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          Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health

CIH-CISMAC Research School
CISMAC Systematic reviews and meta-analyses course

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses course

CISMAC, one of UiB’s SFFs, is committed to training the next generation of research leaders involved in improving mother- and child-care in low- and middle-income countries. An important skill for health care professionals is to understand what systematic reviews are, and how to implement them in...

annual report
CISMAC annual report 2018

CISMAC Annual Report 2018 Available

While new funding models are making the future of global health research more uncertain, government leaders around the world are increasingly recognising the importance of using research-based evidence in policy-making – the kind of evidence that CISMAC projects are generating.

Svanes project meeting

Lifestyles and behaviours impact health across several generations

Professor Cecilie Svanes at the Centre for International Health is a specialist in pulmonary and internal medicine. She shared the most recent results from several large studies, which seem to indicate that the pre-adolescent health and behaviour of fathers is a critical window for optimising the...

Collaboration project call
Collaboration project

Grant for analysis and publication of existing data

CISMAC initiates a call for short-term collaboration projects between CISMAC researchers for analysis and publication of existing data.

PhD Candidates
Temsunaro Rongsen-Chandola administering an oral rotavirus vaccine in India

Temsunaro Rongsen-Chandola: Rotavirus Vaccines in India

Temsunaro Rongsen-Chandola’s research involved a randomised, double blind, placebo-controlled trial in India testing a live oral rotavirus vaccine in newborns (at 6, 10 and 14 weeks of age).

An international consortium
CISMAC is a consortium of Centre for International Health at the University of Bergen, and research institutions in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia. The consortium also includes Chr. Michelsens Institute, Innlandet Hospital Trust, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and the World Health Organization. CISMAC is supported by the Research Council of Norway and the World Health Organization.