Kliniken &… Institute Heidelberger Institut… Groups & Projects Working Groups Group members Jahn, Albrecht

Prof. Dr. Albrecht Jahn

MD, PhD, MSc, MSc
Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Leader of the Research Group “Global Health Policies and Systems”

Albrecht Jahn is a medical doctor with a specialization in obstetrics and gynecology, and community health. He heads the research group on “Global Health Policies and Systems” since 2010 with a focus on the post-2015 agenda, universal health coverage, access to medicines, reproductive health, and migrant health.
After clinical work in Germany, Kenya and Tanzania he specialized in obstetrics and gynecology in 1991. After additional training in Community Health and Health Management he joined the Institute of Tropical Hygiene at the University of Heidelberg as senior lecturer and researcher on maternal and perinatal health care systems in 1992 and later headed the Institute’s consultancy unit.  He then worked with the European Union’s Directorate General for Research as Scientific Officer from 2004 to 2010, covering international public health and health system as well as reproductive health including maternal health. He was member of WHO’s Consultative Expert Working Group on Research and Development: Financing and Coordination, and is currently appointed as Marsilius Fellow at Heidelberg University with an interdisciplinary project on the right to health and universal health coverage.  


2001 Habilitation in Public Health, University of Heidelberg

Medical Doctorate in Tropical Medicine

Examination of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates


Medicine, University of Heidelberg

1978 MSc Biology (zoology, microbiology, biochemistry), University of Heidelberg


Mahenge B, Stöckl H, Abubakari A, Mbwambo J, Jahn A. Physical, Sexual, Emotional and Economic Intimate Partner Violence and Controlling Behaviors during Pregnancy and Postpartum among Women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. PLoS One. 2016 Oct 18;11(10):e0164376.

Abubakari A, Jahn A. Maternal Dietary Patterns and Practices and Birth Weight in Northern Ghana. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 9;11(9):e0162285.

Agbozo F, Abubakari A, Der J, Jahn A. Prevalence of low birth weight macrosomia and stillbirth and their relationship to associated maternal risk factors in Hohoe Municipality, Ghana. Midwifery. 2016 Sep;40:200-6.

Wulifan JK, Brenner S, Jahn A, De Allegri M. A scoping review on determinants of unmet need for family planning among women of reproductive age in low and middle income countries. BMC Womens Health. 2016 Jan 15;16:2.

Razum O, Jahn A. Molecular and genomic sciences in health: apply the established rules of evidence. Int J Public Health. 2016 May;61(4):405-7.

Louis VR, Schoeps A, Tiendrebéogo J, Beiersmann C, Yé M, Damiba MR, Lu GY, Mbayiha AH, De Allegri M, Jahn A, Sié A, Becher H, Müller O. An insecticide-treated bed-net campaign and childhood malaria in Burkina Faso. Bull World Health Organ. 2015 Nov 1;93(11):750-8.

De Allegri M, Tiendrebéogo J, Müller O, Yé M, Jahn A, Ridde V. Understanding home delivery in a context of user fee reduction: a cross-sectional mixed methods study in rural Burkina Faso. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Dec 11;15(1):330.

Abubakari A, Kynast-Wolf G, Jahn A. Prevalence of abnormal birth weight and related factors in Northern region, Ghana. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Dec; 15;15(1):335

Müller O, Jahn A, Razum O. [Poliomyelitis - Challenges for the Last Mile of the Eradication Programme]. Gesundheitswesen. 2015 May 7.

Sridhar D, McKee M, Ooms G, Beiersmann C, Friedman E, Gouda H, Hill P, Jahn A. Universal Health  Coverage and the Right to Health: From Legal Principle tonPost-2015 Indicators. Int J Health Serv. 2015;45(3):495-506. doi: 10.1177/0020731415584554.

