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Professor Kaspar Wyss

TitleHead of Department
InstitutionSwiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
DepartmentSwiss Centre for International Health
AddressBasel
Switzerland
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    1. Kiefer S, Knoblauch AM, Steinmann P, Barth-Jaeggi T, Vahedi M, Maher D, Utzinger J, Wyss K. Operational and implementation research within Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria grants: a situation analysis in six countries. Global Health. 2017 03 24; 13(1):22. PMID: 28340619.
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    2. Liwanag HJ, Wyss K. 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. 2017 04; 121(4):468-470. PMID: 28214047.
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    3. Bonenberger M, Aikins M, Akweongo P, Wyss K. Factors influencing the work efficiency of district health managers in low-resource settings: a qualitative study in Ghana. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Jan 14; 16:12. PMID: 26769344.
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    4. Bonenberger M, Aikins M, Akweongo P, Bosch-Capblanch X, Wyss K. What Do District Health Managers in Ghana Use Their Working Time for? A Case Study of Three Districts. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0130633. PMID: 26068907.
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    5. Matthys B, Steinmann P, Karimova G, Tagoev T, Abdurahmonov A, Costa J, Kasimova SJ, Wyss K. Prevalence of impaired glucose metabolism and potential predictors: a rapid appraisal among = 45 years old residents of southern Tajikistan. J Diabetes. 2015 Jul; 7(4):540-7. PMID: 25243339.
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    6. Bonenberger M, Aikins M, Akweongo P, Wyss K. The effects of health worker motivation and job satisfaction on turnover intention in Ghana: a cross-sectional study. Hum Resour Health. 2014 Aug 09; 12:43. PMID: 25106497.
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    7. Matthys B, Davlatmamadova M, Karimova G, Jean-Richard V, Zimmermann MB, Wyss K. Iodine nutritional status and risk factors for goitre among schoolchildren in South Tajikistan. BMC Endocr Disord. 2013 Nov 02; 13:50. PMID: 24180470.
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    8. 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. Can action research strengthen district health management and improve health workforce performance? A research protocol. BMJ Open. 2013 Aug 30; 3(8):e003625. PMID: 23996825.
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    9. Warren AE, Wyss K, Shakarishvili G, Atun R, de Savigny D. Global health initiative investments and health systems strengthening: a content analysis of global fund investments. Global Health. 2013 Jul 26; 9(1):30. PMID: 23889824.
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    10. 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. Health of mobile pastoralists in the Sahel - assessment of 15 years of research and development. Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Sep; 18(9):1044-1052. PMID: 23834073.
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    11. Schwarz J, Wyss K, Gulyamova ZM, Sharipov S. Out-of-pocket expenditures for primary health care in Tajikistan: a time-trend analysis. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Mar 18; 13:103. PMID: 23505990.
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    12. Steinmann P, Baimatova M, Wyss K. Patient referral patterns by family doctors and to selected specialists in Tajikistan. Int Health. 2012 Dec; 4(4):268-76. PMID: 24029672.
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    13. 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. Guidance for evidence-informed policies about health systems: rationale for and challenges of guidance development. PLoS Med. 2012; 9(3):e1001185. PMID: 22412356.
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    14. Manzi F, Schellenberg JA, Hutton G, Wyss K, Mbuya C, Shirima K, Mshinda H, Tanner M, Schellenberg D. Human resources for health care delivery in Tanzania: a multifaceted problem. Hum Resour Health. 2012 Feb 22; 10:3. PMID: 22357353.
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    15. Mikkelsen-Lopez I, Wyss K, de Savigny D. An approach to addressing governance from a health system framework perspective. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2011 Dec 02; 11:13. PMID: 22136318.
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    16. Windisch R, de Savigny D, Onadja G, Somda A, Wyss K, Sié A, Kouyaté B. HIV treatment and reproductive health in the health system in Burkina Faso: resource allocation and the need for integration. Reprod Health Matters. 2011 Nov; 19(38):163-75. PMID: 22118150.
