Olarewaju V.O, Jafflin K, Deml M.J, Zimmermann C, Sonderegger J, Preda T, Staub H, Kwiatkowski M, Kloetzer A, Huber B.M, Merten S, Tarr P.E. Application of the Parent Attitudes about Childhood Vaccines (PACV) survey in three national languages in Switzerland: exploratory factor analysis and mokken scale analysis. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2021(in press). DOI: 10.1080/21645515.2021.1894894

2021
Journal Article
PubMed (33760690)

Yongeun Grimm P, Oliver S, Merten S, Han W.W, Wyss K. Enhancing the understanding of resilience in health systems of low- and middle-income countries: a qualitative evidence synthesis. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2021(in press). DOI: 10.34172/ijhpm.2020.261

2021
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Bapolisi W.A, Ferrari G, Blampain C, Makelele J, Kono-Tange L, Bisimwa G, Merten S. Impact of a complex gender-transformative intervention on maternal and child health outcomes in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: protocol of a longitudinal parallel mixed-methods study. BMC Public Health. 2020;20:51. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-019-8084-3

2020
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PubMed (31937267)
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Giles M.L, Mantel C, Munoz F.M, Moran A, Roos N, Yusuf N, Diaz T, Ahun M, Nic Lochlainn L.M, Wootton E, Pathirana J, Rendell S, Tuncalp O, Perut M, Hombach J, Merten S, Lambach P. Vaccine implementation factors affecting maternal tetanus immunization in low- and middle-income countries: results of the Maternal Immunization and Antenatal Care Situational Analysis (MIACSA) project. Vaccine. 2020;38(33):5268-5277. DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.05.084

2020
Journal Article
PubMed (32586763)
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Giles M.L, Mason E, Muñoz F.M, Moran A.C, Lambach P, Merten S, Diaz T, Baye M, Mathai M, Pathirana J, Rendell S, Tunçalp O, Hombach J, Roos N. Antenatal care service delivery and factors affecting effective tetanus vaccine coverage in low- and middle-income countries: results of the Maternal Immunisation and Antenatal Care Situational analysis (MIACSA) project. Vaccine. 2020;38(33):5278-5285. DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.05.025

2020
Journal Article
PubMed (32527598)
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Jafflin K. Monitoring der Baby Freundlichen Spitäler in zertifizierten Geburtskliniken (Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative): Bericht 2019: eine Analyse im Auftrag der UNICEF Schweiz und Lichtenstein. Basel: Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut, 2020

2020
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Jafflin K. Monitoring des hôpitaux amis des bébés. Maternités certifiées (Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative): rapport 2019: une analyse réalisée sur mandat d’UNICEF Suisse Lichtenstein. Basel: Institut Tropical et de Santé Publique Suisse, 2020

2020
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Kusi C, Steinmann P, Merten S. The fight against lymphatic filariasis: perceptions of community drug distributors during mass drug administration in coastal Kenya. Infect Dis Poverty. 2020;9:22. DOI: 10.1186/s40249-020-0638-1

2020
Journal Article
PubMed (32114985)
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Merten S, Mlotshwa L, Schwarz J. Youth, sexuality, gender, and health: dealing with a social phenomenon. Int J Public Health. 2020;65(4):375-376. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-020-01392-5

2020
Journal Item
PubMed (32435884)

Wyss-van den Berg M, Ogutu B, Sewankambo N.K, Merten S, Biller-Andorno N, Tanner M. Communities and clinical trials: a case study from the RTS,S malaria vaccine trials in eastern Africa. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2020;15(5):465-477. DOI: 10.1177/1556264620951384

2020
Journal Article
PubMed (32847469)

Deml M.J, Jafflin K, Merten S, Huber B, Buhl A, Frau E, Mettraux V, Sonderegger J, Kliem P, Cattalani R, Kruerke D, Pfeiffer C, Burton-Jeangros C, Tarr P.E. Determinants of vaccine hesitancy in Switzerland: study protocol of a mixed-methods national research programme. BMJ Open. 2019;9(11):e032218. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032218

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31678955)
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Dumbaugh M, Bapolisi W, Bisimwa G, Mwamini M.C, Mommers P, Merten S. Navigating fertility, reproduction and modern contraception in the fragile context of South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: 'Les enfants sont une richesse'. Cult Health Sex. 2019;21(3):323-337. DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2018.1470255

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (29847301)

