Oliver Razum

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bielefeld
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Relationship between financial speculation and food prices or price volatility: applying the principles of evidence-based medicine to current debates in Germany
    Kayvan Bozorgmehr
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Global Health 9:44. 2013
  2. pmc Community effectiveness of chloroquine and traditional remedies in the treatment of young children with falciparum malaria in rural Burkina Faso
    Olaf Mueller
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health of the Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Germany
    Malar J 3:36. 2004
  3. pmc Time trends in cardiovascular disease mortality in Russia and Germany from 1980 to 2007 - are there migration effects?
    Andreas Deckert
    Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, INF 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 10:488. 2010
  4. pmc All-cause and cardiovascular mortality among ethnic German immigrants from the Former Soviet Union: a cohort study
    Ulrich Ronellenfitsch
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University Hospital of Heidelberg, INF 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 6:16. 2006
  5. pmc Cancer survival among children of Turkish descent in Germany 1980-2005: a registry-based analysis
    Claudia Spix
    German Childhood Cancer Registry GCCR, Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics IMBEI, Mainz, Germany
    BMC Cancer 8:355. 2008
  6. pmc Expert Delphi survey on research and development into drugs for neglected diseases
    Angela Fehr
    Dept of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, P, O, Box 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:312. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Social epidemiology after the German reunification: East vs. West or poor vs. rich?
    Oliver Razum
    Bielefeld University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Bielefeld, Germany
    Int J Public Health 53:13-22. 2008
  8. doi request reprint [Equity in global health as a challenge for applied ethics. The case of child mortality]
    Oliver Razum
    Abt Epidemiologie and International Public Health, Fakultät für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:184-90. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary: kisses or money for Penelope?
    Oliver Razum
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Bielefeld University, School of Public Health, P O Box 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1273-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Commentary: of salmon and time travellers--musing on the mystery of migrant mortality
    Oliver Razum
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Bielefeld University, School of Public Health, PO Box 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 35:919-21. 2006

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Publications44

  1. pmc Relationship between financial speculation and food prices or price volatility: applying the principles of evidence-based medicine to current debates in Germany
    Kayvan Bozorgmehr
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Global Health 9:44. 2013
    ..We hope to initiate reflections about scientific standards beyond the boundaries of disciplines and call for high quality, rigorous systematic reviews on the effects of financial speculation on food prices or price volatility. ..
  2. pmc Community effectiveness of chloroquine and traditional remedies in the treatment of young children with falciparum malaria in rural Burkina Faso
    Olaf Mueller
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health of the Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Germany
    Malar J 3:36. 2004
    ..There is little information on the effectiveness of modern compared to traditional malaria treatment from the rural areas of Africa...
  3. pmc Time trends in cardiovascular disease mortality in Russia and Germany from 1980 to 2007 - are there migration effects?
    Andreas Deckert
    Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, INF 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 10:488. 2010
    ..We examined to what degree the migration of large subgroups influenced national CVD mortality rates...
  4. pmc All-cause and cardiovascular mortality among ethnic German immigrants from the Former Soviet Union: a cohort study
    Ulrich Ronellenfitsch
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University Hospital of Heidelberg, INF 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 6:16. 2006
    ..Because of high overall and CVD mortality in the FSU and low socio-economic status of Aussiedler in Germany, we hypothesize that their mortality is higher...
  5. pmc Cancer survival among children of Turkish descent in Germany 1980-2005: a registry-based analysis
    Claudia Spix
    German Childhood Cancer Registry GCCR, Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics IMBEI, Mainz, Germany
    BMC Cancer 8:355. 2008
    ..Little is known about the effect of migrant status on childhood cancer survival. We studied cancer survival among children of Turkish descent in the German Cancer Childhood Registry, one of the largest childhood cancer registries worldwide...
  6. pmc Expert Delphi survey on research and development into drugs for neglected diseases
    Angela Fehr
    Dept of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, P, O, Box 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:312. 2011
    ..Lastly, we solicited experts' opinions on the desirability and feasibility of a regulatory instrument to foster R&D for neglected diseases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Social epidemiology after the German reunification: East vs. West or poor vs. rich?
    Oliver Razum
    Bielefeld University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Bielefeld, Germany
    Int J Public Health 53:13-22. 2008
    ..Seventeen years after reunification, economic disparities persist between former "East" and "West" Germany. We examine whether there are according health disparities and how they developed over time...
  8. doi request reprint [Equity in global health as a challenge for applied ethics. The case of child mortality]
    Oliver Razum
    Abt Epidemiologie and International Public Health, Fakultät für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:184-90. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary: kisses or money for Penelope?
