Ilona Kickbusch




BOOKS (selected, English from 2013)


  • Handbook of Global Health (Editor in chief with Robin Haring, Detlev Ganten & Matshidiso Moeti) Springer Nature Reference Works New York. Available online Winter 2019 hard copy Summer 2020


  • Health: A Political Choice Delivering Universal HealthCoverage 2030 (edited with John Kirton) Global Governance Program incollaboration with World Health Organisation. Published GT Media Group LTDLondon 2019.

  • The Road to Universal Health Coverage: Innovation, Equity and the New Health Economy (edited with Jeff Sturchio & Louis Galmbos) Johns Hopkins Press. Baltimore 2018

  • Progressing the Sustainable Development Goals through Health in All Policies: Case studies from around the world. (edited with Vivian Lin) Government of South Australia and WHO. Adelaide 2017

  • Health diplomacy: European perspectives. (edited with Mihály Kökény) WHO Regional Office for Europe. Copenhagen 2017

  • Pathways to Global Health: Case Studies in Global Health Diplomacy Volume II (with Stephen A. Matlin) Publisher: World Scientific, Singapore 2017

  • The European Union as a global health actor. (With Thea Emmerling and Michaela Told). Publisher: World Scientific, Singapore 2016

  • Health in All Policies - a training manual - Geneva: World Health Organization 2015

  • Smart Governance for Health and Wellbeing - the evidence  (edited with David Gleicher) WHO Regional Office for Europe. Copenhagen 2014

  • Die Gesundheitsgesellschaft. Huber Verlag Bern 2014 mit Susanne Hartung

  • Health Literacy – the solid facts. (eds. with Jürgen Pelikan, Franklin Apfel, Agis Tsouros) World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. Copenhagen 2013

A selection of papers 2016 - 2019

  • Global health governance (with Austin Lui) in: The Governance Report 2019 New Frontiers of Healthcare Governance (editors Klaus Hurrelmann and Claus Wendt) Berlin 2019 Hertie School of Governance

  • Editorial: A new global health strategy for Germany (with Jeremy Farrar & Megan Challis) in BMJ 2019. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l4662

  • Statement of the International Advisory Board on Global Health June 2019 published by Global Health Centre

  • Gridlock, Innovation and Resilience in Global Health Governance (David Held et al)in: Global Policy 2019 Vol. 10(2) 161-177. doi: 10.1111/1758-5899.12654

  • Health Promotion 4.0 in: Health Promotion International Vol. 34(2), pp179-181. 02 April 2019.

  • Disruptions that shape global health (with Andrew Cassels) in BMJ Vol. 263. December 2018. Special supplement proposed by the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute.

  • The Capital-NCD-Nexus: the commercial determinants of health and global capital flows (Christian Franz and Ilona Kickbusch) in: EUROHEALTH Vol.14, Nr.3, 2018 pp 21-25

  • Banking for health: the role of financial sector actors in investing in global health (Rüdiger Krech, Ilona Kickbusch, Christian Franz, Nadya Wells) in:  BMJ Glob Health 2018; 3:e000597. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000597

  • Germany's expanding role in global health. (with Christian Franz et al) in: The Lancet 2017;390:898–912

  • The commercial determinants of health. (with Luke Allen, Christian Franz) in: The Lancet Global Health, Volume 4, No. 12, e895–e896, December 2016