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Biddle L, Hintermeier M, Costa D, Wasko Z, Bozorgmehr K.Context, health and migration: a systematic review of natural experiments. eClinicalMedicine 2023;102206. doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2023.102206.
→ Links: Lancet.

Bozorgmehr K. Situation marginalisierter Menschen während der Pandemie am Beispiel Migration und Flucht: ein Sachverständigenbeitrag zur Enquete Kommission „Krisenfeste Gesellschaft“. Gesundheitswesen 2023; 85(02):78-79. doi: 10.1055/a-1992-7430.
→ Links: Thieme.

Bozorgmehr K, Kühne S, Biddle L. Local political climate and spill-over effects on refugee and migrant health: a conceptual framework and call to advance the evidence. BMJ Glob Health. 2023 Mar;8(3):e011472. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2022-011472.
→ Links: PMID: 36898715; BMJ; pdf-Dokument.

Bozorgmehr K, Gold AW. Access to, Continuity and Coordination of Healthcare for Refugees: Emerging Challenges and Topics for Health Services Research. In: Wensing M, Ullrich C (Hrsg.). Foundations of Health Services Research - Principles, Methods, and Topics. Springer Cham 2023 (ISBN: 978-3-031-29997-1); 271–285. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-29998-8_22. 
→ Links: Springer.

Bozorgmehr K, McKee M, Azzopardi-Muscat N, Bartovic J, Campos-Matos I, Gerganova TI, Hannigan A, Janković J, Kállayová D, Kaplan J, Kayi I, Kondilis E, Lundberg L, Mata I, Medarević A, Suvada J, Wickramage K, Puthoopparambil SJ. Integration of migrant and refugee data in health information systems in Europe: advancing evidence, policy and practice. Lancet Reg Health Eur. 2023 Oct 27;34:100744. doi: 10.1016/j.lanepe.2023.100744.
→ Links: PMID: 37927430; PMCID: PMC10625017; ScienceDirect.

Bozorgmehr K, Rast E, Hintermeier M, Ziegler S. Health System Resilience, Othering & Context: Synthesis report of an interdisciplinary workshop. PH-LENS Working Paper Series. Vol 5. Bielefeld: Universität Bielefeld; 2023. doi: 10.4119/unibi/2969039.
→ Links: Uni Bielefeld; pdf-Dokument.

Gold AW, Bozorgmehr K, Biddle L, Perplies C, Rast E, Jahn R. Krisenreaktion zu Beginn der COVID-19-Pandemie in Sammelunterkünften für Geflüchtete : Analyse der akteursübergreifenden Zusammenarbeit aus Perspektive der Aufnahmebehörden in Deutschland [Early crisis response to the COVID-19 pandemic in collective accommodation facilities for refugees : Analysis of cross-actor working arrangements from the perspective of the reception authorities in Germany]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2023 Jul 7. German. doi: 10.1007/s00103-023-03745-w. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: PMID: 37418026; Springer; ResearchGate.

Führer A, Taché S, Riemenschneider H, Bozorgmehr K, Diaz-Monsalve S, Knipper M, Mews C, Schwienhorst-Stich EM, Siebert U, Strelow KU, Ziegler S. Das Lehrnetzwerk Migration und Gesundheit: Aus- und Weiterbildung konsolidieren und weiterentwickeln [The Migration and Health Teaching Network: consolidating and developing education and training]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2023 Oct;66(10):1130-1134. German. doi: 10.1007/s00103-023-03765-6. Epub 2023 Sep 22.
→ Links: PMID: 37737318; PMCID: PMC10539183; Springer Link.

Kajikhina K, Koschollek C, Bozorgmehr K, Sarma N, Hövener C. Rassismus und Diskriminierung im Kontext gesundheitlicher Ungleichheit – ein narratives Review [Racism and discrimination in the context of health inequalities-a narrative review]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2023 Oct;66(10):1099-1108. German. doi: 10.1007/s00103-023-03764-7. Epub 2023 Sep 21.
→ Links: PMID: 37735190; PMCID: PMC10539181; Springer Link.