    Oliver Razum
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Bielefeld University, School of Public Health, P O Box 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1273-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Commentary: of salmon and time travellers--musing on the mystery of migrant mortality
    Oliver Razum
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Bielefeld University, School of Public Health, PO Box 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 35:919-21. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessing the effect of regional deprivation on mortality avoiding compositional bias: a natural experiment
    Katharina Reiss
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Bielefeld School of Public Health BiSPH, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:213-8. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint Cancer incidence rate ratios of Turkish immigrants in Hamburg, Germany: A registry based study
    Jacob Spallek
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Bielefeld University, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:413-8. 2009
    ..In conclusion, we found differences in cancer risks between cases with and without Turkish names for specific cancer sites. These results are consistent with the findings of studies from other countries...
  13. doi request reprint Cancer mortality patterns among Turkish immigrants in four European countries and in Turkey
    Jacob Spallek
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, PO Box 100131, 33501, Bielefeld, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:915-21. 2012
    ..Despite limitations affecting any cross-country comparison of mortality, the innovative multi-comparison approach is a promising way to gain further insights into determinants of trends in cancer mortality of immigrants...
  14. pmc Stillbirth differences according to regions of origin: an analysis of the German perinatal database, 2004-2007
    Anna Reeske
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, PO Box 10 01 31, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:63. 2011
    ..This study examines differences in risk of stillbirth for women of different regions of origin compared to women from Germany in order to identify high risk groups/target groups for prevention strategies...
  15. pmc Prevention among immigrants: the example of Germany
    Jacob Spallek
    University of Bielefeld, Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 10:92. 2010
    ..Migrants may have differences in their lifestyle, health beliefs and risk factors compared to the autochthonous populations...
  16. pmc Health inequalities in Germany: do regional-level variables explain differentials in cardiovascular risk?
    Juergen Breckenkamp
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:132. 2007
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  17. doi request reprint Cancer risk diversity in non-western migrants to Europe: An overview of the literature
    Melina Arnold
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Bielefeld University, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 46:2647-59. 2010
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  18. pmc The impact of regional and neighbourhood deprivation on physical health in Germany: a multilevel study
    Sven Voigtländer
    Dept of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, Universitatsstrasse 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 10:403. 2010
    ..This study explores whether regional as well as neighbourhood deprivation are associated with physical health and to what extent this association can be explained by specific neighbourhood exposures...
  19. pmc Cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany: a study at the German Childhood Cancer Registry
    Jacob Spallek
    Dept of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, PO Box 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:152. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany...
  20. doi request reprint Utilization and effectiveness of medical rehabilitation in foreign nationals residing in Germany
    Patrick Brzoska
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:651-60. 2010
    ..In addition, factors such as the ability of the rehabilitative care system to accommodate clients with differing expectations, and migrant-specific characteristics such as cultural differences, seem to play a role...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Evidence-based public health. Prevention and health promotion in the context of science, values and (vested) interests]
    Ansgar Gerhardus
    Abteilung Epidemiologie and International Public Health, Fakultät für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld
    Med Klin (Munich) 103:406-12. 2008
    ..A coherent model for evidence-based public health (EBPH) is missing so far. This paper aims at developing a conceptual as well as operational model for EBPH...
  22. ncbi request reprint Illness perceptions in Turkish migrants with diabetes: a qualitative study
    Yüce Yilmaz-Aslan
    1Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Chronic Illn 10:107-21. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to explore the validity of the self-regulatory model of illness in chronically ill Turkish migrants residing in Germany using diabetes mellitus type 2 as an example...
  23. ncbi request reprint Participation in breast cancer screening among women of Turkish origin in Germany - a register-based study
    Eva Maria Berens
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Bielefeld University, School of Public Health, Universitaetsstrasse 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Womens Health 14:24. 2014
    ..Breast cancer screening participation among migrant women differs from that of autochthonous populations in several European countries. Here we investigate for the first time participation among women of Turkish origin in Germany...
  24. doi request reprint Perinatal outcomes of immigrant women of Turkish, Middle Eastern and North African origin in Berlin, Germany: a comparison of two time periods
    Jacob Spallek
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, Universitätsstraße 25, 33615, Bielefeld, Germany
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 289:505-12. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the perinatal outcomes of women of German and Turkish origin in Berlin in two time periods and to analyze if the situation among the women of Turkish origin has improved over time...
  25. pmc The factor structure of the Turkish version of the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire (IPQ-R) in patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease
    Patrick Brzoska
    Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:852. 2012
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  26. pmc What do we have to know from migrants' past exposures to understand their health status? a life course approach
    Jacob Spallek
    Bielefeld University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, Universitätsstraße 25, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Emerg Themes Epidemiol 8:6. 2011
    ..A critique of the theoretical foundations of migrant health research is essential for further developing both the theoretical framework of migrant health and related empirical studies...
