Pharmaceutical Biology

Pharmacy in Global Health

1. Hagen N, Bizimana T, Kayumba PC, Khuluza F, Heide L (2020) Stability of oxytocin preparations in Malawi and Rwanda: Stabilizing effect of chlorobutanol. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Epub ahead of print 

2. Hagen N, Bizimana T, Kayumba PC, Khuluza F, Heide L (2020) Stability of misoprostol tablets collected in Malawi and Rwanda: Importance of intact primary packaging. PLoS ONE 15(9): e0238628 

3. Bizimana T, Kayumba PC, Heide L (2020) Prices, availability and affordability of medicines in Rwanda. PLoS ONE 15(8): e0236411 

4. Heide L (2020) Fälscher nutzen Corona-Pandemie (Counterfeiters take advantage of Corona pandemic; in German). Pharmazeutische Zeitung 165: 1628-1629 

5. Gnegel G, Hauk C, Neci R, Mutombo G, Nyaah F, Wistuba D, Häfele-Abah C, Heide L (2020) The identification of falsified chloroquine tablets in Africa at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 103(1): 73–76 

6. Schäfermann S, Hauk C, Wemakor E, Neci R, Mutombo G, Ndze EN, Cletus T, Nyaah F, Pattinora M, Wistuba D, Helmle I, Häfele-Abah C, Gross H, Heide L (2020) Substandard and falsified antibiotics and medicines against non-communicable diseases in western Cameroon and north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 103(2): 894–908 

7. Newton P, Bond KC, Heide L and 50 further signatories (2020) COVID-19 and risks to the supply and quality of tests, drugs, and vaccines. Lancet Glob Health 2020 Apr 9 

8. Hagen N, Felix Khuluza F, Heide L (2020) Quality, availability and storage conditions of oxytocin and misoprostol in Malawi. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (2020) 20:184 

9. Schäfermann S, Neci R, Ndze EN, Nyaah F, Pondo BV, Heide L (2020) Availability, prices and affordability of selected antibiotics and medicines against noncommunicable diseases in western Cameroon and northeast DR Congo. PLoS ONE 15(1): e0227515 

10. Eberhart B (2019) Harmful medicines. Pharmaceutical scientist Lutz Heide and his team from the University of Tübingen are investigating the occurrence of substandard and falsified medicines in African countries. Attempto University of Tübingen Magazine 50: 28-34 

11. Schäfermann S, Wemakor E, Hauk C, Heide L (2018) Quality of medicines in southern Togo: Investigation of antibiotics and of medicines for non-communicable diseases from pharmacies and informal vendors. PLoS One. 2018 Nov 29;13(11):e0207911 .

12. Seeger K, Heide L (2018) Substandard and falsified medicines in developing countries [Minderwertige und gefälschte Arzneimittel in Entwicklungsländern] (Review). Pharmakon 6 (5), 371-378 .

13. Haefele-Abah C, Heide L (2018) Kurs „Pharmacy in Global Health“ an der Universität Tübingen. Pharmakon 6 (5), 400 .

14. Petersen A, Held N, Heide L, on behalf of the Difäm-EPN Minilab Survey Group (2017) Surveillance for falsified and substandard medicines in Africa and Asia by local organizations using the low-cost GPHF Minilab. PLoS One. 12(9):e0184165 

15. Khuluza F, Heide L (2017) Availability and affordability of antimalarial and antibiotic medicines in Malawi. PLoS ONE 12(4): e0175399 .

16. Khuluza F, Kigera S, Heide L (2017) Low prevalence of substandard and falsified antimalarial and antibiotic medicines in public and faith-based health facilities of Southern Malawi. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 96: 1124–1135 .

17. Khuluza F, Kigera S, Jähnke RWO, Heide L (2016) Use of thin-layer chromatography to detect counterfeit sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine tablets with the wrong active ingredient in Malawi. Malaria J 15: 215 .

18. Ndalama A, Dzabala N, Heide L (2015) Study of Pharmacy at the College of Medicine, University of Malawi. PharmJournal, Kenyatta University Pharmacy Students Association, Edition 01 May - August 2015, 35-36.

19. Weber M, Daniels R, Mwale C, Dzabala N, Heide L (2015) Als Studentin nach Afrika. Herstellung und Qualitätskontrolle von Dermatologika in Malawi. Deutsche Apotheker-Zeitung 155: 3234-3236.

20. Dzabala N, Heide L (2014) Pharmaziestudium in Malawi. Pharmazeutische Zeitung 159: 4336- 4343.

21. Heide L (2006) Artemisinin in traditional tea preparations of Artemisia annua (Letter). Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg.100: 802 .

22. Mueller MS, Runyambo N, Wagner I, Borrmann S, Dietz K, Heide L (2004) Randomised controlled trial of a traditional preparation of Artemisia annua L. (Annual Wormwood) in the treatment of malaria. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98: 318-321 .

23. Räth K, Taxis K, Walz G, H. Gleiter CH, Li S-M, Heide L (2004) Pharmacokinetic study of artemisinin after oral intake of a traditional preparation of Artemisia annua L. (Annual Wormwood). Am J Trop Med Hyg 70: 128-132 .

24. Heide L, Müller M (2001) Malaria in Afrika: Wie hilfreich sind Arzneipflanzen? Z. Phytother. 22: 77-81.

25. Heide L (1993) Traditionelle Arzneipflanzen in der Gesundheitsversorgung der Dritten Welt: Möglichkeiten und Grenzen. Deutsche Apotheker-Zeitung 133, 2067-2077.

26. Heide L (1990) Pflanzliche Schneckengifte. Eine neue Chance zur Bekämpfung der Bilharziose? Deutsche Apothekerzeitung 130, 1723-1728.

27. Heide L (1987) Plant tissue culture and herbal medicines for developing countries. Plant Tissue Culture Letters 4, 48.

28. Heide L (1987) Medical supplies management in the cholera epidemic in Somalia 1985. Disasters 11, 205‑213 .

29. Shire Jama A, Heide L, Petersen A (1985) Colour coding of labels for essential drugs. Tropical Doctor 15, 19 5.