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    17. Matthys B, Bobieva M, Karimova G, Mengliboeva Z, Jean-Richard V, Hoimnazarova M, Kurbonova M, Lohourignon LK, Utzinger J, Wyss K. Prevalence and risk factors of helminths and intestinal protozoa infections among children from primary schools in western Tajikistan. Parasit Vectors. 2011 Oct 07; 4:195. PMID: 21981979.
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    18. Ayé R, Wyss K, Abdualimova H, Saidaliev S. Factors determining household expenditure for tuberculosis and coping strategies in Tajikistan. Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Mar; 16(3):307-13. PMID: 21214691.
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    19. Ayé R, Wyss K, Abdualimova H, Saidaliev S. Illness costs to households are a key barrier to access diagnostic and treatment services for tuberculosis in Tajikistan. BMC Res Notes. 2010 Dec 20; 3:340. PMID: 21172015.
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    20. Sy I, Handschumacher P, Wyss K, Cisse G, Lo B, Piermay JL, Tanner M. [Variability of diarrheal diseases in children under 5 living in an urban setting: observations in Rufisque, Senegal]. Med Trop (Mars). 2010 Feb; 70(1):57-61. PMID: 20337117.
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    21. Ayé R, Wyss K, Abdualimova H, Saidaliev S. Household costs of illness during different phases of tuberculosis treatment in Central Asia: a patient survey in Tajikistan. BMC Public Health. 2010 Jan 18; 10:18. PMID: 20078897.
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    22. Ayé R, Wyss K, Abdualimova H, Saidaliev S. Patient's site of first access to health system influences length of delay for tuberculosis treatment in Tajikistan. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 Jan 10; 10:10. PMID: 20064224.
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    23. Windisch R, Wyss K, Prytherch H. A cross-country review of strategies of the German development cooperation to strengthen human resources. Hum Resour Health. 2009 Jun 05; 7:46. PMID: 19500357.
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    24. Senpinar-Brunner N, Eckert T, Wyss K. Acceptance of public health measures by air travelers, Switzerland. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 May; 15(5):831-2. PMID: 19402986.
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    25. Thierfelder C, Makowiecka K, Vinichenko T, Ayé R, Edwards P, Wyss K. Management of pulmonary tuberculosis in Tajikistan: which factors determine hospitalization-. Trop Med Int Health. 2008 Nov; 13(11):1364-71. PMID: 19055621.
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    26. Matthys B, Sherkanov T, Karimov SS, Khabirov Z, Mostowlansky T, Utzinger J, Wyss K. History of malaria control in Tajikistan and rapid malaria appraisal in an agro-ecological setting. Malar J. 2008 Oct 26; 7:217. PMID: 18950536.
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    27. Tediosi F, Aye R, Ibodova S, Thompson R, Wyss K. Access to medicines and out of pocket payments for primary care: evidence from family medicine users in rural Tajikistan. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008 May 23; 8:109. PMID: 18500995.
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    28. Lorenz N, Wyss K. Global Fund: harmonisation and good governance vital. Lancet. 2007 Sep 29; 370(9593):1127. PMID: 17905162.
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    29. Kurowski C, Wyss K, Abdulla S, Mills A. Scaling up priority health interventions in Tanzania: the human resources challenge. Health Policy Plan. 2007 May; 22(3):113-27. PMID: 17485419.
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    30. Schelling E, Bechir M, Ahmed MA, Wyss K, Randolph TF, Zinsstag J. Human and animal vaccination delivery to remote nomadic families, Chad. Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Mar; 13(3):373-9. PMID: 17552089.
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    31. Rebholz CE, Michel AJ, Maselli DA, Saipphudin K, Wyss K. Frequency of malaria and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in Tajikistan. Malar J. 2006 Jun 16; 5:51. PMID: 16780577.
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    32. Othnigué N, Wyss K, Tanner M, Genton B. Urban malaria in the Sahel: prevalence and seasonality of presumptive malaria and parasitaemia at primary care level in Chad. Trop Med Int Health. 2006 Feb; 11(2):204-10. PMID: 16451345.
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    33. Zinsstag J, Schelling E, Wyss K, Mahamat MB. Potential of cooperation between human and animal health to strengthen health systems. Lancet. 2005 Dec 17; 366(9503):2142-5. PMID: 16360795.