Leuenberger A, Farnham A, Azevedo S, Cossa H, Dietler D, Nimako B, Adongo P.B, Merten S, Utzinger J, Winkler M.S. Health impact assessment and health equity in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review. Environ Impact Assess Rev. 2019;79:106288. DOI: 10.1016/j.eiar.2019.106288

2019
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Mhalu G, Weiss M.G, Hella J, Mhimbira F, Mahongo E, Schindler C, Reither K, Fenner L, Zemp E, Merten S. Explaining patient delay in healthcare seeking and loss to diagnostic follow-up among patients with presumptive tuberculosis in Tanzania: a mixed-methods study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019;19:217. DOI: 10.1186/s12913-019-4030-4

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (30953502)
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Schwarz J, Arminjon M, Zemp Stutz E, Merten S, Bodenmann P, Clair C. Déterminants sociaux de la santé en Suisse - comment le genre s'est perdu en chemin. Rev Méd Suisse. 2019;15(640):485-489

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (30811119)

Schwarz J, Dumbaugh M, Bapolisi W, Ndorere M.S, Mwamini M.C, Bisimwa G, Merten S. "So that's why I'm scared of these methods": Locating contraceptive side effects in embodied life circumstances in Burundi and Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Soc Sci Med. 2019;220:264-272. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.09.030

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (30472519)

Späth A. Monitoring der Baby Freundlichen Spitäler in zertifizierten Geburtskliniken (Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative): Bericht 2018: eine Analyse im Auftrag der UNICEF Schweiz und Lichtenstein. Basel: Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut, 2019

2019
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Späth A. Monitoring des hôpitaux amis des bébés. Maternités certifiées (Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative): rapport 2018: une analyse réalisée sur mandat d’UNICEF Suisse Lichtenstein. Basel: Institut Tropical et de Santé Publique Suisse, 2019

2019
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van den Berg M, Ogutu B, Sewankambo N.K, Merten S, Biller-Andorno N, Tanner M. Clinical trials in low-resource settings: the perspectives of caregivers of paediatric participants from Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. Trop Med Int Health. 2019;24(8):1023-1030. DOI: 10.1111/tmi.13281

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31215122)

Elouard Y, Weiss C, Martin-Hilber A, Merten S. Sexual violence as a risk factor for family planning-related outcomes among young Burundian women. Int J Public Health. 2018;63:13-22. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-017-0988-z

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (28612099)

Haller T, Merten S. Crafting our own rules: constitutionality as a bottom-up approach for the development of by-laws in Zambia. Hum Ecol. 2018;46(1):3-13. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-017-9917-2

2018
Journal Article

Mlotshwa L, Manderson L, Chasela C, Merten S. Talking about sex in pregnancy: reflections from the field in urban South Africa. Cult Health Sex. 2018;20(11):1157-1170. DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2017.1420233

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (29381125)

Mtenga S.M, Pfeiffer C, Tanner M, Geubbels E, Merten S. Linking gender, extramarital affairs, and HIV: a mixed methods study on contextual determinants of extramarital affairs in rural Tanzania. AIDS Res Ther. 2018;15:12. DOI: 10.1186/s12981-018-0199-6

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (29880001)
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Rokicki S, Merten S. The context of emergency contraception use among young unmarried women in Accra, Ghana: a qualitative study. Reprod Health. 2018;15:212. DOI: 10.1186/s12978-018-0656-7

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (30567545)
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Späth A, Zemp E, Merten S, Dratva J. Baby-friendly hospital designation has a sustained impact on continued breastfeeding. Matern Child Nutr. 2018;14(1):e12497. DOI: 10.1111/mcn.12497

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (28795789)
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Weiss C, Elouard Y, Gerold J, Merten S. Training in youth-friendly service provision improves nurses' competency level in the Great Lakes Region. Int J Public Health. 2018;63(6):753-763. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-018-1106-6

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (29730719)

Dumbaugh M, Bapolisi W, van de Weerd J, Zabiti M, Mommers P, Balaluka G.B, Merten S. Evaluating the comparative effectiveness of different demand side interventions to increase maternal health service utilization and practice of birth spacing in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: an innovative, mixed methods approach. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017;17:212. DOI: 10.1186/s12884-017-1396-3

2017
Journal Article
PubMed (28673283)
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Mlotshwa L, Manderson L, Merten S. Personal support and expressions of care for pregnant women in Soweto, South Africa. Glob Health Action. 2017;10:1363454. DOI: 10.1080/16549716.2017.1363454

