Helmut Brand

Doctorate in Community Medicine

  • Madhava Nagar, Karnataka State

    576104 Manipal

    India

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

2011
5 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of witnessed parental physical violence among university students in transitional Albania

Burazeri, G., Qirjako, G., Roshi, E. & Brand, H., 01-03-2011, In : Journal of Public Health. 33, 1, p. 22-30 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Albania
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Students
Fathers
10 Citations (Scopus)
Health Literacy
Insurance Benefits
Genome
Population
Professional Role
3 Citations (Scopus)

Health literacy and public health genomics: Innovation management by citizens

Brand, A. & Brand, H., 07-2011, In : Public Health Genomics. 14, 4-5, p. 193-194 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

12 Citations (Scopus)

Health literacy-A strategic asset for corporate social responsibility in Europe

Sørensen, K. & Brand, H., 11-10-2011, In : Journal of Health Communication. 16, SUPPL. 3, p. 322-327 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Social Responsibility
social responsibility
assets
literacy
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

"gesundheit 2020" - Das neue europäische rahmenkonzept der WHO

Translated title of the contribution: "Health 2020o" - The new European framework strategy of WHOMichelsen, K. & Brand, H., 24-12-2012, In : Gesundheitswesen. 74, 12, p. 771-777 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
United States Public Health Service
Health Policy
Germany
Public Health
998 Citations (Scopus)

Health literacy and public health: A systematic review and integration of definitions and models

Sørensen, K., Van Den Broucke, S., Fullam, J., Doyle, G., Pelikan, J., Slonska, Z. & Brand, H., 27-01-2012, In : BMC Public Health. 12, 1, 80.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Health Literacy
Public Health
Health Promotion
Delivery of Health Care
Health
3 Citations (Scopus)

Methods for the evaluation of hospital cooperation activities (Systematic review protocol)

Rotter, T., Popa, D., Riley, B., Ellermann, T., Ryll, U., Burazeri, G., Daemen, P., Peeters, G. & Brand, H., 10-02-2012, In : Systematic Reviews. 1, 1, 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publications
Health Facility Merger
Hospital Planning
Bibliographic Databases
Controlled Clinical Trials
8 Citations (Scopus)

Public health ethical perspectives on the values of the European Commission's white paper "together for health"

Schröder-Bäck, P., Clemens, T., Michelsen, K., Schulte, T., Sørensen, K., Borrett, G. & Brand, H., 01-06-2012, In : Central European Journal of Public Health. 20, 2, p. 95-100 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Health
Policy Making
Health Policy
Delivery of Health Care
1 Citation (Scopus)

Quality improve ment competenc y gaps in primary care in alban ian, pol ish and sloven ian conte xts: A study protocol

Czabanowska, K., Burazeri, G., Klemenc-Ketis, Z., Kijowska, V., Tomasik, T. & Brand, H., 01-12-2012, In : Acta Informatica Medica. 20, 4, p. 254-258 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
General Practitioners
Quality Improvement
Delivery of Health Care
Medical Education
11 Citations (Scopus)

Socioeconomic conditions of elderly people in Kosovo: A cross-sectional study

Jerliu, N., Toçi, E., Burazeri, G., Ramadani, N. & Brand, H., 11-07-2012, In : BMC Public Health. 12, 1, 512.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kosovo
Cross-Sectional Studies
Poverty
Demography
Birth Rate
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

A new agenda for health in Europe

Brand, H., 01-12-2013, In : European Journal of Public Health. 23, 6, p. 904-905 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

19 Citations (Scopus)

Austerity policies in Europe - Bad for health

Brand, H., Rosenkötter, N., Clemens, T. & Michelsen, K., 29-06-2013, In : BMJ (Online). 346, 7914, f3716.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

3 Citations (Scopus)

Financing public health in Europe

Rechel, B., Brand, H. & McKee, M., 29-04-2013, In : Gesundheitswesen. 75, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Expenditures
Public Health
Economics
Health
23 Citations (Scopus)

In search for a public health leadership competency framework to support leadership curriculum-a consensus study

Czabanowska, K., Smith, T., Könings, K. D., Sumskas, L., Otok, R., Bjegovic-Mikanovic, V. & Brand, H., 01-10-2013, In : European Journal of Public Health. 24, 5, p. 850-856 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curriculum
Consensus
Public Health
Competency-Based Education
Learning

Knowledge and practices of physicians regarding health status and health care services for older people in transitional Kosovo.

