Prof. Dr. med. Walter Bruchhausen

Research themes
  • Health
Research countries
  • Tanzania
Research projects

Academy of the German Alliance for Global Health Research

Consortium Member NRW Forschungskolleg "One Health and Urban Transformation"


Introduction into Global Health

Additional Information:

Professor for Global Health - Social and Cultural Aspects, Medical Faculty of the University of Bonn, and Head of the Section Global Health, Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, University Hospital Bonn

Co-Speaker German Alliance for Global Health Research

Co-Director of the MSc Cource Global Health - Risk Management and Hygiene Policies, Bonn University Hospital

Supervision of
ongoing doctoral theses

Inter-sectoral collaboration for One Health in Ahmedabad/India

Addressing the Underrepresentation of Men in Malaria Elimination Strategies in Malawi

Access to surgical care in the region of Jinja/Uganda

Supervision of
completed doctoral theses

Inter-religious cooperation in health

Leprosy in East Africa

The Community of Medical Missionary Assistants in Africa and Asia

German Development and Humanitarian Aid in Health by NGOs

Professional experience

Medical Practice 1990-1999, Co-ordination in Humanitarian Aid 1995-1997, Research and Teaching since 1998,


M. Phil. (1990), Dr. med. (1991), Dipl.-Theol. (1994), Priv.-Doz. (2004)


Health Systems, One Health, Global Health Ethics

Funding institutions

VolkswagenStiftung, DFG, Stiftung Mercator, BMZ


Karduck L, Behnke A L, Baier A, Gotham D, Grabitz P, Lennartz N, Speer L, Tinnemann P, Bruchhausen W.  2020.  Global health research and education at medical faculties in Germany.  PLoS One, 15(4)   : e0231302   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Yasobant S, Bruchhausen W, Saxena D.  2020.  Applications of Systems Thinking for Health System Research: A One Health Perspective.  SAGE Research Methods Cases: Medicine and Health.   (Open Acess)  Further Information


Bruchhausen W.  2019.  Emerging Global Health Approaches at the Human-Animal-Interface: Conceptual and Historical Issues of One Health.  In: Yasobant S, Saxena D (eds.): Global Applications of One Health Practice and Care. IGI Global: Hershey/USA.   1-32.  Further Information
Yasobant S, Saxena D, Bruchhausen W, Memon FZ, Falkenberg T.  2019.  Multi-sectoral prioritization of zoonotic diseases: One health perspective from Ahmedabad, India.  PLOS One, 14   . (Open Access)   Further Information


Bruchhausen W.  2018.  Medicalized healing in East Africa. The separation of medicine and religion by politics and science.  In: Lüddeckens D, Schrimpf M (eds.): Medicine - Religion – Spirituality. Global Perspectives on Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Healing. Transcript.   23-55.  Further Information
Bruchhausen W.  2018.  Health Care between Foreign Politics and Humanitarian Neutrality. Medical Emergency Aid from the two German States before 1970.  Social History of Medicine, . Further Information
Yasobant S, Bruchhausen W, Saxena D, Falkenberg T.  2018.  Convergence model for effectual prevention and control of zoonotic diseases: a health system study on ‘One Health’ approach in Ahmedabad, India.  Health Research Policy and Systems, 4 (16)   : 124   . Further Information


Bruchhausen W.  2017.  Publications until 2017. 
Rensch C, Bruchhausen W.  2017.  Medical science meets development aid.  Medical History, 1   : 1-24   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF | 199.69KB]


Bruchhausen, W.  2016.  Publications. 

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Senior Fellow

Ecology and Natural Resources Management


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