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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. Disinvestment of medical technologies in Specialist Healthcare Services

    The National System for Managed Introduction of New Health Technologies promotes disinvestment of obsolete technologies.

    Concluded

    Published Updated

  2. Does long-term use of medication affect cognition and health later in life?

    Do certain types of medication counteract or contribute to dementia?

    Active

    Published Updated

  3. Does use of snus in adolescence influence the risk of smoking in young adulthood? A longitudinal study of tobacco use in young people.

    This project will investigate changes and directions in tobacco use and factors associated with reduction or escalation of smoking and snus use between adolescence and adulthood.

    Active

    Published Updated

  4. Drug abuse – prevalence, consumption, market and actors

    The project will describe and analyse drug use and drug users in Norway.

    Active

    Published Updated

  5. Drugs and the Internet: exploring online drug related communities

    The overall goal with this PhD-project is to explore how new ways of computer-mediated communication possibly affects drug users and the associated culture.

    Active

    Published Updated

  6. Early childhood weight trajectories in eating disorders

    We aim to examine whether early childhood growth trajectories represent a significant prospective risk factor for the later development of eating disorders.

    Active

    Published

  7. Early identification of children with delayed non-verbal communication; autism

    By assessing children's non-verbal communication, we will examine if it is possible to identify children at high risk of pervasive language /communication problems before the first words.

    Active

    Published Updated

  8. Education for labor market opportunities

    NAV har bedt område for helsetjenester i Folkehelseinstituttet om å utføre en systematisk oversikt om effekter av utdanning for å bedre arbeidsmarkedsmulighetene for voksne. Vi skal søke systematisk e

    Active

    Published Updated

  9. Educational meetings and workshops: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes

    Active

    Published

  10. Effect and experiences of part-time work in the healthcare services

    The protocol describes two scoping reviews that will map the published evidence regarding part-time work (including effects and experiences) in the healthcare and community care services.

    Active

    Published Updated

  11. Effect evaluation of The International Child Development Programme (ICDP)

    The aim of this project is to conduct an evaluation of the effect of International Child Development Programme (ICDP) through a randomized controlled trial (RCT).

    Active

    Published Updated

  12. Effect of mass media communication about health promoting behaviours to immigrants

    Concluded

    Published Updated

  13. Effect of preventive use of support stockings for elderly with venous insufficiency and swollen legs: a systematic overview

    We will summarize randomized controlled studies that investigate the effect of preventive use of support stockings for elderly with venous insufficiency and / or tendency to swelling of the legs.

    Concluded

    Published

  14. Effects of tailored information and patient education for patients with immigrant or minority background

    The aim of this report is to conduct a review of systematic reviews evaluating effects of tailored information and patient education for patients with immigrant or minority background.

    Concluded

    Published

  15. Elicitation of a Norwegian EQ-5D Value Set and Normative Data for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programs

    EQ-5D value sets and normative data will be derived through nationally representative surveys of the general population.

    Active

    Published Updated

  16. EMCDDA 2048

    FHI is commissioned by HOD to be the national focal point. The task as requires the collection, processing and reporting of a wide range of information about the drug situation in Norway.

    Active

    Published Updated

  17. Environmental noise and childrens`s sleep and health - using the MoBa cohort

    This project will investigate the potential effects of residential night-time traffic noise on children's sleep quality, behavioural and cognitive problems and risk of overweight and obesity.

    Active

    Published Updated

  18. ESPAD - European School Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs

    FHI is responsible for collecting Norwegian data for ESPAD. To date, six data collections have been carried out; 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015.

    Active

    Published Updated

  19. 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

    Published Updated

  20. 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

    Published Updated