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  1. Suraya A, Nowak D, Widajati Sulistomo A, Ghanie Icksan A, Syahruddin E, Berger U, Bose‐O’Reilly, S (2020): Asbestos‐Related Lung Cancer: A Hospital‐Based Case‐Control Study in Indonesia. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 591. Link
  2. Garrido MA, Encina V, Solis-Soto MT, Parra M, Bauleo MF, Meneses C, Radon K (2020): Courses on Basic Occupational Safety and Health: A Train-the-Trainer Educational Program for Rural Areas of Latin America. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 1842. Link
  3. Solís-Soto MT, Paudel D, Nicoli F (2020): Relationship between vaccination and nutritional status in children: Analysis of recent Demographic and Health Surveys. Demographic Research: Volume 42, Article 1, pp. 1-14. Link
  4. Khosa C, Bhatt N, Massango I, Azam K, Saathoff E, Bakuli A, Riess F, Ivanova O, Hoelscher M, Rachow A (2020): Development of chronic lung impairment in Mozambican TB patients and associated risks. BMC Pulmonary Medicine (2020) 20:127
  5. Olena Ivanova, Celso Khosa, Abhishek Bakuli, Nilesh Bhatt, Isabel Massango, Ilesh Jani, Elmar Saatho, Michael Hoelscher, Andrea Rachow (2020): Lung Function Testing and Prediction Equations in Adult Population from Maputo, Mozambique (2020). Link
  6. Garrido MA, Encina V, Solis-Soto MT, Parra M, Bauleo MF, Meneses C, Radon K (2020): Courses on Basic Occupational Safety and Health: A Train-the-Trainer Educational Program for Rural Areas of Latin America. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 1842. Link
  7. Solís-Soto MT, Paudel D, Nicoli F (2020): Relationship between vaccination and nutritional status in children: Analysis of recent Demographic and Health Surveys. Demographic Research: Volume 42, Article 1, pp. 1-14. Link
  8. Vásquez León M, Espinoza Alarcón E, Castañeda Córdoca E, Cava Acurio M, Herrera Neira F (2020): Salud Ocupcaional en Áreas Rurales de América Latina. Experienca de la Alfarería en Pomaire. Extensión con sentido país: innovando en las prácticas de extensión, vinculación con el medio y comunicaciones en la Universidad de Chile, 2016-2018, pp. 385-396. Link


  1. Garrido Campos MA, Parra M, Díaz J, Medel J, Nowak D, Radon K (2019): Occupational Safety and Health in a Community of Shellfish Divers: A Community‑Based Participatory Approach. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2019, 1-10. Link
  2. Espinoza-Castro B, Weinmann T, Mendoza López R, Radon K (2019): Major Depressive Syndrome (MDS) and its Association with Time of Residence among Spanish Speaking Au-Pairs Living in Germany. International Journal of Enviromental Research and Public Health. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2019, 16, 4764. Link
  3. Machado Susseret N, Briceño-Ayala L, Radon K (2019): Prevalence of low back pain in migrant construction workers in Mar del Plata, Argentina. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 2019, 1-6. Link
  4. Solís-Soto MT, Martínez Pérez S, Santos ME, Muehlhaeusser M, Radon K (2019): Relación de trabajo y autopercepción de salud en estudiantes de Enfermería en Sucre, Bolivia. Educación Médica Superior, 2019;33(3):e1969. Link

  5. Parra M (2019): Workplace Violence. Development and Cooperation, June 2019, 30-31. Link
  6. Scherrer C, Radon K (Eds.) (2019): Occupational Safety and Health Challenges in Southern Agriculture. München: Rainer Hampp Verlag. Link
  7. Solís-Soto MT, Schön A, Parra M, Radon K (2019): Associations between effort-reward imbalance and health indicators among school teachers in Chuquisaca, Bolivia: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2019:9:e025121. Link
  8. Weinmann T, Alzahmi A, Schneck A, Mancera Charry J.F, Fröschl G and Radon K (2019): Population-based assessment of health, healthcare utilisation, and specific needs of Syrian migrants in Germany: what is the best sampling method?. BMC Medical Research Methodology. Link


