Kaspar Wyss, Professor, PhD, MPH

Head of Department

Public Health Specialist and Epidemiologist

Swiss Centre for International Health

Liwanag H.J, 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;121(4):468-470. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.01.009

Lingg M, Merida-Herrera E, Wyss K, Duran-Arenas L. Attitudes of orthopedic specialists toward effects of medical device purchasing. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2017;33(1):46-53. DOI: 10.1017/S0266462317000101

Kiefer S et al. Operational and implementation research within Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria grants: a situation analysis in six countries. Global Health. 2017;13(1):22. DOI: 10.1186/s12992-017-0245-5

Fischer F, Mengliboeva Z, Karimova G, Prytherch H, Wyss K. Out-of-pocket expenditures in rural Tajikistan and their impact on patients with chronic diseases. European J Pub Health, 2017;27(Suppl. 3)

Oraro T, Ngube N, Atohmbom G.Y, Srivastava S, Wyss K. The influence of gender and household headship on voluntary health insurance: the case of North-West Cameroon. Health Policy Plan. 2017(in press). DOI: 10.1093/heapol/czx152

Lingg M, Dreser Mansilla A, Duran-Arenas L, Wyss K. The regulation, assessment, and management of medical devices in Mexico: how do they shape the quality of delivered healthcare?. Safety in Health. 2017;3:4. DOI: 10.1186/s40886-017-0055-8

Donadel M, Karimova G, Nabiev R, Wyss K. Drug prescribing patterns at primary health care level and related out-of-pocket expenditures in Tajikistan. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;16:556. DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1799-2

Lingg M, Wyss K, Duran-Arenas L. Effects of procurement practices on quality of medical device or service received: a qualitative study comparing countries. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;16(a):362. DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1610-4

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;16:12. DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1271-3

Kiefer S et al. How can patients and their physicians contribute to an outbreak investigation? Experiences from a nationwide listeriosis outbreak in Switzerland. Swiss Med Wkly. 2016;146:w14366. DOI: 10.4414/smw.2016.14366