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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. Multisystemic interventions for children and youth with conduct problems

    The Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs commissioned a systematic review on the effects of multisystemic interventions for children with behavioral problems.

    Concluded

    Published Updated

  2. National surveillance of the HPV vaccination programme (project description)

    When the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) was introduced in 2009/2010, a surveillance programme was established to monitor its efficacy, unwanted effects and vaccination coverage.

    Active

    Published Updated

  3. National survey of user experiences with private and public rehabilitation institutions

    The Norwegian Directorate of Health has given the Norwegian Institute of Public Health the task to plan and carry out a national survey of user experiences.

    Active

    Published Updated

  4. Negative consequences of others’ use of alcohol

    The project focuses on four types of negative consequence which can often affect others both in the form of human suffering and of economic cost.

    Active

    Published Updated

  5. Next-of-kin experiences with the provision of mental health care for children and adolescents

    This is a user survey among children and adolescents with 4-6 consultations at child and adolescent mental health outpatient clinics (CAMHS) in 2017.

    Active

    Published Updated

  6. NON-PROTECTED. The impact of perfluorinated toxicants and the gut microbiome on vaccine responses in children.

    The project will investigate whether PFAS, even at lower levels, is of importance for the vaccine response, as well as investigating the role of the gut microbiota for vaccine responses.

    Active

    Published Updated

  7. NorFlu

    NorFlu is a research project that is investigating the possible consequences of having influenza A (H1N1) - swine flu - during pregnancy.

    Active

    Published Updated

  8. Norwegian alcohol policy

    The project highlights the use of alcohol policy instruments at local and national level, including an evaluation of changes the Norwegian Alcohol Act.

    Active

    Published Updated

  9. Norwegian research on preventive and supportive measures against violence in close relationships

    The NIPH will map Norwegian research on measures against violence in close relationships in order to get an overview of the research in the field and to identify the knowledge gaps.

    Active

    Published Updated

  10. Norwegian satellite of Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC)

    The Cochrane EPOC group undertakes systematic reviews of interventions designed to improve health professional practice and organisation of health care services.

    Active

    Published Updated

  11. Novel aspects of an old problem. The Norwegian Epidemiologic Osteoporosis Studies (NOREPOS)

    This project aims to produce new knowledge that is relevant for prevention of fractures.

    Active

    Published Updated

  12. Opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) for opioid dependence. Effects and experiences.

    A commissioned systematic review of effects of OMT compared to non-pharmacological treatments in people with opioid dependence, and of users’ and service providers’ experiences.

    Active

    Published Updated

  13. Oral health care interventions for persons receiving community health- and care services and other prioritized groups. - Protocol for Overview of systematic reviews

    We will conduct an overview of systematic reviews in order to document effects of interventions by dental hygienists in persons receiving community health- and care services.

    Active

    Published Updated

  14. Overdose incidence and mortality among drug users

    The project will attempt to describe the risk of overdosing and other causes of death among injecting drug users and other heavy drug users.

    Active

    Published Updated

  15. Paternal obesity-associated DNA methylation: an investigation into its reproducibility, reversibility and association with fetal growth restriction, an antecedent to adult obesity and type-2 diabetes.

    Our aim is to generate a robust ‘obesity-associated’ DNA methylation profile and validation of genomic regions.

    Active

    Published Updated

  16. Pathways from Normal and Disordered Personality to Substance Use Disorders

    The project will study the relationship between normal personality, personality disorders and symptoms of substance use in a population-based twin study.

    Active

    Published Updated

  17. Penal Prevention: Exploring alternative penal sanctions for young drug law offenders

    This project is a social scientific study of penal sanctions that aim to rehabilitate, educate and reintegrate young drug-law offenders.

    Active

    Published Updated

  18. Perfluoroalkyl substances in maternal plasma during pregnancy and duration of breastfeeding

    The purpose of this project has been to investigate the association between maternal plasma concentrations of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and duration of breastfeeding.

    Active

    Published Updated

  19. Plasma concentration of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in relation to menstrual characteristics

    Our project will allow an enhanced assessment of why menses-related outcomes are related to PFAS concentrations.

    Active

    Published Updated

  20. Plasma concentrations of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in pregnant women and the association with child's prenatal and postnatal growth.

    We will investigate how exposure to PFAS during pregnancy can affect fetal growth within a large meta-analysis of European birth cohorts.

    Active

    Published Updated