Latest publications

Gil A, Polikina O, Koroleva N, McKee M, Tomkins S, Leon DA. Availability and characteristics of non-beverage alcohols sold in 17 Russian cities in 2007. Alc Clin Exp Res 2009; 33: 79-85.

Balabanova D, McKee M, Koroleva N, Chikovani I, Goguadze K, Kobaladze T, Adeyi O, Robles S. Navigating the health system: diabetes care in Georgia. Health Policy Planning 2009; 24: 46-54.

McKee M, Suhrcke , Nolte E, Lessof S, Figueras J, Duran A, Menabde N. Health systems, health, and wealth: a European perspective. Lancet 2009; 373: 349-51.

Rechel B, McKee M. Obama’s victory: what are the implications for global health? BMJ 2009; 338: 62-63.

Diethelm P, McKee M. Denialism: what is it and how should scientists respond? Eur J Publ Health 2009; 19: 2-4.

Stickley A, Razvodovsky Y, McKee M. Alcohol Mortality in Russia: A Historical Perspective. Public Health 2009; 123: 20-26.

Stuckler D, King L, McKee M. Mass Privatization and the post-communist mortality crisis. Lancet 2009; 373: 399-407.

Rechel B, Wright S, Edwards N, Dowdeswell B, McKee M. Capitalising in the long term. Health Estate Journal 2009; 63 (2): 33-37.

Nante N, Messina G, Cecchini M, Bertetto O, Moirano F, McKee M. Sex differences in use of interventional cardiology persist after risk adjustment. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2009; 63;203-208.

Reynolds L, McKee M. Factors influencing antibiotic prescribing in China: an exploratory analysis. Health Policy 2009; 90: 32–36.

Perlman F, McKee M. Trends in Family Planning in Russia, 1994–2003. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 2009; 41: 40-50.

McKee M, Belcher P, Hervey T. Reducing harm from alcohol. BMJ 2009; 338: 784-5.

Perlman F, Balabanova D, McKee M. An analysis of trends and determinants of health insurance and healthcare utilisation in the Russian population between 2000 and 2004: the 'inverse care law' in action. BMC Health Services Research 2009, 9:68 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-68.

Rechel B, Sikorskaya I, McKee M. Hope for health in Turkmenistan? Lancet 2009; 373: 2093-5.

Rechel B, Buchan J, McKee M. The impact of health facilities on healthcare workers’ well-being and performance. Int J Nursing Studies 2009; 46: 1025–1034.

Danishevski K, McKee M, Balabanova D. Variations in obstetric practice in Russia: A story of professional autonomy, isolation, and limited evidence. Int J Health Plan Management 2009; 24: 161-71.

Atun R, Gurol I, McKee M. Health systems and older people with HIV and AIDS. BMJ 2009; 339: 308-9.

Stuckler D, Basu S, Suhrcke M, Coutts A, McKee M. The public health effect of economic crises and alternative policy responses in Europe: an empirical analysis. Lancet 2009; 374: 315-323.

Stuckler, Basu S, Suhrcke M, McKee M. The health implications of financial crisis: a review of the evidence. Ulster Med J 2009; 78: 142-5.

Lock K, Stuckler D, Charlesworth K, McKee M. Potential causes and health effects of rising global food prices. BMJ 2009; 339: 269-72.

McKee M. The poisoning of Victor Yushchenko. Lancet 2009; 374: 1131-2.

McKee M. Opium, tobacco, and alcohol: the evolving legitimacy of international action. Clin Med 2009; 9: 338–41.

Gilmore A, Fooks G, McKee M. The International Monetary Fund and tobacco: a product like any other? Int J Health Serv 2009; 39: 789-93.

Rechel B, Wright S, Edwards N, Dowdeswell B, McKee M. Keeping capital supple for future flexibility, Health Estate 2009; 63 (8): 22-25.

Rechel B, McKee M. Health reform in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Lancet 2009; 374: 1186-95.

Doyle Y, McKee M, Rechel B, Grundy E. Meeting the challenge of population ageing. BMJ 2009; 339: 892-4.

McKee M, Coker R. Trust terrorism, and public health. J Publ Health 2009; 31: 462-5.

Chow CK, Lock K, Teo K, Subramanian SV, McKee M. Yusuf S. Environmental and societal influences acting on cardiovascular risk factors and disease at a population level: a review. Int J Epidemiol 2009; 38:1580-94.

McKee M, Suhrcke M. Investing in health: a contribution to achievement of the Lisbon Agenda. European Review 2010; 18: 9-21.

d’Hombres B, McKee M, Rocco L, Suhrcke M. Does social capital determine health? Evidence from eight transition countries. Health Econ 2010; 19: 56-74.

Reynolds L, McKee M. Matching supply and demand for blood in Guizhou province, China: an unresolved challenge. J Publ Health 2010; 32: 103-9.

Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M. Drivers of Inequality in Millennium Development Goal Progress: A Statistical Analysis. PLoS Med 2010; 7 (3): e1000241. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000241

Kunitz S, McKee M, Nolte E. State political cultures and the mortality of African Americans and American Indians. Health & Place 2010; 16: 558-566.

Stuckler D, Basu S, Gilmore A, Batniji R, Ooms G, Marphatia AA, Hammonds R, McKee M. An evaluation of the International Monetary Fund’s claims about public health. In J Health Serv 2010; 40:  327 – 332. 

McKee M, Stuckler D. How cognitive biases affect our interpretation of political messages. BMJ 2010; 340: 936-7.

Paulweber B, Valensi P, Lindström J, Lalic NM, Greaves CJ, McKee M, Kissimova-Skarbek K, Liatis S, Cosson E, Szendroedi J, Sheppard KE. Charlesworth K, Felton A-M, Hall M, Rissannen A, Tuomilehto J, Schwarz PE, Roden M, for the Writing Group on behalf of the IMAGE Study Group. A European evidence-based guideline for the prevention of type 2 diabetes. Horm Metab Res 2010; 42 Suppl 1:S3-36.

Profeta B, Goncharova  NP, Kolyado IB, Robertus YV, McKee M. Danger from above? A quantitative study of perceptions of hazards from falling rockets in the Altai region of Siberia. Health Risk Society 2010; 12: 193-210.

Ernst K, Irwin R, Galsworthy MJ, McKee M, Charlesworth K, Wismar M. Difficulties of tracing EU-funded health research funded by the European Union. J Health Serv Res Pol 2010; 15: 133-6.

Rosen LJ, Rosenberg E, McKee M, Gan-Noy S, Levin D, Mayshar E, Shacham G, Borowski J, Bin Nun G, Lev B for the Healthy Israel 2020 Tobacco Control Subcommittee. A framework for developing an evidence-based, comprehensive tobacco control program. Health Res Pol Systems 2010, 8:17

Desai M, Rachet B, Coleman M, McKee M. Two countries divided by a common language: health systems in the UK and USA. J Roy Soc Med 2010; 103: 283-287.

Knai C, Gilmore A, Lock K, McKee M. Public health research funding: independence is important. Lancet 2010; 376: 75-77.

Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M. Budget crises, health, and social welfare programmes. BMJ. 2010; 341: 77-79.

Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M. Public health in Europe: Power, Politics, and Where Next? Publ Health Rev 2010; 32: 213-242.

Balabanova D, McKee M, Mills A, Walt G, Haines A. What can global health institutions do to help strengthen health systems in low income countries? Health Research Policy and Systems 2010; 8: 22

Bowling A, McKee M. Unequal access to health care in England. BMJ 2010; 341: c3726

Gotsadze G, Chikovani I, Goguadze K, Balabanova D, McKee M. Reforming Sanitary-Epidemiological Service in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: An Exploratory Study. BMC Health Serv Res 2010; 10: 440.

Roberts B, Abbot P, Chvorostov A, McKee M. Levels and determinants of psychological distress in eight countries of the former Soviet Union. Publ Mental Health 2010; 9: 17-26.

Rechel B, Wright S, Barlow J, McKee M. Hospital capacity planning: from measuring stocks to modelling flows? Bull WHO 2010; 88: 632-636.

Toth R, Pocsai Z, Fiatal S, Szeles G, Kardos L, Petrovski B, McKee M, Adany R. ADH1B*2 allele is protective against alcoholism but not chronic liver disease in the Hungarian population. Addiction 2010; 105: 891–896

Lee Y-C, Huang Y-T, Tsai Y-W, Huang S-M, Kuo KN, McKee M, Nolte E. The Impact of Universal National Health Insurance on Population Health: The Experience of Taiwan. BMC Health Services Research 2010, 10: 225

Stuckler, Basu S, McKee M, Suhrcke M. Responding to the economic crisis: a primer for public health professionals. J Publ Health 2010; 32: 298–306.

McKee M. The World Health Report 2000: 10 years on. Health Policy Planning 2010; 25: 346–348.

McKee M. Citizens’ juries: more questions than answers? J Epidemiol Comm Health 2010; 64: 750-1

Nicoll A, McKee M. Moderate pandemic, not many dead – learning the right lessons in Europe from the 2009 pandemic. Eur J Publ Health 2010; 20: 486-8.

McKee M, Stuckler D, Martin-Moreno J-M. Protecting health in hard times. BMJ 2010; 341: 681-2.

Gil A, Polikina O, Koroleva N, Leon DA, McKee M. Alcohol policy in a Russian region: a stakeholder analysis. Eur J Publ Health 2010; 20: 588-94.

Profeta B, Rechel B, Moshennikova SV, Kolyado IB, Robertus YV, McKee M. Perceptions of risk in the post-Soviet world: a qualitative study of responses to falling rockets in the Altai region of Siberia. Health Risk Society 2010; 12: 409-424

Legido-Quigley H, McKee M. Patients seeking treatment abroad. BMJ 2010: 341: 845-6.

Ooms G, Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M. Financing the Millennium Development Goals for Health: Sustaining the ‘Big Push’. Globalization & Health 2010, 6:17 doi:10.1186/1744-8603-6-17

Shigayeva A, Atun R, McKee M, Coker R. Health systems, communicable diseases and integration. Health Pol Planning 2010: 2010;25: i4–i20

Leon DA, Shkolnikov VM, McKee M, Kiryanov N, Andreev E. Alcohol increases circulatory disease mortality in Russia: acute and chronic effects or misattribution of cause? Int J Epidemiol 2010; 39:1279-90.

Geneau R, Stuckler D, Stachenko S, McKee M, Ebrahim S, Basu S Chockalingam A, Mwatsama M, Jamal R, Alwan A, Beaglehole R. Raising priority for the prevention of chronic diseases: a political process. Lancet 2010; 376: 1689–98.

Samb B, Desai N, Nishtar S, Mendis S, Bekedam H, Wright A, Hsu J, Martiniuk A, Hospedales J, McKee,M Patel K, Alwan AD, Evans T, Etienne C. Prevention and management of chronic disease: a litmus test for health-systems strengthening in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet 2010; 376: 1785-97.

Kislitsyna O, Stickley A, Gilmore A, McKee M. The social determinants of adolescent smoking in Russia in 2004. Int J Publ Health 2010: 55: 619-26.

Reynolds L, McKee M. Organised crime and the efforts to combat it: a concern for public health. Globalization & Health 2010; 6: 21.

Knai C, McKee M. Tackling childhood obesity: the importance of understanding the context. J Publ Health 2010; 32: 506–511.

McKee M, Diethelm P. How the growth of denialism undermines public health. BMJ 2010; 341: 1309-11.

Jakubowski E, Martin-Moreno J-M, McKee M. The governments’ doctors: the roles and responsibilities of chief medical officers in the European Union. Clin Med 2010, 10: 560–2.

Chow CK, Lock K, Madhavan M, Corsi DJ, Gilmore AB, Subramanian SV, Li W, Swaminathan S, Lopez-Jaramillo P, Avezum A, Lear SA, Dagenais G, Teo K, McKee M, Yusuf S. Environmental Profile of a Community’s Health (EPOCH): An instrument to measure environmental determinants of cardiovascular health in five countries. PLOS One 2010; 5(12): e14294

Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M. Governance of mining, HIV and tuberculosis in southern Africa Global Health Governance 2010; IV (1): 1-13.

Fésüs G, McKee M, Ádány R. Roma integrációs politikák az Európai Unióban [Policies to integrate the Roma people in the European Union]. Nepegeszsegugy 2010; 88: 311-319.


Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M. International Monetary Fund and aid displacement. Int J Health Serv 2011; 41: 67-76.

d’Hombres B, Rocco L, Suhrcke M, Haerpfer C, McKee M. The influence of social capital on health in Eight Former Soviet Countries: why does it differ? J Epidemiol Comm Health 2011;65:44-50.

Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M. Health care capacity and allocations among South Africa’s provinces: infrastructure–inequality traps after the end of apartheid. Am J Publ Health 2011; 101: 165-172.

Basu S, Stuckler D, McKee M. Addressing institutional amplifiers in the dynamics and control of tuberculosis epidemics. Am J Trop Med Hygiene 2011; 84: 30-7.

Bonell CP, McKee M, Fletcher A, Wilkinson P, Haines A. One nudge forward, two steps back. BMJ 2011; 342: 241-2.