  1. Meneses CRadon K and van Dijk F (2018): Violence at Work and Mental Distress among Firefighters in Guatemala. Annals of Global Health. 2018; 84(3), pp. 532–537. Link
  2. Espinosa Aranzales F, Radon K, Fröschl G, Pinzón Rondón M, Delius M (2018): Prevalence and risk factors for intestinal parasitic infections in pregnant women residing in three districts of Bogotá, Colombia. BMC Public Health 18 (1071). Link
  3. Espinoza‑Castro B, Vásquez Rueda L. E, Mendoza Lopez RV and Radon K (2018): Working below skill level as risk factor for distress among Latin American migrants living in Germany: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Link
  4. Bauleo MF, van Dijk F and Radon K (2018) One’s workplace, Other’s home? Work and health of domestic workers in Argentina. Annals of Global Health. 2018; 84(3), pp. 450–458. Link
  5. Garrido Campos MA, Hindelang BA, Siqueira de Carvalho D, Urzúa Finke I, Herrera R and Radon K (2018): Prevalence and risk factors for hearing loss in Chilean shellfish divers. Annals of Global Health. 2018; 84(3), pp. 442–449. Link
  6. Lucchini RG, McDiarmid M, van der Laan G, Rosen M, Placidi D, Radon K, Ruchirawat M, Kurtz L and Philip Landrigan (2018): Education and Training: Key factors in Global Occupational and Environmental Health. Annals of Global Health. 2018; 84(3), pp. 436–441. Link
  7.  Espinosa Aranzales AF, Radon K, Fröschl G, Pinzón Rondón AM and Delius M (2018): Prevalence and risk factors for intestinal parasitic infections in pregnant women residing in three districts of Bogotá, Colombia BMC Public Health (2018) 18:1071. Link
  8. Shah R, Rehfuess Eva, Paudel D, Maskey MK and Maria Delius (2018): Barriers and facilitators to institutional delivery in rural areas of Chitwan district, Nepal: a qualitative study. Shah et al. Reproductive Health (2018) 15:110. Link
  9. Grafa J, Luckea T, Herrera R, Watzd H, Hollee R, Vogelmeierf C, Fickerg H. J, Jörres R, (2018): Compatibility of medication with PRISCUS criteria and identification of drug interactions in a large cohort of patients with COPD. Elsevier B.V., 05.02.2018. Link
  10. Machado Susseret N, Kurtz L, Bauleo MF, Radon K. (2018): Training for Social Responsability – Control of Workers in Construction Sites. ICETIC 2018 Proceedings 2 (21). Link


  1. Tanaka LF, Latorre MD, Gutierrez EB, Heumann C, Herbinger KH, Fröschl G (2017): Trends in the incidence of AIDS-defining and non-AIDS-defining cancers in people living with AIDS: a population-based study from São Paulo, Brazil. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 2017. Link

  2. Vicente CR, Herbinger KH, Cerutti Junior C, Malta Romano C, de Souza Areias Cabidelle A, Fröschl G (2017): Determination of clusters and factors associated with dengue dispersion during the first epidemic related to Dengue virus serotype 4 in Vitoria, Brazil. PLoS One, 2017. Link

  3. Vicente CR, Cerutti Junior C, Fröschl G, Romano CM, Cabidelle AS, Herbinger KH (2017): Influence of demographics on clinical outcome of dengue: a cross-sectional study of 6703 confirmed cases in Vitória, Espírito Santo State, Brazil. Epidemiology and Infection, 2017. Link

  4. Tanaka LF, Latorre MR, Gutierrez EB, Curado MP, Fröschl G, Heumann C, Herbinger KH (2017) Risk for cancer among people living with AIDS, 1997-2012: the São Paulo AIDS-cancer linkage study. European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2017. Link

  5. Nicoli F, Gallerani E, Sforza F, Finessi V, Chachage M, Geldmacher C, Cafaro A, Ensoli B, Caputo A, Gavioli R (2017): AIDS 2017 December. Link

  6. González M. A, Solís-Soto M T and Radon K (2017): Leishmaniasis: Who Uses Personal Protection among Military Personnel in Colombia?. Annals of Global Health, Vol. 83, No. 3-4, 2017. Link