2017
Journal Article
PubMed (28874098)
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Späth A, Merten S, Zemp E, Dratva J. The impact of baby-friendly hospital designation on duration of breastfeeding in Switzerland. European J Pub Health, 2017;27(Suppl. 3)

2017
Conference Paper

Gerold J, Staudacher S, Merten S. Survey among Medicus Mundi Switzerland members on human rights-based approaches to sexual and reproductive health: study report. Basel: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 2016

2016
Report

Merten S, Ntalasha H, Musheke M. Non-uptake of HIV testing in children at risk in two urban and rural settings in Zambia: a mixed-methods study. PLoS One. 2016;11(6):e0155510. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155510

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (27280282)
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Merten S. Ambiguous care: siblings and the economies of HIV-related care in Zambia. AIDS Care. 2016;28(Supplment 4):41-50. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1195483

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (27283347)

Mtenga S.M, Geubbels E, Tanner M, Merten S, Pfeiffer C. "It is not expected for married couples": a qualitative study on challenges to safer sex communication among polygamous and monogamous partners in southeastern Tanzania. Glob Health Action. 2016;9:32326. DOI: 10.3402/gha.v9.32326

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (27633036)
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Musheke M, Merten S, Bond V. Why do marital partners of people living with HIV not test for HIV? A qualitative study in Lusaka, Zambia. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:882. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3396-z

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (27561332)
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Sundaram N, Schaetti C, Merten S, Schindler C, Ali S.M, Nyambedha E.O, Lapika B, Chaignat C.L, Hutubessy R, Weiss M.G. Sociocultural determinants of anticipated oral cholera vaccine acceptance in three African settings: a meta-analytic approach. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:36. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2710-0

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (26762151)
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Weiss C, Schropfer D, Merten S. Parental attitudes towards measles vaccination in the canton of Aargau, Switzerland: a latent class analysis. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16(1):400. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-016-1747-0

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (27514620)
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Bifuko O, Blake C, Elouard Y, Gerold J, Martin Hilber A, Knoblauch A, Merten S, Ndabihore N, Schwarz J, Weiss C, Nangunia M. Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health survey : survey report 2014 South Kivu province, DRC. Basel: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 2015

2015
Report

Bifuko O, Blake C, Elouard Y, Gerold J, Martin Hilber A, Knoblauch A, Merten S, Ndabihore N, Weiss C, Nangunia M. Enquête sur la santé sexuelle et reproductive des adolescent(e)s et des jeunes adultes : rapport d'enquête 2014 Province du Sud Kivu, RDC. Bâle: Institut Tropical et de Santé Publique, 2015

2015
Report

Blake C, Cartaña L, Elouard Y, Gerold J, Martin Hilber A, Merten S, Ndabihore N, Ngabo F, Nzamponimpa A, Schwarz J, Weiss C. Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health survey: household and health facility surveys (Executive summary: Rwanda report: Next Generation Programm 2013-2015). Basel: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 2015

2015
Report
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Blake C, Elouard Y, Gerold J, Martin Hilber A, Merten S, Ndabihore N, Schwarz J, Weiss C. Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health survey : survey report 2014, Burundi. Basel: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 2015

2015
Report
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Blake C, Elouard Y, Gerold J, Martin Hilber A, Merten S, Ndabihore N, Schwarz J, Weiss C. Enquête sur la santé sexuelle at reproductive des adolescent(e)s et des jeunes adultes : rapport d'enquête 2014, Burundi. Basel: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 2015

2015
Report
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Blake C, Elouard Y, Gerold J, Martin Hilber A, Merten S, Ndabihore N, Schwarz J, Weiss C. Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health survey : household and health facility surveys (Executive summary: South Kivu (DRC) report : Next Generation Programme 2013-2015). Basel: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 2015

2015
Report
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Blake C, Elouard Y, Gerold J, Martin Hilber A, Merten S, Ndabihore N, Schwarz J, Weiss C. Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health survey : household and health facility surveys (Executive summary: Burundi report : Next Generation Programme 2013-2015). Basel: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 2015

2015
Report
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Dumbaugh M, Bapolisi W, Zabiti M, Mommers P, Merten S. Demand side interventions to increase maternal health service utilization and practice of birth spacing on Idjwi Island, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: who is participating?. Trop Med Int Health, 2015;20(Suppl. 1):348