Thompson CR, McKee M. An analysis of hospital capital planning and financing in three European countries: using the principal-agent approach to identify the potential for economic problems. Health Policy 2011; 99: 158-66.

Legido-Quigley H, Passarani I, Knai C, Busse R, Palm W, Wismar M, McKee M. Cross-border healthcare in the European Union: clarifying patients’ rights.BMJ 2011; 342: 342: 364-7.

McKee M, Cole K, Hurst L, Aldridge RW, Horton R. The other Twitter revolution. BMJ 2011; 342: 415.

Karanikolos M, McKee M. How well is the Romanian health system performing? Some progress but still some way to go. Management in Health 2011; 15: 4-7.

Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M, Lurie M. Mining and risk of tuberculosis in Sub-Saharan Africa. Am J Publ Health 2011; 101: 524-530.

Stuckler D, Basu S, Wang SW, McKee M. Does recession reduce global health aid? Evidence from 15 high-income countries, 1975-2007. Bull WHO 2011;89:252–257.

McKee M. Responding to the economic crisis: Europe’s governments must take account of the cost of health inequalities. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2011; 65: 391.

O’Connor Duffany K, Finegood DT, Matthews D, McKee M, Narayan KMV, Puska P, Siegel K, Stevens D, Wong F, Woodward M, Yach D. Community Interventions for Health (CIH): A novel approach to tackling the worldwide epidemic of chronic diseases. CVD Prevention and Control 2011; 6, 47– 56.

Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M. Global health philanthropy and institutional relationships: how should conflicts of interest be addressed? PLOS Med 2011; 8: e1001020.

Danishevski K, McKee M. Tobacco: a product like any other? Health Econ Pol Law 2011; 2011; 6: 265-72

Wolfe I, Cass H, Thompson M, Craft A, Peile E, Wiegersma P, Janson S, Chambers T, McKee M. Improving child health services in the UK: insights from Europe. BMJ 2011; 342:901-4.

Beaglehole R, Bonita R, Horton R, Adams C, Alleyne G, Asaria P, Baugh B, Bekedam H, Billo N, Casswell S, Cecchini M, Colagiuri R, Colagiuri S, Collins, Ebrahim S, Engelgau M, Galea G, Gaziano T, Geneau R, Haines A, Hospedales J, Jha P, Keeling A, Leeder S, Lincoln P, McKee M, Mackay J, Magnusson R, Moodie R, Mwatsama M, Nishtar S, Norrving B, Patterson D, Piot P, Ralston J, Rani M, Reddy KS, Sassi F, Sheron N, Stuckler D, Suh I, Torode J, Varghese C, Watt J, for The Lancet NCD Action Group and the NCD Alliance Priority actions for the NCD crisis. Lancet 2011; 2011; 377: 1438–47.

Aldridge RW, Cole KJ, Hurst L, McKee M, Horton R. Lancet UK Policy Matters: better evidence for better health. Lancet 2011; 377: 1631-3.

Knai C, McKee M, Pudule I. Soft drinks and obesity in Latvia: a stakeholder analysis. Eur J Publ Health 2011; 21(3): 295-299

Bonell C, McKee M, Fletcher A, Haines A, Wilkinson P. The nudge smudge: the misrepresentation of the “nudge” concept in England’s public health White Paper. Lancet 2011; 377: 2158-9.

Fisk NM, McKee M, Atun R. Relative and absolute addressability of global disease burden in maternal and perinatal health by investment in R&D. Trop Med Int Health 2011; 16: 662-8.

Fahy N, McKee M, Busse R, Grundy E. European responses to the challenge of ageing populations. BMJ 2011;343: 53-54.

Powell-Jackson T, Basu S,  Balabanova D, McKee M, Stuckler D. Democracy and growth in divided societies: A health-inequality trap?. Soc Sci Med 2011; 73(1):33-41.

Saliba V, McKee M. The English experience of government policies to influence the social determinants of health. Népegészségügy 2011; 89: 151-156.

Beaglehole R, Bonita R, Alleyne G, Horton R, Liming L, Lincoln P, Mbanya J-C, McKee M, Moodie R, Nishta S, Piot P, Reddy KS, Stuckler D for the Lancet NCD Action Group. UN High-Level Meeting on NCD: Addressing four questions. Lancet 2011; 378: 449-455.

Gilmore AB, Fooks G, McKee M. A review of the impacts of tobacco industry privatisation: implications for policy. Global Public Health 2011;6: 621-42

McKee M, Hurst L, Aldridge RW, Raine R, Mindell JS, Wolfe I. Holland WW. Public health in England: an option for the way forward? Lancet 2011; 378: 536–39

Rechel B, Kennedy C, McKee M, Rechel B. The Soviet legacy in diagnosis and treatment: Implications for population health. J Publ Health Pol 2011: 2011; 32: 293-304.

Charlesworth K, Galsworthy MJ, Ernst K, Irwin R, Wismar M, McKee M. Health research in the European Union: Over-controlled but under-measured? Eur J Publ Health 2011; 21: 404-406.

Crowley RA, Wolfe I, Lock K, McKee M. Improving the transition between paediatric and adult healthcare: a systematic review. Arch Dis Childhood 2011: 96: 548-53.

McKee M, Raine R. Riots on the streets: A public health perspective could help, if politicians would listen. BMJ 2011;343:382

Suhrcke M, Stuckler D, Suk JE, Desai M, Senek M, McKee M, Tsolova S, Basu S, Abubakar I, Hunter P, Rechel B, Semenza JC. The impact of economic crises on communicable disease transmission and control: a systematic review of the evidence. PLOS One 2011; 6(6): e20724. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020724

Desai M, Nolte E, Karanikolos M, Khoshaba B, McKee M. Measuring NHS performance 1990–2009 using amenable mortality: interpret with care. J Roy Soc Med 2011; 104: 370–379

Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M. UN High Level Meeting on NCDs: An opportunity for whom? BMJ 2011;343: 453-4.

White A, De Sousa B, De Visser R, Hogston R, Madsen SA, Makara P, McKee M, Raine G, Richardson N, Clarke N, Zatonski W. Men’s health in Europe. J Men’s Health 2011; 8: 192-201.

Castleden M, McKee M, Murray V, Leonardi G. Resilience thinking in health protection. J Publ Health 2011; 33: 369-377.

Nolte E, McKee M. Variations in amenable mortality trends in 16 highincome nations. Health Policy 2011; 103: 47-52.

Cook S, De Stavola B, Saburova L, Kiryanov N, Vasiljev M, McCambridge J, McKee M, Polikina O, Gil A, Leon DA. Socio-demographic predictors of dimensions of the AUDIT score in a population sample of working-age men in Izhevsk, Russia. Alcohol Alcoholism 2011: 46: 702-8.

McKee M, Pollock AM, Clarke A, McCoy D, Middleton J, Raine R, Scott-Samuel A. In defence of the NHS: why writing to the House of Lords was necessary. BMJ 2011; 343:d6535

Allen E, Polikina O, Saburova L, McCambridge J, Elbourne D, Pakriev S, Nekrasova N, Vasilyev M, Tomlin K, Oralov A, Gil A,  McKee M, Kiryanov N, Leon DA. The efficacy of a brief intervention in reducing hazardous drinking in working age men in Russia: the HIM (Health for Izhevsk men) individually randomised parallel group exploratory trial. Trials 2011, 12: 238.

Tulchinsky TH, McKee M. Education for a public health workforce in Europe and globally. Publ Health Rev 2011; 33 (1): 7-15.

Toth R, Fiatal S, Petrovski B, McKee M, Adany R. Combined effect of ADH1B rs1229984, rs2066702 and ADH1C rs1693482/ rs698 alleles on alcoholism and chronic liver diseases. Disease Markers 2011, 31: 267-77.

Rechel B, Suhrcke M, Tsolova S, Suk J, Desai M, McKee M, Stuckler D, Abubakar I, Hunter P, Senek M, Semenza J. Economic crisis and communicable disease control in Europe: A scoping study among national experts. Health Policy 2011: 103: 168-75.

McKee M, Diethelm P. Nicotine: not just an unregulated poison but now a potential chemical weapon. Eur J Publ Health 2011; 21, 681.

White A, McKee M, de Sousa B, de Visser  R, Madsen SA, Makara P, Zatonski W. Europe's men need their own health strategy. BMJ 2011; d7397 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d7397

McKee M, Stuckler D. The assault on universalism: how to destroy the welfare state. BMJ 2011; 343 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d7973

Reynolds L, McKee M. Serve the people or close the sale? Profit-driven overuse of injections and infusions in China’s market-based healthcare system. Int J Health Plan Manage 2011; 2011; 26: 449–47.

Mir H, Buchanan D, Gilmore A, McKee M, Yusuf S, Chow CK. Cigarette pack labelling in 12 countries at different levels of economic development. J Publ Health Pol 2011; 32, 146–164


Roberts B, Patel P, McKee M. Non-Communicable Diseases and post-conflict countries. Bull WHO 2012; 90: 2-2A.

McKee M. Does anyone understand the government’s plan for the NHS? BMJ BMJ 2012;344:e399

Attaran A, Pang T, Whitworth J, Oxman A, McKee M. Healthy By Law: The missed opportunity to use laws for public health. Lancet 2012; 379: 283–85.

Stuckler D, McKee M. There is an alternative: public health professionals must not remain silent at a time of financial crisis. Eur J Publ Health 2012; 22: 2-3.

Armour-Marshall J, Wolfe I, Richardson E, Karanikolos M, McKee M. Childhood deaths from injuries: trends and inequalities in Europe. Eur J Publ Health 2012; 22: 61-65.

Doyle YG, McKee M, Sheriff M. A model of successful ageing in British populations. Eur J Publ Health 2012; 22: 71-76.

Reynolds L, McKee M. GP commissioning and the NHS reforms: what lies behind the hard sell? J Roy Soc Med 2012; 105: 7-10.

McKee M. To see ourselves as others see us. Israeli J Health Pol Res  2012, 1:2 doi:10.1186/2045-4015-1-2

Reynolds L, Attaran A, Hervey T, McKee M. Competition-based reform of the NHS in England: a one-way street? Int J Health Serv 2012; 42: 213–217.

Tomkins S, Collier T, Oralov A, Saburova L, McKee M, Shkolnikov V, Kiriyanov N,  Leon DA. Hazardous alcohol consumption is a major factor in male premature mortality in a typical Russian city: prospective cohort study 2003-2009. PLOS One 2012; 7 (2): e30274. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030274

McKee M, Adany R, Leon DA. Illegally produced alcohol. BMJ 2012: 344:e1146 doi: 10.1136/bmj.e1146

Ingleby D, McKee M, Mladovsky P, Rechel B. How the NHS measures up to other health systems BMJ 2012;344:e1079 doi: 10.1136/bmj.e1079

Ozierański P, McKee M, King L. Pharmaceutical lobbying under postcommunism. Universal or country-specific methods of securing state drug reimbursement in Poland? Health Econ Pol Law  2012; 7 : 175 – 195.

Venkatapuram S, McKee M, Stuckler D. Ethical tensions in dealing with noncommunicable diseases globally Bull World Health Organ 2012;90:241–242

Lopez Bernal J, McKee M. Proposals to increase the motorway speed limit by 10 mph. BMJ 2012 2012;344:d7790

Legido-Quigley H, Nolte E, Green J, la Parra D, McKee M. The health care experiences of British pensioners migrating to Spain: a qualitative study. Health Policy 2012: 105: 46-54.

Guterman L, McKee M. Severe human rights abuses in healthcare settings. BMJ 2012; 344:e2013

Aiken LH, Sermeus W, Van den Heede K, Sloane DM, Busse R, McKee M, Bruyneel L, Rafferty A-M, Griffiths P, Moreno-Casbas MT, Tishelman C, Scott A, Brzostek T, Kinnunen J, Schwendimann R, Heinen M, Zikos D, Strømseng Sjetne I, Smith HL, Kutney-Lee A. Patient safety, satisfaction, and quality of hospital care: cross sectional surveys of nurses and patients in 12 countries in Europe and the United States. BMJ 2012;344:e1717

Roberts B, Balabanova D, Richardson E, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Health care reform in the former Soviet Union: beyond the transition. Health Serv Res 2012; 47: 840-864

Reynolds L, McKee M. “Any qualified provider” in the NHS reforms: but who will qualify? Lancet 2012; 379: 1083-4.

McKee M, Stuckler D. Talouskriisin seuraamukset väestön terveydelle ja terveydenhoidolle: paluu pimeään aikaan? [The consequences for health and health care of the financial crisis: a new Dark Age?] Sosiaalilääketieteellinen Aikakauslehti 2012: 49: 69–74.

Ringmets I, Tuusov J, Lang K, Väli M, Pärna K, Tõnisson M, Helander A, McKee M, Leon DA. Alcohol and premature death in Estonian men: a study of forensic autopsies using novel biomarkers and proxy informants. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:146 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-146

Bryden A, Roberts B, Petticrew M, McKee M. A systematic review of the influence on alcohol use of community level availability and marketing of alcohol. Health & Place 2012; 18: 349–357.

Stuckler D, Meissner C , Fishback P, Basu S, McKee M. Banking Crises and Mortality during the Great Depression: Evidence from U.S. Urban Populations, 1929-1937. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2012; 66: 410-419.

