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    1. Sundaram N, Schaetti C, Merten S, Schindler C, Ali SM, Nyambedha EO, Lapika B, Chaignat CL, Hutubessy R, Weiss MG. Sociocultural determinants of anticipated oral cholera vaccine acceptance in three African settings: a meta-analytic approach. BMC Public Health. 2016 Jan 14; 16:36. PMID: 26762151; PMCID: PMC4712562.
    2. Mhalu G, Hella J, Doulla B, Mhimbira F, Mtutu H, Hiza H, Sasamalo M, Rutaihwa L, Rieder HL, Seimon T, Mutayoba B, Weiss MG, Fenner L. Do Instructional Videos on Sputum Submission Result in Increased Tuberculosis Case Detection? A Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS One. 2015; 10(9):e0138413. PMID: 26418678; PMCID: PMC4587748.
    3. Salcito K, Utzinger J, Krieger GR, Wielga M, Singer BH, Winkler MS, Weiss MG. Experience and lessons from health impact assessment for human rights impact assessment. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2015 Sep 16; 15:24. PMID: 26377091; PMCID: PMC4573278.
    4. Wang J, Plöderl M, Häusermann M, Weiss MG. Understanding Suicide Attempts Among Gay Men From Their Self-perceived Causes. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2015 Jul; 203(7):499-506. PMID: 26075839.
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    5. Maigetter K, Pollock AM, Kadam A, Ward K, Weiss MG. Pharmacovigilance in India, Uganda and South Africa with reference to WHO's minimum requirements. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2015 Mar 09; 4(5):295-305. PMID: 25905480; PMCID: PMC4417633.
    6. Sundaram N, Purohit V, Schaetti C, Kudale A, Joseph S, Weiss MG. Community awareness, use and preference for pandemic influenza vaccines in Pune, India. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015; 11(10):2376-88. PMID: 26110454; PMCID: PMC4635903.
    7. Sundaram N, Schaetti C, Purohit V, Kudale A, Weiss MG. Cultural epidemiology of pandemic influenza in urban and rural Pune, India: a cross-sectional, mixed-methods study. BMJ Open. 2014 Dec 08; 4(12):e006350. PMID: 25492273; PMCID: PMC4265096.
    8. Salcito K, Singer BH, Weiss MG, Winkler MS, Krieger GR, Wielga M, Utzinger J. Multinational corporations and infectious disease: Embracing human rights management techniques. Infect Dis Poverty. 2014; 3(1):39. PMID: 25671119; PMCID: PMC4323175.
    9. Giduthuri JG, Maire N, Joseph S, Kudale A, Schaetti C, Sundaram N, Schindler C, Weiss MG. Developing and validating a tablet version of an illness explanatory model interview for a public health survey in Pune, India. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e107374. PMID: 25233212; PMCID: PMC4169412.
    10. Alkaiyat A, Schaetti C, Liswi M, Weiss MG. Condom use and HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Jordan. J Int AIDS Soc. 2014; 17:18573. PMID: 24695243; PMCID: PMC3974166.
    11. Wang J, Häusermann M, Weiss MG. Mental health literacy and the experience of depression in a community sample of gay men. J Affect Disord. 2014 Feb; 155:200-7. PMID: 24287169.
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    12. Banerjee S, Chowdhury AN, Schelling E, Weiss MG. Household survey of pesticide practice, deliberate self-harm, and suicide in the Sundarban region of West Bengal, India. Biomed Res Int. 2013; 2013:949076. PMID: 24224181; PMCID: PMC3810037.
    13. Schaetti C, Sundaram N, Merten S, Ali SM, Nyambedha EO, Lapika B, Chaignat CL, Hutubessy R, Weiss MG. Comparing sociocultural features of cholera in three endemic African settings. BMC Med. 2013 Sep 18; 11:206. PMID: 24047241; PMCID: PMC4016292.
    14. Alkaiyat A, Weiss MG. HIV in the Middle East and North Africa: priority, culture, and control. Int J Public Health. 2013 Dec; 58(6):927-37. PMID: 23824483.
