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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. 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

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

    Active

    Published Updated

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

    Published Updated

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

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

    Active

    Published Updated

  15. 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.

    Active

    Published Updated

  16. Local councils’ oversight of the Alcohol Act

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

    Active

    Published Updated

  17. 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

  18. Longitudinal analyses of functional ageing (LONGFUNC)

    The world population is ageing rapidly, but are older people of today in better health and function than the preceding generations?

    Active

    Published Updated

  19. Management by objectives in police work on crime-prevention

    A systematic mapping review of research of management by objectives on crime-preventing interventions targeting sexual offending and radicalisation among youth.

    Active

    Published Updated

  20. Maternal anxiety/depression and diet in pregnancy and child outcomes: Gene haplotype associations in parent-child-trios

    The purpose of this project is to investigate the relationship between genetic variants, environmental exposure in pregnancy and psychological difficulties in children.

    Active

    Published