McKee M, Stuckler D, Basu S. Where there is no health research: what can be done to fill the global gaps in health research? PLOSMed 2012: 9(4): e1001209. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001209

Knai C, Lobstein T, Darmon N, Rutter H, McKee M. Socioeconomic patterning of childhood overweight in Europe. Int J Environ Res Publ Health 2012; 9: 1472-1489.

Millett C, Hanewinkel R, Britton J, Florek E, Faggiano F, Ness A, McKee M, Polansky J, Glantz S. European governments should stop subsidising films with tobacco imagery. Eur J Publ Health 2012; 22: 167-168

Mladovsky P, Rechel B, Ingleby D, McKee M. Responding to diversity: an exploratory study of migrant health policies in Europe. Health Policy 2012;105:1–9.

Reynolds L, McKee M. Opening the oyster: the 2010-2011 NHS reforms in England. Clin Med 2012; 12: 128–32.

Stuckler D, King L, McKee M The disappearing health effects of rapid privatisation: A case of statistical obscurantism? Soc Sci Med 2012; 75: 23-31.

Reilly G, McKee M. Decipio’: Examining Virchow in the context of modern ‘democracy’. Public Health 2012: 126: 303-7.

Pollock A, Price D, Roderick P, Treuherz T, McCoy D, McKee M, Reynolds L. How the Health and Social Care Bill 2011 would end entitlement to comprehensive health care in England. Lancet 2012; 379: 387-9.

Roberts B, Gilmore A, Stickley A, Rotman D, Haerpfer C, Prohoda V, McKee M. Changes in smoking prevalence in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union between 2001 and 2010. Am J Publ Health 2012: 102: 1320-8.

Stuckler D, King L, McKee M. Response to Michael Gentile ‘Mass Privatisation, Unemployment and Mortality’, Europe-Asia Studies 2012; 64:5: 949-953.

Mladovsky P, Ingleby D, McKee M, Rechel B. Good practices in migrant health: the European experience. Clin Med 2012; 12: 248–52.

Stuckler D, McKee M, Ebrahim S, Basu S. Manufacturing epidemics: the role of global producers in increased consumption of unhealthy commodities including processed foods, alcohol, and tobacco. PLoS Med 2012; 9 (6): e1001235. Doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001235.

McKee M. Minimum unit pricing for alcohol - the case for action is overwhelming. Eur J Publ Health 2012; 22: 451.

McKee M, Karanikolos M, Belcher P, Stuckler D. Austerity: a failed experiment on the people of Europe. Clin Med 2012; 12: 346-50.[1]

van Ginneken E, Groenewegen P, McKee M. Personal healthcare budgets: what can England learn from the Netherlands? BMJ 2012;344:e1383 doi: 10.1136

Barr B, Taylor-Robinson D, Scott-Samuel A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Suicides associated with the 2008-2010 recession in the UK: a time-trend analysis. BMJ 2012: 345 doi: 10.1136/bmj.e5142

Reynolds L, Gerada C, McKee M. Ditching the single payer system in the NHS: how the English Department of Health is learning the wrong lessons from the United States. Int J Health Serv 2012; 42: 539 – 547

Corsi DJ, Subramanian SV, McKee M, Li W, Swaminathan S, Lopez-Jaramillo P,  Avezum A, Lear SA, Dagenais G, Rangarajan S, Teo K, Yusuf S, Chow CK. Environmental Profile of a Community's Health (EPOCH): An ecometric assessment of measures of the community environment based on individual perception. PLOS One 2012: 7 (9): e44410. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.004410

Legido-Quigley H, Panteli D, Brusamento S, Knai C, Saliba V, Turk E, Solé M, Augustin U, Car J, McKee M, Busse R.Clinical guidelines in the European Union – mapping the regulatory basis, development, quality control, implementation and evaluation across member states. Health Policy 2012: 107: 146-56

Brusamento S, Legido-Quigley H, Panteli D, Turk E, Knai C, Saliba V, Car J, McKee M, Busse R. Assessing the effectiveness of strategies to implement clinical guidelines for the management of chronic diseases at primary care level in EU Member States: a systematic review. Health Policy 2012: 107:168-83

Legido-Quigley H, McKee M. Health and social fields in the context of lifestyle migration. Health & Place 2012; 18: 1209-1216.

Roberts B, Abbott P, McKee M. Changes in the levels of psychological distress in eight countries of the former Soviet Union. J Publ Ment Health 2012; 11: 141-152.

Nolte E, McKee M. Variations in amenable mortality: a comparison of sixteen high-income nations. Publ Health Forum 2012; 20: 14.e1-14.e3

Legido-Quigley H, Glinos IA, Baeten R, McKee M, Busse R. Analysing arrangements for cross-border mobility of patients in the European Union: A proposal for a framework. Health Policy 2012; 108: 27-36.

Roberts B, Stickley A, Balabanova D, McKee M. Irregular treatment of hypertension in the former Soviet Union. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2012; 66: 482-8.

Roberts B, Stickley A, Petticrew M, McKee M, The influence of concern about crime on levels of psychological distress in the former Soviet Union. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2012; 66: 433-9.

Richardson E, Roberts B, Sava V, Menon R, McKee M. Health insurance coverage and health care access in Moldova. Health Pol Planning 2012; 27: 204-12

Rechel B, Ahmedov M, Akkazieva B, Katsaga A, Khodjamurodov G, McKee M. Lessons from two decades of health reform in Central Asia. Health Pol Planning 2012: 27: 281-7

Bonell C, Fletcher A, Sorhaindo A, Wells, H, McKee M. How market-oriented education policies might influence young people’s health: development of a logic-model from qualitative case-studies in English secondary-schools. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2012; 66: e24.

Usmanova G, Neumark Y, Baras M, McKee M. Patterns of adult tobacco use in Uzbekistan. Eur J Publ Health 2012; 22: 704-7

Bessudnov A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Inequalities in male mortality by occupational class, perceived status, and education in Russia, 1994-2006. Eur J Publ Health 2012; 22: 332-7.

Fésüs G, Östlin P, McKee M, Ádány R. Policies to improve the health and well-being of Roma people: The European experience. Health Policy 2012; 105: 25-32.

Roberts B, Stickley A, Gasparishvili A, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Changes in household access to water in countries of the former Soviet Union. J Publ Health 2012; 34: 352-9.

McKee M, Basu S, Stuckler D. Health systems, health and wealth: the argument for investment applies now more than ever. Soc Sci Med 2012, 74(5):684-7.

Árnyas EM, Pál L, Kovács C, Ádány R, McKee M, SzűcsS. Aliphatic alcohols of illegally produced spirits can act synergistically on superoxide-anion production by human granulocytes. Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology 2012: 34: 844-51.

Roberts B, Stickley A, Balabanova D, McKee M. The persistence of irregular treatment of hypertension in the former Soviet Union. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2012: 66:1079-82.

Karanikolos M, Leon DA, Smith PC, McKee M. Minding the gap: changes in life expectancy in the Baltic States compared to Finland. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2012; 66: 1043-9.

Roberts B, Stickley A, Murphy A, Kizilova K, Bryden A, Rotman D, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Patterns of public support for price increases on alcohol in the former Soviet Union. Alcohol Alcoholism 2012; 47: 473-8.

Fletcher A, Bonell C, Gardner F, McKee M. The British government’s Troubled Families Programme as a response to riots and youth offending. BMJ 2012;344:e3403

Nolte E, McKee CM. In amenable mortality—deaths avoidable through health care — progress in the US lags that of three European countries. Health Affairs 2012: 31: 2114-22.

Petticrew M, Lee K, McKee M. Type A Behavior Pattern and coronary heart disease:  Philip Morris' "Crown Jewel. Am J Publ Health 2012: 102: 2018-25

McKee M, Belcher P, Kosinska M. The EU Tobacco Products Directive must not be derailed. Lancet 2012; 380: 1447-8.

McKee M, Chow CK. Improving health outcomes: innovation, coverage, quality and adherence. Israeli J Health Pol Res 2012; 1: 43 DOI: 10.1186/2045-4015-1-43

Davies SC, Fowler T, McKee M. On the state of the public health in England. Lancet 2012; 380: 1793-5.

Murphy A, Roberts B, Stickley A, McKee M. Social factors associated with alcohol consumption in the former Soviet Union: a systematic review. Alcohol Alcoholism 2012; 47: 711–718.

Roberts B, Stickley A, Haerpfer C, McKee M, Gasparashvili AT, Kruhmaleva OV. Социологический подод к исследованию доступности питЬевой воды дла в странах бывшего СССР [ A sociological approach to the study of household access to drinking water in the former Soviet Union countries]. Вестник Российского Университета Дружбы Народов [Bulletin of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia] 2012; 3: 60-69.

Attaran A, Barry D, Basheer S, Bate R, Benton D, Chauvin J, Garrett L, Kickbusch I, Midha K, Kohler JC, Newton P, Nishtar S, Orhii P, McKee M. How to achieve international action on falsified and substandard medicines: a consensus proposal toward a global treaty. BMJ 2012;345:e7381

Ozieranski P, McKee M, King L. The politics of health technology assessment in Poland. Health Policy 2012: 108(2-3):178-93.

Lazarus JV, Balabanova D, McKee M. Making the first global society for health systems research truly global. Cent Eur J Public Health 2012; 20: 299–304.

Mindell JS, Reynolds L, Cohen DL, McKee M. All in this together: the corporate capture of public health. BMJ 2012: doi: 10.1136/bmj.e8082

McKee M, Stuckler D. The crisis of capitalism and the marketization of health care: the implications for public health professionals. J Publ Health Res 2012; 1: e37

Cylus J, Mladovsky P, McKee M. Is there a statistical relationship between economic crises and changes in government health expenditure growth? An analysis of 24 European countries. Health Serv Res 2012; 47: 2204-24.

Lhachimi SK, Cole KJ, Nusselder WJ, Smit HA, Baili P, Bennett K, Pomerleau J, McKee M, Charlesworth K, Kulik MC, Mackenbach JP, Boshuizen H. Health impacts of increasing alcohol prices in the European Union: A dynamic projection. Prev Med 2012; 55, 237-43.

Knai C, Brusamento S, Legido-Quigley H, Saliba V, Panteli D, Turk E, Car J, McKee M, Busse, R. Systematic review of the methodological quality of clinical guideline development for the management of chronic disease in Europe. Health Policy 2012; 107:157-67.

Kühlbrandt C, Basu S, McKee M, Stuckler D. Looking at the Russian health care system: through the eyes of patients with diabetes and their physicians. Br J Diabetes Vasc Dis 2012; 12: 181-184

Saliba V, Legido-Quigley H, Hallik R, Aaviksoo A, Car J, McKee M. Telemedicine across borders: a systematic review of factors that hinder or support implementation. Int Med J Informatics 2012: 81; 793–809


Coutts A, Stuckler D, Batniji R, Ismail S, Maziak W, McKee M.The Arab Spring and health: two years on. Int J Health Serv 2013; 43: 49-60.

McKee M, Stuckler D. Older people in the United Kingdom: under attack from all directions. Age Ageing 2013: 2013;42:11-3.

Roberts B, Gilmore A, Stickley A, Kizilova K, Prohoda V, Rotman D, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Prevalence and psychosocial determinants of nicotine dependence in nine countries of the former Soviet Union. Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2013: 15: 271-6.

Ooms G, Brolan C, Eggermont N, Eide A, Flores W, Forman L, Friedman EA, Gebauer T, Gostin LO, Hill PS, Hussain S, McKee M, Mulumba M, Siddiqui F, Sridhar D, Van Leemput L, Waris A, Jahn A. Universal health coverage anchored in the right to health. Bull WHO 2013; 91: 2-2A

Mackenbach JP, Hoffmann R, Khoshaba B, Plug I, Rey G, Westerling R, Pärna K, Jougla E, Alfonso J, Looman CWN, McKee M. Using ‘amenable mortality’ as indicator of health care effectiveness in international comparisons: results of a validation study. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2013;67:139–146.

McKee M, Balabanova D, Basu S, Ricciardi W, Stuckler D. Universal Health Care: a quest for all countries but under threat in some. Value in Health 2013: 16: S39-S45.

Robinson A, Coutinho A, Bryden A, McKee M. An analysis of health stories in daily newspapers in the United Kingdom. Public Health 2013: 127: 39-45

Stuckler D, McKee M. The progress of nations: what we can learn from Taiwan. Lancet 2013: 381:185-187.

Gili M, Roca M, Basu S, McKee M, Stuckler D. The Mental Health Risks of Economic Crisis in Spain: Evidence from Primary Care Centres, 2006 and 2010. Eur J Publ Health 2013; 23: 103-108

Coutts A, Stuckler D, McKee M. The emerging Syrian health crisis. Lancet 2013: 381: e6-7.

Doering N, Legido-Quigley H, Glinos IA, McKee M, Maarse H. A success-story in cross-border telemedicine in Europe: the use of intra-operative teleneuromonitoring during aorta surgery. Health Policy and Technology 2013; 2: 4–9

Stickley A, Koyanagi A, Koposov R, McKee M, Roberts B, Murphy A, Ruchkin V. Binge drinking among adolescents in Russia: prevalence, risk and protective factors. Addictive Behaviors 2013; 38: 1988-1995.