Kajikhina K, Koscholle C, Sarma N, Bug M, Wengler A, Bozorgmehr K, Razum O, Borde T, Schenk L, Zimmermann R, Hövener C. Empfehlungen zu Erhebung und Analyse migrationsbezogener Determinanten in der Public-Health-Forschung. J Health Monit 2023;1:55-77. doi: 10.25646/11093.
→ Links: RKI.

Mohsenpour A, Dudek V, Bozorgmehr K, Biddle L, Razum O, Sauzet O. Type of Refugee Accommodation and Health of Residents: A Cross-Sectional, Population-Based Cluster Analysis in South-West Germany. Int J Public Health 2023;68:1605786. doi: 10.3389/ijph.2023.1605786. 
→ Links: IJPH; ResearchGate.

Rast E, Perplies C, Biddle L, Bozorgmehr K. Between Care and Coercion: Asylum Seekers’ Experiences With COVID-19 Containment and Mitigation Measures in German Reception Centres. Int J Public Health 2023;68:1605230. doi: 10.3389/ijph.2023.1605230.
→ Links: IJPH.

Sorensen J, Michaëlis C, Olsen JMM, Krasnik A, Bozorgmehr K, Ziegler S. Diversity competence training for health professionals in Europe: a modified delphi study investigating relevant content for short or online courses. BMC Med Educ. 2023 Aug 21;23(1):590. doi: 10.1186/s12909-023-04563-z.
→ Links: PMID: 37605124; PMCID: PMC10441710; pdf-Dokument.

Wahedi K, Zenner D, Flores S, Bozorgmehr K. Mandatory, voluntary, repetitive, or one-off post-migration follow-up for tuberculosis prevention and control: A systematic review. PLoS Med. 2023 Jan 31;20(1):e1004030. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1004030.
→ Links: PMID: 36719863; PMCID: PMC9888720; PLOS; pdf-Dokument.

Biddle L, Wahedi K, Bozorgmehr K. Comparable worth of life for all? Conducting and disseminating health economic evaluations for refugees in Germany. Global Health. 2022 May 12;18(1):48. doi: 10.1186/s12992-022-00845-1.
→ Links: PMID: 35550577; PMCID: PMC9096763; pdf-Dokument.

Biddle L, Wenner J, Bozorgmehr K. Inequalities in health system responsiveness among asylum seekers and refugees: A populationbased, cross-sectional study in Germany. PLOS Glob Public Health 2022;2(9): e0000984. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0000984.
→ Links: PLOS; pdf-Dokument.

Biddle L, Ziegler S, Baron J, Flory L, Bozorgmehr K. The patient journey of newly arrived asylum seekers and responsiveness of care: A qualitative study in Germany. PLoS One. 2022 Jun 24;17(6):e0270419. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0270419.
→ Links: PMID: 35749409; PMCID: PMC9231813; PLOS; pdf-Dokument.

Bozorgmehr K. Assessing Refugee Accommodation: From Broken Windows Index to Heterotopic Spaces. In: Razum O, Dawson A, Eckenwiler L, Wild V (eds). Refugee Camps in Europe and Australia. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham 2022 (ISBN: 978-3-031-12876-9). doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-12877-6_5.
→ Links: Springer Link.

Bozorgmehr K, Biddle L, Gottlieb N. Gesundheitssystem zwischen Krise und Integration: Lehren aus 30 Jahren Fluchtmigration. GGW 2022;22(3);15-26.
→ Links: WIdO; pdf-Dokument.