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    34. Schelling E, Wyss K, Béchir M, Moto DD, Zinsstag J. Synergy between public health and veterinary services to deliver human and animal health interventions in rural low income settings. BMJ. 2005 Nov 26; 331(7527):1264-7. PMID: 16308393.
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    35. Wyss K, Hutton G, N'Diekhor Y. Costs attributable to AIDS at household level in Chad. AIDS Care. 2004 Oct; 16(7):808-16. PMID: 15385235.
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    36. Wyss K. An approach to classifying human resources constraints to attaining health-related Millennium Development Goals. Hum Resour Health. 2004 Jul 06; 2(1):11. PMID: 15238166.
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    37. Utzinger J, Wyss K, Moto DD, Tanner M, Singer BH. Community health outreach program of the Chad-Cameroon petroleum development and pipeline project. Clin Occup Environ Med. 2004 Feb; 4(1):9-26. PMID: 15043361.
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    38. Bechir M, Schelling E, Wyss K, Daugla DM, Daoud S, Tanner M, Zinsstag J. [An innovative approach combining human and animal vaccination campaigns in nomadic settings of Chad: experiences and costs]. Med Trop (Mars). 2004; 64(5):497-502. PMID: 15771021.
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    39. Wiese M, Donnat M, Wyss K. [Health care centre attendance by Arab nomadic pastoralists. A case study in Kanem, Chad]. Med Trop (Mars). 2004; 64(5):486-92. PMID: 15771019.
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    40. Wyss K, Bechir M, Schelling E, Daugla DM, Zinsstag J. [Health care services for nomadic people. Lessons learned from research and implementation activities in Chad]. Med Trop (Mars). 2004; 64(5):493-6. PMID: 15771020.
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    41. Hutton G, Wyss K, N'Diékhor Y. Prioritization of prevention activities to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS in resource constrained settings: a cost-effectiveness analysis from Chad, Central Africa. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2003 Apr-Jun; 18(2):117-36. PMID: 12841152.
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    42. Boller C, Wyss K, Mtasiwa D, Tanner M. Quality and comparison of antenatal care in public and private providers in the United Republic of Tanzania. Bull World Health Organ. 2003; 81(2):116-22. PMID: 12751419.
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    43. Wyss K, Kilima P, Lorenz N. Costs of tuberculosis for households and health care providers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Trop Med Int Health. 2001 Jan; 6(1):60-8. PMID: 11251897.
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    44. Wyss K, Lorenz N. Decentralization and central and regional coordination of health services: the case of Switzerland. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2000 Apr-Jun; 15(2):103-14. PMID: 11009945.
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    45. Bovier PA, Wyss K, Au HJ. A cost-effectiveness analysis of vaccination strategies against N. meningitidis meningitis in sub-Saharan African countries. Soc Sci Med. 1999 May; 48(9):1205-20. PMID: 10220020.
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    46. Wagner AK, Wyss K, Gandek B, Kilima PM, Lorenz S, Whiting D. A Kiswahili version of the SF-36 Health Survey for use in Tanzania: translation and tests of scaling assumptions. Qual Life Res. 1999; 8(1-2):101-10. PMID: 10457743.
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    47. Wyss K, Wagner AK, Whiting D, Mtasiwa DM, Tanner M, Gandek B, Kilima PM. Validation of the Kiswahili version of the SF-36 Health Survey in a representative sample of an urban population in Tanzania. Qual Life Res. 1999; 8(1-2):111-20. PMID: 10457744.
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    48. Wyss K, Guiral C, Ndikuyeze A, Malonga G, Tanner M. Prevalence of iodine deficiency disorders and goitre in Chad. Trop Med Int Health. 1996 Oct; 1(5):723-9. PMID: 8911460.
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    49. Wyss K, Whiting D, Kilima P, McLarty DG, Mtasiwa D, Tanner M, Lorenz N. Utilisation of government and private health services in Dar es Salaam. East Afr Med J. 1996 Jun; 73(6):357-63. PMID: 8840594.
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    50. Betschart B, Wyss K. Analysis of the cuticular collagens of Ascaris suum. Acta Trop. 1990 Jul; 47(5-6):297-305. PMID: 1978530.
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