Bonita R, Magnusson R, Bovet P, Zhao D, Malta D, Geneau R, Suh I, Thankappan KR, Varghese C, Shin H-R, Han T,  McKee M, Hospedales J, Galea G, de Courten M, Capewell S, Beaglehole R, for the Lancet NCD Action Group. Country actions to meet UN commitments on NCDs: a stepwise approach. Lancet 2013: 381: 575-84.

Bryden A, Roberts B, McKee M, Petticrew M. A systematic review of the influence of community-level social factors on alcohol use. Health & Place 2013; 21C:70-85.

Quercioli C, Messina G, Basu S, McKee M, Nante N, Stuckler D. The Effect of Health Care Delivery Privatization on Avoidable Mortality: Longitudinal Cross-Regional Results from Italy, 1993-2003. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2013; 67: 132-8.

McKee M. The future of England’s healthcare lies in the hands of competition lawyers. BMJ 2013; 346: f1733

Stuckler D, McKee M, Basu S. The Global Health Multiplier: targeting common social causes of infectious and non-communicable diseases. Int J Epid 2013; 42: 232-4.

Mackenbach JP, Karanikolos M, McKee M. Health policy in Europe: factors critical for success. BMJ 2013: 2013;346:f533

Ancker S, Rechel B, McKee M, Spicer N. Kyrgyzstan: still a regional “pioneer” in HIV/AIDS or living on its reputation? Central Asia Survey 2013; 32: 66–84.

Basu S, Stuckler D, McKee M, Galea G. Nutritional determinants of worldwide diabetes: an econometric study of food markets and diabetes prevalence in 173 countries. Publ Health Nutr 2013; 16, 179-86.

Pál L, Árnyas EM, Tóth B, Ádám B, Rácz G, Ádány R, McKee M, Szűcs S. Aliphatic alcohol contaminants of illegally produced spirits inhibit phagocytosis by human granulocytes. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 2013; 35: 251-6

Pomerleau J, Knai C, McKee M, Foster C,  Rutter H, Darmon N, Derflerova Brazdova Z,. Filipovic Hadziomeragic A,. Pekcan G, Pudule I, Robertson A, Brunner E, Suhrcke M, Gabrijelcic Blenkus M, Lhotska L, Wijnhoven T, Maiani G, Mistura L, Lobstein T, Martin BW, Schaefer Elinder L, Logstrup S, Racioppi F. Measuring the food and built environments in urban centres: reliability and validity of the EURO-PREVOB Community Questionnaire. Public Health 2013; 127: 259-267.

McKee M. Seven goals for public health training in the 21st century. Eur J Publ Health 2013; 23(2): 186-187.

Mackenbach JP, McKee M. A comparative analysis of health policy performance in 43 European countries. Eur J Publ Health 2013; 23: 195-201

Watson K, Roberts B, Chow C, Goryakin Y, Rotman D, Gasparishvili A, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Micro and meso-level influences on obesity in nine countries of the former Soviet Union countries: a multi-level analysis. Eur J Publ Health 2013; 23: 291-298

Mackenbach JP, Karanikolos M, McKee M.The unequal health of Europeans: successes and failures of policies. Lancet 2013; 381: 1125–34

Greer SL, Hervey TK, Mackenbach JP, McKee M. Health Law and Policy in the European Union. Lancet 2013; 381: 1135–44

Rechel B, Roberts B, Richardson E, Shishkin S, Shkolnikov VM, Leon DA, Bobak M, Karanikolos M, McKee M. Health and health systems in the Commonwealth of Independent States. Lancet 2013; 381: 1145–55

Wolfe I, Thompson M, Gill P, Tamburlini G, Blair M, van den Bruel A, Ehrich J, Pettoello-Mantovani J, Janson S, Karanikolos M, McKee M. Health services for children in western Europe. Lancet 2013: 381: 1224–34

Rechel B, Mladovsky P, Ingleby D, Mackenbach JP, McKee M. Migration and health in an increasingly diverse Europe. Lancet 2013: 381: 1235–45

Bowling A, Rowe G, McKee M. Patients’ experiences of their health care in relation to their expectations and satisfaction. J Roy Soc Med 2013; 106: 143–149.

Rechel B, Grundy E, Robine J-M, Cylus J, Mackenbach JP, Knai C, McKee M. Ageing in the European Union. Lancet 2013: 381: 1312–22

Karanikolos M, Mladovsky P, Cylus J, Thomson S, Basu S, Stuckler D, Mackenbach JP, McKee M. Financial crisis, austerity, and health in Europe. Lancet 2013: 381: 1323–31

Kühlbrandt C, McKee M. Evidence and ideology as a rationale for light-therapy in Russia:  from the Soviet Union to the present day. JRSM Short Reports 2013: doi: 10.1177/2042533313476697

Niedel S, Traynor M, McKee M. Developing parent expertise: A framework to guide parental care following diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in a young child. J Health Serv Res Pol 2013; 17: 246-265.

Stickley A,Koyanagi A, Richardson E, Roberts B, Balabanova D, McKee M. Prevalence and factors associated with the use of alternative (folk) medicine practitioners in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013; 13:83.

Shkolnikov VM, Andreev EM, McKee M, Leon DA. Components and possible determinants of the decrease in Russian mortality in 2004-2010. Demogr Res 2013; 28: 917-950.

Roberts B, Patel P, Dahab M, McKee M. The Arab Spring: confronting the challenge of non-communicable disease. J Publ Health Pol 2013; 34, 345–352.

Stickley A, Koyanagi A, Koposov R, McKee M, Roberts B, Ruchkin V. Peer victimisation and its association with psychological and somatic health problems among adolescents in northern Russia. Child Adolescent Psych Mental Health 2013; 7:15.

Roberts B, Chikovani I, Makhashvili N, Patel V, McKee M. Tobacco use and nicotine dependence among conflict-affected men in Georgia. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2013; 10: doi:10.3390/ijerph100x000x

Rechel B, Brand H, McKee M. Financing public health in Europe. Gesundheitswesen 2013; 75: e28-e33.

Stickley A, Koyanagi A, Rotman D, Roberts B, McKee M. Criminal victimisation and health: Examining the relation in nine countries of the former Soviet Union. Soc Sci Med 2013; 91: 76-83.

Niedel S, Traynor M, McKee M, Grey M. Parallel vigilance: Parents’ dual focus following diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes mellitus in their young child. Health 2012:17: 246-265.

Balabanova D, Mills A, Conteh L, Akkazieva B, Banteyerga H, Dash U, Gilson L, Harmer A, Ibraimova A, Islam Z, Kidanu A, Koehlmoos TP, Limwattananon S, Muraleedharan VR, Murzalieva G, Palafox B, Panichkriangkrai W, Patcharanarumol W, Penn-Kekana L, Powell-Jackson T, Tangcharoensathien V, McKee M. Good Health at Low Cost 25 years on: lessons for the future of health systems strengthening. Lancet 2013; 381: 2118–33.

Walshe K, McKee M, Groenewegen P, Hansen J, Figueras J, Boccia S, Ricciardi W. Reshaping the agenda of the European Commission for the health systems and policy research in Europe within Horizon 2020. Epidemiology Biostatistics and Public Health 2013: 10: e8951 1-2

Stickley A, Koyanagi A, Roberts B, Richardson E, Abbott P, Tumanov S,  McKee M. Loneliness: its correlates and association with health behaviours and outcomes in nine countries of the former Soviet Union. PLOS One 2013: 8(7): e67978.

Legido-Quigley H, Otero-García L, la Parra D, Alvarez-Dardet C, Martin-Moreno J-M, McKee M. Will austerity cuts dismantle the Spanish healthcare system? BMJ 2013: doi:10.1136/bmj.f2363

Petticrew M, McKee M, Lock K, Green J, Phillips G. In search of social equipoise. BMJ; 346: f4016 doi: 10.1136/bmj.f4016

Galsworthy M, McKee M. Europe’s ‘Horizon 2020’ science funding programme: How is it shaping up? J Health Serv Pol 2013: 18: 182-185

Sridhar D, Brolan C, Durrani S, Edge J, Gostin L, Hill P, McKee M. Recent shifts in global governance: implications for the response to noncommunicable diseases.PLOS Med 2013: 10(7): e1001487.

Michael M, King L, Guo L, McKee M, Richardson E, Stuckler D. The Mystery of Missing Female Children in the Caucasus: an analysis of sex ratios by birth-order. Int Perspectives Sexual Reproductive Health 2013; 39: 97–102.

Hoffman R, Plug I, Khoshaba B, McKee M, Mackenbach JP. Amenable mortality revisited: the AMIEHS study. Gaceta Sanitaria 2013; 27:199-206.

Luyckx V, Naicker S, McKee M. Equity and economics of renal replacement therapy in sub-Saharan Africa. Lancet 2013: 382:103-4.

Bor J, Basu S, Coutts A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Alcohol use during The Great Recession of 2008-2009. Alcohol Alcoholism 2013: 48: 343-8

Mentzakisa E, Suhrcke M, Roberts B, Murphy A, McKee M. Estimating the causal effect of alcohol consumption on well-being for a cross-section of 9 former Soviet Union countries. Soc Sci Med 2013; 89: 1-7.

Mackenbach JP, McKee M. De resultaten van het Nederlandse gezondheidsbeleid: een Europese vergelijking. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde 2013; 157: A5686

Maimaris W, Paty J, Perel P, Legido-Quigley H, Balabanova D, Nieuwlaat R, McKee M.The influence of health systems on hypertension awareness, treatment and control: a systematic literature review. PLOS Med 2013: 10(7): e1001490. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001490

McKee M, Busse R. Affordable excellence: what lessons can Singapore’s medical savings accounts offer for other countries? BMJ 2013: 347: f4797 doi: 10.1136/bmj.f4797

Beran D, Abdraimova A, Akkazieva B, McKee M, Balabanova D, Yudkin JS. Diabetes in Kyrgyzstan: changes between 2002 and 2009. Int J Health Planning Management 2013; 2013; 28: e121–e137

McKee M, Legido-Quigley H, Piot P. Trends in life expectancy in Europe: one big explanation or many small ones? Eur J Epidemiol 2013: 28: 203-204.

Leon DA, Shkolnikov VM, Borinskaya S, Casas J-P, Evans A, Gil A, Kee F, Kiryanov N, McKee M, O’Doherty MG, Ploubidis GB, Polikina O, Vassiliev M, Blankenberg S, Watkins H. Hazardous alcohol consumption is associated with increased levels of B-type natriuretic peptide: evidence from two population-based studies. Eur J Epidemiol 2013; 28: 393-404

Macintosh M, McKee M. The English National Chlamydia Screening Programme: where next? Public Health 2013; 127: 681-3

McKee M. Improving the safety of patients in England. BMJ 2013;347:f5038

Weil LG, Bin Nun G, McKee M. Recent physician strike in Israel: a health system under stress? Israel J Health Pol Res 2013, 2:33 doi:10.1186/2045-4015-2-33

Karanikolos M, Ellis L, Coleman MP, McKee M. Health systems performance and cancer outcomes. J Natl Cancer Inst Mongraphs 2013; 46: 7-12

Walshe K, McKee M, McCarthy M, Groenewegen P, Hansen J, Figueras J, Ricciardi W. The need for health systems and policy research in Europe: setting the agenda for Horizon 2020. Lancet 2013; 382: 668-669

McKee R, Richardson E, Roberts B, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Things can only get better? Changing views of the past, present and future in the former Soviet Union. Europe-Asia Studies 2013; 65: 1466-1478.

Chow CK, Teo KK, Rangarajan S, Islam S, Gupta R, Avezum A, Bahonar A, Chifamba J, Dagenais G, Diaz R, Kazmi K, Lanas F, Wei L, Lopez-Jaramillo P, Fanghong L, Ismail N, Puoane T, Rosengren A, Szuba A, Temizhan A, Wielgosz A, Yusuf R, Yusufali A, McKee M, Lisheng L, Mony P, Yusuf S on behalf of the PURE (Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology) Study investigators. Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in rural and urban communities from high, middle and low income countries. JAMA 2013; 310: 959-968.

Mackenbach JP, McKee M. Social-democratic government and health policy in Europe: a quantitative analysis. Int J Health Serv 2013; 43:389-413.

McKee M. E-cigarettes and the marketing push that surprised everyone BMJ 2013; 347: f5780J

Jagger C, McKee M, Christensen K, Lagiewka K, Nusselder W, Van Oyen H, Cambois E, Jeune B, Robine J-M. Mind the gap – reaching the European target of a two year increase in healthy life years in the next decade. Eur J Publ Health 2013: 23:829-833.

Lopez Bernal JA, Gasparrini A, Artundo CM, McKee M. The effect of the late 2000s financial crisis on suicides in Spain: an interrupted time-series analysis. Eur J Publ Health 2013; 23: 732-736

Hoffmann R, Plug I, McKee M, Khoshaba B, Westerling R, Looman C, Rey G, Jougla E, Alfonso JL, Lang K, Pärna K, Mackenbach J. Innovations in medical care and mortality trends from four circulatory diseases between 1970 and 2005. Eur J Publ Health 2013: 23: 852-857

Reeves A, Basu S, McKee M, Meissner C, Stuckler D. Does investment in the health sector promote or inhibit economic growth? Globalization & Health 2013; 23;9(1):43.