Abubakari A, Kynast-Wolf G, Jahn A. Maternal Determinants of Birth Weight in Northern Ghana. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 17;10(8):e0135641. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135641

Jahn A, Bozorgmehr K, Müller O. Reforming public and global health research in Germany. Lancet. 2015 Aug 29;386(9996):851-2. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00007-0.

Zöllner C, De Allegri M, Louis VR, Yé M, Sié A, Tiendrebéogo J, Jahn A, Müller O. Insecticide-treated mosquito nets in rural Burkina Faso: assessment of coverage and equity in the wake of a universal distribution campaign. Health Policy Plan. (2014) Jan 24.

Ridde V, Agier I, Jahn A, Mueller O, Tiendrebéogo J, Yé M, De Allegri M. The impact of user fee removal policies on household out-of-pocket spending: evidence against the inverse equity hypothesis from a population based study in Burkina Faso. Eur J Health Econ. (2014) Jan 12.

Ooms G, Sridhar D, Jahn A. Global health governance after 2015. Lancet. 2013, Sep 21;382 (9897):1017. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61964-9

Ooms G, Brolan C, Eggermont N, Eide A, Flores W, Forman L, Friedman EA, Gebauer T, Gostin LO, Hill PS, Hussain S, McKee M, Mulumba M, Siddiqui F, Sridhar D, Van Leemput L, Waris A, Jahn A. Universal health coverage anchored in the right to health. Bull World Health Organ. 2013 Jan 1;91(1):2-2A. doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.115808

Jahn A, Razum O. Neue genetische Tests: anerkannte Kriterien für Screeninganwender. Therapeutische Umschau 2013; 70 (4): 255-256

Sridhar D, Brolan CE, Durrani S, Edge J,  Larry Gostin, Hill PS, Jahn A, McKee M. Governance and Financing of Global Public Health: The Post-2015 Agenda. The Brown Journal of World Affairs (2013) 20(1):  69-86

Müller O, Beiersmann C, Diesfeld HJ, Jahn A. Germany and global health: an unfinished agenda? Lancet. 2013 Nov 23;382 (9906):1702. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62399-5.

 Tozan Y, Jahn A, Muller O (2013) Evaluation of the Affordable Medicines Facility-Malaria. Lancet, 381, 1095-1096.

De Allegri M, Louis VR, Tiendrebeogo J, Souares A, Ye M, Tozan Y, Jahn A, Mueller O (2013) Moving towards universal coverage with malaria control interventions: achievements and challenges in rural Burkina Faso. Int J Health Plann Manage, 28, 102-121

Beiersmann C, Bermejo Lorenzo J, Bountogo M, Tiendrébeogo J, Gabrysch S, Yé M, Jahn A,
Müller O. Malnutrition Determinants in Young Children from Burkina Faso. J Trop Pediatr. 2013; 59(5):372-379.

De Allegri M, Ridde V, Louis VR, Sarker M, Tiendrebéogo J, Yé M, Müller O, Jahn A. The impact of targeted subsidies for facility-based delivery on access to care and equity - Evidence from a population-based study in rural Burkina Faso. JPublic Health Policy. 2012 Aug 30. doi: 10.1057/jphp.2012.27.

Gissler M, Fronteira I, Jahn A, Karro H, Moreau C, da Siva M, Olsen J, Savona-Ventura C, Temmerman M, Hemminki E; the REPROSTAT-group. Terminations of pregnancy in Europe: the East-West divide. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2012 Jul;119(8):1020-1021. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2012.03354.x.

De Allegri M, Louis VR, Tiendrébeogo J, Souares A, Yé M, Tozan Y, Jahn A, Mueller O. Moving towards universal coverage with malaria control interventions: achievements and challenges in rural Burkina Faso. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2012 Jun 11. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2116.

