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          Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health

Lancet publication
high tech neonatal unit

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.

News
Dr. Bhan

In memory of Maharaj Kishan Bhan

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of Dr Maharaj K. Bhan, member of CISMAC Executive Committee and a close friend. Dr Bhan died in Delhi on 26 January. He was 72 years old and leaves behind his wife, two children and a large group of researchers and health professionals whom...

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.

research project
girls in Africe

The politics of abortion

Astrid Blystad reports on the completion of a 2-year project dealing with the politics of abortion in Ethiopia, Zambia and Tanzania in a featured collection in International Journal for Equity in Health.

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.