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    15. Nyambedha EO, Sundaram N, Schaetti C, Akeyo L, Chaignat CL, Hutubessy R, Weiss MG. Distinguishing social and cultural features of cholera in urban and rural areas of Western Kenya: Implications for public health. Glob Public Health. 2013; 8(5):534-51. PMID: 23672503.
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    16. Kudale A, Purohit VS, Sundaram N, Schaetti C, Weiss MG. Socioeconomic, cultural and behavioural features of prior and anticipated influenza vaccine uptake in urban and rural Pune district, India: a mixed-methods case study. BMJ Open. 2013; 3(2). PMID: 23408082; PMCID: PMC3586156.
    17. Merten S, Schaetti C, Manianga C, Lapika B, Chaignat CL, Hutubessy R, Weiss MG. Local perceptions of cholera and anticipated vaccine acceptance in Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo. BMC Public Health. 2013 Jan 22; 13:60. PMID: 23339647; PMCID: PMC3626893.
    18. Vlassoff C, Weiss MG, Rao S, Ali F, Prentice T. HIV-related stigma in rural and tribal communities of Maharashtra, India. J Health Popul Nutr. 2012 Dec; 30(4):394-403. PMID: 23304905; PMCID: PMC3763610.
    19. Vlassoff C, Weiss MG, Rao S. A question module for assessing community stigma towards HIV in rural India. J Biosoc Sci. 2013 May; 45(3):359-74. PMID: 23098052.
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    20. Ackumey MM, Gyapong M, Pappoe M, Maclean CK, Weiss MG. Socio-cultural determinants of timely and delayed treatment of Buruli ulcer: Implications for disease control. Infect Dis Poverty. 2012 Oct 25; 1(1):6. PMID: 23849228; PMCID: PMC3710079.
    21. Schaetti C, Weiss MG, Ali SM, Chaignat CL, Khatib AM, Reyburn R, Duintjer Tebbens RJ, Hutubessy R. Costs of illness due to cholera, costs of immunization and cost-effectiveness of an oral cholera mass vaccination campaign in Zanzibar. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(10):e1844. PMID: 23056660; PMCID: PMC3464297.
    22. Schaetti C, Ali SM, Hutubessy R, Khatib AM, Chaignat CL, Weiss MG. Social and cultural determinants of oral cholera vaccine uptake in Zanzibar. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Sep; 8(9):1223-9. PMID: 22894965; PMCID: PMC3579902.
    23. Parkar SR, Nagarsekar BB, Weiss MG. Explaining suicide: identifying common themes and diverse perspectives in an urban Mumbai slum. Soc Sci Med. 2012 Dec; 75(11):2037-46. PMID: 22917750.
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    24. Schaetti C, Ali SM, Chaignat CL, Khatib AM, Hutubessy R, Weiss MG. Improving community coverage of oral cholera mass vaccination campaigns: lessons learned in Zanzibar. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e41527. PMID: 22844489; PMCID: PMC3402403.
    25. Ackumey MM, Gyapong M, Pappoe M, Kwakye-Maclean C, Weiss MG. Illness meanings and experiences for pre-ulcer and ulcer conditions of Buruli ulcer in the Ga-West and Ga-South Municipalities of Ghana. BMC Public Health. 2012 May 11; 12:264. PMID: 22471884; PMCID: PMC3350433.
    26. Dillip A, Alba S, Mshana C, Hetzel MW, Lengeler C, Mayumana I, Schulze A, Mshinda H, Weiss MG, Obrist B. Acceptability--a neglected dimension of access to health care: findings from a study on childhood convulsions in rural Tanzania. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 May 09; 12:113. PMID: 22571384; PMCID: PMC3405484.
    27. Ackumey MM, Gyapong M, Pappoe M, Weiss MG. Help-seeking for pre-ulcer and ulcer conditions of Mycobacterium ulcerans disease (Buruli ulcer) in Ghana. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Dec; 85(6):1106-13. PMID: 22144453; PMCID: PMC3225161.
    28. Schaetti C, Chaignat CL, Hutubessy R, Khatib AM, Ali SM, Schindler C, Weiss MG. Social and cultural determinants of anticipated acceptance of an oral cholera vaccine prior to a mass vaccination campaign in Zanzibar. Hum Vaccin. 2011 Dec; 7(12):1299-308. PMID: 22108036.