Louis VR, Bals J, Tiendrebéogo J, Bountogo M, Ramroth H, De Allegri M, Traoré C, Beiersmann C, Coulibaly B, Yé M, Jahn A, Becher H, Müller O. Long-term effects of malaria prevention with insecticide-treated mosquito nets on morbidity and mortality in African children: randomised controlled trial. Trop Med Int Health. 2012 Apr 23. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.02990.x

Beiersmann C, Bountogo M, Tiendrébeogo J, Louis VR, Gabrysch S, Yé M, Jahn A, Müller O. Malnutrition in young children of rural Burkina Faso: comparison of survey data from 1999 with 2009. Trop Med Int Health. 2012 Apr 23. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.02985.x.

Gissler M, Fronteira I, Jahn A, Karro H, Moreau C, Oliveira da Silva M, Olsen J, Savona-Ventura C, Temmerman M, Hemminki E; REPROSTAT group. Terminations of pregnancy in the European Union. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2012 Feb;119(3):324-32.

Ouedraogo N, Müller O, Jahn A, Gerhardus A. Human papillomavirus vaccination in Africa. Lancet. 2011 378 (9788):315-6.

De Allegri M, Ridde V, Louis VR, Sarker M, Tiendrebéogo J, Yé M, Müller O, Jahn A. Determinants of utilisation of maternal care services after the reduction of user fees: a case study from rural Burkina Faso. Health Policy. 2011 Mar; 99(3):210-8. 3:

Beiersmann C, De Allegri M, Tiendrebéogo J, Yé M, Jahn A, Mueller O. Different delivery mechanisms for insecticide-treated nets in rural Burkina Faso: a provider's perspective. Malaria Journal. 2010 Dec 4;9:352

Eriksen J, Mujinja P, Warsame M, Nsimba S, Kouyaté B, Gustafsson L, Jahn A, Müller O, Sauerborn R, Tomson G. Effectiveness of a community intervention on malaria in rural Tanzania - a randomised controlled trial. African Health Sciences. 2010 Dec;10(4):332-40

Mushi D, Mpembeni R, Jahn A. Effectiveness of community based safe motherhood promoters in improving the utilization of obstetric care. The case of Mtwara Rural District in Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2010 Apr 1;10(1):14

De Allegri M, Marschall P, Flessa S, Tiendrebéogo J, Kouyaté B, Jahn A, Müller O. Comparative cost analysis of insecticide-treated net delivery strategies: sales supported by social marketing and free distribution through antenatal care. Health Policy Planning. 2010 Jan;25(1):28-38.

Petersen JJ, Paulitsch MA, Guethlin C, Gensichen J, Jahn A. A survey on worries of pregnant women--testing the German version of the Cambridge worry scale. BMC Public Health. 2009 Dec 28;9:490.

Tipke M, Louis VR, Yé M, De Allegri M, Beiersmann C, Sié A, Mueller O, Jahn A. Access to malaria treatment in young children of rural Burkina Faso. Malaria Journal. 2009 Nov 24;8:266.

Müller O, De Allegri M, Becher H, Tiendrebogo J, Beiersmann C, Ye M, Kouyate B, Sie A, Jahn A. Distribution systems of insecticide-treated bed nets for malaria control in rural Burkina Faso: cluster-randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE. 2008 Sep 11;3(9): e3182

Kouyaté B, Somé F, Jahn A, Coulibaly B, Eriksen J, Sauerborn R, Gustafsson L, Tomson G, Becher H, Mueller O. Process and effects of a community intervention on malaria in rural Burkina Faso: randomized controlled trial. Malaria Journal 2008 Mar 25;7:50.

Petersen J, Jahn A. Suspicious findings in antenatal care and their implications from the mothers’ perspective: A prospective study in Germany. Birth 2008, 35(1):41-9.

