Research news and events

Research news

  • dhis2-660px From paper based- to electronic health information (DHIS2) in Myanmar Mar. 6, 2017 10:24 AM

    In accordance with the National Health Plan (2017-2022), Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar, is in the process of developing a comprehensive Health Information Strategy. The Ministry has decided that there will be one common national platform for health information in Myanmar, namely DHIS2. The choice of DHIS2 fulfils an aim of the MY-NORTH-project.

  • malawi Can simple dietary advice improve maternal and child health? Feb. 22, 2017 2:45 PM

    In Mangochi in Malawi researchers have mapped local food intake and habits to find simple and accessible nutrition advice for pregnant women. They are now testing how village volunteers can teach women to make small modifications to common dishes. The aim is to improve the intake and uptake of important nutrients during pregnancy, and increase the weight of both the mothers and their babies.

Research events

Sep. 29, 2017 8:30 AM - Sep. 30, 2017 12:30 PM , Hotel Bristol, Oslo

Welcome to Oslo and the 2017 GRIN: General Practice Research on Infections meeting. It is hosted by The Antibiotic Center of Primary Health Care and The Department of General Practice, University of Oslo.  

Oct. 11, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM , Frederik Holsts Hus (room 123)

Professor Anne-Emanuelle Birn’s research explores the history, politics, and political economy of international/global health.The talk will examine the planning and repercussions of WHO's International Conference on Primary Health Care in 1978, Alma-Ata in the context of Soviet political and health developments, drawing from Soviet and Kazakh sources, including oral history interviews with several key protagonists.