  7. Niba L., Aulinger B., Mbacham F. W and Parhofer G. K (2017): Predictors of glucose control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: results of a cross-sectional study in Cameroon. BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jun 12;10(1):207. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2534-8. Link

  8. Solis-Soto M T, Schön A, Solis-Soto A, Parra M and Radon K (2017): Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among school teachers from urban and rural areas in Chuquisaca, Bolivia: a cross-sectional study. BioMed Central Ltd. Link

  9. Paudel D, Shrestha B. I, Siebeck M and Rehfuess E (2017): Impact of the community-based newborn care package in Nepal: a quasi-experimental evaluation. BMJ Open 2017. Link

  10. Khosa C, Patel K, Abdiyeva K, Turebekov N, Prüller B and Heinrich N (2017): Proceedings from the CIHLMU 5th Infectious Diseases Symposium 2016 “Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: Old Disease - New Challenge”. Link

  11. Tilahun Abdeta, Daniel Tolessa, Kristina Adorjan and Mubarek Abera (2017) Prevalence, withdrawal symptoms and associated factors of khat chewing among students at Jimma University in Ethiopia. Abdeta et al. BMC Psychiatry (2017) 17:142. Link

  12. Garcia VH, Radon K (2017) Preventive Training among Medical Interns in Mexico City and Its Association with Needlestick and Sharp Injuries – A Cross Sectional Study. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2017 Mar, Vol-11(3). Link

  13. Bauleo MF, van Dijk F, Radon K (2017) Ritmo de trabajo y su influencia en la salud mental de trabajadoras domésticas en Argentina. Revista de Salud Pública (Ed. Especial), Marzo 2017, pp. 73 – 82. Link

  14. Herrera R, Berger U, von Ehrenstein OS, Díaz I, Huber S, Moraga Muñoz D, Radon K (2017): Estimating the Causal Impact Proximity to Gold and Copper Mines on Respiratory Diseases in Chilean Children: An Application of Targeted Maximum Likehood Estimation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(1). Link
  15. Solis Soto MT, Schön A, Solis-Soto A, Parra M, Radon K (2017): Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among school teachers from urban and rural areas in Chuquisaca, Bolivia: a cross-sectional study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. (1/2017), 18:425. Link
  16. Solis-Soto MT, Schön A, Parra M, Radon K (2017) Factores psicosociales del ambiente laboral en profesores de áreas urbanas y rurales de Chuquisaca, Bolivia. Revista de Salud Pública (Ed. Especial), Marzo 2017, pp. 17 – 27. Link


