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Oil pipelines and food sovereignty: threat to health equity for Indigenous communities.

Jonasson ME, Spiegel SJ, Thomas S, Yassi A, Wittman H, Takaro T, Afshari R, Markwick M, Spiegel JM.

J Public Health Policy. 2019 Sep 23. doi: 10.1057/s41271-019-00186-1. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


Diverse approaches to preventing occupational tuberculosis in health workers: cross-disciplinary or cross purposes?

Ehrlich R, Spiegel J, Yassi A.

Public Health Action. 2019 Mar 21;9(1):11-14. doi: 10.5588/pha.18.0086. No abstract available.


Social transformation, collective health and community-based arts: 'Buen Vivir' and Ecuador's social circus programme.

Spiegel JB, Ortiz Choukroun B, Campaña A, Boydell KM, Breilh J, Yassi A.

Glob Public Health. 2019 Jun - Jul;14(6-7):899-922. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2018.1504102. Epub 2018 Aug 17.


Correction to: Tackling injustices of occupational lung disease acquired in South African mines: recent developments and ongoing challenges.

Kistnasamy B, Yassi A, Yu J, Spiegel S, Fourie A, Barker S, Spiegel JM.

Global Health. 2018 Aug 1;14(1):78. doi: 10.1186/s12992-018-0399-9.


Tackling injustices of occupational lung disease acquired in South African mines: recent developments and ongoing challenges.

Kistnasamy B, Yassi A, Yu J, Spiegel SJ, Fourie A, Barker S, Spiegel JM.

Global Health. 2018 Jun 28;14(1):60. doi: 10.1186/s12992-018-0376-3. Erratum in: Global Health. 2018 Aug 1;14(1):78.


Strengthening Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Tuberculosis Prevention Capacity among South African Healthcare Workers: A Mixed Methods Study of a Collaborative Occupational Health Program.

Liautaud A, Adu PA, Yassi A, Zungu M, Spiegel JM, Rawat A, Bryce EA, Engelbrecht MC.

Saf Health Work. 2018 Jun;9(2):172-179. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2017 Aug 26.


Patient Responses on Quality of Care and Satisfaction with Staff After Integrated HIV Care in South African Primary Health Care Clinics.

Rawat A, Uebel K, Moore D, Cingl L, Yassi A.

J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2018 Sep - Oct;29(5):698-711. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2018.04.014. Epub 2018 May 16.


Occupational tuberculosis in South Africa: are health care workers adequately protected?

Malotle MM, Spiegel JM, Yassi A, Ngubeni D, O'Hara LM, Adu PA, Bryce EA, Mlangeni N, Gemell GSM, Zungu M.

Public Health Action. 2017 Dec 21;7(4):258-267. doi: 10.5588/pha.17.0070.


Integrated HIV-Care Into Primary Health Care Clinics and the Influence on Diabetes and Hypertension Care: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis in Free State, South Africa Over 4 Years.

Rawat A, Uebel K, Moore D, Yassi A.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Apr 15;77(5):476-483. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001633.


Effect of effort-reward imbalance and burnout on infection control among Ecuadorian nurses.

Colindres CV, Bryce E, Coral-Rosero P, Ramos-Soto RM, Bonilla F, Yassi A.

Int Nurs Rev. 2018 Jun;65(2):190-199. doi: 10.1111/inr.12409. Epub 2017 Nov 7.


The neglected burden of tuberculosis disease among health workers: a decade-long cohort study in South Africa.

O'Hara LM, Yassi A, Zungu M, Malotle M, Bryce EA, Barker SJ, Darwin L, Mark FitzGerald J.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Aug 7;17(1):547. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2659-3.


Participatory theatre and tuberculosis: a feasibility study with South African health care workers.

Parent SN, Ehrlich R, Baxter V, Kannemeyer N, Yassi A.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Feb 1;21(2):140-148. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.16.0399.


Infection control and tuberculosis in health care workers: an assessment of 28 hospitals in South Africa.

O'Hara LM, Yassi A, Bryce EA, van Rensburg AJ, Engelbrecht MC, Zungu M, Nophale LE, FitzGerald JM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Mar 1;21(3):320-326. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.16.0591.


Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers: Critical Analysis of the Evidence for Patient Benefit Underpinning Policies of Enforcement.

De Serres G, Skowronski DM, Ward BJ, Gardam M, Lemieux C, Yassi A, Patrick DM, Krajden M, Loeb M, Collignon P, Carrat F.

PLoS One. 2017 Jan 27;12(1):e0163586. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163586. eCollection 2017.


Comparison of qualitative and quantitative fit-testing results for three commonly used respirators in the healthcare sector.

Hon CY, Danyluk Q, Bryce E, Janssen B, Neudorf M, Yassi A, Shen H, Astrakianakis G.

J Occup Environ Hyg. 2017 Mar;14(3):175-179. doi: 10.1080/15459624.2016.1237030.


Ethics in Community-University-Artist Partnered Research: Tensions, Contradictions and Gaps Identified in an 'Arts for Social Change' Project.

Yassi A, Spiegel JB, Lockhart K, Fels L, Boydell K, Marcuse J.

J Acad Ethics. 2016;14:199-220. Epub 2016 Apr 7.


The Development and Piloting of Parallel Scales Measuring External and Internal HIV and Tuberculosis Stigma Among Healthcare Workers in the Free State Province, South Africa.

Wouters E, Rau A, Engelbrecht M, Uebel K, Siegel J, Masquillier C, Kigozi G, Sommerland N, Yassi A.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 May 15;62 Suppl 3:S244-54. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ1185.


Protecting health workers from infectious disease transmission: an exploration of a Canadian-South African partnership of partnerships.

Yassi A, Zungu M, Spiegel JM, Kistnasamy B, Lockhart K, Jones D, O'Hara LM, Nophale L, Bryce EA, Darwin L.

Global Health. 2016 Mar 31;12:10. doi: 10.1186/s12992-016-0145-0.


Healthcare Worker Preferences for Active Tuberculosis Case Finding Programs in South Africa: A Best-Worst Scaling Choice Experiment.

O'Hara NN, Roy L, O'Hara LM, Spiegel JM, Lynd LD, FitzGerald JM, Yassi A, Nophale LE, Marra CA.

PLoS One. 2015 Jul 21;10(7):e0133304. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133304. eCollection 2015.


Workplace interventions to reduce HIV and TB stigma among health care workers - Where do we go from here?

Siegel J, Yassi A, Rau A, Buxton JA, Wouters E, Engelbrecht MC, Uebel KE, Nophale LE.

Glob Public Health. 2015;10(8):995-1007. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2015.1021365. Epub 2015 Mar 13.


Reducing the risks to health care workers from blood and body fluid exposure in a small rural hospital in Thabo-Mofutsanyana, South Africa.

Nkoko L, Spiegel J, Rau A, Parent S, Yassi A.

Workplace Health Saf. 2014 Sep;62(9):382-8.


Pilot study to detect airborne Mycobacterium tuberculosis exposure in a South African public healthcare facility outpatient clinic.

Matuka O, Singh TS, Bryce E, Yassi A, Kgasha O, Zungu M, Kyaw K, Malotle M, Renton K, O'Hara L.

J Hosp Infect. 2015 Mar;89(3):192-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2014.11.013. Epub 2014 Dec 27.


Food sovereignty, food security and health equity: a meta-narrative mapping exercise.

Weiler AM, Hergesheimer C, Brisbois B, Wittman H, Yassi A, Spiegel JM.

Health Policy Plan. 2015 Oct;30(8):1078-92. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czu109. Epub 2014 Oct 6. Review.


The Minamata Convention on Mercury: time to seek solutions with artisanal mining communities.

Spiegel S, Keane S, Metcalf S, Veiga M, Yassi A.

Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Aug;122(8):A203-4. No abstract available.


Critical reflection on a summer global health research internship: the need for education on global development paradigms in medical schools.

Tsuei SH, Yassi A, Spiegel JM.

Med Teach. 2015 Feb;37(2):196-8. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.955843. Epub 2014 Sep 2. No abstract available.