Gissler M, Hannikainen-Ingman K,  Donati S,  Jahn A, Oliveira da Silva M, Hemminki E and the REPROSTAT-group The feasibility of European reproductive health indicators. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care  2008, 13 (4), 2008,  376 – 386

Mpembeni RN, Killewo JZ, Leshabari MT, Massawe SN, Jahn A, Mushi D, Mwakipa H. Use pattern of maternal health services and determinants of skilled care during delivery in southern Tanzania: Implications for achievement of MDG-5 targets. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2007 Dec 6;7(1):29

Hunger C, Külker R, Kitundu H, Massawe S, Jahn A. Assessing unmet obstetric need in Mtwara Region, Tanzania. Tropical Medicine & International Health 2007 Oct. 12(10):1239-47

 Imamura M, Tucker J, Hannaford P, Oliveira da Silva M, Astin M, Wyness L, Bloemenkamp KW, Jahn A, Karro H, Olsen J, Temmerman M. Factors associated with teenage pregnancy in the European Union countries: a systematic review. Eur J Public Health  Mar 25

Prytherch H, Massawe S, Kuelker R, Hunger C, Mtatifikolo F, Jahn A. The unmet need for Emergency Obstetric Care in Tanga Region, Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2007 Aug 6;7(1):16

von Both C, Jahn A, Flessa S. Costing maternal health services in South Tanzania : A case study from Mtwara Urban District. Eur J Health Econ. 2007 Apr 24;

Mushi DL, Mpembeni RM, Jahn A. Knowledge about safe motherhood and HIV/AIDS among school pupils in a rural area in Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2007 Apr 24;7:5.

Eriksen J, Tomson G, Mujinja P, Warsame MY, Jahn A, Gustafsson LL. Assessing health worker performance in malaria case management of underfives at health facilities in a rural Tanzanian district. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2007 12(1):52-61

Müller O, Jahn A. Insektizidbehandelte Mosquitonetze. Hohe Bedeutung in der Malariabekämpfung in Afrika. Flugmedizin, Tropenmedizin, Reisemedizin 1: 38-39 (2007)

von Both C, Flessa S, Makuwani A, Mpembeni RM, Jahn A. How much time do health services spend on antenatal care? Implications for the introduction of the focused antenatal care model in Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2006 Jun 23;6:22

Meissner PE, Mandi G, Coulibaly B, Witte S, Tapsoba T, Mansmann U, Rengelshausen J, Schiek W, Jahn A, Walter-Sack I, Mikus G, Burhenne J, Riedel KD, Schirmer RH, Kouyate B, Muller O. Methylene blue for malaria in Africa: results from a dose-finding study in combination with chloroquine. Malaria Journal 2006 Oct 8;5:84.

Jahn A, Bloemenkamp KW, Hannaford P, Olsen J, da Silva MO, Temmerman M (2006)  Monitoring reproductive health in Europe--what are the best indicators of reproductive health? Hum Reprod. 21(9):2199-200

Temmerman M, Foster LB, Hannaford P, Cattaneo A, Olsen J, Bloemenkamp KW, Jahn A, da Silva MO. Reproductive health indicators in the European Union: The REPROSTAT project. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2006 May 1;126(1):3-10

Jahn, A., Kynast-Wolff G., Kouyate B., Becher, H. (2006) Twin pregnancies in rural Burkina Faso: Frequency, mortality and use of health services. Acta Obstetricia Gynecologica Scandinavica ;85(1):26-32

Mandi G., Witte S, Meissner P., Coulibaly B., Mansmann U., Rengelshausen J., Schiek W., Jahn A., Sanon M., Wust K., Walter-Sack I., Mikus G., Burhenne J., Riedel K.D., Schirmer H., Kouyate B.,
Muller O. (2005) Safety of the combination of chloroquine and methylene blue in healthy adult men with G6PD deficiency from rural Burkina Faso Tropical Medicine & International Health  10(1): 32-38

Miaffo C, Some F, Kouyate B, Jahn A, Mueller O. (2004) Malaria and anemia prevention in pregnant women of rural Burkina Faso. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 27;4(1):18.