  27. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence among first- and second-generation Turkish migrants in Germany - an analysis of the 2005 Microcensus
    Anna Reeske
    University of Bielefeld, Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, P, O, Box 10 01 31, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 8:26. 2009
    ..We tested this hypothesis by examining smoking behaviour among Turkish migrants and their children born in Germany (second-generation migrants), stratified by educational level and, for the first generation, length of residence...
  28. pmc 'Imported risk' or 'health transition'? Smoking prevalence among ethnic German immigrants from the Former Soviet Union by duration of stay in Germany - analysis of microcensus data
    Katharina Reiss
    University of Bielefeld, Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, P, O, Box 10 01 31, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 9:15. 2010
    ..We analysed how the smoking prevalence among resettlers differs from that among the general population of Germany and whether the prevalence differs between groups with increasing duration of stay...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Health of migrants: deficiencies in the field of prevention]
    Jacob Spallek
    AG 3 Epidemiologie und International Public Health, Fakultät für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universitat Bielefeld, Postfach 100131, 33501 Bielefeld
    Med Klin (Munich) 102:451-6. 2007
    ..In Germany, there is a need for prevention programs addressing migrants that are large-scale, evidence-based, sustainable and regularly evaluated...
  30. ncbi request reprint Measurement of maternal health
    Albrecht Jahn
    Lancet 360:876; author reply 876-7. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factor levels in a lower middle-class community in Ankara, Turkey
    S Tezcan
    Department of Public Health, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Trop Med Int Health 8:660-7. 2003
    ..To assess the prevalence of risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) in a lower middle-class urban community of Turkey...
  32. ncbi request reprint Mortality from cancer among ethnic German immigrants from the Former Soviet Union, in Germany
    Catherine Kyobutungi
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 42:2577-84. 2006
    ..Compared to the Russian Federation, Aussiedler had lower all-cancer mortality; males had similar mortality from lung cancers. Better health care in Germany could have resulted in reduced mortality from certain cancers among Aussiedler...
  33. doi request reprint [Epidemiological perspectives of migration research: the example of cancer]
    Hajo Zeeb
    AG Epidemiologie, Institut fur Medizinische Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informatik IMBEI, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Obere Zahlbacher Strasse 69, 55131 Mainz
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 58:130-5. 2008
    ..Thus, major challenges for cancer epidemiology among migrants exist in Germany...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mortality from external causes among ethnic German immigrants from former Soviet Union countries, in Germany
    Catherine Kyobutungi
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 16:376-82. 2006
    ..We investigated whether ethnic German immigrants from the former Soviet Union had increased mortality from external causes compared to native Germans...
  35. ncbi request reprint Large-scale, population-based epidemiological studies with record linkage can be done in Germany
    Ulrich Ronellenfitsch
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:1073-4. 2004
    ..Using the example of a large retrospective cohort study among migrants, we show that this method is also feasible in Germany, a country without central registries and unique identification numbers for citizens...
  36. ncbi request reprint Global public health mandates in a diverse world: the polio eradication initiative and the expanded programme on immunization in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
    Sekhar Bonu
    Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines
    Health Policy 70:327-45. 2004
    ..We investigated whether today's EPIs are ensuring universal and equitable vaccine coverage; and whether the removal of extra inputs associated with the implementation of NIDs is likely to affect EPI coverage and equity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Editorial: a farewell to polio vaccination? Not anytime soon
    Oliver Razum
    Trop Med Int Health 7:811-2. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Neonatal hip screening
    Albrecht Jahn
    Lancet 361:1659. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint SARS, lay epidemiology, and fear
    Oliver Razum
    Lancet 361:1739-40. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Health co-operatives: review of international experiences
    K Rajasekharan Nayar
    Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067, India
    Croat Med J 44:568-75. 2003
    ..In terms of managerial effectiveness and sustainability co-operatives can not be "prescribed" to compensate for the deteriorating access to health services following market-oriented health sector reforms in developing countries...
  41. ncbi request reprint Language use in public health
    Oliver Razum
    Lancet 363:2190-1. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Inequity, acculturation and the 'Mediterranean paradox'
    Oliver Razum
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1411-2; author reply 1412. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Time travel with Oliver Twist--towards an explanation foa a paradoxically low mortality among recent immigrants
    Oliver Razum
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 7:4-10. 2002
    ..The increase occurs on top of a persisting risk from conditions associated with childhood deprivation, e.g. stomach cancer and stroke--the unfinished agenda of the health transition that immigrants experience...
  44. ncbi request reprint Editorial: drug development for neglected diseases: a public health challenge
    Angela Fehr
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1335-8. 2006