2015
Conference Paper

Gerold J, Hoop S, Blake C, Merten S, Martin Hilber A. 'I try to avoid the boys!' Adolescents' sexuality representation in Rwanda, a mixed method analysis. Trop Med Int Health, 2015;20(Suppl. 1):75

2015
Conference Paper

Gross K, Hartmann K, Zemp E, Merten S. 'I know it has worked for millions of years': the role of the 'natural' in parental reasoning against child immunization in a qualitative study in Switzerland. BMC Public Health. 2015;15:373. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-1716-3

2015
Journal Article
PubMed (25888433)
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Merten S, Martin Hilber A, Biaggi C, Secula F, Bosch-Capblanch X, Namgyal P, Hombach J. Gender determinants of vaccination status in children: evidence from a meta-ethnographic systematic review. PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0135222. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135222

2015
Journal Article
PubMed (26317975)
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Merten S, Weiss C, Elouard Y, Schwarz J, Blake C, Hilbert A.M. Sexuality education is associated with increased disclosure and treatment seeking after violence experiences of young women 15-24: results from a multi-country-survey including Eastern DRC, Rwanda, and Burundi. Trop Med Int Health, 2015;20(Suppl. 1):74-75. Abstracts of the 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 6-10 September 2015, Basel, Switzerland

2015
Conference Paper

Mtenga S, Merten S, Geubbels E, Tanner M, Pfeiffer C. Prevalence and social-structural determinants of extramarital affairs in South-Eastern Tanzania. Trop Med Int Health, 2015;20(Suppl. 1):359-360

2015
Conference Paper

Mtenga S.M, Pfeiffer C, Merten S, Mamdani M, Exavery A, Haafkens J, Tanner M, Geubbels E. Prevalence and social drivers of HIV among married and cohabitating heterosexual adults in south-eastern Tanzania: analysis of adult health community cohort data. Glob Health Action. 2015;8:28941. DOI: 10.3402/gha.v8.28941

2015
Journal Article
PubMed (26432785)
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Ntalasha H, Malungo J.R, Merten S, Simona J.S. Influence of food supplements on testing for HIV and Aids and adhering to treatment in a resource poor rural setting: a case of Chivuna, Southern Zambia. Sci J Public Health. 2015;3(3):314-320. DOI: 10.11648/j.sjph.20150303.13

2015
Journal Article

Schwarz J, Blake C, Ndabihore N, Weiss C, Martin Hilber A, Merten S. Pregnancy in adolescence in the Great Lakes region: findings from a multi-country survey in South Kivu (DRC), Burundi and Rwanda. Trop Med Int Health, 2015;20(Suppl. 1):157

2015
Conference Paper

Weiss C, Elouard Y, Gerold J, Merten S. Self-reported competencies of nurses in providing sexual and reproductive health services to young people (1524 years): a comparative survey in DRC, Burundi and Rwanda. Trop Med Int Health, 2015;20(Suppl. 1):283. Abstracts of the 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 6-10 September 2015, Basel, Switzerland

2015
Conference Paper

Gari S, Musheke M, Malungo R.S.J, Martin Hilber A, Schindler C, Merten S. Sex differentials in the uptake of antiretroviral treatment in Zambia. AIDS Care. 2014;26(10):1258-1262. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2014.897911

2014
Journal Article
PubMed (24666201)

Forrester-Knauss C, Merten S, Weiss C, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Zemp Stutz E. The baby-friendly hospital initiative in Switzerland: trends over a 9-year period. J Hum Lact. 2013;29(4):510-516. DOI: 10.1177/0890334413483923

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (23578942)

Gari S, Doig-Acuna C, Smail T, Malungo J.R, Martin-Hilber A, Merten S. Access to HIV/AIDS care: a systematic review of socio-cultural determinants in low and high income countries. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13:198. DOI: 110.1186/1472-6963-13-198

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (23714167)
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Gari S, Malungo J.R, Martin-Hilber A, Musheke M, Schindler C, Merten S. HIV testing and tolerance to gender based violence: a cross-sectional study in Zambia. PLoS One. 2013;8(8):e71922. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071922

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (23991005)
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Haller T, Merten S. Losing the commons - fighting with magic: institutional change, fortress conservation and livelihood strategies of the Batwa, Kafue flats floodplain, Zambia. In: Cliggett L,Bond V, eds. Tonga timeline: appraising sixty years of multidisciplinary research in Zambia and Zimbabwe, 207-236. Lusaka: Lembani Trust, 2013