Bozorgmehr K, Zick A, Hecker T. Resilience of Health Systems: Understanding Uncertainty Uses, Intersecting Crises and Cross-level Interactions Comment on "Government Actions and Their Relation to Resilience in Healthcare During the COVID-19 Pandemic in New South Wales, Australia and Ontario, Canada". Int J Health Policy Manag. 2022 Jun 1. doi: 10.34172/ijhpm.2022.7279. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: PMID: 35658333; ResearchGate; IJHPM; pdf-Dokument.

Hintermeier M, Gold AW, Erdmann S, Perplies C, Bozorgmehr K, Biddle L. From Research into Practice: Converting Epidemiological Data into Relevant Information for Planning of Regional Health Services for Refugees in Germany. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022;19(13):8049. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19138049.
→ Links: MDPI; pdf-Dokument.

Jahn R, Biddle L, Ziegler S, Nöst S, Bozorgmehr K. Conceptualising difference: a qualitative study of physicians' views on healthcare encounters with asylum seekers. BMJ Open. 2022 Nov 24;12(11):e063012. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063012.
→ Links: PMID: 36424105; PMCID: PMC9693650; BMJ Open; pdf-Dokument.

Jahn R, Bozorgmehr K. Gesundheits- und Gewaltschutzmonitoring in Aufnahmeeinrichtungen für Geflüchtete - Perspektiven aus der Praxis am Beispiel des »PriCare« Projekts. In: Kleist JO, Dermitzaki D, Oghalai B, Zajak S (Hrsg.) Gewaltschutz in Geflüchtetenunterkünften: Theorie, Empirie und Praxis (Kultur und soziale Praxis). transcript Verlag, Bielefeld 2022 (ISBN: 978-3-8376-5544-5). doi: 10.14361/9783839455449.
→ Links: transcript Verlag; pdf-Dokument.

Jahn RHintermeier MBozorgmehr K. SARS-CoV-2 attack rate in reception and accommodation centres for asylum seekers during the first wave: Systematic review of outbreak media reports in Germany. J Migr Health. 2022;5:100084. doi: 10.1016/j.jmh.2022.100084. Epub 2022 Feb 4. 
→ Links: PMID: 35136866; PMCID: PMC8815301pdf-Dokument.

Kratzsch L, Bozorgmehr K, Szecsenyi J, Nöst S. Health Status and Access to Healthcare for Uninsured Migrants in Germany: A Qualitative Study on the Involvement of Public Authorities in Nine Cities. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 May 28;19(11):6613. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19116613.
→ Links: PMID: 35682197; PMCID: PMC9180213; pdf-Dokument.

Kumar BN, James R, Hargreaves S, Bozorgmehr K, Mosca D, Hosseinalipour S-M, AlDeen KN, Tatsi C, Mussa R, Veizis A, Kállayová D, Blanchet K, Machado RS, Orcutt M, Severoni S. Meeting the health needs of displaced people fleeing Ukraine: Drawing on existing technical guidance and evidence. Lancet Reg Health Eur 2022;00:100403. doi: 10.1016/j.lanepe.2022.100403. published online
→ Links: Lancet; ScienceDirectpdf-Dokument.

Rast E, Biddle L, Bozorgmehr K. Der subjektive Sozialstatus im Asylkontext: Eine explorative qualitative Studie mit geflüchteten Menschen. Z'Flucht 2022(2):147-180, doi: 10.5771/2509-9485-2022-2-147
→ Links: nomos-eLibrary; pdf-Dokument.

Ziegler S, Michaëlis C, Sørensen J. Diversity Competence in Healthcare: Experts’ Views on the Most Important Skills in Caring for Migrant and Minority Patients. Societies 2022; 12(2):43. doi: 10.3390/soc12020043.
→ Links: mdpipdf-Dokument.

Biddle LJahn RPerplies CGold AWRast E, Spura A, Bozorgmehr K. COVID-19 in Sammelunterkünften für Geflüchtete: Analyse von Pandemiemaßnahmen und prioritäre Bedarfe aus behördlicher Sicht [COVID-19 in collective accommodation centres for refugees: assessment of pandemic control measures and priorities from the perspective of authorities]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2021 Feb 9:1–11. German. doi: 10.1007/s00103-021-03284-2. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: PMID: 33564895; PMCID: PMC7872106pdf-Dokument.

