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Some reflections and suggestions based on experiences gleaned from work in rural Pakistan.
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.
CISMAC will continue as a Centre of Excellence for another 5 years!
The latest English language UiB Magazine is now published with input from IGS, CIH and CISMAC!
Stan Lemeshow, Professor of Biostatistics at the College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus in the US held a CISMAC-supported course in “Logistic Regression” in our partner institution, Innlandet Hospital Trust 12 - 16 March 2018.
In this year's annual report you can read about the large portfolio of CISMAC's research studies as well as other approaches to produce valuable research findings.
On 11 March 2018 a satellite meeting was held to explore opportunities and mechanisms to foster and strengthen linkages between CISMAC partner scientists. 18 participant from 9 partner institutions in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Uganda, Zambia and Norway participated.
CISMAC publishes its trial protocols, preferably in open access journals, enabling readers of our upcoming research papers to verify that plans and procedures are adhered to, that our findings are faithful to our research protocols.
CISMAC project in Zambia to be presented at the Christie Conference in Bergen
In 2015, it was estimated that 1 of 10 Ugandan children do not live beyond their fifth birthday and in total, 39,000 new-born die every year.
CISMAC co-organised a symposium on how to incorporate concerns to health equity into randomized control trials (RCTs)
Reflections on the unintended consequences of the promotion of institutional pregnancy and birth care
The CISMAC team is happy to announce the inclusion of a new study on child development in rural Pakistan.
In 2015, CISMAC scientists focused on finalizing formative research, protocols and instruments, and on obtaining ethical approvals. One of the studies started the recruitment of participants.
From the 18th to the 20th of January, the pediatric ward (Barne- og ungdomsklinikken) at Haukeland University Hospital hosted the “2017 Pediatric days”.
Ingrid Kvestad and her colleagues present findings from a study in Nepal were published in The Guardian.
CISMAC partners and longstanding collaborators University of Zambia and the University of Bergen have been granted funding through the Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation (NORPART).

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