Helmut Brand

Doctorate in Community Medicine

  • Madhava Nagar, Karnataka State

    576104 Manipal


  • 2050 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
1991 …2019
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Research interests

International Public Health and community medicine. Helmut Brand is Jean Monnet Professor of European Public Health and head of the Department of International Health at Maastricht University, The Netherlands. He studied Medicine in Düsseldorf and Zürich and holds a Master in Community Medicine from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and London School of Economics. Prof. Brand is a specialist in Public Health Medicine. He holds an honorable doctorate from Sofia Medical University.

After working in several Health Authorities and Ministries of Health he was director of the Public Health Institute of North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany. Since then European Integration in Health is the main topic of his work. 

He is past-president of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European region (ASPHER), and past-president of the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG).

As a policy advisor, he serves on the European Advisory Committee on Health Research (EACHR) of WHO Europe and served on the Expert Panel on “Investing in Health” (EXPH) for the European Commission.

At Manipal University, India he acts as Founding Director of the "Prasanna School of Public Health".

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Research Output 1991 2019

A Heuristic Governance Framework for the Implementation of Child Primary Health Care Interventions in Different Contexts in the European Union

Schröder-Bäck, P., Schloemer, T., Clemens, T., Alexander, D., Brand, H., Martakis, K., Rigby, M., Wolfe, I., Zdunek, K. & Blair, M., 01-01-2019, In : Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing. 56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
European Union
Health Policy
Primary Health Care
Delivery of Health Care
Policy Making

Application of EASY-Care Standard 2010 instrument in a population-based survey in transitional Kosovo

Jerliu, N., Burazeri, G., Toçi, E., Philp, I., Czabanowska, K., Ramadani, N. & Brand, H., 01-04-2019, In : European Journal of Public Health. 29, 2, p. 367-371 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Standard of Care
Health Priorities
Health Status

Ethics, health policy-making and the economic crisis: A qualitative interview study with European policy-makers

Brall, C., Schröder-Bäck, P., Porz, R., Tahzib, F. & Brand, H., 14-09-2019, In : International Journal for Equity in Health. 18, 1, 144.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Policy Making
Health Policy
Administrative Personnel

Factors influencing implementation of evidence-based interventions in public health systems – A model

Vincenten, J., Morag Mackay, J., Schröder-Bäck, P., Schloemer, T. & Brand, H., 09-2019, In : Central European Journal of Public Health. 27, 3, p. 198-203 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Public Health Practice
Public Policy
Health Policy
Research Personnel

Knowledge and utilization of technology-based interventions for substance use disorders: an exploratory study among health professionals in the European Union

Quaglio, G., Pirona, A., Esposito, G., Karapiperis, T., Brand, H., Dom, G., Bertinato, L., Montanari, L., Kiefer, F. & Carrà, G., 03-09-2019, In : Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. 26, 5, p. 437-446 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European Union
health professionals
Substance-Related Disorders