  1. Laura Emilce Flores Rodríguez, Edgar Giménez Caballero, Jessica Gerlich, Denise Carvalho, Katja
    Radon (2016): Prevalencia de accidentes de trabajo en trabajadores recolectores de basura en Asunción, Paraguay. 2013-2014. Mem. Inst. Investig. Cienc. Salud. 2016;14 (2):40-52. Link
  2. Atanga PN, Ndetan HT, Achidi EA, Meriki HD, Hoelscher M, Kroidl A (2016): Retention in care and reasons for discontinuation of lifelong antiretroviral therapy in a cohort of Cameroonian pregnant and breastfeeding HIV-positive women initiating ‘Option B+’ in the South West Region. Tropical Medicine & International Health Link
  3. Chiapponi C, Dimitriadis K, Özgül G, Siebeck RG, Siebeck M (2016): Awareness of ethical issues in medical education: an interactive teach-the-Teacher course. GMS Journal for Medical Education: Vol. 33(3). Link
  4. Delgado-Rospigliosi J, de Carvalho DS, Radon K, Herrera R (2016): Effort-Reward Imbalance, Mental Health and Accidents in Offshore Petroleum Workers. Occupational Medicine & Health Affairs. 2016 4:5. Link
  5. GBD 2015 HIV Collaborators (2016): Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980–2015: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet HIV: Vol. 3, August 2016. Link
  6. Girma T, Asaminew T, Siebeck M, Fischer MR, Jacobs F, Desalegn S, Mamo Y, Haileamlak A (2016): Establishing Medical Schools in Limited Resource Settings. Ethopian Journal of Health Sciences: Vol. 26, No. 3, May 2016. Link
  7. Gudina EK, Tesfaye M, Adane A, Lemma K, Shibiru T, Pfister HW, Klein M (2016): Challenges of bacterial meningitis case management in Ethiopia. Tropical Medicine & International Health: TM & IH, Vol. 21, Issue 5, May 2016. Link
  8. Kerebih H, Abrha H, Frank R, Abera M (2016) Perception of primary school teachers to school children’s mental health problems in Southwest Ethiopia. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health. doi:10.1515/ijamh-2016-0089 Link
  9. Lucke T, Herrera R, Wacker M, Holle R, Biertz F, Nowak D et al. (2016): Systematic Analysis of Self-Reported Comorbidities in Large Cohort Studies - A Novel Stepwise Approach by Evaluation of Medication. PLoS ONE 11(10). Link
  10. Lucke T, Herrera R, Wacker M, Holle R, Biertz F, Nowak D et al. (2016): Systematic Analysis of Self-Reported Comorbidities in the COSYCONET COPD cohort study by stepwise evaluation of medication. European Respiratory Journal 48:PA1121. Link
  11. Massa D, Woldemichael K, Tsehayneh B, Tesfay A (2016): Treatment outcome of severe acute malnutrition and determinants of survival in Northern Ethiopia: A prospective cohort study. International Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism: Vol 8(3). Link
  12. Meneses C; Sierra J; Porres C; Guzmán-Quilo C, Hernández M, González E, Vela L, Sagastume M, Orton P, Cardozo R, Kurtz L (2016): ¿Cómo ser un mejor bombero? Una guía para mejorar su desempeño, cuidando su salud física y mental. Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala. Link
  13. Radon K, Llanqui U, Arce A, Herrera R, Herbig B, Nowak D, Parra M (2016): Job strain, bullying and violence at work and asthma in Peruvian cleaners - a cross-sectional analysis. J Asthma. 2016 Jul 20:0. Link
  14. Van Dijk F, Caraballo-Arias, Y (2015): Occupational Safety and Health online: How to find reliable information. Learning and Developing Occupational Health foundation (LDOH). Link
  15. Vicente CR, Cerutti Junior C, Fröschl G, Romano CM, Cabidelle ASA, Herbinger KH (2016): Influence of demographics on clinical outcome of dengue: a cross-sectional study of 6703 confirmed cases in Vitória, Espírito Santo State, Brazil. Epidemiology and Infection:1-8. Link
  16. Vicente CR, Herbinger KH, Fröschl G, Romano CM, Cabidelle ADA, Cerutti C (2016): Serotype influences on dengue severity: a cross-sectional study on 485 confirmed dengue cases in Vitoria, Brazil. Bmc Infectious Diseases 16:7. Link


