Maike Voss, M.A.

Maike Voss, M.A.

Research Division: Global Issues


Twitter: @maike_voss

2018/2019 Teaching position at the University Bielefeld, Master's Program "Public Health", Module Global Health

Since 09/2018 Supervisor of the project "Challenges and opportunities for German global health and development policy for achieving health-related sustainable development goals (SDGs)"

Since 09/2018 Member of The Lancet Commission on Synergies between Health Security, Universal Health Coverage and Health Promotion

Since 04/2017 Researcher in the project "Health in Foreign Policy"

2016–2017 Researcher at the Institute of Public Health and Nursing Research, University of Bremen

2013–2016 M.A. Public Health, University of Bremen, Germany

2011 Griffith University, Australia

2010–2013 B.Sc. Health Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Science, Germany

Areas of Expertise:

EU sectoral policies, European Union, Global health policy, Sustainability governance, United Nations

Global Health Governance, Global Health Security

SWP Publications (selection):

Susan Bergner, Maike Voss

EU Global Health Policy

An Agenda for the German Council Presidency

SWP Comment 2020/C 12, March 2020, 4 Pages


Daniel Gulati, Maike Voss

Health and Security

Why the Containment of Infectious Diseases Alone Is Not Enough

SWP Comment 2019/C 32, August 2019, 4 Pages


Judith Vorrath, Maike Voss

The Hidden Dangers of Falsified and Substandard Medicines

Developing Countries Are Most Affected by the Illegal Trade

SWP Comment 2019/C 25, May 2019, 4 Pages


Martin Keim, Maria Pastukhova, Maike Voss, Kirsten Westphal

The Link Between Healthcare and Energy Supply

How Joined-up Thinking Can Lead to More Synergies Between the Two Policy Fields

SWP Comment 2019/C 14, March 2019, 7 Pages


External Publications (selection):

Jan-Christoph Heilinger, Sridhar Venkatapuram, Maike Voss, Verina Wild

Bringing Ethics into the Global Coronavirus Response

in: The Hastings Center, 22.06.2020 (online)
Dheepa Rajan, Kira Koch, Katja Rohrer, Csongor Bajnoczki, Anna Socha, Maike Voss, Marjolaine Nicod, Valery Ridde, Justin Koonin

Governance of the Covid-19 response: a call for more inclusive and transparent decision-making

in: BMJ Global Health 2020, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp. 1-8.
Maike Voss, Katharina Wahedi, Kayvan Bozorgmehr

Health Security in the Context of Forced Migration

in: Kayvan Bozorgmehr / Bayard Roberts / Oliver Razum / Louise Biddle (eds.), Health Policy and Systems Responses to Forced Migration, Cham: Springer, pp. 119-139


Maike Voss, Robert Marten, Daniel Gulati

Accelerating the SDG3 Global Action Plan

in: BMJ Global Health 2019, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp. 1-2


Paul Marschall, Maike Voss

Understanding, examining and tackling health on a global scale

in: Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), The Current Column of 8 October 2018 (online)
Steffen Angenendt, Maike Voss

Healthier Together: Global Health Governance in the Era of SDGs

in: Global Memos, Council of Councils, 28.06.2018 (online)

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Maike Voss

“We have about a year to build the necessary infrastructure”

For the purpose of developing a coronavirus vaccine, the EU has raised around seven and a half billion euros through its pledging conference. In an interview, global health expert Maike Voss explains why money is not the only thing that counts.

Point of View, 14.05.2020
Susan Bergner, Nadine Godehardt, Maike Voss

Global Health Policy Is World Politics

The Covid-19 outbreak is an acid test for the international order, which was already under enormous pressure before the crisis. According to Susan Bergner, Nadine Godehardt, and Maike Voss, the political will to shape health policy globally is needed to achieve sustainable success.

Point of View, 27.04.2020

SWP Comments

Anne Koch, Jana Kuhnt
Migration and the 2030 Agenda: Making Everyone Count

Migrants and Refugees in the Sustainable Development Goals

David Kipp, Nadine Knapp, Amrei Meier
Negative Sanctions and the EU’s External Migration Policy

“Less for Less” Not Fit for Purpose

SWP Research Papers

Susanne Dröge
Addressing the Risks of Climate Change

What Role for the UN Security Council?

Anne Koch
On the Run in Their Own Country

Political and Institutional Challenges in the Context of Internal Displacement