Krull Abe S, Stickley A, Richardson E, Roberts B, Abbott P, Rotman D, McKee M. Changing patterns of fruit and vegetable intake in countries of the former Soviet Union. Public Health Nutr 2013; 16: 1924–1932.

Corsi DJ, Subramanian SV, Chow CK, McKee M, Chifamba J, Dagenais G, Diaz R, Kelishadi R, Kruger A, Lanas F, López-Jaramilo P, Mony P, Mohan V, Avezum A, Oguz A, Rosengren A, Szuba A, Wei Li, Yusoff K, Yusufali A, Rangarajan S, Teo K, Yusuf S, on Behalf of the PURE Investigators The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study: Baseline characteristics of the household sample and comparative analysis with national data in 17 countries. Am Heart J 2013; 166: 636-646

McKee M. European Union’s tobacco products directive. BMJ 2013; 347: f6196

Reeves A, Basu S, McKee M, Marmot M, Stuckler D. Austere or not? UK coalition government budgets and health inequalities. J Roy Soc Med 2013; 106: 432-436

Footman K, Roberts B, Mills A, Richardson E, McKee M. Public satisfaction as a measure of health system performance: a study of nine countries in the former Soviet Union. Health Policy 2013: 112: 62-9.

Roberts B, Stickley A, Gilmore A, Danishevski K, Kizilova K, Bryden A, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Knowledge of the health impacts of smoking and public attitudes towards tobacco control in the former Soviet Union. Tob Control 2013: 22: e12.

Mir H, Roberts B, Richardson E, Chow C, McKee M. Evaluating Compliance of Cigarette Packaging in Eight former Soviet Countries with the FCTC and National Legislation. Tobacco Control 2013; 22(4):231-4.

Modrek S, Stuckler D, McKee M, Cullen MR, Basu S. A Review of Health Consequences of Recessions Internationally and a Synthesis of the US Response during the Great Recession. Publ Health Rev 2013;35: 1-33

San Miguel L, Baeten R, Remmen R, Busse R, Gil J, Knai C, Mäkinen M, Rubert G, McKee M. Obstacles to the recognition of medical prescriptions issued in one EU country and presented in another. Eur J Publ Health 2013: 23: 972-4.

Stuckler D, McKee M, Basu S. Six concerns about the data in aid debates: applying an epidemiological perspective to the analysis of aid effectiveness in health and development. Health Pol Planning 2013; 28: 871-883

Basu S, McKee M, Galea G, Stuckler D. The relationship of soft drink consumption to global overweight, obesity and diabetes: a cross-national analysis of 75 countries. Am J Publ Health 2013: 103: 2071-7

McKee R, Murphy A, Richardson E, Roberts B, Haerpfer C, McKee M. Do citizens of the former Soviet Union trust state institutions, and why? East European Politics 2013; 29: 377-396.

Murphy A, Levchuk N, Stickley A, Roberts B, McKee M. A country divided?: Regional variation in mortality in Ukraine.Int J Publ Health 2013; 58: 837-844

Sridhar D, Brolan C, Durrani S, Edge J, Gostin L, Hill P, McKee M. Governance and Financing of Global Public Health: The Post 2015 Agenda. Brown J Global Affairs 2013; XX: 69-86.

Footman K, Roberts B, Tumanov S, McKee M. The comorbidity of hypertension and psychological distress: a study of nine countries in the former Soviet Union. J Publ Health 2013; 35: 548-57

Footman K, Roberts B, Stickley A, Kizilova K, Rotman D, McKee M. Smoking Cessation and Desire to Stop Smoking in Nine Countries of the Former Soviet Union. Nicotine Tobacco Res 2013;15:1628-33

Dissing A, Gil A, Keenan K, McCambridge J, McKee M, Oralov A, Saburova L, Leon D. Alcohol consumption and self-reported (SF12) physical and mental health among working aged-men in a typical Russian city: A cross sectional study. Addiction 2013; 108: 1905-14

Knai, C, Hawkesworth S, Pannella M, Sermeus W, McKee M, Cluzeau F, Van Zelm R, Vanhaecht, K. International experiences in the use of care pathways. J Care Services Management 2013; 7: 128-135.


Goryakin Y, Suhrcke M, Rocco L, Roberts B, McKee M. Social capital and self-reported general and mental health in 9 Former Soviet Union countries. Health Econ Pol Law 2014; 9: 1-24

Basu S, Stuckler D, McKee M. An alternative mechanism for international health aid: evaluating a Global Social Protection Fund. Health Pol Planning 2014: 29: 127-136.

Goryakin Y, Rocco L, Marc Suhrcke M, Roberts B, McKee M. The effect of health on labor supply in nine Former Soviet Union countries. Eur J Health Econ 2014: 15: 57-68.

McCartney M, Goldacre B, Chalmers I, Reynolds C, Mendel J, Smith S, Bewley S, Gordon P, Carroll D, Dean BJ, Greenhalgh T, Heath I, McKee M, Pollock A, Gordon S. Why the GMC should set up a central registry of doctors' competing interests. BMJ 2014; 348: g236. doi: 10.1136/bmj.g236.

Khatib R, Schwalm J-D, Yusuf S, Haynes BR, McKee M, Khan M, Nieuwlaat R. Patient and healthcare provider barriers to hypertension awareness, treatment and follow up: A systematic review of qualitative and quantitative studies. PLOS One 2014; 9(1): e84238. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084238

Niedel S, McKee M. “Is it normal?” A simple question that often lacks an easy answer. J Roy Soc Med 2014: 107: 52-53.

Charreire H, Mackenbach JD, Ouasti M, Lakerveld J, Compernolle S, Ben-Rebah M, McKee M, Brug J, Rutter H, Oppert JM. Using remote sensing to define environmental characteristics related to physical activity and dietary behaviours: A systematic review (the SPOTLIGHT project). Health & Place 2014; 25: 1-9.

Kentikelenis A, Karanikolos M, Reeves A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Greece’s health crisis: from austerity to denialism.Lancet 2014; 383: 748–53.

Reeves A, Basu S, McKee M, Stuckler D. The political economy of austerity and healthcare: Cross-national analysis of expenditure changes in 27 European nations 1995–2011. Health Policy 2014; 115: 1-8

Horton R, Beaglehole R, Bonita R, Raeburn J, McKee M, Wall S. From public to planetary health: a manifesto. Lancet 2014; 383: 847

Mackenbach JP.Murphy A, McKee M. Ukraine: more than just a geopolitical problem. Lancet 2014; 383: 848-850

Galea G, McKee M. Public-private partnerships with large corporations: setting the ground rules for better health. Health Policy 2014; 115 : 138–140

Murphy A, Stickley A, RobertsB;, PloubidisG, McKee M. Using multi-level data to estimate the effect of an 'alcogenic' environment on hazardous alcohol consumption in the former Soviet Union. Health Place 2014; 27: 205–211.

Steele S, Stuckler D, McKee M, Pollock AM. The Immigration Bill: Extending charging regimes and scapegoating the vulnerable will pose risks to public health J Roy Soc Med 2014; 107 132–133

McKee M, Allebeck P. Why the European Journal of Public Health will no longer publish tobacco industry supported research. Eur J Publ Health 2014; 24: 182.

Harhay MO, Bor J, Basu S, McKee M,Mindell J, Shelton N, Stuckler D. Differential impact of economic recession on alcohol use among white British adults, 2006-2009. Eur J Publ Health 2014: 24: 410-415

Galsworthy MJ, Irwin R, Charlesworth K, Ernst K, Hristovski D, Wismar M, McKee M. An analysis of subject areas and country participation for all health-related research in the EU’s FP5 & FP6 programmes. Eur J Publ Health 2014: 24: 514-520

Kovacs E, Schmidt AE, Szocska G, Busse R, McKee M, Legido-Quigley H. Licensing procedures and registration of medical doctors in the European Union. Clin Med 2014; 14: 229-238.

Roberts B, Murphy A, Chikovani I, Makhashvili N, Patel V, McKee M. Individual and community level risk-factors for alcohol use disorder among conflict-affected persons in Georgia. PLOS One 2014: 9(5): e98299. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098299

Yusuf S, McKee M. Documenting the global burden of cardiovascular disease: a major achievement but still work in progress. Circulation 2014: 129: 1459-62.

Pearce N, Ebrahim S, McKee M, Lamptey P, Barreto ML, Matheson D, Walls H, Foliaki S, Miranda J, Chimeddamba O, MarcosL G, Haines A, Vineis P. The road to 25×25: how can the five-target strategy reach its goal? Lancet Global Health 2014; 2: e126 - e128

McKee M, Marten R, Balabanova D, Watt N, Huang Y, Finch AP, Fan V, Van Damme W, Tediosi F, Missoni E. A BRICS’ role in global health and the promotion of universal health coverage: the debate continues. Bull WHO 2014; 92:452–453

Saliba V, Azzopardi Muscat N, Vella M, Attard Montalto S, Fenech C, McKee M, Knai C. Cross-border paediatric patient care pathways between Malta and the UK: a qualitative study of the professionals’ policy makers’ and parents’ views. J Health Serv Res Pol 2014: 19:153-160.

Knai C, Saliba V, Lago E, San Miguel L, Khoshaba B, McKee M. What to do when presented with a prescription from another European country: insight from a qualitative study of pharmacists in England. Int J Pharmacy Pract 2014; 22:112-8.

Hoffmann R, Plug I, McKee M, Khoshaba B, Westerling R, Looman C, Rey G, Jougla E, Mackenbach JP. Innovations in health care and mortality trends from five cancers between 1970 and 2005. Int J Publ Health 2014; 59: 341-50.

Warren E, Footman K, Tinelli M, McKee M, Knai C. Do cancer-specific websites meet patient’s information needs? Patient Education and Counseling 2014; 95:126-36.

Risso-Gill I. Kiasuwa R, Baeten R, Caldarelli I, Mitro S, Merriel A, Amadio G, McKee M. Legido-Quigley H. Exploring the scope of practice and training of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in England, Italy and Belgium: a qualitative study. Eur J Obstr Gynecol Reprod Biol 2014; 180: 40–45.

White A, McKee M, de Sousa B, de Visser R, Hogston R, Madsen SA, Makara P, Richardson N, Zatoński W, Raine G. An examination of the association between premature mortality and life expectancy among men in Europe. Eur J Publ Health 2014: 24: 673-679.

Murphy A, Roberts B, Kenward M, McKee M. Using multi-level data to estimate the effect of social capital on alcohol consumption in the former Soviet Union.Eur J Publ Health 2014: 24: 572-577

Leong DP, Smyth A, Teo KK, McKee M, Rangarajan S, Pais P, Liu L, Anand SS, Yusuf S. on behalf of the INTERHEART investigators. Patterns of alcohol consumption and myocardial infarction risk: observations from 52 countries in the INTERHEART case-control study. Circulation 2014: 130:390-398

Footman K, Garthwaite K, Bambra C, McKee M. Quality Check: Does It Matter for Quality How You Organize and Pay for Health Care? A Review of the International Evidence. Int J Health Serv 2014; 44: 479 – 505

Risso-Gill I, Legido-Quigley H, Panteli D, McKee M.Assessing the role of regulatory bodies in managing health professional issues and errors in Europe. Int J Qual Health Care 2014: 26:348-357

Legido-Quigley H, Doering N, McKee M. Challenges facing teleradiology services across borders in the European Union: a qualitative study. Health Policy and Technology 2014; 3: 160–166

McKee M. Mutual ownership: privatisation under a different name? BMJ 2014; 349 doi:

Yusuf S, Rangarajan S, Teo K, Islam S, Wei L, Lisheng L, Jian B, Qinglin L, Fanghong L, Tianlu L, Liu Y, Shiying Z, Mony P, Swaminathan S, Mohan V, Gupta R, Kumar R, Vijayakumar K, Lear S, Anand S, Wielgolz A, Diaz R, Avezum A, Lopez-Jaramillo P, Lanas F, Yusoff K, Ismail N, Iqbal R, Rahman O, Rosengren A, Yusufali A, Kelishadi R, Kruger A, Puoane T, Szuba A, Chifamba J, Oguz A, McQueen M, McKee M, Dagenais G on behalf of the PURE Investigators. Risk factors, cardiovascular diseases and mortality in 17 low, middle and high income countries. N Engl J Med 2014;371:818-27.

Döring N, Doupi P, Glonti K, Winkelmann J, Warren E, McKee M, Knai C. Electronic discharge summaries in cross-border care in the European Union: How close are we to making it happen? Int J Care Coordination 2014; 17: 38–5

Risso-Gill I, McKee M, Coker R, Piot P, Legido-Quigley H. Health System Strengthening in Myanmar during political reforms: perspectives from international agencies. Health Pol Planning 2014; 29(4):466-74.

Westerling R, Westin M, McKee M, Hoffmann R, Plug I, Rey G, Jougla E, Lang K, Pärna K, Alfonso JL, Mackenbach J P.The timing of introduction of pharmaceutical innovations in seven European countries. J Eval Clin Practice 2014; 20: 301-10.