2013
Book Section

Merten S, Gari S. Sexuelle und reproduktive Gesundheit der Migrationsbevölkerung in der Schweiz und ausgewählten anderen Staaten: Literaturübersicht 2006-2012. Basel: Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut, 2013

2013
Report
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Merten S, Schaetti C, Manianga C, Lapika B, Chaignat C.L, Hutubessy R, Weiss M.G. Local perceptions of cholera and anticipated vaccine acceptance in Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:60. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-60

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (23339647)
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Merten S, Schaetti C, Manianga C, Lapika B, Hutubessy R, Chaignat C.L, Weiss M. Sociocultural determinants of anticipated vaccine acceptance for acute watery diarrhea in early childhood in Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013;89(3):419-425. DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.12-0643

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (23878187)

Musheke M, Bond V, Merten S. Couple experiences of provider-initiated couple HIV testing in an antenatal clinic in Lusaka, Zambia: lessons for policy and practice. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13:97. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-97

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (23496926)
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Musheke M, Bond V, Merten S. Deterrents to HIV-patient initiation of antiretroviral therapy in urban Lusaka, Zambia: a qualitative study. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2013;27(4):231-241. DOI: 10.1089/apc.2012.0341

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (23530573)

Musheke M, Bond V, Merten S. Self-care practices and experiences of people living with HIV not receiving antiretroviral therapy in an urban community of Lusaka, Zambia: implications for HIV treatment programmes. AIDS Res Ther. 2013;10:12. DOI: 10.1186/1742-6405-10-12

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (23675734)

Musheke M, Ntalasha H, Gari S, McKenzie O, Bond V, Martin-Hilber A, Merten S. A systematic review of qualitative findings on factors enabling and deterring uptake of HIV testin in sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:220. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-220

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (23497196)
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Schaetti C, Sundaram N, Merten S, Ali S.M, Nyambedha E.O, Lapika B, Chaignat C.L, Hutubessy R, Weiss M.G. Comparing sociocultural features of cholera in three endemic African settings. BMC Med. 2013;11:206. DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-11-206

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (24047241)
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Martin Hilber A, Kenter E, Redmond S, Merten S, Bagnol B, Low N, Garside R. Vaginal practices as women's agency in sub-Saharan Africa: a synthesis of meaning and motivation through meta-ethnography. Soc Sci Med. 2012;74(9):1311-1323. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.11.032

2012
Journal Article
PubMed (22401645)

Merten S, Manianga C. Community perceptions of cholera and oral cholera vaccines in DRC. Summary report for WHO. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2012

2012
Report

Musheke M, Bond V, Merten S. Individual and contextual factors influencing patient attrition from antiretroviral therapy care in an urban community of Lusaka, Zambia. J Int AIDS Soc. 2012;15(Suppl. 1):17366. DOI: 10.7448/IAS.15.3.17366

2012
Journal Article
PubMed (22713354)

Haller T, Merten S. "We had cattle and did not fish and hunt anyhow!" Institutional change and contested commons in the Kafue Flats floodplain (Zambia). In: Haller T, ed. Disputing the floodplains: institutional change and the politics of resource management in African wetlands, 301-359. Leiden: Brill, 2010

2010
Book Section

Martin Hilber A, Bosch-Capblanch X, Schindler C, Beck L, Sécula F, McKenzie O, Gari S, Stucki C, Merten S. Gender and immunisation: summary report for SAGE, November 2010. Basel: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 2010

2010
Report

Merten S, Kenter E, McKenzie O, Musheke M, Ntalasha H, Martin Hilber A. Patient-reported barriers and drivers of adherence to antiretrovirals in sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-ethnography. Trop Med Int Health. 2010;15 Suppl 1:16-33. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02510.x

2010
Journal Article
PubMed (20586957)

Merten S, Haller T. Whose logic? The local redistribution of food aid targeting old and chronically sick people in Zambia. Hum Organ. 2009;68(1):89-102

2009
Journal Article

Ackermann-Liebrich U, Dratva J, Merten S. Stillen in der Schweiz: Erfolg und Herausforderung. Gesundheitswesen. 2008;70(Suppl. 1):2-4

2008
Magazine Article

Béné C, Merten S. Women and Fish-for-Sex: transactional Sex, HIV/AIDS and Gender in African Fisheries. World Dev. 2008;36(5):875-899