Biddle LHintermeier M, Mohsenpour A, Sand M, Bozorgmehr K. Monitoring der Gesundheit und Gesundheitsversorgung geflüchteter Menschen in Sammelunterkünften: Ergebnisse des bevölkerungsbezogenen Surveys RESPOND. Journal of Health Monitoring 2021;6(1): 7–29. doi: 10.25646/7862. 
→ Links: RKIpdf-Dokument.

Bozorgmehr KJahn R. Obligations in a global health emergency. The Lancet 2021;398;2071-2072. doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)02337-0.
→ Links: PMID: 34863345; PMCID: PMC8639156; ScienceDirectThe Lancetpdf-Dokument.

Costa D, Biddle LBozorgmehr K. Association between psychosocial functioning, health status and healthcare access of asylum seekers and refugee children: a population-based cross-sectional study in a German federal state. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 2021 Oct 12;15(1):59. doi: 10.1186/s13034-021-00411-4. 
→ Links: PMID: 34641919; PMCID: PMC8513294pdf-Dokument.

Hintermeier M, Gencer H, Kajikhina K, Rohleder S, Hövener C, Tallarek M, Spallek J, Bozorgmehr K. SARS-CoV-2 among migrants and forcibly displaced populations: A rapid systematic review. J Migr Health. 2021;4:100056. doi: 10.1016/j.jmh.2021.100056. Epub 2021 Jun 16.
→ Links: PMID: 34151312; PMCID: PMC8205550pdf-Dokument.

Jahn RRohleder S, Erdmann S, Qreini M, Kaur S, Aluttis FBozorgmehr K. Gesundheitsmonitoring bei geflüchteten Menschen in Aufnahmeeinrichtungen: Dezentrale Analyse medizinischer Routinedaten im Verbund. Journal of Health Monitoring 6(1): 30–54. doi: 10.25646/7864. 
→ Links: RKIResearchGatepdf-Dokument

Mohsenpour ABiddle LKrug KBozorgmehr K. Measuring deterioration of small-area housing environment: Construction of a multi-dimensional assessment index and validation in shared refugee accommodation. SSM Popul Health. 2020 Dec 31;13:100725. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2020.100725.
→ Links: PMID: 33437858; PMCID: PMC7788238ScienceDirectpdf-Dokument.

Mohsenpour ABozorgmehr KRohleder S, Stratil J, Costa D. SARS-Cov-2 prevalence, transmission, health-related outcomes and control strategies in homeless shelters: Systematic review and meta-analysis. EClinicalMedicine. 2021 Aug;38:101032. doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2021.101032. Epub 2021 Jul 23. 
→ Links: PMID: 34316550; PMCID: PMC8298932ScienceDirect.

Perplies CBiddle L, Benson-Martin J, Joggerst B, Bozorgmehr K. Förderung der psychischen Gesundheit von geflüchteten Menschen. Erkenntnisse aus der Implementierung eines gruppenbasierten Peer-Ansatzes im kommunalen Setting. [Promoting mental health among refugees. Findings from the implementation of a group-based peer approach in a community setting]. Präv Gesundheitsf 2021. DOI: 10.1007/s11553-021-00899-w. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: Spriger Medizinpdf-Dokument.

Rohleder SBozorgmehr K. Monitoring the spatiotemporal epidemiology of Covid-19 incidence and mortality: A small-area analysis in Germany. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2021 Aug;38:100433. doi: 10.1016/j.sste.2021.100433. Epub 2021 May 21. 
→ Links: PMID: 34353525; PMCID: PMC8139365ScienceDirect.