  1. Addisu F, Wondafrash M, Chemali Z, Dejene T, Tesfaye M (2015): Length of stay of psychiatric admissions in a general hospital in Ethiopia: a retrospective study. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 9(1):13. Link
  2. Alamdo AG, Fiseha T, Tesfay A, Deber MK, Tirfe ZM, Tilahin T (2015): Anemia and its associated risk factors at the time of antiretroviral therapy initiation in public health facilities of Arba Minch town, Southern Ethiopia. Health 7(12):1657. Link
  3. Ali S, Heileamlak A, Wieser A, Pritsch M, Heinrich N, Loescher T, Hölscher M, Rachow A (2015): Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis among prison inmates in Ethiopia, a cross-sectional study. PLOS ONE. Link
  4. Arefin S, Shariful Islam SM (2015): Glycemic status of neonates at a tertiary care hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Journal of Diabetology 2:2. Link
  5. Bhardwaj M, Arteta M, Batmunkh T, Briceno Leonardo L, Caraballo Y, Carvalho D, Dan W, Erdogan S, Brborovic H, Gudrun K, Ilse U, Ingle GK, Joshi SK, Kishore J, Khan Z, Retneswari M, Meneses C, Moraga D, Njan A, Okonkwo FO, Ozlem K, Ravichandran S, Rosales J, Rybacki M, Sainnyambuu M, Shathanapriya K, Radon K (2015): Attitude of medical students towards occupational safety and health: a multi-national study. International Journal of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, 6(1):7. Link
  6. Biswas T, Shariful Islam SM, Islam A (2015): Prevention of Hypertension in Bangladesh: A Review. Cardiovascular Journal 7(2):137. Link
  7. Islam MA, Rahman A, Aleem MA, Shariful Islam SM (2015): Prevalence and Associated Factors of Depression Among Post-Stroke Patients in Bangladesh. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 1-13. Link
  8. Karim MA, Majumder AA., Islam KQ, Alam MB, Paul ML, Islam MS, Chowdhury KN, Shariful Islam SM (2015). Risk factors and in-hospital outcome of acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction in young Bangladeshi adults. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 15(1):73. Link
  9. Kudom AA, Mensah BA, Fröschl G, Boakye D, Rinder H (2015): Preliminary assessment of the potential role of urbanization in the distribution of carbamate and organophosphate resistant populations of Culex species in Ghana. Parasites & Vectors, 8:8. Link
  10. Kudom AA, Mensah BA, Fröschl G, Rinder H, Boakye D (2015): DDT and pyrethroid resistance status and laboratory evaluation of bio-efficacy of long lasting insecticide treated nets against Culex quinquefasciatus and Culex decens in Ghana. Acta Tropica 150: 122. Link
  11. Mainuddin AKM, Begum HA, Rawal LB, Islam A, Shariful Islam SM (2015): Women Empowerment and Its Relation with Health Seeking Behavior in Bangladesh. Journal of Family and Reproductive Health 9(2):65. Link
  12. Mendes de Carvalho Livani F, Siqueira de Carvalho D, Aguilar Alonzo HG (2015): Trabalhadores usuários de drogas en recuperação em uma região industrial do Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Trabalho, 14(2), pp. 78 – 83. Link
  13. Mou SZ, Bhuiya FA, Shariful Islam SM (2015): Knowledge and perceptions of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, and reproductive health among female students in Dhaka, Bangladesh. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research 2(1):9-15. Link
  14. Mulugeta S, Tesfay K, Frank R, Gruber-Frank C (2015): Acute loss of vision in a young woman: A case report on psychogenic blindness. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences 25(1):99. Link