Watt N, Gomez E, McKee M. Global health in foreign policy – and foreign policy in health? Evidence from the BRICS. Health Pol Planning 2014: 29:763-73

Reeves A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Economic suicides in Europe and North America’s Great Recessions. Br J Psychiatry 2014: 2014; 205: 246-7

McKee M, Belcher P. The European Commission and pharmaceutical policy. BMJ 2014: 2014;349:g5671

Kühlbrandt C, Footman K, Rechel B, McKee M. An examination of Roma health insurance status in Central and Eastern Europe. Eur J Publ Health 2014: 24: 707-712

Katikireddi SV, McKee M, Craig P, Stuckler D. The NHS reforms in England: Four challenges to evaluating success and failure. J Roy Soc Med 2014; 107: 387-392

McKee M. Electronic cigarettes: proceed with great caution. Int J Publ Health 2014: 59:683–685

McKee M. Social media attacks on public health advocates BMJ 2014; 349: g6006

Kiasuwa Mbengi RL, Baeten R, McKee M, Knai C. Issues arising when crossing a border to give birth: an exploratory study on the French-Belgian border, Facts Views Vis Obgyn 2014, 6: 127-132

Roberts B, Chikovani I, Bisson J, McKee M, Makhashvili N, Patel V. Mental Disorders and their Association with Disability among Internally Displaced Persons and Returnees in Georgia. J Traumatic Stress 2014, 27, 509–518

McKee M. Electronic cigarettes: peering through the smokescreen. Postgrad Med J 2014: 90: 607-609

McKee M, Haines A, Ebrahim S, Lamptey P, Barreto ML, Matheson D, Walls HL, Foliaki S, Miranda J, Chimeddamba O, Garcia-Marcos L, Vineis P, Pearce N. Towards a comprehensive global approach to prevention and control of NCDs. Globalization and Health 2014: 10: 74.

McKee M, Stuckler D. The changing role of the British state and its citizens. Lancet 2014; 384: 1643-4.

Chow CK, Corsi D, Lock K, Madhavan M, Mackie P, Wei L, Sun Y, Wang Y,  Swaminathan S, Lopez-Jaramillo P, Diego Gomez-Arbelaez D, Álvaro Avezum, A Lear SA, Dagenais G, Teo K, McKee M, Yusuf S. A novel method to evaluate the community built environment using photographs - Environmental Profile of a Community Health (EPOCH) Photo Neighbourhood Evaluation tool. PLOS One 2014; 9: e110042. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110042

Shkolnikov V, Andreev E, McKee M, Leon DA. Рост Продолжительности Жизни В России 2000-Х Годов [Increased life expectancy in Russia in the 2000s]  Демографическое Обозрение (Demographic Review) 2014; 1 (2): 1-37.

Boccia S, McKee M, Adany R, Boffetta P, Burton H, Cambon-Thomsen A, Cornel MC, Gray M, Jani A, Knoppers BM, Khoury MJ, Meslin EM,Van Duijn CM, Villari P, Zimmern R, Cesario A, Puggina A, Colotto M, Ricciardi W. Beyond Public Health Genomics: proposals from an International Working Group. Eur J Publ Health 2014: 24: 876-878

Solé M, Panteli D, Risso-GillI, Döoering N, Busse R, McKee M, Legido-Quigley H. How do medical doctors in the European Union demonstrate that they continue to meet criteria for registration and licencing? Clin Med 2014; 14:633–9.

Legido-Quigley H, McKee M, Green J. Trust in health care encounters and systems: a case study of British pensioners living in Spain. Sociol Health Illness 2014; 36: 1243–1258.

Kuhlbrandt C, Balabanova D, Chikovani I, Petrosyan V, Kizilova K, Ivaniuto O, Danii O, Makarova N, McKee M. In search of patient-centred care in middle income countries: The experience of diabetes care in the former Soviet Union. Health Policy 2014: 118:193-200.

Footman K, Richardson E, Roberts B, Alimbekova G, Pachulia M, Rotman D, Gasparishvili A, McKee M. Foregoing medicines in the former Soviet Union: changes between 2001 and 2010. Health Policy 2014: 116: 184-192.

Tuusov J, Lang K, Väli M, Pärna K, Tõnisson M, Ringmets I, McKee M, Helander A, Leon DA. Prevalence of alcohol related pathologies at autopsy: Estonian Forensic Study of Alcohol and Premature Death. Addiction 2014; 109: 2018-26.

Reeves A, Karanikolos M, Mackenbach J, McKee M, Stuckler D. Do employment protection policies reduce the relative disadvantage in the labour market experienced by unhealthy people? A natural experiment created by the Great Recession in Europe. Soc Sci Med 2014:121: 98–108.

Costa H, Gilmore AB, Peeters S, McKee M, Stuckler D. Quantifying the influence of tobacco industry on EU governance: automated content analysis of the EU Tobacco Products Directive. Tob Control 2014: 23: 473-8

Reeves A, Basu S, McKee M, Stuckler D, Semenza J. Social protection and tuberculosis control: cross-national analysis of 21 EU Member States 1995-2012. Lancet Inf Dis 2014: 14: 1105–1112


Goryakin Y, Suhrcke M, Roberts B, McKee M. Mental health inequalities in 9 former Soviet Union Countries: evidence from the previous decade. Soc Sci Med 2015; 124:142-151.

Stuckler D, Reeves A, Karanikolos M, McKee M. The health effects of the global financial crisis: can we reconcile the differing views? A network analysis of literature across disciplines. Health Econ Pol Law 2015; 10: 83-89.

GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet 2015; 385: 117-171.

Cervero-Liceras F, McKee M, Legido-Quigley H. The effects of the financial crisis and austerity measures on the Spanish health care system: A qualitative analysis of health professionals' perceptions in the Region of Valencia. Health Policy 2015; 119: 100-6.

McKee M, Mackenbach J, Allebeck P. Should a medical journal ever publish a political paper? Eur J Publ Health 2015: 25: 1-2

Kentikelenis A, McKee M, Stuckler D, King L. The International Monetary Fund and the Ebola Outbreak. Lancet Inf Dis 2015; 3(2): e69-70.

Bloom DE, Chatterji S, Kowal P, Lloyd-Sherlock P, McKee M, Rechel B, Rosenberg L, Smith JP. Macroeconomic implications of population ageing and health system responses. Lancet 2015: 385: 649–57

McKee M, Stuckler D. Realising an election manifesto for public health in the UK. Lancet 2015; 385: 665-6.

Stickley A, Koyanagi A, Roberts B, Leinsalu M, Goryakin Y, McKee M. Smoking Status, Nicotine Dependence and Happiness in Nine Countries of the Former Soviet Union. Tob Control 2015;24:190-197

Goryakin Y, Roberts B, McKee M. Price elasticities of alcohol demand: evidence from Russia. Eur J Health Econ 2015 Mar;16(2):185-99

Footman K, Mitrio S, Zanon D, Glonti K, Risso-Gill I, McKee M, Knai C. Dialysis services for tourists to the Veneto Region: a qualitative study. J Renal Care 2015; 41:19-27

Murphy A, Kizilova K, Roberts B, McGowan C, McKee M, Rhodes T. One for All: Workplace social context and drinking among railway workers in Ukraine. Global Public Health 2015; 10: 391-409

McKee M, Labonte R. European Commission proposals on trade secrets risk undermining public health. BMJ 2015; 350: h1369

Rachiotis G, Stuckler D, McKee M, Hadjichristodoulou C.What has happened to suicides during the Greek economic crisis? Findings from an ecological study of suicides and their determinants (2003-2012). BMJ Open 2015;5:e007295. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007295

Powell I, McKee M. Amend or repeal? How New Zealand tackled unpopular health care legislation. BMJ  2015;350:h1502

Stickley A, Koyanagi A, Roberts B, McKee M. Urban-rural differences in psychological distress in nine countries of the former Soviet Union. J Affective Disorders 2015; 178: 142–148

Diethelm P, McKee M. Tobacco industry funded research on standardised packaging: There are none so blind as those who will not see! Tobacco Control 2015; 24(e1):e113-5

Glonti K, Hawkesworth S, Footman K, Doering N, Schmidt AE, Destrebeq F, Cluzeau F, McKee M, Knai C. European health professionals’ experience of cross-border care through the lens of three common conditions. Eur J Intergrative Med 2015; 7: 29–35.

Santoro A, Silenzi A, Ricciardi W, McKee M. Obtaining health care in another European Union Member State: how easy is it to find relevant information? Eur J Publ Health 2015; 25: 29-31

Legido-Quigley H, Saliba V, McKee M. Exploring the experiences of EU qualified doctors working in the United Kingdom (UK): a qualitative study. Health Policy 2015; 119: 494-502.

Pál L, Árnyas EM, Bujdosó O, Baranyi G, Rácz G, Ádány R, McKee M, Szűcs S. Aliphatic alcohols in spirits inhibit phagocytosis by human monocytes. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 2015; 37: 193-201.

Stickley A, Koyanagi A, Koposov R, McKee M, Roberts B, Murphy A, Ruchkin V. Binge drinking and eating problems in Russian adolescents. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2015: 39: 540-7

Timen A, Sprenger M, Edelstein M, Martin-Moreno J, McKee M. The Ebola crisis: perspectives from European Public Health. Eur J Publ Health 2015: 25: 187-188

Stickley A, Koyanagi A, Roberts B, Murphy A, Kizilova K, McKee M. Male solitary drinking and hazardous alcohol use in nine countries of the former Soviet Union. Drug Alc Dependence 2015; 150: 105-111.

Loopstra R, Reeves A, Taylor-Robinson D, Barr B, McKee M, Stuckler D. Austerity, sanctions, and the rise of food banks in the UK. BMJ 2015; 350: h1775

Poduval S, Howard N, Jones L, Murwill P, McKee M, Legido-Quigley H.  Experiences among undocumented migrants accessing primary care in the United Kingdom: a qualitative study. Int J Health Serv 2015; 45: 320-33.

Chikovani I, Makhashvili N, Gotsadze G, Patel V, McKee M, Uchaneishvili M, Rukhadze N, Roberts B. Health service utilization among conflict-affected population in Georgia. PLOS One 2015; 10(4): e0122673

Stickley A, Koyanagi A, Leinsalu M, Ferlander S, Sabawoon W, McKee M. Loneliness and health in Eastern Europe: Findings from Moscow, Russia. Public Health 2015; 129: 403-410

Legido-Quigley H, Camacho López PA, Balabanova D, Perel P, López-Jaramillo P, Nieuwlaat R, Schwalm J-D, McCready T, Yusuf S, McKee M. Patients' knowledge, attitudes, behaviour and health care experiences on the prevention, detection, management and control of hypertension in Colombia: a qualitative study. PLOS One 2015; 10(4):e0122112.

Glonti K, Gordeev VS, Goryakin Y, Reeves A, Stuckler D, McKee M, Roberts B. A systematic review on health resilience to economic crises. PLOS One 2015; 10(4):e0123117

Moreno Comellas R, Makhashvili N, Chikovani I, Patel V, McKee M, Bisson J, Roberts B. Patterns of somatic distress among conflict-affected persons in the Republic of Georgia. J Psychosom Res; 2015: 78:466-71 

Reynolds L, McKee M. Is the NHS really safe from international trade agreements? BMJ 2015: 350:h2179

Lazarus JV, Balabanova D, Safreed-Harmon K, Daniels K, Matlwa Mabaso K, McKee M, Mirzoev T, Hyder AA, Gruskin S. Roundtable discussion on the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research: why 4 prioritise talk over aid in the midst of the Ebola crisis? BMC Health Serv Res 2015: DOI 10.1186/s12913-015-0842-z

Hopkinson N, Reddy S, McKee M. Tobacco industry lobbying undermines public health in Asia. BMJ 2014;349:h2451

Reeves A, McKee M, Stuckler D. The attack on Universal Health Coverage in Europe: recession, austerity, and unmet needs. Eur J Publ Health 2015; 25::  364-365

Reeves A, McKee M, Gunnell D, Chang S-S, Sanjay S, Barr B, Stuckler D. Economic shocks, resilience, and male suicides in the Great Recession: cross-national analysis of 20 EU countries. Eur J Publ Health 2015; 25: 404-9. 

Odone A, Tillmann T, Sandgren A, Williams G, Rechel B, Ingleby D, Noori T, Mladovsky P, McKee M.Tuberculosis among migrant populations in the European Union and European Economic Area. Eur J Publ Health 2015; 25: 506-12

Reeves A, Basu S, McKee M, Sandgren A, Semenza J, Stuckler D. Tuberculosis control, recessions, and budget cuts in Europe: a cross-national panel and simulation analysis of 21 EU Member States, 1991- 2012. Bull WHO 2015; 93: 369–379

Sridhar D, McKee M, Ooms G, Beiersmann C, Friedman E, Gouda H, Hill P, Jahn A. Universal Health Coverage and the Right to Health: From Legal Principle to Post-2015 Indicators. Int J Health Serv 2015; 45: 495–506

Risso-Gill I, Balabanova D, Majid F, Ng KK, Yusoff K, Mustapha F, Kuhlbrandt C, Nieuwlaat R, Schwalm J-D, McCready T, Teo KK, Yusuf S, McKee M. Understanding the modifiable health systems barriers to hypertension management in Malaysia: a multi-method health systems appraisal approach. BMC Health Serv Res 2015: 15: 254

Reeves A, Gourtsoyannis Y, Basu S, McCoy D, McKee M, Stuckler D. Financing universal health coverage—effects of alternative tax structures on public health systems: cross-national modelling in 89 low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet 2015; 386: 274-80.