Becher, B., Müller, O., Jahn, A., Gbangou, A., Kynast-Wolff, G and Kouyate, B. (2004) Risk factors of infant and child mortality in rural Burkina Faso.  Bulletin of the World Health Organisation 82(4):265-73

Jahn, A. (2003) The risk approach in antenatal care – is it out of date? Dutch Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 116: 303-6

Müller, O., Jahn, A. (2003) Expanding insecticide-treated mosquito net coverage in Africa: tradeoffs between public and commercial strategies. Tropical Medicine & International Health  8 (10): 853-856

Jahn, A.; Razum, O. (2003) Neonatal hip screening The Lancet, 361, 1658-1659

Müller, A.; Traoré C.; Jahn A.; Becher, H. (2003) Severe anaemia in west African children: malaria or malnutrition? The Lancet, 361, 86-87 

Jahn, A. (2002) Ultraschall-Screening in der Schwangerschaft: Evidenz und Versorgungswirklichkeit. Zeitschrift für ärztliche Fortbildung und Qualitätssicherung 96 (10), 649-654

Jahn, A., Razum, O. (2002) Measuring maternal health. The Lancet, 360, 876-877

Müller, O., Jahn, A., von Braun, J. (2002) Micronutrient supplementation for malaria control – Hype or Hope? Tropical Medicine & International Health 7 (4): 1-3

Bosse, G., Massawe, S., Jahn, A. (2002) The partograph in daily practice: it's quality that matters, International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 77, 243-244

Kowalweski, M., Mujinja, P and  Jahn A. (2002) User costs of maternity services in South Tanzania. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 6 (1): 65-73

Jahn, A. (2002) Screening - the Trojan horse in preventive medicine? Tropical Medicine & International Health 7 (4): 295-297

Jahn, A., Kudzala, A., Kitundu, H., Lyamuya, E, Razum O. (2001) Meningitis propagation in southern Tanzania: The role of a village video show. Tropical Medicine and International Health
6 (10): 839-41.

Jahn, A., Razum, O. (2001) Observational studies for intervention assessment [letter]. The Lancet 357, 2141

Jahn, A.,  Carvalho, I. and Kalinga T. (2001) Evaluating Traditional Midwife Training Programs: Lessons learned from Tanzania. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 73,3, 277-278

Kowalewski M. & Jahn A. (2001) Health professionals for maternity services: covering the population with quality maternity care. Health Services Organisation & Policy, 17, 131-150.

Jahn A.; De Brouwere V. (2001) Referral in pregnancy and childbirth: Concepts and strategies. Health Services Organisation & Policy, 17, 229-246.

Razum, O., Jahn, A. (2000) Marital status and maternal mortality [letter]. The Lancet 355, 2169

Jahn, A. (2000) Anspruch und Wirklichkeit der Schwangerenvorsorge am Beispiel des Ultraschall-Screenings. Tagungsband der Landestagung 2000 des Deutschen Hebammenverbandes, Landesverband Baden-Württemberg des Deutschen Hebammenverbandes, Stuttgart, 28-33

Kowalewski, M., Jahn, A., Kimatta, S.S., Kisimbo, D. (2000) Why do at-risk mothers fail to reach referral level care? Barriers beyond distance and cost.
African Journal of Reproductive Health 4,1, 100-109

Tautz, S., Jahn, A., Molokomme. I., Görgen, R. (2000) Between fear and relief: How rural pregnant women experience foetal ultrasound in a Botswana District Hospital.
Social Science and Medicine 50, 689-701

Jahn, A., Dar Iang, M., Shah, U., and Diesfeld, H.-J. (2000) Maternity Care in rural Nepal: A health service analysis. Tropical Medicine and International Health 5,9, 657-665

Jahn, A., (1999) Is the risk approach in antenatal care still justified? Lessons from Tanzania and Germany. Gynaecology Forum 4, 4, 16-19

Razum, O., Jahn, A., Snow, R. (1999) Maternal mortality in the former East Germany before and after reunification: changes in risk by marital status. British Medical Journal  319, 1104-1105

Razum, O., Jahn, A., Blettner, M.,  Reitmaier, P. (1999) Trends in maternal mortality among women of German and non-German nationality in Germany, 1980 to 1996,
International Journal of Epidemiology 28, 919-924