Barriers to HIV counseling and testing uptake by health workers in three public hospitals in Free State Province, South Africa.

Khan R, Yassi A, Engelbrecht MC, Nophale L, van Rensburg AJ, Spiegel J.

AIDS Care. 2015;27(2):198-205. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2014.951308. Epub 2014 Aug 30.


High prevalence of neck, shoulder and back pain among nursing graduates warrants preventive strategies during the degree and into working life.

Yassi A.

Evid Based Nurs. 2015 Apr;18(2):61. doi: 10.1136/eb-2014-101905. Epub 2014 Aug 13.


Considerations for preparing a randomized population health intervention trial: lessons from a South African-Canadian partnership to improve the health of health workers.

Yassi A, O'Hara LM, Engelbrecht MC, Uebel K, Nophale LE, Bryce EA, Buxton JA, Siegel J, Spiegel JM.

Glob Health Action. 2014 May 2;7:23594. doi: 10.3402/gha.v7.23594. eCollection 2014.


Work-relatedness of low back pain in nursing personnel: a systematic review.

Yassi A, Lockhart K.

Int J Occup Environ Health. 2013 Jul-Sep;19(3):223-44. doi: 10.1179/2049396713Y.0000000027. Review.


Statement in response to asbestos industry efforts to prevent a ban on asbestos in Pakistan: chrysotile asbestos use is not safe and must be banned.

Aguilar Madrid G, Beaudry M, Bell W, Bowes D, Brophy J, Burdorf A, Carlsten C, Castleman B, Chaturvedi S, Conti ME, Corra L, Corrêa Filho HR, Cranor CF, Cullen E, Dalvie A, Dickson RC, Digon A, Egilman D, Eisner Falvo C, Fischer E, Frank AL, Frank E, Gee D, Giannasi F, Goldstein BD, Greenberg M, Guidotti TL, Harris WA, Hindry M, Houlson A, Hu H, Huff J, Infante PF, Thambyappa J, Juarez Perez CA, Jeebhay MF, Joshi TK, Keith M, Keyserlingk JR, Khatter K, King D, Kodeih N, Kristensen J, Kulsomboon V, Landrigan PJ, Lee CW, Leigh J, Lemen RA, Lippman A, London L, Matzopoulos R, McCulloch J, McDiarmid MA, Mehrdad R, Mirabelli D, Moshammer H, Notebaert É, Nycz Z, Oberta AF, O'Connor J, O'Neill R, Orris P, Ozonoff D, Paek D, Rickard C, Rodriguez EJ, Sass J, Sentes KE, Simpson IM, Soffritti M, Soskolne CL, Sparling SP, Spiegel J, Takahashi K, Takaro TK, Terracini B, Thébaud-Mony A, Trosic I, Turcotte F, Vakil C, Van Der Walt A, Waterman YR, Watterson A, Wegman DH, Welch LS, Weiss SH, Winston R, Yassi A.

Arch Environ Occup Health. 2013;68(4):243-9. doi: 10.1080/19338244.2013.780807. No abstract available.


Effectiveness of joint health and safety committees: a realist review.

Yassi A, Lockhart K, Sykes M, Buck B, Stime B, Spiegel JM.

Am J Ind Med. 2013 Apr;56(4):424-38. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22143. Epub 2012 Nov 28. Review.


Workplace programmes for HIV and tuberculosis: a systematic review to support development of international guidelines for the health workforce.

Yassi A, O'Hara LM, Lockhart K, Spiegel JM.

AIDS Care. 2013;25(5):525-43. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2012.712668. Epub 2012 Aug 13. Review.


Tool, weapon, or white elephant? A realist analysis of the five phases of a twenty-year programme of occupational health information system implementation in the health sector.

Spiegel JM, Lockhart K, Dyck C, Wilson A, O'Hara L, Yassi A.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2012 Aug 6;12:84. doi: 10.1186/1472-6947-12-84.


Ecosystem approach to promoting appropriate antibiotic use for children in indigenous communities in Ecuador.

