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Here is an overview of projects at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. You can sort or search among ongoing or concluded projects.

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  1. Evaluation of free school fruit on childhood growth and obesity: a natural experiment

    This project will examine to which extent free fruit in schools may influence weight development in schoolchildren.

    Active

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  2. Evidence-base for shared decision making tools.

    The NIPH collaborates with the "Samvalgssenter" by publishing reports about the documentation on the effectiveness of treatment for their national shared-decision making tools.

    Active

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  3. Exposure of the father and implications for the child: Analysis of genetic and epigenetic changes in triads-a case-control study

    Our ambition is to identify paternal factors of major importance for the health of the child, thereby preventing health risk of new generations.

    Active

    Published Updated

  4. Glucose tolerance test in pregnancy: A systematic mapping review

    Active

    Published Updated

  5. Health Gap: Health, maturity, and gender gap in education

    The project aims to understand the health consequences of gender differences in school performance and examine whether they are explained by differences in timing of physical maturity.

    Active

    Published Updated

  6. Health personnel's communication of children’s weight status: What is effective and what are the childrens and parents’ experiences and preferences? A mixed methods systematic review

    We were commissioned to conduct a mixed methods systematic review of empirical research about communication of children’s underweight, overweight or obese status to children and their parents.

    Active

    Published

  7. Health Technology Assessment of medicines used for multiple sclerosis

    The present Health Technology Assessment (HTA) have added two new medicines for the indication and removed a group of medicines (interferons) due to low priority use.

    Active

    Published

  8. Health Technology Assessment of medicines, including rituximab, used for primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS)

    We aim to examine the clinical and cost effectiveness of RRMS medicines in the treatment of patients with primary progressive MS.

    Active

    Published Updated

  9. HEV vaksinestudie hos fertile kvinner i Bangladesh og risikofaktorer for alvorlig HEV

    The project aims to evaluate the protection against hepatitis E virus (HEV) disease in pregnant women by immunization with the HEV vaccine (Hecolin).

    Active

    Published Updated

  10. Hip fractures in Norway: Predictors, incidence and survival. Norwegian Epidemiologic Osteoporosis Studies (NOREPOS)

    The aim of the project is to explore the possible causes for the high incidence of hip fractures in Norway.

    Active

    Published Updated

  11. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for osteonecrosis - project plan

    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has been commissioned to assess the effects, safety and cost-effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for osteonecrosis.

    Concluded

    Published

  12. i4C - Strengthening global health international collaboration

    "Strengthening International Collaboration for Capitalizing on Cost-Effective and Life-Saving Commodities (i4C)" project is evaluating eight different policy interventions.

    Active

    Published

  13. Immune cell profiles in patients with unknown mechanism of allergic reactions to food

    This project will identify the characteristic immune cell profiles for two patient groups with allergic reactions with or without specific IgE in serum, also compared with healthy controls.

    Active

    Published Updated

  14. Injuries in Norway: incidence, consequences, demographic and individual risk factors

    The project aims to study trends in injury incidence in Norway and to provide knowledge of potential risk factors for injuries, and consequences of non-fatal injuries.

    Active

    Published Updated

  15. Inpatients’ experiences with interdisciplinary treatment for substance dependence: measurement, application and use of data

    The project will test the psychometric properties of the questionnaire used in the surveys of inpatients in interdisciplinary treatment for substance dependence.

    Active

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  16. Intrauterine infections and risk of stillbirth and delayed language development

    The project studies the complications of intrauterine infections like cytomegalovirus and parvovirus B19.

    Active

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  17. Language-8: Developmental trajectories of childhood language impairment; Understanding the role of behavioral and biological markers

    The overall aim of this project is to expand our knowledge about groups of children with Developmental Language Disorder.

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  18. Lifestyle interventions alone or in combination with drugs for adults with overweight or obesity.

    In this scoping review, we will  identify and categorize studies about lifestyle interventions that has a duration of one year or longer, and that involves adults with a BMI ≥25.

    Concluded

    Published Updated

  19. Local councils’ oversight of the Alcohol Act

    A study of the municipalities' administration of alcohol legislation is conducted every year.

    Active

    Published Updated

  20. Long and shorter effect of prenatal exposure to maternal anxiety on child behaviour

    The primary objective is to examine the underlying mechanism of prenatal maternal anxiety on child behaviour.

    Active

    Published