Jahn, A., Funck, G., Razum, O. (1999), Ultraschall-Screening in der Schwangerschaft - Fraglicher Nutzen des Ultraschall-Screenings zur Erkennung einer intrauterinen Wachstumsretardierung im klinischen Alltag. Fortschritte der Medizin, 4, 35-37

Jahn, A., Razum, O., Berle, P. (1999) Routine-Ultraschall in der deutschen Schwangerenvorsorge: Ist die Effektivität gesichert? Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde 59, 97-102

Jahn, A., Kimatta, S.S., Kowalewski, M., Kisimbo, D. (1999) Obstetric care for high risk pregnancies at referral level in Southern Tanzania: Low risk selection at referral level. Proceedings of the 8th Conference of the World Federation of Public Health Associations 84-85

Kowalewski, M., Tautz, S.,Löhken, Jahn, A. (1998) The community perspective of problems in pregnancy and child birth. Curare, SB 15, 181-193

Jahn, A., Leshabari, M.T. (1998) Maternal health in Sub-Saharan Africa: From understanding the problem to appropriate intervention. African Journal of Reproductive Health 2, 200-204

Jahn, A., Kowalewski, M., Kimatta, S.S. (1998) Obstetric care in Southern Tanzania: Does it reach those in need? Tropical Medicine and International Health 3, 926-932

Jahn, A., Kowalewski,M. (1998) The risk approach in antenatal care: Pitfalls of a global strategy. Curare, SB 15, 195-209

Jahn, A., Razum, O., Berle, P. (1998) Routine screening for intrauterine growth retardation:
low sensitivity and questionable benefit for diagnosed cases.
Acta Obstetricia Gynecologica Scandinavica, 77, 643-648

Diesfeld, H.-J., Jahn, A., Razum, O. (1997) Gesundheitssystemforschung, eine problem- und aktionsorientierte Erweiterung der Epidemiologie in Entwicklungsländern.
Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiolgie, 81, 567-570

Jahn, A., Külker, R. (1996) Wenig wirksame und ungenügend angepasste Schwangerenvorsorge. Medicus Mundi Bulletin, 60, 24-32.

Jahn, A., Berle, P. (1996) Zur Qualität antepartaler Daten in der Hessischen Perinatalerhebung: Ein Vergleich mit Angaben im Mutterpass und Ergebnissen einer Schwangerenbefragung. Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde, 56, 132-138.

Jahn, A., Aslam, A. (1995) Fathers' perception of child health: A case study in a squatter Settlement of Karachi, Pakistan. Health Transition Review, 5, 191-206

Jahn, A., Diesfeld H.-J. (1987) Viszerale Leishmaniasis im Baringo District, Kenia: Neuere Untersuchungsergebnisse. Heidelberger Geographische Arbeiten, 83, 193-204.

Jahn, A., Diesfeld H.-J. (1983) Evaluation of a visually read ELISA for serodiagnosis and seroepidemiological studies of Kala Azar in the Baringo District, Kenya."
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 77, 451-454.

Jahn, A., Lelmett, J.M., Diesfeld, H.-J. (1986) Seroepidemiological study on Kala Azar in Baringo District, Kenya. Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 89, 91-104.

1.   Razum O, Zeeb H, Müller O, Jahn A (eds) (2014) Global Health - Gesundheit und Gerechtigkeit. Huber, Zürich (288 pages)

2.   Jahn A.  Prinzipien und Lösungsansätze im internationalen Vergleich. In: Razum, Zeeb, Müller & Jahn (Eds.), Globalisierung – Gerechtigkeit – Gesundheit, Einführung in Global Health. Verlag Hans Huber (2014), 81-82.

3.   Bauschke R, Jahn A. Global Health Governance und neue Gesundheitsinitiativen. In: Razum, Zeeb, Müller & Jahn (Eds.), Globalisierung – Gerechtigkeit – Gesundheit, Einführung in Global Health. Verlag Hans Huber (2014), 83-88.