2008
Journal Article

Haller T, Merten S. We are Zambians -Don't tell us how to fish! Institutional Change, Power Relations and Conflicts in the Kafue Flats Fisheries in Zambia. Hum Ecol. 2008. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-008-9191-4

2008
Journal Article

Merten S, Haller T. Property rights, food security and child growth. Foodpolicy. 2008;33:434-444

2008
Journal Article

Ackermann-Liebrich U, Nocera S, Merten S. Creating competent health-care specialists: the Swiss school of public health. World Hosp Health Serv. 2007;43(4):29-31

2007
Journal Article
PubMed (18405197)

Ackermann-Liebrich U, Nocera S, Merten S. A solution for creating competent health-care specialists: the Swiss School of Public Health+. Bull World Health Organ. 2007;85(12):974-976

2007
Journal Article

Merten S, Haller T. Culture, changing livelihoods, and HIV/AIDS discourse: reframing the institutionalization of fish-for-sex exchange in the Zambian Kafue Flats. Cult Health Sex. 2007;9(1):69-83

2007
Journal Article

Merten S, Wyss C, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Caesarean sections and breastfeeding initiation among migrants in Switzerland. Int J Public Health. 2007;52:210-222

2007
Journal Article

Merten S. The impact of oil production on health. In: Haller T,Blöchlinger A,John M, eds. Fossil fuels, oil companies, and indigenous peoples: strategies of multinational oil companies, states, and ethnic minorities: impact on environment, livelihoods and cultural change. Wien: LIT, 2007

2007
Book Section

Ackermann-Liebrich U, Dratva J, Merten S. Dauer und Häufigkeit sollten noch mehr zunehmen. Gynäkologie Praxis. 2006;2006:12-15

2006
Magazine Article

Ackermann-Liebrich U, Dratva J, Merten S. Stillen in der Schweiz- Ein Erfolg und was noch zu tun bleibt. Gynäkologie Praxis. 2006;2006:12-15

2006
Magazine Article

Dratva J, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. The timing of complementary feeding of infants in Switzerland: Compliance with the Swiss and the WHO guidelines. Acta Paediatr. 2006;95(7):818-825

2006
Journal Article
PubMed (16801178)

Dratva J, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Vitamin D supplementation in Swiss infants. Swiss Med Wkly. 2006;136(29-30):473-481

2006
Journal Article
PubMed (16937325)

Haller T, Merten S. "No capital needed!" De facto open access to common pool resources, poverty and conservation in the Kafue flats, Zambia. Policy Matters. 2006(14):103-113

2006
Magazine Article

Merten S, Haller T. 'Fish for sex' exchange in the Kafue flats: risky opportunities of rural women. Responding to HIV and AIDS in the fishery sector in Africa: proceedings of the International Workshop, Lusaka, Zambia, 21-22 February 2006, 59-64. Cairo: WorldFish Center,, 2006

2006
Book Section

Merten S. Stillverhältnisse in der Schweiz 2003. Schweizer Zeitschrift für Ernährungsmedizin. 2006;1:4-7

2006
Magazine Article

Merten S. Masoto = Mangelernährung? Krankheitskonzepte bei den Ila in Sambia. Bull Medicus Mundi. 2006(100):14-16

2006
Magazine Article

Merten Sonja. Strategic traditions: changing livelihoods, access to food and child malnutrition in the Zambian Kafue Flats. Basel: Univ. Basel, 2006. PhD Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Science

2006
Thesis
Link

Haller T, Merten S. Opening up the CPRs: Institutional change and the state in Kafue flats, Zambia. CPR Digest. 2005(74):7-8

2005
Magazine Article

Haller T, Merten S. Co-management of the Kafue flats fisheries project: progress report. Zürich: Department of Social Anthropology, 2005

2005
Report

Merten S, Dratva J, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Do baby-friendly hospitals influence breastfeeding duration on a national level?. Pediatrics. 2005;116(5):e702-e708

2005
Journal Article
PubMed (16263985)

Merten S, Dratva J, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Säuglingsernährung in den ersten neun Lebensmonaten - national Studie 2003. In: Eichholzer-Helbling M,Camenzind-Frey E,Matzke A,Armado R,Ballmer P, eds. Fünfter Schweizerischer Ernährungsbericht 2005, 109-124. Bern: Bundesamt für Gesundheit, 2005