Rohleder S, Stock C, Bozorgmehr K. Socioeconomic deprivation is inversely associated with measles incidence: a longitudinal small-area analysis, Germany, 2001 to 2017. Euro Surveill. 2021 Apr;26(17):1900755. doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2021.26.17.1900755. 
→ Links: PMID: 33928902; PMCID: PMC8086244Eurosurveillance.

Ziegler SBozorgmehr K. Die ›Bleibeperspektive‹ als soziale Determinante der Gesundheit Geflüchteter? Z’Flucht 2021;5(2):309-325.  doi: 10.5771/2509-9485-2021-2-309
→ Links: ResearchGatepdf-Dokument.

Ziegler SWahedi KStiller MJahn RStraßner CSchwill SBozorgmehr K. Health and medical care for refugees: design and evaluation of a multidisciplinary clinical elective for medical students. GMS J Med Educ. 2021, 38 (2), Doc39. doi:10.3205/ZMA001435.
→ Links: GMSpdf-Dokument.

Bozorgmehr K, Hintermeier M, Razum O, Mohsenpour A, Biddle L, Oertelt‐Prigione S, et al. SARS‐CoV‐2 in Aufnahmeeinrichtungen und Gemeinschaftsunterkünften für Geflüchtete: Epidemiologische und normativ‐rechtliche Aspekte. 2020;

Biddle, L., Wahedi, K., & Bozorgmehr, K. (2020). Health system resilience: a literature review of empirical research. Health Policy and Planning.

Voss, M. Wahedi, K. & Bozorgmehr, K. (2020). Health Security in the Context of Forced Migration. In Health Policy and Systems Responses to Forced Migration (pp. 119-139). Springer, Cham.

Biddle, L. Mladovsky, P, & Bozorgmehr, K. (2020). Health financing for asylum seekers in Europe: three scenarios towards responsive financing systems. In Health Policy and Systems Responses to Forced Migration (pp. 77-98). Springer, Cham.

Bozorgmehr, K., Biddle, L., Razum, O., & Roberts, B. (2020). Health Policy and Systems Responses to Forced Migration: An Introduction. In Health Policy and Systems Responses to Forced Migration (pp. 1-14). Springer, Cham.

Bozorgmehr, K., Roberts, B., Razum, O., & Biddle, L. eds. (2020). Health Policy and Systems Responses to Forced Migration [edited volume]. Springer, Cham.


Bozorgmehr K, Jahn R. Adverse health effects of restrictive migration policies: building the evidence base to change practice. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Apr 1;7(4):e386–7.

Biddle L, Menold N, Bentner M, Nöst SJahn R, Ziegler S, Bozorgmehr K. Health monitoring among asylum seekers and refugees: a state-wide, cross-sectional, population-based study in Germany. Emerg Themes Epidemiol 2019;16:3. doi: 10.1186/s12982-019-0085-2 . (Link)

Biddle L, Miners A, Bozorgmehr K. Cost-utility of screening for depression among asylum seekers: a modelling study in Germany. Health Policy 2019 123(9), 873-881.; doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2019.05.011 . (in press) (Link)

Bozorgmehr K, Dieterich A, Offe J: UN concerned about the right to health for migrants in Germany [Letter]. The Lancet 2019;393(10177):1202-1203. (Link)

Bozorgmehr K, Preussler S, Wagner U, Joggerst B, Szecsenyi J, Razum O, Stock C. Using country of origin to inform targeted tuberculosis screening in asylum seekers: a modelling study of screening data in a German federal state, 2002-2015. BMC Infect Dis 2019;19:304. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-3902-x . (Link)

Bozorgmehr K, Samuilova M, Petrova-Benedict R, Girardi E, Piselli P, Kentikelenis A. Infectious disease health services for refugees and asylum seekers during a time of crisis:  a scoping study of six European Union countries. Health Policy 2018;1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.04.003 . (Link) [2019]

