Centre for Informed Health Choices
The Centre develops and evaluates ways to make it easier for people to use research in decision making.
About the Centre for Informed Health Choices
The Norwegian Institute for Public Health established the Centre for Informed Health Choices to conduct research on how to make research findings more understandable and accessible for everyone.
Films and publications
Podcast: How children are fighting misinformation
This BBC documentary shows how ten-year-olds can learn critical thinking and to separate fact from fallacy. It is based on a study by the Centre for Informed Health Studies.
Film: Understanding risk
Professor David Spiegelhalter from the Winston Centre for Risk and Evidence gave a lecture about risk communication at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in January 2018.
Publications from the centre
Here is an overview of publications from the centre.
Informed Health Choices
Good health depends on people making good choices. Good choices depend on the ability to obtain, process, understand and judge the trustworthiness of relevant health information.
Making research more accessible
We are developing tools to make reliable evidence easier to access, understand and use.
COMMVAC is a multi-partner research project that aims to build research evidence for improving communication about childhood vaccinations in low- and middle-income countries.