2005
Book Section

Merten S, Haller T. Polygamy and livestock: security during the 2002 drought in an Ila chiefdom in Zambia. In: Mayor A,Roth C,Droz Y, eds. Sécurité sociale et développement, 69-90. Münster: LIT, 2005

2005
Book Section

Dratva J, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Säuglingsernährung in den ersten neun Lebensmonaten - nationale Studie 2003. Bern: Bundesamt für Gesundheit, 2004

2004
Report

Dratva J, Merten S. Säuglingsernährung in den ersten 9 Lebensmonaten : nationale Studie 2003 : Schlussbericht. Basel: Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, 2004

2004
Report

Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Exclusive breastfeeding rates and associated factors in Swiss baby-friendly hospitals. J Hum Lact. 2004;20(1):9-17

2004
Journal Article
PubMed (14974696)

Wyss C, Koschorke M, Declercq C, Keidel D, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Monitoring der Stillfreundlichkeit in zertifizierten Geburtskliniken und in Kliniken oder Spitälern, die das Zertifikat anstreben (Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative) : Bericht 2003. Basel: Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, 2004

2004
Report

Wyss C, Lutz R, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Monitoring der Stillfreundlichkeit in zertifizierten Geburtskliniken und in Kliniken oder Spitälern, die das Zertifikat anstreben (Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative) : Bericht 2002. Basel: Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, 2004

2004
Report

Wyss C, Lutz R, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Monitoring de la promotion de l'allaitement maternel dans les maternités certifiées favorables à l'allaitement maternel et les cliniques et hôpitaux qui visent la certification (Initiative Hôpitaux Amis des Bébées) : rapport 2002. Bâle: Institut de médecine sociale et préventive, 2004

2004
Report

Wyss C, Koschorke M, Declercq C, Keidel D, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Monitoring der Stillfreundlichkeit in zertifizierten Geburtskliniken und in Kliniken oder Spitälern, die das Zertifikat anstreben (Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative) : Bericht 2001. Basel: Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, 2003

2003
Report

Wyss C, Koschorke M, Declercq C, Keidel D, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Monitoring de la promotion de l'allaitement maternel dans les hôpitaux certifiés favorables à l'allaitement maternel et les cliniques et hôpitaux, qui visent la certification (Initiative hôpitaux amis des bébés) : rapport 2001 : version succincte. Basel: Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, 2003

2003
Report

Wyss C, Koschorke M, Declercq C, Keidel D, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Monitoring Baby-Friendliness in certified maternity facilities and clinics and hospitals seeking "Baby-Friendly" certification (Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative) : report 2001 : abbreviated version. Basel: Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, 2003

2003
Report

Wyss C, Koschorke M, Declercq C, Keidel D, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Monitoring de la promotion de l'allaitement maternel dans les hôpitaux certifiés favorables à l'allaitement maternel et les cliniques et hôpitaux qui visent la certification (Initiative Hôpitaux Amis des Bébés) : rapport 2001. Bâle: Institut de médecine sociale et préventive, 2003

2003
Report

Wyss C, Koschorke M, Declercq C, Keidel D, Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Monitoring der Stillfreundlichkeit in zertifizierten Geburtskliniken und in Kliniken oder Spitälern, die das Zertifikat anstreben (Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative) : Bericht 2001 : Kurzfassung. Basel: Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, 2003

2003
Report

Merten S, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Monitoring der Stillfreundlichkeit in zertifizierten Geburtskliniken und in Kliniken oder Spitälern, die das Zertifikat anstreben (Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative) : Bericht 2000. Basel: Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, 2002

2002
Report

Merten Sonja. Evaluation der stillfreundlichen Kliniken in der Schweiz im Rahmen der Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. Basel: Univ. Basel, 2002. MD Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine

2002
Thesis

Zemp E, Blöchliger C, Merten S, Wick M. Migration und Gesundheit : Beurteilung der gesundheitlichen Betreuung von MigrantInnen in der Region Basel : Bericht zuhanden der Gesundheitsförderung BL. Basel: Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, 2002

2002
Report

Zemp E, Blöchliger C, Merten S, Wick M. Migration und Gesundheit im Kanton BS : Bericht zu Handen des Sanitätsdepartements BS. Basel: Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, 2002

2002
Report

Merten S, Declercq C, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Monitoring der Stillfreundlichkeit in zertifizierten Geburtskliniken der Schweiz : eine Analyse im Auftrag der CH- Arbeitsgruppe zur Förderung des Stillens. Basel: Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, 2000

2000
Report