Gewalt SC, Berger S, Szecsenyi  J, Bozorgmehr K.  If you can, change this system! A qualitative case study exploring the role of social determinants and material circumstances affecting the health of asylum seeking women living in state-provided accommodation in Germany during pregnancy and early motherhood. BMC Public Health 2019;19(287):1-14. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-6481-2 . (Link)

Straßner CNoest S, Preussler S, Jahn RZiegler SWahedi KBozorgmehr K. The impact of patient-held health records on continuity of care among asylum seekers in reception centres: a cluster-randomised stepped wedge trial in Germany. BMJ Glob Health 2019;4(4):e001610. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001610. (Link


Bozorgmehr KBiddle L, Preussler S, Mueller A, Szecsenyi J. Differences in pregnancy outcomes and obstetric care between asylum seeking and resident women: a cross-sectional study in a German federal state, 2010-2016. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2018;18:417. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-2053-1 . (Link)

Bozorgmehr K, Samuilova M, Petrova-Benedict R, Girardi E, Piselli P, Kentikelenis A. Infectious disease health services for refugees and asylum seekers during a time of crisis:  a scoping study of six European Union countries. Health Policy 2018;1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.04.003 . (Link)

Bozorgmehr K, Stock C, Joggerst B, Razum O. Tuberculosis screening in asylum seekers in Germany: a need for better data [letter]. Lancet Public Health 2018;ii:S2468-2667(18)30132-4. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30132-4 . [Epub ahead of print] (Link)

Gewalt SCBerger SBozorgmehr K. Social determinants and health-related needs of pregnant refugees and asylum seekers. Public Health Forum 2018;26:349-351. doi: 10.1515/pubhef-2018-0105 . (Link)

Gewalt SCBerger SZiegler SSzecsenyi JBorzorgmehr K, Psychosocial health of asylum seeking women living in state-provided accommodation in Germany during pregnancy and early motherhood: a case study exploring the role of social determinants of health. PloS One 2018;28:13. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208007 . (Link)

Jahn RHZiegler SNoest SGewalt SCStrassner CBozorgmehr K. Early evaluation of experiences of health care providers in reception centers with a patient-held personal health record for asylum seekers: a multi-sited qualitative study in a German federal state. Global Health 2018;14:71. doi: 10.1186/s12992-018-0394-1 . (Link)

Offe J, Dietrich A, Bozorgmehr K, Trabert J (Hrsg.) Parallel Report to the CESCR on the Right to Health for Non-Nationals. Juli, 2018 (PDF-Dokument)


Bozorgmehr K. Post-migration follow-up of migrants at risk of tuberculosis: dealing with migrant diversity  [Letter]. Lancet Infect Dis 2017; 17: 296

Bozorgmehr K, Goosen S, Mohsenpour A, Kuehne A, Razum O, Kunst AE. How do countries' health information systems perform in assessing asylum seekers' health situation? Developing a Health Information Assessment Tool on Asylum Seekers (HIATUS) and piloting it in two European countries. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14: 894 - doi: 10.3390/ijerph14080894 (PDF-Dokument)

Bozorgmehr K, Joggerst B, Wagner U, Stock C. Yield of tuberculosis screening in asylum-seekers by country of origin: analysis of screening data in a German federal state (2002–2015). Eur Respir J 2017; 49: 1602327 -  doi: 10.1183/13993003.02327-2016

Bozorgmehr K, Razum O, Maier W, Szecsenyi J, Stock C. Regional deprivation is associated with the distribution of vulnerable asylum-seekers: a nation-wide small-area analysis in Germany. J Epidemiol Community Health 2017; - doi: 10.1136/jech-2016-208506 (Abstract)

Bozorgmehr K, Wahedi K, Noest S, Szecsenyi J, Razum O. . Infectious disease screening in asylum-seekers: range, coverage and economic evaluation in Germany, 2015. Euro Surveill 2017; 22(40): pii=16-00677 - doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2017.22.40.16-00677 (PDF-Dokument)

