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          Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health

Best practice
Research assessors Scale 8

Training research staff for community-based studies

Some reflections and suggestions based on experiences gleaned from work in rural Pakistan.

new research project
Field photo from eRegistry project

A Window of Opportunity in Palestine

The eRegistry research project in Palestine is led by Frederik Frøen, a researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), in collaboration with the Palestinian National Institute of Public Health, World Health Organization and the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

Center of Excellence
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A Second 5 Years!

CISMAC will continue as a Centre of Excellence for another 5 years!

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.

Nepal home visit

Overcoming research challenges

The research process can be arduous, but few projects are also beset by as many natural disasters as the Peanut butter - B12 study by CIH researcher, Tor Strand, and colleagues in Nepal.

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.