Wolff A, Stuckler D, McKee M. Are patients admitted to hospitals from care homes dehydrated? A retrospective analysis of hypernatraemia and in-hospital mortality using linked administrative hospital records from an NHS Trust. J Roy Soc Med 2015; 108: 259-65.

McKee M, Daube M. Europe’s governments must implement standardised tobacco packaging now. Eur J Publ Health 2015; 25: 551-552.

Struckmann V, Panteli D, Legido-Quigley H, Risso-GillI, McKee M, Busse R. Deciding when physicians are unfit to practice: an analysis of responsibilities, policy and practice in 11 European Union Member States. Clin Med 2015; 15: 319-324

Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 Lancet 2015; 386: 743–800.

McKee M. Is the UK government right that seven day working in hospitals would save 6000 lives a year? BMJ 2015;351:h4723

McKee M. Reflecting on ‘European policymaking on the tobacco advertising ban: the importance of escape routes’ Health Econ Pol Law 2015; 10:  437-442

McKee M, Capewell S. Evidence about electronic cigarettes: a foundation built on rock or sand? BMJ 2015; 351: h4863

Laverty AA, Diethelm P, Hopkinson NS, Watt HC, McKee M. Use and abuse of statistics in tobacco industry funded research on standardised packaging. Tob Control 2015; 24: 422-4

McKee M. What do people die from? The challenges of measuring disease burden posed by multi-morbidity. Israeli J Health Pol Res 2015: DOI: 10.1186/s13584-015-0047-2

Kennedy J, McKee M, King L. Islamist insurgency and the war against polio: A cross-national analysis of the political determinants of polio. Globalisation Health 2015; 11:40 DOI 10.1186/s12992-015-0123-y

Stickley A, Koyanagi A, Roberts B, Goryakin Y, McKee M. Crime and subjective well-being in the countries of the former Soviet Union. BMC Public Health 2015; 15:1010 DOI 10.1186/s12889-015-2341-x

Davletov K, McKee M, Battakova Z, Vujnovic M, Rechel B. Regional differences in cardiovascular mortality in Kazakhstan: further evidence for the “Russian mortality paradox”? Eur J Publ Health 2015: 25: 890-894

Huijts T, Reeves, A, McKee M, Stuckler D. The impacts of job loss and recovery on self-rated health: testing the mediating role of financial strain and income. Eur J Publ Health 2015; 25: 801-806.

Goryakin Y, Rocco L, Suhrcke M, Roberts B, McKee M. Fruit and vegetable consumption in the former Soviet Union: the role of individual and community-level factors. Public Health Nutr 2015; 18: 2825-35

Signorelli C, McKee M. Milan 2015: creating a safer, healthier, and sustainable world. Epidemiol Prev 2015; 39(5) Suppl 1: 5.

Mackenbach JP, McKee M. Government, politics and health policy: a quantitative analysis of 30 European countries. Health Policy 2015; 119: 1298-1308

Ooms G, Stuckler D, Basu S, McKee M. A Global Social Support System: What the International Community Could Learn from the United States’ National Basketball Association’s scheme for redistribution of new talent. Int J Health Planning Management 2015; 4: 715-718.

Pearce N, Ebrahim S, McKee M, Lamptey P, Barreto ML, Matheson D, Walls H, Foliaki S, Miranda JJ, Chimeddamba O, Garcia-Marcos L, Haines A, Vineis P. Global prevention and control of NCDs: Limitations of the standard approach. J Publ Health Policy 2015; 36: 408-425.

Barlow P, Reeves A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Austerity, Precariousness, and the Health Status of Greek Labour Market Participants: Retrospective cohort analysis of employed persons in 2008-2009 and 2010-2011. J Public Health Policy 2015; 6: 452-68.

Smyth A, Teo KK, Rangarajan S, O’Donnell M, Zhang M, Rana P, Leong D, Dagenais G, Seron P, Rosengren A, Schutte AE, Lopez-Jaramillo P, Oguz A, Chifamba J, Diaz R, Lear S, Avezum A, Kumar R, Mohan V, Szuba A, Wei L, Yang W, Jian B, McKee M, Yusuf S on behalf of the PURE Investigators. Alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease, cancer, injury, hospitalization and mortality. Lancet 2015; 386: 1945–54

Savell E, Gilmore AB, Sims M, Mony PK, Teo, K, Yusoff K, Lear SA,Seron P, Ismail NH, Calik KBT, Rosengren A, Bahonar A, Kumar R, Vijayakumar K, Kruger A, Swidan H, Gupta R, Igumbor E, Afridi A, Rahman O, Chifamba J, Zatonska K, Mohan V, Deepa M, Lopez-Jaramillo P, Avezum A, Poirier P, Orlandini A, Li W, McKee M, Rangarajan S, Yusuf S, Chow CK. The global tobacco marketing environment: data from 462 communities across 16 countries from the environmental profile of a community’s health (EPOCH) study. Bull WHO 2015; 93: 851-61

GBD 2013 DALYs and HALE Collaborators. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 acute diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990-2013: quantifying the epidemiological transition. Lancet 2015; 385: 2145-2191

Mackenbach JP, Karanikolos M, Lopez Bernal J, McKee M. Why did life expectancy in Central & Eastern Europe suddenly improve in the 1990s? An analysis by cause of death. Scan J Publ Health 2015: 43: 796-801.

Newton JN, Briggs ADM, Murray CJL, Dicker D, Foreman K, Wang H, Naghavi M, Forouzanfar MH, Ohno S, Barber R, Vos T, Stanaway J, Schmidt JC, Hughes AJ, Fay DFJ, Ecob R, Gresser C, McKee M, Rutter H,  Abubakar I, Ali R, Anderson HR, Banerjee A, Bennett DA, Bernabé E, Bhui KS, Biryukov S, Bourne RR, Brayne CEG, Bruce NG, Brugha TS, Burch M, Capewell S, Casey D, Chowdhury R, Coates M, Cooper C, Critchley JA, Dargan PI, Dherani MK, Elliott P, Ezzati M, Fenton K, Fraser M, Fürst T, Greaves F, Green MA, Gunnell D, Hannigan BM, Hay RJ, Hay SI, Hemingway H, Larson H, Looker KJ, Lunevicius R, Lyons RA, Marcenes W, Mason-Jones AJ, Matthews FE, Moller H, Murdoch ME, Newton C, Pearce N, Piel FB, Pope D, Rahimi K, Rodriguez A, Scarborough P, Schumacher A, Shiue I, Smeeth L, Tedstone A, Valabhji J, Williams HC, Wolfe CDA, Woolf AD, Davis ACJ. Changes in health in England with analysis by English region and areas of deprivation: findings of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet 2015: 386: 2257–74

Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 Collaborators. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet 2015; 386: 2287-2323

McKee M, Gilmore A. European watchdog is failing to hold tobacco industry to account over smuggling. BMJ 2015;351:h6973

Kentikelenis A, Karanikolos M, Williams G, Mladovsky P, King L, Pharris A, Suk JE, Hatzakis A, McKee M, Noori T, Stuckler D. How do economic crises affect migrants’ risk of infectious disease? A systematic-narrative review. Eur J Publ Health 2015; 25: 937-44.

Boccia S, Ricciardi W, McKee M, Federici A, Guerra R. Chief Medical Officers meeting on implementing a public health genomics approach. Epidemiol Biostat Publ Health 2015; 12: DOI: 10.2427/11518

Arora V, Karanikolos M, Clair A, Reeves A, Stuckler D, McKee M. Data Resource Profile: The European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC). Int J Epidemiol 2015; 44: 451-61

Peeters S, Costa H, Stuckler D, McKee M, Gilmore AB. The Revision of the 2014 European Tobacco Products Directive: An Analysis of the Tobacco Industry’s Attempts to ‘break the health silo’. Tob Control 2015; 25: 108-17.


McKee M, Exall S, Stuckler D, Wolff A. ‘Normal’ serum sodium concentration among in-patients over 65 admitted to hospital: an observational study. Postgrad Med J 2016: 92:21-26

Khatib R, McKee M, Shannon H, Chow C, Rangarajan S, Teo K, Wei L, Mony P, Mohan V, Gupta R,Kumar R, Vijayakumar K, Lear SA, Diaz R, Avezum A, Lopez-Jaramillo P, Lanas F, Yusoff K, Ismail N, Kazmi K, Rahman O, Rosengren A, Monsef N, Kelishadi R, Kruger A, Puoane T, Szuba A, Chifamba J, Temizhan A, Dagenais G, Gafni A,Yusuf S. Availability and Affordability of cardiovascular disease medicines and their impact on use: Comparison across high, middle, and low-income countries. Lancet 2016; 387: 61–69

Thomas-Reilly RG, Tozija F,  Soltan V, Nikovska DG, Crudu V, Atun R, McKee M. Multidrug-resistant TB in Moldova and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: The importance of the overall governance of the health systems. South East Eur J Publ Health 2016: doi: 10.12908/SEEJPH-2014-55

Saliba V, Washer P, Pett P, Kakkar M, Abbas S, Raghuvanshi B, McKee M. A comparative analysis of how the media in the United Kingdom and India represented the emergence of NDM-1. J Publ Health Policy 2016; 37: 1-19

Murphy A, Woodman M, Roberts B, McKee M. The neglected refugee crisis. BMJ 2016; 352: i484

Permanand G, Krasnik A, Kluge H, McKee M. Europe’s migration challenges: mounting an effective health system response. Eur J Publ Health 2016; 26: 3-4.

McKee M, Stuckler D. Reflective practice: how the World Bank explored its own biases. Int J Health Pol Management 2016; 5: 79-82.

McKee M, Galsworthy M. Brexit: A confused concept that threatens public health. J Publ Health 2016; 38: 3-5.

Charreire H, Feuillet T, Roda C, Mackenbach JD, Compernolle S, Glonti K, Bárdos H, Le Vaillant M, Rutter H, McKee M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, Lakerveld J, Oppert J-M. Self-defined residential neighbourhoods: size variations and correlates across 5 European urban regions. Obesity Rev 2016: 17 (S1): 9-18.

Feuillet T, Charreire H, Roda C, Ben Rebah M, Mackenbach JD, Compernolle S, Glonti K, Bárdos H, Rutter H, De Bourdeaudhuij I, McKee M, Brug J, Lakerveld J, Oppert J-M. Neighbourhood typology based on virtual audit of environmental obesogenic characteristics. Obesity Rev 2016; 17 (S1): 19-30.

Roda C, Charreire H, Feuillet T, Mackenbach JD, Compernolle S, Glonti K, Ben Rebah M, Bárdos H, Rutter H, McKee M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, Lakerveld J, Oppert J-M. Mismatch between perceived and objectively measured environmental obesogenic features in European Neighbourhoods. Obesity Rev 2016: 17 (S1): 31-41.

Lakerveld J, Mackenbach JD, Horvath E, Rutters F, Compernolle S, Bárdos H, De Bourdeadhuij I, Charreire H,  Rutter H, Oppert J-M, McKee M, Brug J. The relation between sleep duration and sedentary behaviours in European adults. Obesity Rev 2016; 17 (S1): 62-67.

Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, van Lenthe FJ, Teixeira PJ, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Charreire H, Oppert J-M, Bárdos H, Glonti K, Rutter H, McKee M, Nijpels G, Brug J. Interactions of individual perceived barriers and neighbourhood destinations with obesity-related behaviours in Europe. Obesity Rev 2016; 17 (S1): 62-80.

Glonti K, Mackenbach JD, Ng J, Lakerveld J, Oppert J-M, Bárdos H, McKee M, Rutter H. Psychosocial environment: definitions, measures and associations with weight status - a systematic review. Obesity Rev 2016; 17 (S1): 81-95.

Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, van Lenthe FJ, Kawachi I, McKee M, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Glonti K, Feuillet T, Oppert J-M, Nijpels G, Brug J. Neighbourhood social capital: measurement issues and associations with health outcomes. Obesity Rev 2016; 17 (S1): 96-107

Mentzakisa E, Roberts B, Suhrcke M, McKee M. Psychological distress and problem drinking. Health Econ 2016; 25(3):337-56.

Williams GA, Bacci S, Shadwick R, Tillmann T, Rechel B, Noori T, Suk JE, Odone A, Ingleby JD, Mladovsky P, McKee M. Measles among migrants in the European Union and the European Economic Area. Scand J Publ Health 2016; 44: 6-13

Reeves A, McKee M, Stuckler D. ‘It’s The Sun Wot Won It’: evidence of media influence on political attitudes and voting from a UK quasi-natural experiment. Social Sci Res 2016; 56:44-57.

