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          Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health

Lancet publication
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Increasing low birth-weight baby survival with community-initiated Kangaroo Mother Care

A team of CISMAC researchers has published the results of CISMAC’s first and largest randomized control trial in The Lancet.

PhD dissertation
Candidat Mahima Venkateswaran and the committee.

Mahima Venkateswaran: Health information about pregnant women on the West Bank, Palestine

Digital health information systems can make health indicators more accessible. Mahima Venkateswaran emphasizes the importance of understanding this type of data to assess quality in health service.

PhD Candidates
field work Ravi Prakash Upadhyay

Ravi Prakash Upadhyay: Investigating the impact of nutritional interventions on neurodevelopment in young Indian children

PhD Candidate, Ravi Prakash Upadhyay, writes about his PhD and research activity.

Special issue
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The Politics of Abortion

The CISMAC supported SAFEZT project has released a special issue on reproductive health and the politics of abortion in Ethiopia, Zambia, and Tanzania.

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. June 2019, the CIH-CISMAC Research School hosted a course in systematic reviews and meta-analyses, as it is important that...

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.