  15. Navti LK, Ferrari U, Tange E, Parhofer K, Bechtold-Dalla Pozza S (2015): Height-obesity relationship in school children in Sub-Saharan Africa: results of a cross-sectional study in Cameroon. BMC Research Notes 8(1):1. Link
  16. Neupane M, Basnyat B, Fischer R, Froeschl G, Wolbers M, Rehfuess E (2015): Sustained use of biogas fuel and blood pressure among women in rural Nepal. Environmental Research 136:343. Link
  17. Odari EO, Maiyo A, Lwembe R, Guertler L, Eberle J, Nitschko H (2015): Establishment and evaluation of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for the semi-quantitative detection of HIV-1 group M virus. Journal of Virological Methods 212:30. Link
  18. Rawal LB, Joarder T, Shariful Islam SM, Uddin A, Ahmed SM (2015): Developing effective policy strategies to retain health workers in rural Bangladesh: a policy analysis. Human Resources for Health, 13(1):36. Link
  19. Ruttkowski P, Radon K, Parra M, Carvalho D, Lozovey J, van Dijk F, Moraga Muñoz D, Lioce M, Urzúa Finke I, Basagoitia Echalar A, Briceño L, Encina Zamora V (2015): Curso para Especialistas en Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional de Latinoamérica. Revista Colombiana de Salud Ocupacional, 5(4), pp. 5-9. Link
  20. Shariful Islam SM (2015): Therapeutic Advances in Thrombosis. Cardiovascular Journal 7(2):166. Link
  21. Shariful Islam SM, Islam MS, Rawal LB, Mainuddin AKM, Wahiduzzaman M, Niessen LW (2015): Clinical profile of patients with diabetic nephropathy in a tertiary level hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Archives of Medicine & Health Sciences, 3(2):191. Link
  22. Shariful Islam SM, Lechner A, Ferrari U, Seissler J, Holle R, Niessen LW (2015): Mobile phone use and willingness to pay for SMS for diabetes in Bangladesh. Journal of Public Health (online first). Link
  23. Shariful Islam SM, Niessen LW, Ferrari U, Ali L, Seissler J, Lechner A (2015): Effects of Mobile Phone SMS to Improve Glycemic Control Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes in Bangladesh: A Prospective, Parallel-Group, Randomized Controlled Trial. Diabetes Care, 38(8), e112-e113. Link
  24. Shariful Islam SM, Niessen LW, Sessler J, Ferrari U, Biswas T, Islam A, Lechner A (2015): Diabetes knowledge and glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes in Bangladesh. SpringerPlus 4:284. Link
  25. Shariful Islam SM, Rawal LB (2015): Setting HbA1c targets for patients with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Diabetology 2:5. Link
  26. Shariful Islam SM, Rawal LB, Niessen LW (2015): Prevalence of depression and its associated factors in patients with type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional study in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 17:36. Link
  27. Salas MS, Quezada S, Basagoitia A, Fernández T, Herrera R, Parra M, Moraga D, Weigl M, Radon K (2015): Working Conditions, Workplace Violence, and Psychological Distress in Andean Miners: A Cross-sectional Study Across three countries. Annals of Global Health, Vol. 81, Issue 4, July-August 2015, pp. 465 - 474. Link
  28. Zenebe Y, Negash A, Tolu Feyissa G, Krahl W (2015): Alcohol Use Disorders and Its Associated Factors among Psychiatric Outpatients in Jimma University Specialized Hospital, Southwest Ethiopia. Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence 3:3. Link
  29. Shariful Islam SM, Alam DS, Wahiduzzaman M, Niessen LW, Fröschl G, Ferrari U, Seissler, Rouf HMA, Lechner A (2015): Clinical characteristics and complications of patients with type 2 diabetes attending an urban hospital in Bangladesh. Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Clinical Research and Reviews, in press. Link