Jerliu, N., Burazeri, G., Ramadani, N., Hyska, J. & Brand, H., 01-12-2013, In : Medicinski Arhiv. 67, 3, p. 164-167 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kosovo
Health Status
Health Services
Delivery of Health Care
Physicians
176 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring health literacy in populations: Illuminating the design and development process of the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire (HLS-EU-Q)

Sørensen, K., Van Den Broucke, S., Pelikan, J. M., Fullam, J., Doyle, G., Slonska, Z., Kondilis, B., Stoffels, V., Osborne, R. H. & Brand, H., 14-10-2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 1, 948.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Health Surveys
Population
Surveys and Questionnaires
Health Behavior
19 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence and socioeconomic correlates of chronic morbidity among elderly people in Kosovo: A population-based survey

Jerliu, N., Toçi, E., Burazeri, G., Ramadani, N. & Brand, H., 05-03-2013, In : BMC Geriatrics. 13, 1, 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kosovo
Morbidity
Population
Demography
Chronic Disease
43 Citations (Scopus)

Self-stigma, perceived discrimination and empowerment among people with a mental illness in six countries: Pan European stigma study

Krajewski, C., Burazeri, G. & Brand, H., 30-12-2013, In : Psychiatry Research. 210, 3, p. 1136-1146 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy
Self Concept
Psychiatry
Malta
Lithuania
4 Citations (Scopus)

Supporting decision making in cross-border regions: A health technology assessment tool for hospitals

Knies, S., Lombardi, G., Commers, M., Dauben, H. P., Evers, S., Michelsen, K., Oortwijn, W., Opara, C. & Brand, H., 06-03-2013, In : International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 29, 1, p. 71-78 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomedical Technology Assessment
Decision Making
Guidelines
Biomedical Technology
Interviews
10 Citations (Scopus)

Twentieth anniversary of the European Union health mandate: Taking stock of perceived achievements, failures and missed opportunities - A qualitative study

Rosenkötter, N., Clemens, T., Sørensen, K. & Brand, H., 18-11-2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 1, 1074.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anniversaries and Special Events
European Union
Health
Public Health
International Cooperation
14 Citations (Scopus)

Validity and timeliness of syndromic influenza surveillance during the autumn/winter wave of A (H1N1) influenza 2009: Results of emergency medical dispatch, ambulance and emergency department data from three European regions

Rosenkötter, N., Ziemann, A., Riesgo, L. G. C., Gillet, J. B., Vergeiner, G., Krafft, T. & Brand, H., 04-10-2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 1, 905.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ambulances
Emergency Medical Services
Human Influenza
Hospital Emergency Service
Information Storage and Retrieval
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)

A concept for routine emergency-care data-based syndromic surveillance in Europe

Ziemann, A., Rosenkötter, N., Garcia-Castrillo Riesgo, L., Schrell, S., Kauhl, B., Vergeiner, G., Fischer, M., Lippert, F. K., Krämer, A., Brand, H. & Krafft, T., 01-01-2014, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 142, 11, p. 2433-2446 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergency Medical Services
Disease Outbreaks
Emergencies
Spatio-Temporal Analysis
Norovirus
14 Citations (Scopus)

European hospital reforms in times of crisis: Aligning cost containment needs with plans for structural redesign?

