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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.
Director of Global Health Priorities Ole Frithjof Norheim was interviewed about Universal Health Coverage by the Journal of Health Systems & Reform.
Read about our research, education and dissemination.
The research process can be arduous, but few projects are also beset by as many natural disasters as the Peanut butter - B12 study by CIH researcher, Tor Strand, and colleagues in Nepal.
Professors from CIH and colleagues presented a workshop addressing most of the indicators from Sustainable Development Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
CISMAC project in Zambia to be presented at the Christie Conference in Bergen
CISMAC-forskere intervjuet i Bergens Tidende om metode for å redde tidligfødte barn
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.
Halvering i barnedødelighet er den mest grunnleggende positive endringen vi ser innenfor global helse, mener Dagfinn Høybråten, tidligere helseminister og styreleder for vaksinealliansen Gavi.
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.

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