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    29. Paralikar V, Agashe M, Sarmukaddam S, Deshpande S, Goyal V, Weiss MG. Cultural epidemiology of neurasthenia spectrum disorders in four general hospital outpatient clinics of urban Pune, India. Transcult Psychiatry. 2011 Jul; 48(3):257-83. PMID: 21742952.
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    30. Ackumey MM, Kwakye-Maclean C, Ampadu EO, de Savigny D, Weiss MG. Health services for Buruli ulcer control: lessons from a field study in Ghana. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Jun; 5(6):e1187. PMID: 21713021; PMCID: PMC3119641.
    31. Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Seake-Kwawu A, Weiss MG. Two-year evaluation of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Children (IPTc) combined with timely home treatment for malaria control in Ghana. Malar J. 2011 May 15; 10:127. PMID: 21569634; PMCID: PMC3117750.
    32. Schaetti C, Khatib AM, Ali SM, Hutubessy R, Chaignat CL, Weiss MG. Social and cultural features of cholera and shigellosis in peri-urban and rural communities of Zanzibar. BMC Infect Dis. 2010 Nov 26; 10:339. PMID: 21110853; PMCID: PMC3009639.
    33. Coreil J, Mayard G, Simpson KM, Lauzardo M, Zhu Y, Weiss M. Structural forces and the production of TB-related stigma among Haitians in two contexts. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Oct; 71(8):1409-17. PMID: 20724052; PMCID: PMC3430377.
    34. Vlassoff C, Tanner M, Weiss M, Rao S. Putting people first: a primary health care success in rural India. Indian J Community Med. 2010 Apr; 35(2):326-30. PMID: 20922117; PMCID: PMC2940196.
    35. Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Seakey AK, Weiss MG. Effectiveness of combined intermittent preventive treatment for children and timely home treatment for malaria control. Malar J. 2009 Dec 11; 8:292. PMID: 20003357; PMCID: PMC2797018.
    36. Dillip A, Hetzel MW, Gosoniu D, Kessy F, Lengeler C, Mayumana I, Mshana C, Mshinda H, Schulze A, Makemba A, Pfeiffer C, Weiss MG, Obrist B. Socio-cultural factors explaining timely and appropriate use of health facilities for degedege in south-eastern Tanzania. Malar J. 2009 Jun 29; 8:144. PMID: 19563640; PMCID: PMC2712476.
    37. Schaetti C, Hutubessy R, Ali SM, Pach A, Weiss MG, Chaignat CL, Khatib AM. Oral cholera vaccine use in Zanzibar: socioeconomic and behavioural features affecting demand and acceptance. BMC Public Health. 2009 Apr 07; 9:99. PMID: 19351401; PMCID: PMC2671504.
    38. Banerjee S, Chowdhury AN, Schelling E, Brahma A, Biswas MK, Weiss MG. Deliberate self-harm and suicide by pesticide ingestion in the Sundarban region, India. Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Feb; 14(2):213-9. PMID: 19236667.
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    39. Parkar SR, Nagarsekar B, Weiss MG. Explaining suicide in an urban slum of Mumbai, India: a sociocultural autopsy. Crisis. 2009; 30(4):192-201. PMID: 19933065.
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    40. Parkar SR, Dawani V, Weiss MG. Gender, suicide, and the sociocultural context of deliberate self-harm in an urban general hospital in Mumbai, India. Cult Med Psychiatry. 2008 Dec; 32(4):492-515. PMID: 18807157.
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    41. Weiss MG, Somma D, Karim F, Abouihia A, Auer C, Kemp J, Jawahar MS. Cultural epidemiology of TB with reference to gender in Bangladesh, India and Malawi. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2008 Jul; 12(7):837-47. PMID: 18544214.
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    42. Weiss MG, Sommerfeld J, Uplekar MW. Social and cultural dimensions of gender and tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2008 Jul; 12(7):829-30. PMID: 18544212.
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    43. Weiss MG. Stigma and the social burden of neglected tropical diseases. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008 May 14; 2(5):e237. PMID: 18478049; PMCID: PMC2359851.
