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Research publication
Mother and child

Prolonged malaria treatment shown to save children’s lives

Bjarne Robberstad was part of an international team of researchers who undertook a large randomly controlled trial (RCT) in Kenya and Uganda. The results are now published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Research publication

A new addition to the toolbox for saving newborns

CIH researchers Susanna Myrnerts Höök, Nicolas Pejovic and Thorkild Tylleskär have conducted a large, randomized trial to test re-purposing a tool for neonatal resuscitation. The tool, the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) is relatively easy to use, which is an important factor in low resource settings.

International Journal Publication
global vaccine allocation

An ethical framework for global vaccine allocation

BCEPS Director Ole Frithjof Norheim contributes to a paper in Science Magazine proposing an ethical framework for global COVID-19 vaccine allocation.

Research results
Indian woman and baby

Meaning to do good, but …

The Centre for Health Research and Development at the Society for Applied Studies in New Delhi undertook a large randomized controlled trial in India together with CISMAC researchers and the Haryana government to estimate the effect of the Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses...

new research project
project aims

Long-term lung health effects of air pollution

Ane Johannessen is the project leader for Life-GAP, a research project that begins in July 2020. This week Johannessen led an administrative kick-off meeting at CIH.