4.   Beiersmann C, Jahn A. Millennium-Entwicklungsziele: Bilanz und Ausblick auf die Post-2015-Agenda. In: Global Health: Gesundheit und Gerechtigkeit. Razum O, Zeeb H, Mueller O, Jahn A (Herausgeber). Verlag Hans Huber: Hogrefe AG, Bern (2014), 25-30.

5.   Carai S, Meissner P, Jahn A, Müller O, Weber M. Gesundheit von Müttern, Neugeborenen, Kindern und Jugendlichen. In: Razum O, Zeeb H, Mueller O, Jahn A (Eds.), Globalisierung – Gerechtigkeit – Gesundheit, Einführung in Global Health. Verlag Hans Huber (2014), 135-150.

6.   Jahn A, Beiersmann C, Mueller O (2013) The prescription for women’s health: the MDGs and beyond. In: Global development goals - Leaving no one behind. United Nations Association, London, 107-111.

7.   Jahn A, Beiersmann C. Gesundheitsziele wurden eher verfehlt. In Welthaus Bielefeld e.V. (Hrsg.), Welthaus Bielefeld Info. 2014; 2, 6-7.

8.   Jahn A., Probst-Hensch N. (2012)  Public Health Genomics in Egger M., Razum O (eds.): Public Health 18-22 de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

9.   Jahn A., Razum O.,  Diesfeld H.-J., (2012) Internationale Gesundheitsorganisationen mit gesundheitspolitischer Bedeutung [International organisations with global health relevance] in Hurrelmann K., Razum R. (eds.) Handbuch Public Health. Beltz Juventa, München/Weinheim: 1155-1176

10. Battams S., Matlin S. A., Jahn A., Kickbusch I. (2011). The Case for Europe as a Leader in Research and Innovation for Global Health. Global Health Europe: Geneva

11. Müller O., Jahn A. (2009) Malnutrition and Maternal and Child Health. In Ehiri J. (editor) Maternal and Child Health. 287-310, Springer New York, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London

12. Jahn, A. and Karaoglou A. Neglected infectious diseases. Conference report of the European Commission, European Commission, Brussels (2006) (weblink: http://ec.europa.eu/research/health/infectious-diseases/neglected-diseases/pdf/nid-conference-final-report052007_en.pdf)

13. Diesfeld H.-J., Jahn A. (2006) Internationale Gesundheitsorganisationen [International organisations in the health field] in Hurrelmann K., Laaser U., Razum R. (eds.) 1201-1235 München: Juventa

14. Blettner M., Jahn A., Langer I., Bischof U., Hormann H. (2003) Machbarkeit von Studien zur schädigenden Wirkung von diagnostischem Ultraschall in der Schwangerschaft auf die

15. Abdur Rehman S., Janjua, T., Farooq, T., Jahn A., De Muynck A. (2000) Unmet Obstetrical Needs in the Districts of Attock & Jhelum, Punjab Province, Pakistan. HSA Press, Islamabad

16. Gesundheit der Nachkommen. Schriftenreihe Reaktorsicherheit und Strahlenschutz. 1-198 Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit: Bonn

17. Jahn, A. (1996) Organisation der geburtshilflichen Abteilung [Organisation of a Maternity Unit]. In: Diesfeld, H.J., Falkenhorst, G., Razum, O. and Hampel, D. (Hrsg.). Gesundheitsversorgung in Entwicklungsländern [Health Care in Developing Countries]. 349-369. Berlin: Springer

18. Jahn, A. (1994) Die Betreuung von Schwangeren in Entwicklungsländern [Antenatal Care in Developing Countries]. In: Wacker, J., Baldé, M.D., Bastert, G. (Hrsg.). Geburtshilfe unter einfachen Bedingungen [Obstetric Care under limited conditions]. 43-50. Berlin: Springer