News archive for CISMAC
Increasing low birth-weight baby survival with community-initiated Kangaroo Mother Care (08.10.2019)
A team of CISMAC researchers has published the results of CISMAC’s first and largest randomized control trial in The Lancet.
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 researcher, Joar Svanemyr has published about his work with the RISE project in Zambia. The paper is also presented in the UK edition of the Conversation.
CISMAC meeting 13-15 June, Bergen – some “take-home” messages
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.
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 health care professionals understand what systematic reviews are, and know something about how to... Read more
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 health of future generations.
June 2019 CISMAC will be offering a course on systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
CISMAC initiates a call for short-term collaboration projects between CISMAC researchers for analysis and publication of existing data.
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