinal protozoa infections among children from primary schools in western Tajikistan.

Matthys B, Bobieva M, Karimova G, Mengliboeva Z, Jean-Richard V, Hoimnazarova M, Kurbonova M, Lohourignon LK, Utzinger J, Wyss K.

Parasit Vectors. 2011 Oct 7;4:195. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-4-195.


Factors determining household expenditure for tuberculosis and coping strategies in Tajikistan.

Ayé R, Wyss K, Abdualimova H, Saidaliev S.

Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Mar;16(3):307-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02710.x. Epub 2011 Jan 9.

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