Muñoz G, Mota L, Bowie WR, Quizhpe A, Orrego E, Spiegel JM, Yassi A.

Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2011 Dec;30(6):566-73.


Collaboration between infection control and occupational health in three continents: a success story with international impact.

Yassi A, Bryce EA, Breilh J, Lavoie MC, Ndelu L, Lockhart K, Spiegel J.

BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2011 Nov 8;11 Suppl 2:S8. doi: 10.1186/1472-698X-11-S2-S8.


Establishing a community of practice of researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and communities to sustainably manage environmental health risks in Ecuador.

Spiegel JM, Breilh J, Beltran E, Parra J, Solis F, Yassi A, Rojas A, Orrego E, Henry B, Bowie WR, Pearce L, Gaibor J, Velasquez P, Concepcion M, Parkes M.

BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2011 Nov 8;11 Suppl 2:S5. doi: 10.1186/1472-698X-11-S2-S5.


Evaluation of the fear-avoidance model with health care workers experiencing acute/subacute pain.

Corbière M, Zaniboni S, Coutu MF, Franche RL, Guzman J, Dawson K, Yassi A.

Pain. 2011 Nov;152(11):2543-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2011.07.024. Epub 2011 Aug 21.


Intersectoral action for health at a municipal level in Cuba.

Spiegel J, Alegret M, Clair V, Pagliccia N, Martinez B, Bonet M, Yassi A.

Int J Public Health. 2012 Feb;57(1):15-23. doi: 10.1007/s00038-011-0279-z. Epub 2011 Aug 16.


Health care workers and respiratory protection: is the user seal check a surrogate for respirator fit-testing?

Danyluk Q, Hon CY, Neudorf M, Yassi A, Bryce E, Janssen B, Astrakianakis G.

J Occup Environ Hyg. 2011 May;8(5):267-70. doi: 10.1080/15459624.2011.566016.


Tools for thoughtful action: the role of ecosystem approaches to health in enhancing public health.

Webb JC, Mergler D, Parkes MW, Saint-Charles J, Spiegel J, Waltner-Toews D, Yassi A, Woollard RF.

Can J Public Health. 2010 Nov-Dec;101(6):439-41.


Evaluation of a violence risk assessment system (the Alert System) for reducing violence in an acute hospital: a before and after study.

Kling RN, Yassi A, Smailes E, Lovato CY, Koehoorn M.

Int J Nurs Stud. 2011 May;48(5):534-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2010.10.006. Epub 2010 Dec 9.


Evaluation of a workplace disability prevention intervention in Canada: examining differing perceptions of stakeholders.

Maiwald K, de Rijk A, Guzman J, Schonstein E, Yassi A.

J Occup Rehabil. 2011 Jun;21(2):179-89. doi: 10.1007/s10926-010-9267-z.


The good, the bad, and the ugly of partnered research: revisiting the sequestration thesis and the role of universities in promoting social justice.

Yassi A, Dharamsi S, Spiegel J, Rojas A, Dean E, Woollard R.

Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(3):485-505.


Vaccination of health care workers for influenza: promote safety culture, not coercion.

Yassi A, Lockhart K, Buxton JA, McDonald I.

Can J Public Health. 2010 Mar-Apr;101 Suppl 1:S41-5.


International collaboration to protect health workers from infectious diseases in Ecuador.

Lavoie MC, Yassi A, Bryce E, Fujii R, Logronio M, Tennassee M; Healthy Hospital Project Team.

Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2010 May;27(5):396-402.


Which new approaches to tackling neglected tropical diseases show promise?

Spiegel JM, Dharamsi S, Wasan KM, Yassi A, Singer B, Hotez PJ, Hanson C, Bundy DA.

PLoS Med. 2010 May 18;7(5):e1000255. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000255.


Network analysis as a tool to assess the intersectoral management of health determinants at the local level: a report from an exploratory study of two Cuban municipalities.

Pagliccia N, Spiegel J, Alegret M, Bonet M, Martinez B, Yassi A.

Soc Sci Med. 2010 Jul;71(2):394-399. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.03.041. Epub 2010 Apr 24.


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