Bozorgmehr K, Wenner J, Razum O. Restricted access to health care for asylum-seekers: applying a human rights lens to the argument of resource constraints. Eur J Public Health 2017; 27: 592-593 - doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx086 (Link)

Lichtl C, Lutz T, Szecsenyi J, Bozorgmehr K. Differences in the prevalence of hospitalizations and utilization of emergency outpatient services for ambulatory care sensitive conditions between asylum-seeking children and children of the general population: a cross-sectional medical records study (2015). BMC Health Serv Res 2017; 15: 17: 731 - doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2672-7 (Link)

Razum O, Breckenkamp J, David M, Borde T, Bozorgmehr K. Early antenatal care visit as indicator for health equity monitoring [Letter]. Lancet Glob Health 2017; 6: e35 - doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30465-5

Schneider C, Bozorgmehr K. Prävalenz körperlicher und psychischer Erkrankungen bei
Asylsuchenden und Geflüchteten. In:  Borcsa M, Nikendei C (Hrsg.). Psychotherapie nach Flucht und Vertreibung: Eine praxisorientierte und interprofessionelle Perspektive auf die Hilfe für Flüchtlinge. Thieme: Stuttgart 2017. S. 32-44 (ISBN 978-3-13-240745-9 )

Schneider C, Joos S, Bozorgmehr K. Gesundheitszustand und medizinische Versorgung von Asylsuchenden - Konzeption und Pilotierung eines Fragebogens. Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 2017; 126: 4-12 - doi: 10.1016/j.zefq.2017.08.001 (Link)

Straßner C, Gewalt SC, von Rose PB, Lorenzen D, Szecsenyi J, Bozorgmehr K. Quality circles to identify barriers, facilitating factors, and solutions for high- quality primary care for asylum seekers. BJGP open 2017 - doi: 10.3399/bjgpopen17X101133 (PDF-Dokument)


Bozorgmehr K, Mohsenpour M, Saure D, Stock C, Loerbroks A, Joos S, Schneider C. Systematische Übersicht und „Mapping“ empirischer Studien des Gesundheitszustands und der medizinischen Versorgung von Flüchtlingen und Asylsuchenden in Deutschland (1990-2014). Bundesgesundheitsbl 2016 - doi 10.1007/s00103-016-2336-5 (Link)

Bozorgmehr K, Noest S, Thaiss HM, Razum O. Die gesundheitliche Versorgungssituation von Asylsuchenden: bundesweite Bestandsaufnahme über die Gesundheitsämter. Bundesgesundheitsbl 2016 - doi 10.1007/s00103-016-2329-4 (Link)

Bozorgmehr K, Razum O. Forced Migration and Global Responsibility for Health; Comment on “Defining and Acting on Global Health: The Case of Japan and the Refugee Crisis”. Int J Health Policy Manag 2016; 5: 1–4 - doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2016.146 (PDF-Dokument)

Bozorgmehr K, Razum O. Refugees in Germany-untenable restrictions to health care Access [Letter]. Lancet 2016; 388, Issue 10058, 12 – 18; 2351–2352 - doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32131-6

Bozorgmehr K, Razum O, Saure D, Joggerst B, Szecsenyi J, Stock C. Yield of active screening for tuberculosis among asylum-seekers in Germany: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Euro Surveill, 2016 (in press)

Bozorgmehr K, Wahedi K: Re-framing Solidarity in Europe: Frontex, Frontiers and the Fallacy of Refugee Quota [Commentary].  The Lancet Public Health 2016 - doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(16)30036-6  [Epub ahead of print] (Link

Lichtl C, Gewalt SC, Noest S, Szecsenyi J, Bozorgmehr K. Potentially avoidable and ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations among forced migrants: protocol for a systematic review and meta-Analysis. BMJ Open 2016; 6: e012216 - doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012216 (PDF-Dokument)