McKee M, Figueras J. Monitoring the health aspects of the financial crisis: an Italian perspective from the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. Health Pol NCD 2016; 3: 7-8.

Schwalm J-D, McKee M, Huffman MD, Yusuf S. Resource effective strategies to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease. Circulation 2016; 133: 742-55.

Loopstra R, McKee M, Katikireddi SV, Taylor-Robinson D, Barr B, Stuckler D. Austerity and old-age mortality in England: A longitudinal cross-local area analysis, 2007-2013.J Roy Soc Med 2016; 109: 109-116.

Moore M, McKee M, Borisch B, Ricciardi W. The Global Charter for the Public’s Health. Eur J Publ Health 2016; 26: 207

Karanikolos M, Gordeev VS, Mackenbach JP, McKee M. Access to care in the Baltic States: did the crisis have an impact?  Eur J Publ Health 2016; 26: 236-241.

Santoro A, Glonti K, Bertollini R, Ricciardi W, McKee M. Mapping health research capacity in 17 countries of the former Soviet Union and South Eastern Europe: an exploratory study. Eur J Publ Health 2016; 26: 349-54.

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19·2 million participants. Lancet 2016; 387: 1377–96.

Karanikolos M, Heino P, McKee M, Stuckler D, Legido-Quigley H. Effects of the Global Financial Crisis on health in high-income OECD countries: a narrative review. Int J Health Serv 2016; 46: 208-240

McKee M. Brexit: the NHS is far safer inside the European Union. BMJ 2016; 353: i2489

McKee M. The weekend effect: Now you see it now you don’t. BMJ 2016; 353: i2750

Clair A, Reeves A, Loopstra R, McKee M, Stuckler D. The impact of housing payment problems on health status during economic recession: A comparative analysis of longitudinal EU SILC data of 27 European states, 2008-2010. Soc Sci Med Pop Health 2016; 2:306–316

Wouters OJ, Cylus J, Yang W, Thomson S, McKee M. Medical savings accounts: Assessing their impact on efficiency, equity, and financial protection in health care. Health Econ Pol Law 2016: 11: 321 – 335

McKee M, Daube M, Chapman S. Electronic cigarettes should be regulated. Med J Australia 2016: 204: 331-2

Loopstra R, Reeves A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Food insecurity and social protection in Europe: quasi-natural experiment of Europe's Great Recessions 2004-2012. Prev Med 2016: 89:44-50

Britz JB, McKee M. Charging migrants for healthcare could compromise public health and increase costs for the NHS. J Publ Health 2016: 38: 384-90

Davletov K, McKee M, Berkinbayev S, Battakova Z, Zhussupov B, Amirov B, Junusbekova G, Rechel B. Ethnic differences in all-cause mortality rates in Kazakhstan. Public Health 2016; 133: 57-62

Hiam L, McKee M. Making a Fair Contribution: is charging migrants for healthcare in line with NHS principles? J Roy Soc Med 2016; 109: 226–229

Roberts B, Murphy A, McKee M. Europe’s collective failure to address the refugee crisis. Public Health Rev 2016: DOI 10.1186/s40985-016-0015-6

Legido-Quigley H, Karanikolos M, Hernandez-Plaza S, de Freitas C, Bernardo L, Padilla B, Sá Machado R, Diaz-Ordaz K, Stuckler D, McKee M. Effects of the financial crisis and Troika austerity measures on health and health care access in Portugal. Health Policy 2016; 120: 833-9

Lima J, Billari F, Reeves A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Austerity and abortion in the EU. Eur J Publ Health 2016: 26: 518-9

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). A century of trends in adult human height. eLife 2016;5:e13410

Irdam D, Gugushvili A, Azarova A, Fazekas M, Schering G, Stefler D, Doniec K, Horvat P, Lane D, Kolesnikova I, Popov V, Szelenyi I, Marmot M, Murphy M, Bobak M, McKee M, King L. Mortality in Transition: A Multilevel Convenience Cohort Study. Study protocol of the PrivMort Project. BMC Publ Health 2016; 16: 672

Stuckler D, Reeves A, Loopstra R, McKee M. Textual analysis of sugar industry influence on the World Health Organization’s 2015 sugars intake guideline Bull WHO 2016; 2016; 94: 566–573

GBD HIV Collaborators. Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980–2015: The Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016: 3(8):e361-87

Árnyas EM, László P, Baranyi G, Bujdosó O, Rácz G, Ádány R, McKee M, Szűcs S. Metabolites of aliphatic alcohols detected in alcoholic beverages inhibit phagocytosis. Alcohol Alcoholism 2016: 51: 388-94

Davis C, Lexchin J, Jefferson T, Gøtzsche T, McKee M. “Adaptive pathways” to drug authorisation: adapting to industry? BMJ 2016; 354: i4437

Lloyd-Sherlock P, McKee M, Prince M, Ebrahim S. Institutionally ageist? Global health policy in the 21st century. BMJ 2016; 354: i4514

Santoro A, Abu-Rmeileh NME, Khader A, Seita A, McKee M. Primary healthcare (PHC) reform in the United Nation Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Eastern Mediterranean Health J 2016; 22: 415-419.

Beyrer C, Kamarulzaman A, McKee M for the Lancet HIV in Prisoners Group. Prisoners, prisons, and HIV: time for reform. Lancet 2016: 388: 1033-1035

Dolan K, Wirtz AL, Moazen B, Galvani A, Ndeffo-Mbah M, Kinner S, Courtney, R, McKee M, Amon JJ, Maher L, Hellard M, Altice F, Beyrer C. Global burden of HIV, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis among prisoners and detainees. Lancet 2016; 388: 1089–102

GBD Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national life expectancy, allcause and causespecific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016; 388: 1459–544

GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 acute and chronic diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016; 388: 1545–602

GBD 2015 DALYs and HALE Collaborators. Global, regional, and national disabilityadjusted life years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 19902015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) 2015 Study. Lancet 2016; 388: 1603–58

GBD 2015 Risk Factors Collaborators. Global, regional and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 195 countries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016; 388: 1659–724

GBD 2015 SDG Collaborators. Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 1 countries: A baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016: 2016; 388: 1813–50

Compernolle S, De Cocker K, Teixeira PJ, Oppert J-M, Roda C, Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, McKee M, Glonti K, Rutter H, Bardos H, Cardon G, De Bourdeaudhuij I, on behalf of the WP3 SPOTLIGHT group. The association between domain-specific sedentary behaviours and dietary habits in European adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the SPOTLIGHT survey. BMC Public Health 2016; 16:1057

Reeves A, Clair A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Reductions in the United Kingdom government’s housing benefit and symptoms of depression in low-income households. Am J Epidemiol 2016: 84 :421-9

Rechel B, McKee M, Haas M; Marchildon GP, Bousquet F, Blümel M, Geissler A, van Ginneken E, Ashton T, Saunes IS, Anell A, Quentin W, Saltman R, Culler SD, Barnes AJ, Palm W, Nolte E. Public reporting on quality, waiting times and patient experience in 11 high-income countries. Health Pol 2016;120 :377-83.

Arora V, Stuckler D, McKee M. Tracking suicide-related search engine queries for suicide in the United Kingdom, 2004-2013. Publ Health 2016; 137:147-53

Barlow P, Reeves A, McKee M, Galea G, Stuckler D. Unhealthy diets, obesity and time-discounting: a systematic literature review and network analysis. Obesity Rev 2016: 17: 810-9

Zeegers Paget D, Azzopardi Muscat N, McKee M. In European public health we trust? Eur J Publ Health 2016; 26: 731

Arora V, Kühlbrandt C, McKee M. An examination of unmet health needs as perceived by Roma in Central and Eastern Europe. Eur J Publ Health 2016; 26: 737-742

Clair A, Reeves A, Loopstra R, McKee M, Dorling D, Stuckler D. The impact of the housing crisis on self-reported health in Europe: multilevel longitudinal modelling of 27 EU countries. Eur J Publ Health 2016; 26: 788-793

Duval  L, Wolff  F-C, McKee  M, Roberts  B. The Roma vaccination gap: Evidence from twelve countries in Central and South-East Europe. Vaccine 2016: 34: 5524-5530

Murphy A, Jakab M, Richardson E, McKee M. Persistent low adherence to hypertension treatment in Kyrgyzstan: How can we understand the role of drug affordability? Health Pol Planning 2016; 31: 1384-1390

Steele S, Gilmore AB, McKee M, Stuckler D. The role of public law-based litigation in tobacco companies' strategies in high-income, FCTC ratifying countries, 2004-14. J Publ Health 2015. 38(3) 516-521

Loopstra R, Reeves A, Barr B, Taylor-Robinson D, McKee M, Stuckler D. The impact of economic downturns and budget cuts on homelessness claim rates across 323 local authorities in England, 2004-2012. J Publ Health 2015, 38: 417-425

Roda, C, Charreire H, Feuillet T, Mackenbach JD, Compernolle S, Glonti K, Bárdos H, Rutter H, McKee M, Brug J, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Lakerveld J, Oppert J-M. Lifestyle correlates of overweight in adults: a hierarchical approach (the SPOTLIGHT project). Int J Behavioral Nutr Phys Activity 2016 13:144

Bonell C, McKee M, Fletcher A. Troubled families, troubled policy making. BMJ 2016; 355: i5879

Chambers CNL, Frampton CMA, Barclay M, McKee M. Burnout prevalence in the New Zealand public hospital senior medical workforce: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2016; 6(11): e013947

McKee M, Stuckler D. Health effects of the financial crisis: lessons from Greece. Lancet Public Health 2016; 1: e40 

Forman L, Beiersmann C, Brolan CE, McKee M, Hammonds R, Ooms G. What do core obligations under the right to health bring to universal health coverage? Health Human Rights 2016; 18: 23-34.

Crisp N, Stuckler D, Horton R, Adebowale V, Bailey S, Baker M, Bell J, Bird J, Black C, Campbell J, Davies J, Henry H, Lechler R, Mawson A, Maxwell PH, McKee M, Warwick C. Manifesto for a healthy and health-creating society. Lancet 2016; 388: e24–27

Palafox B, McKee M, Balabanova D, Alhabib KF, Avezum A, Bahonar A, Hassim bin Ismail N, Chifamba J, Chow CK, Corsi DJ, Dagenais G, Diaz R, Gupta R, Iqbal R, Kaur M, Khatib R, Kruger A, Kruger IM, Lanas F, Lopez-Jaramillo, P, Minfan F, Mohan V, Mony PK, Oguz A, Palileo-Villanueva LM, Perel P, Poirier P, Rangarajan S, Rensheng L, Rosengren A, Soman B, Stuckler D, Subramanian SV, Teo K, Tsolekile LP, Wielgosz A, Yaguang P, Yeates K, Yongzhen M, Yusoff K, Yusuf R, Yusufali A, Zatońska K, Yusuf S. Wealth and cardiovascular health: a cross-sectional study of wealth-related inequalities in the awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in high-, middle- and low-income countries. Int J Equity Health 2016; 15: 199

Duval L, Wolff F-C, McKee M, Roberts B. Ethnic differences in smoking behaviour: The situation of Roma in Eastern Europe. SE Eur J Publ Health 2016: doi:10.4119/UNIBI/SEEJPH-2016-132

Waters S, Karanikolos M, McKee M. When work kills. J Publ Mental Health 2016; 15: 229-234

McKee M, Stuckler D, Zeegers Paget D, Dorner T. The Vienna Declaration on Public Health. Eur J Publ Health 2016: 26: 897-898

Toffolutti V, Reeves A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Outsourcing cleaning services increases MRSA incidence: Evidence from 126 English Acute Trusts. Soc Sci Med 2016: 2016;174: 64-69.

Edge CL, King EJ, Dolan K, McKee M. Prisoners co-infected with TB and HIV: a systematic review. J Int AIDS Soc 2106; 19: 20960


Mendez López A, Loopstra R, McKee M, Stuckler D. Is trade liberalisation a vector for the spread of sugar-sweetened beverages? A cross-national longitudinal analysis of 44 low- and middle-income countries. Soc Sci Med 2017; 172: 21-27

Galsworthy M, McKee M. A plan for UK science after the European Union referendum. Science 2017; 355: 31-32

McKee M. 2017: a challenging year for public health in Europe. Lancet Publ Health 2017:

Van de Pas R, Hill PS, Hammonds R, Ooms G, Forman L, Waris A, Brolan C, McKee M, Sridhar D. Global Health Governance in the Sustainable Development Goals: is it grounded in the Right to Health? Global Challenges 2017; 1: 47-60.

McKee M. Interpreting Theresa May’s vision of a shared society. BMJ 2017; 356: j213

Leong D, McKee M, Yusuf S. Population Muscle Strength Predicts Olympic Medal Tallies: Evidence from 20 Countries in the PURE Prospective Cohort Study. PLOS One 2017; 12(1) :e0169821

Reeves A, McKee M, Mackenbach J, Whitehead M, Stuckler D. Public pensions and unmet medical need among older people: cross-national analysis of 16 European countries, 2004-2010. J Epidemiol Comm Health 2017; 71:174-180

McKee M, Barlow P, Stuckler D. A trade deal between the United Kingdom and United States. BMJ 2017: 10.1136/bmj.j491

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