    44. Utzinger J, Weiss MG. Editorial: armed conflict, war and public health. Trop Med Int Health. 2007 Aug; 12(8):903-6. PMID: 17697084.
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    45. Paralikar V, Agashe M, Oke M, Dabholkar H, Abouihia A, Weiss MG. Prevalence of clinically significant functional fatigue or weakness in specialty outpatient clinics of Pune, India. J Indian Med Assoc. 2007 Aug; 105(8):424-6, 428, 430. PMID: 18236904.
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    46. Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Weiss MG. Children, Pregnant Women and the Culture of Malaria in Two Rural Communities of Ghana. Anthropol Med. 2007 Aug; 14(2):167-81. PMID: 27268391.
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    47. Weiss MG, Ramakrishna J, Somma D. Health-related stigma: rethinking concepts and interventions. Psychol Health Med. 2006 Aug; 11(3):277-87. PMID: 17130065.
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    48. Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Ahorlu C, de Savigny D, Weiss MG. Socio-cultural determinants of treatment delay for childhood malaria in southern Ghana. Trop Med Int Health. 2006 Jul; 11(7):1022-31. PMID: 16827703.
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    49. Chowdhury AN, Ramakrishna J, Chakraborty AK, Weiss MG. Cultural context and impact of alcohol use in the Sundarban Delta, West Bengal, India. Soc Sci Med. 2006 Aug; 63(3):722-31. PMID: 16584824.
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    50. Parkar SR, Dawani V, Weiss MG. Clinical diagnostic and sociocultural dimensions of deliberate self-harm in Mumbai, India. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2006 Apr; 36(2):223-38. PMID: 16704326.
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    51. Weiss MG, Ramakrishna J. Stigma interventions and research for international health. Lancet. 2006 Feb 11; 367(9509):536-8. PMID: 16473134.
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    52. Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Ahorlu C, de Savigny D, Weiss MG. Community concepts of malaria-related illness with and without convulsions in southern Ghana. Malar J. 2005 Sep 27; 4:47. PMID: 16188023; PMCID: PMC1262759.
    53. Auer C, Lagahid JY, Tanner M, Weiss MG. Diagnosis and management of tuberculosis by private practitioners in Manila, Philippines. Health Policy. 2006 Jul; 77(2):172-81. PMID: 16099529.
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    54. Raguram R, Raghu TM, Vounatsou P, Weiss MG. Schizophrenia and the cultural epidemiology of stigma in Bangalore, India. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2004 Nov; 192(11):734-44. PMID: 15505517.
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    55. Atre SR, Kudale AM, Morankar SN, Rangan SG, Weiss MG. Cultural concepts of tuberculosis and gender among the general population without tuberculosis in rural Maharashtra, India. Trop Med Int Health. 2004 Nov; 9(11):1228-38. PMID: 15548321.
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    56. Weiss MG, Saraceno B, Saxena S, van Ommeren M. Mental health in the aftermath of disasters: consensus and controversy. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2003 Sep; 191(9):611-5. PMID: 14504571.
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    57. Gilgen D, Gross CS, Maeusezahl D, Frey C, Tanner M, Weiss MG, Hatz C. Impact of organized violence on illness experience of Turkish/Kurdish and Bosnian migrant patients in primary care. J Travel Med. 2002 Sep-Oct; 9(5):236-40. PMID: 12962596.
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    58. Raguram R, Venkateswaran A, Ramakrishna J, Weiss MG. Traditional community resources for mental health: a report of temple healing from India. BMJ. 2002 Jul 06; 325(7354):38-40. PMID: 12098731; PMCID: PMC1123553.
    59. Akogun OB, Audu Z, Weiss MG, Adelakun AO, Akoh JI, Akogun MK, Remme H, Kale OO. Community-directed treatment of onchocerciasis with ivermectin in Takum, Nigeria. Trop Med Int Health. 2001 Mar; 6(3):232-43. PMID: 11299041.
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    60. Weiss MG, Isaac M, Parkar SR, Chowdhury AN, Raguram R. Global, national, and local approaches to mental health: examples from India. Trop Med Int Health. 2001 Jan; 6(1):4-23. PMID: 11251893.
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