  1. Chachage M, Geldmacher C (2014): Immune System Modulation by Helminth Infections: Potential Impact on HIV Transmission and Disease Progression. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 828:131. Link
  2. Chachage M, Podola L, Clowes P, Nsojo A, Bauer A, Mgaya O, Kowour D, Fröschl G, Maboko L, Hölscher M, Saathoff E, Geldmacher C (2014): Helminth-Associated Systemic Immune Activation and HIV Co-receptor Expression: Response to Albendazole/Praziquantel Treatment. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8(3):e2755. Link
  3. Choudhury KN, Mainuddin AKM, Wahiduzzaman M, Shariful Islam SM (2014): Serum lipid profile and its association with hypertension in Bangladesh. Vascular Health and Risk Management 10:327. Link
  4. Dejene S, Negash A, Tesfay K, Jobst A, Abera M (2014): Prevalence and pattern of depressive disorder among diabetic patients in Jimma University specialized hospital, south west Ethiopia. Journal of Psychiatry (Previously African Journal of Psychiatry) 17:3. Link
  5. Girma E, Gebretsadik L, Kaufman M, Rimal R, Morankar S, Limaye R (2014): Stigma Against People with HIV/AIDS in Rural Ethiopia, 2005 to 2011: Signs and Predictors of I provement. AIDS and Behavior 18(6):1046. Link
  6. Girma E, Möller-Leimkühler AM, Dehning S, Müller N, Tesfaye M, Fröschl G (2014): Self-stigma among caregivers of people with mental illness: toward caregivers´ empowerment. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare 7:37. Link
  7. Girma E, Möller-Leimkühler AM, Müller N, Dehning S, Fröschl G, Tesfaye M (2014): Public stigma against family members of people with mental illness:findings from the Gilgel Gibe Field Research Center (GGFRC), Southwest Ethiopia. BMC International Health and Human Rights 14:2. Link
  8. Honeyborne I, Mtafya B, Phillips PP, Hölscher M, Ntinginya EN, Kohlenberg A, Rachow A, Rojas-Ponce G, McHugh TD, Heinrich N (2014): On behalf of the Pan African Consortium for the Evaluation of Anti-tuberculosis Antibiotics (PanACEA). The Molecular Bacterial Load Assay replaces solid culture for measuring early bactericidal response to anti-tuberculosis treatment. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52:3064. Link
  9. Jacobs F, Stegmann K, Siebeck M (2014): Promoting medical competencies through international exchange programs: benefits on communication and effective doctor-patient relationships. BMC Medical Education 14:43. Link
  10. Kyeyune R, Saathoff E, Ezeamama AE, Loescher T, Fawzi W, Guwatudde D (2014): Prevalence and correlates of cytopenias in HIV-infected adults initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy in Uganda. BMC Infectious Diseases, 14. Link
  11. Mannert K, Dehning S, Krause D, Leitner B, Rieder G, Siebeck M, Tesfaye M, Abera M, Hailesilassie H, Tesfay K, Jobst A (2014): Quality of life in Ethiopia’s street youth at a rehabilitation center and the association with trauma. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27(5):593 Link
  12. Mensah GI, Addo KK, Tetteh JA, Sowah S, Loescher T, Geldmacher C, Jackson-Sillah D (2014): Cytokine response to selected MTB antigens in Ghanaian TB patients, before and at 2 weeks of anti-TB therapy is characterized by high expression of IFN-gamma and Granzyme B and inter- individual variation. BMC Infectious Diseases, 14:495. Link
  13. Navti LK, Ferrari U, Tange E, Bechtold-Dalla Pozza S, Parhofer KG (2014): Contribution of socioeconomic status, stature and birth weight to obesity in Sub-Saharan Africa: cross-sectional data from primary school-age children in Cameroon. BMC Public Health 14:320. Link
  14. Okonkwo FO, Ejike CECC, Berger U, Schmaling C, Schierl R, Radon K (2014): Workplace exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): A review and discussion of regulatory imperatives for Nigeria. Research Journal of Environmental Toxicology, 1-13. Link
  15. Paudel D (2014): Quality of antenatal care and institutional delivery practice in Nepal: Further analysis of 2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey. Ad Astra Journal, 5:2. Link
  16. Peters T, Grützmann T, Bruchhausen W, Coors M, Jacobs F, Kaelin L, Knipper M, Kressing F, Neitzke G (2014): Grundsätze zum Umgang mit Interkulturalität in Einrichtungen des Gesundheitswesens. Ethik in der Medizin 26(1):65. Link
  17. Portevin D, Moukambi F, Clowes P, Bauer A, Chachage M, Ntinginya NE, Mfinanga E, Said K, Haraka F, Rachow A, Saathoff E, Mpina M, Jugheli L, Lwilla F, Marais BJ, Hölscher M, Dauenberger C, Reither K, Geldmacher C (2014): Assessment of the novel T-cell activation marker? tuberculosis assay for diagnosis of active tuberculosis in children: a prospective proof-of-concept study. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 14(10):931. Link
  18. Radon K, Kurtz L, Erazo P, Lorenz S, Nowak D (2014): Occupational Safety and Health in Latin America. ASU International. available online: Link
  19. Schlick C, Joachin M, Briceno L, Moraga D, Radon K (2014): Occupational injuries among children and adolescents in Cusco Province: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health, 14:766. Link
  20. Sforza F, Nicoli F, Galleriani E, Finessi V, Reali E, Cafaro A, Caputo A, Ensoli B, Gavioli R (2014): HIV-1 Tat affects the programming and functionality of human CD8+ T cells by modulating the expression of T-box transcription factors. Aids, 28, 1729-38. Link
  21. Shariful Islam SM (2014): Awareness and Self-Reported Health Hazards of Electromagnetic Waves from Mobile Phone Towers in Dhaka, Bangladesh: A Pilot Study. Advances in Public Health, 2014, Article ID 952832. Link
  22. Shariful Islam SM, Dannemann Purnat T, Nguyen Thi Anh P, Mwingira U, Schacht K, Fröschl G (2014): Non‐Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in developing countries: a symposium report. Globalization and Health 10:81. Link
  23. Shariful Islam SM, Lechner A, Ferrari U, Fröschl G, Alam DS, Holle R, Seissler J, Niessen LW (2014): Mobile phone intervention for increasing adherence to treatment for type 2 diabetes in an urban area of Bangladesh: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research 14:586. Link
  24. Shariful Islam SM, Niessen LW (2014): Population based cancer registry in the developing countries: A first step towards cancer control programs and research. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, in press. Link
  25. Soboka M, Tesfaye M, Feyissa GT, Hanlon C (2014): Alkohol use disorders and associated factors among people living with HIV who are attending services in south west Ethiopia. BMC Research Notes 7:828. Link
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