Clemens, T., Michelsen, K., Commers, M., Garel, P., Dowdeswell, B. & Brand, H., 01-01-2014, In : Health Policy. 117, 1, p. 6-14 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost Control
Costs and Cost Analysis
Point-of-Care Systems
Health Care Reform
Health Policy
7 Citations (Scopus)

Global health in the 21st century

Laaser, U. & Brand, H., 01-01-2014, In : Global Health Action. 7, SUPP.1, 23694.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Public Health
Organizations
Life Expectancy
Terminology
Infant Nutrition Disorders
11 Citations (Scopus)

Global health in the European Union - a review from an agenda-setting perspective

Aluttis, C., Krafft, T. & Brand, H., 01-01-2014, In : Global Health Action. 7, SUPP.1, 23610.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European Union
Global Health
6 Citations (Scopus)

Health inequalities and regional specific scarcity in primary care physicians: Ethical issues and criteria

Stapleton, G., Schröder-Bäck, P., Brand, H. & Townend, D., 01-01-2014, In : International Journal of Public Health. 59, 3, p. 449-455 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Care Physicians
Ethics
physician
decision maker
Health
17 Citations (Scopus)

Health literacy lost in translations? Introducing the European Health Literacy Glossary

Sørensen, K. & Brand, H., 01-01-2014, In : Health Promotion International. 29, 4, p. 634-644 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
literacy
health
Health
European Union
5 Citations (Scopus)

Non-infectious events under the International Health Regulations (2005) in Europe - A case for syndromic surveillance

Rosenkötter, N., Ziemann, A., Krafft, T., Riesgo, L. G. C., Vergeiner, G. & Brand, H., 01-01-2014, In : Journal of Public Health Policy. 35, 3, p. 311-326 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Public Health
Chemical Safety
Food Safety
Health Services
2 Citations (Scopus)

Rechtliche und ethische Aspekte grenzüberschreitender Gesundheitsversorgung innerhalb der Europäischen Union

Translated title of the contribution: Legal and ethical aspects of cross-border healthcare within the European UnionSchröder-Bäck, P., Michelsen, K., Bongers, L., Brand, H., Förster, K. & Townend, D., 01-01-2014, In : Ethik in der Medizin. 26, 4, p. 301-315 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jurisprudence
European Union
EU
Delivery of Health Care
Ethics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Social networks, social participation and self-perceived health among older people in transitional Kosovo

Jerliu, N., Burazeri, G., Toçi, E., Kempen, G. I. J. M., Jongen, W., Ramadani, N. & Brand, H., 01-01-2014, In : European Journal of Public Health. 24, 2, p. 333-337 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kosovo
Social Participation
Social Support
Health
Health Status
11 Citations (Scopus)

Socio-economic correlates of functional health literacy among patients of primary health care in Kosovo

Toçi, E., Burazeri, G., Kamberi, H., Jerliu, N., Sørensen, K. & Brand, H., 01-01-2014, In : Public Health. 128, 9, p. 842-848 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kosovo
Health Literacy
Primary Health Care
Economics
Linear Models

Special issue "facets of global health: Globalisation,equity, impact and action"

Bishaw, T., Krafft, T., Laaser, U., Aluttis, C. & Brand, H., 01-01-2014, In : Global Health Action. 7, SUPP.1, 23696.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

12 Citations (Scopus)

Supporting health systems in Europe: Added value of EU actions?

Clemens, T., Michelsen, K. & Brand, H., 01-01-2014, In : Health Economics, Policy and Law. 9, 1, p. 49-69 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

European Union
Health
Economic Development
Health Policy
Health Status

Ten years on: Time for a public health celebration or sober reflection?

Azzopardi Muscat, N. & Brand, H., 01-01-2014, In : European Journal of Public Health. 24, 3, p. 351-352 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

3 Citations (Scopus)

The realisation of a European health information system-time to get the politicians involved

Rosenkötter, N., Brand, H., McKee, M., Riley, N., Verma, A. & Verschuuren, M., 01-01-2014, In : European Journal of Public Health. 24, 2, p. 184-185 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2015
15 Citations (Scopus)

Concurrent validation of two key health literacy instruments in a South Eastern European population

Toçi, E., Burazeri, G., Sørensen, K., Kamberi, H. & Brand, H., 01-01-2015, In : European Journal of Public Health. 25, 3, p. 482-486 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Albania
Population
Health Promotion
Public Health Practice
22 Citations (Scopus)

EU Country Specific Recommendations for health systems in the European Semester process: Trends, discourse and predictors