Nöst S, Bozorgmehr K. Gesundheitszustand und Versorgungssituation von Asylsuchenden. Ein Überblick. Kinderarztl Prax 2016; 87: 389-395

Nöst S, Bozorgmehr K. Gesundheitliche Versorgung von Asylsuchenden. Impulse für Gesundheitsförderung 2016; 92: 20-21

Razum O, Bozorgmehr K. Restricted entitlements and access to health care for refugees and immigrants: The example of Germany. Glob Soc Policy 2016, 1–4, DOI: 10.1177/1468018116655267 (PDF-Dokument)

Razum O, Kaasch A, Bozorgmehr K. From the primacy of safe passage for refugees to a global social policy. Int J Public Health 2016; 1-2 - DOI 10.1007/s00038-016-0817-9  

Razum O, Wenner J, Bozorgmehr K. How the Spectre of Societal Homogeneity Undermines Equitable Healthcare for Refugees; Comment on “Defining and Acting on Global Health: The Case of Japan and the Refugee Crisis”. Int J Health Policy Manag 2016, 5: 1–3 - doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2016.139

Razum O, Wenner J, Bozorgmehr K. Wenn Zufall über den Zugang zur Gesundheitsversorgung bestimmt: Geflüchtete in Deutschland. Gesundheitswesen 2016, Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print] - doi: 10.1055/s-0042-116231 (Abstract)

Wahedi K, Noest S, Bozorgmehr K. Die Gesundheitsuntersuchung von Asylsuchenden nach §62 Asylverfahrensgesetz: Eine bundesweite Analyse der Regelungen in Deutschland. Bundesgesundheitsblatt 2016: 1-10 - doi: 10.1007/s00103-016-2489-2 (PDF-Dokument)


Bozorgmehr K, Razum O. Effect of restricting access to health care on health expenditures among asylum-seekers and refugees. PLoS One 2015; 10: e0131483 - doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131483 (PDF-Dokument)

Bozorgmehr K, Razum O. EU's external borders: what role for global health law? (letter). Lancet 2015; 385 May 30 (PDF-Dokument

Bozorgmehr K, Schneider C, Joos S. Equity in access to health care among asylum seekers in Germany: evidence from an exploratory population-based cross-sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res 2015; 15: 502 (PDF-Dokument

Gardemann J., Bozorgmehr K, Razum O. Unfallverhütung bei Flüchtlingen. Gesundheitswesen 2015; 77: 735 - doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1564197

Schneider C, Joos S, Bozorgmehr K. Disparities in health and access to health care between asylum seekers and residents in Germany: a population-based cross-sectional feasibility study. BMJ Open 2015; 5: e008784 - doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008784 (PDF-Dokument)


Schneider C, Mohsenpour A, Joos S, Bozorgmehr K. Health status of and healthcare provision to asylum seekers in Germany: Protocol for a systematic review and evidence mapping of empirical studies. Syst Rev 2014; 3: 139 - doi:10.1186/2046-4053-3-139 (PDF-Dokument)

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Gottlieb N, Trummer U, Juarez S, Biddle L, Bozorgmehr K. Workshop: Bringing economics, health and migration together: a mutual learning experiment. Eur J Public Health. 2019 Nov 1;29(Supplement_4).

Mohsenpour A, Biddle L, Bozorgmehr K. Deterioration of housing environment and mental health of asylum seekers – a multi-level analysis. Eur J Public Health. 2019 Nov 1;29(Supplement_4).

Biddle, L, Menold, N., Bentner, M., Nöst, S., Jahn, R., Ziegler, S., & Bozorgmehr, K. Health monitoring among refugees: a state-wide, cross-sectional, population-based study in Germany. European Journal of Public Health 2019, 29(Supplement_4).

Ziegler, S., Bozorgmehr, K (2020) Restricted care for asylum seekers. An explorative study of rationing practices. European Journal of Public Health 2020, 30 (Supplement_5). doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa166.798