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  1. Traffic accidents - a global public health problem

    Road traffic accidents in low- and middle income countries are a growing public health problem.

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  2. Infectious diseases among the older population

    The population is ageing. Data of notifiable infectious diseases among those aged 65 years and older have been analysed by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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  3. Magnesium may protect against hip fractures

    Drinking water with a relatively high concentration of magnesium protects against hip fractures, according to results of a study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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  4. Workshop for Public Health Institute of Malawi

    A delegation from Malawi recently attended a workshop organized by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) and the International Association of National Public Health Institutes (IANPHI)

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  5. Gender and genes play an important role in delayed language development

    Boys are at greater risk for delayed language development than girls, according to a 2014 study using data from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. The researchers also found that reading and writing difficulties in the family gave an increased risk.

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  6. Estonia and Slovenia: Latest opportunities with EEA/Norway Grants

    Estonia and Slovenia have recently released calls for proposals under the priority sector Human and Social Development. As their Donor Programme Partner, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health has

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  7. Global Health Preparedness project launched

    A project to support low-income countries in effective preparedness planning and disease surveillance was launched in December 2013. The Global Health Preparedness project will be led by the Norwegia

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  8. arkiv - Rare salmonellosis strain detected

    In November 2013, a rare salmonella bacteria strain, Salmonella Coeln, has been confirmed in 18 people in Norway by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH). The patients were infected in Norw

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  9. arkiv - Antibiotics – friend and foe?

    European Antibiotic Awareness Day is marked on the 18th November every year. This year in Norway, a seminar for health care providers about antibiotic use and resistance will be held.

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  10. Neurodevelopmental effects of prenatal exposure to paracetamol

    Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is the most commonly used medicine in pregnancy, yet there are very few studies that have investigated the possible long-term consequences for the child.

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  11. How are children affected by maternal anxiety and depression?

    Maternal symptoms of anxiety and depression increased the risk of emotional and disruptive problem behaviors in children as early as 18 months of age, according to the TOPP study.

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  12. Estonian mental health experts and educators visit Norway

    A delegation from Estonia recently came to Norway to learn how children diagnosed with severe and persistent mental and behavioural disorders are supported at school, as part of the Public Health Ini

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  13. Successful Norwegian-Russian collaboration

    Collaboration between Norway and Russia on health and related social issues in the Barents region is valuable for both countries as well as for the international community. This was the conclusion of

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  14. Preschools are positively related to children’s development and functioning

    Children who have an early start at kindergarten (universal preschool care for children from 1-6 years old) or family day care have a lower risk of late language development.

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  15. Meningococcal disease and men who have sex with men

    Several European countries report cases of invasive meningococcal disease serogroup C among sexually active men who have sex with men (MSM).

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  16. Successful EEA and Norway Grants Conference - meeting potential partners

    Representatives from nine beneficiary states across Europe who are implementing ‘Public Health Initiatives’ met potential Norwegian partners at a conference arranged by the Norwegian Directorate

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  17. Environmental contaminants may reduce immunity

    Exposure to environmental contaminants during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of infections during the first three years of life and a reduced response to childhood vaccines. This was found in two studies from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health from 2013 and 2012.

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  18. Lower autism risk with folic acid supplements in pregnancy

    Women who took folic acid supplements in early pregnancy almost halved the risk of having a child with autism.

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  19. Responsibilities as donor programme partner (DPP)

    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health is a donor programme partner (DPP) within the ‘Public health initiatives’ programme area.

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  20. EEA Grants and Norway Grants

    The NIPH is a donor programme partner (DPP) for five European countries within the Public Health Initiatives programme of the EEA Grants and Norway Grants. The aim is to improve public health, reduce

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