Azzopardi-Muscat, N., Clemens, T., Stoner, D. & Brand, H., 01-01-2015, In : Health Policy. 119, 3, p. 375-383 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
European Union
Health Expenditures
Public Health
Odds Ratio
13 Citations (Scopus)

Health literacy, self-perceived health and self-reported chronic morbidity among older people in Kosovo

Toci, E., Burazeri, G., Jerliu, N., Sørensen, K., Ramadani, N., Hysa, B. & Brand, H., 01-01-2015, In : Health Promotion International. 30, 3, p. 667-674 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kosovo
Health Literacy
morbidity
Health Status
health status
8 Citations (Scopus)

Meeting the International Health Regulations (2005) surveillance core capacity requirements at the subnational level in Europe: The added value of syndromic surveillance

Ziemann, A., Rosenkötter, N., Riesgo, L. G. C., Fischer, M., Krämer, A., Lippert, F. K., Vergeiner, G., Brand, H. & Krafft, T., 01-01-2015, In : BMC Public Health. 15, 1, 107.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Emergencies
Public Health
Health
Population
Communicable Diseases
7 Citations (Scopus)

Social media for public Health: An Exploratory policy analysis

Fast, I., Sørensen, K., Brand, H. & Suggs, L. S., 01-01-2015, In : European Journal of Public Health. 25, 1, p. 162-166 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Social Media
Policy Making
Public Health
Public Policy
Organizations
5 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the EU Directive on patients' rights and cross border health care in Malta

Azzopardi-Muscat, N., Aluttis, C., Sorensen, K., Pace, R. & Brand, H., 01-10-2015, In : Health Policy. 119, 10, p. 1285-1292 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malta
Patient Rights
Delivery of Health Care
Health
Insurance
4 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of the economic crisis on quality of care for older people: System readiness for innovation in Europe

Jongen, W., Burazeri, G. & Brand, H., 01-01-2015, In : Innovation. 28, 2, p. 167-191 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

economic crisis
innovation
Innovation
Economics
economics
18 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among children from a German birth cohort (GINIplus): Patterns, costs, and trends of use

Italia, S., Brand, H., Heinrich, J., Berdel, D., von Berg, A. & Wolfenstetter, S. B., 10-03-2015, In : BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 15, 1, 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Complementary Therapies
Parturition
Costs and Cost Analysis
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Homeopathy
10 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of self-medication and prescription drugs among 15-year-old children from the German GINIplus birth cohort

Italia, S., Brand, H., Heinrich, J., Berdel, D., von Berg, A. & Wolfenstetter, S. B., 01-11-2015, In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 24, 11, p. 1133-1143 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Medication
Prescription Drugs
Nonprescription Drugs
Parturition
Mothers
5 Citations (Scopus)

Will European Reference Networks herald a new era of care for patients with rare and complex diseases?

Azzopardi-Muscat, N. & Brand, H., 01-01-2015, In : European Journal of Public Health. 25, 3, p. 362-363 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

Europeanisation of health systems: A qualitative study of domestic actors in a small state

Azzopardi-Muscat, N., Sorensen, K., Aluttis, C., Pace, R. & Brand, H., 14-04-2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, 1, 2909.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European Union
Health
Policy Making
Healthcare Financing
Capacity Building
5 Citations (Scopus)

Fighting dementia in Europe: The time to act is now

Quaglio, G., Brand, H. & Dario, C., 01-04-2016, In : The Lancet Neurology. 15, 5, p. 452-454 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

13 Citations (Scopus)

Health literacy in a population-based sample of adult men and women in a South Eastern European country

Toçi, E., Burazeri, G., Myftiu, S., Sørensen, K. & Brand, H., 01-03-2016, In : Journal of Public Health (United Kingdom). 38, 1, p. 6-13 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Population
Albania
European Union
Balkan Peninsula
7 Citations (Scopus)

Key features of an EU health information system: A concept mapping study

Rosenkötter, N., Achterberg, P. W., Van Bon-Martens, M. J. H., Michelsen, K., Van Oers, H. A. M. & Brand, H., 01-02-2016, In : European Journal of Public Health. 26, 1, p. 65-70 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Information Systems
Public Health
Principal Component Analysis
Cluster Analysis
Consensus