• Clinical features of suspected Ebola cases referred to the Moyamba ETC, Sierra Leone: Challenges in the later stages of the 2014 outbreak 

      Arranz, Javier; Lundeby, Karen Marie; Hassan, Shoaib; Fuentes, Luis Matías Zabala; Garcés, Pedro San José; Haaskjold, Yngvar Lunde; Bolkan, Håkon Angell; Krogh, Kurt; Jongopi, James; Mellesmo, Sindre; Jøsendal, Ola; Øpstad, Åsmund; Svensen, Erling; Kamara, Alfred Sandy; Roberts, David P.; Stamper, Paul D.; Austin, Paula; Moosa, Alfredo J.; Marke, Dennis; Berg, Åse; Blomberg, Bjørn; Riera, Melcior (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background The last ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak has been the most important since 1976. EVD cases decreased drastically in Sierra Leone at the beginning of 2015. We aim to determine the clinical findings and evolution ...
    • Early life child micronutrient status, maternal reasoning, and a nurturing household environment have persistent influences on child cognitive development at age 5 years: Results from MAL-ED 

      McCormick, Benjamin J.J.; Richard, Stephanie A.; Caulfield, Laura E.; Pendergast, Laura L.; Seidman, Jessica C.; Koshy, Beena; Roshan, Reeba; Shrestha, Rita; Svensen, Erling; Blacy, Ladislaus; Rasmussen, Zeba; Maphula, Angelina; Scharf, Rebecca; Nahar, Baitun; Haque, Sayma; Rasheed, Muneera; Oria, Reinaldo; Rogawski, Elizabeth T.; Murray-Kolb, Laura E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Child cognitive development is influenced by early-life insults and protective factors. To what extent these factors have a long-term legacy on child development and hence fulfillment of cognitive potential is ...
    • Evaluering av nettbasert læringsportal ved Det Psykologiske Fakultet –Profesjonsstudiet, 3. semester. 

      Milde, Anne Marita; Svensen, Erling (UPED-skrift nr. 1/2006, Working paper, 2006)
      LMS er en forkortelse for ”learning management system” og blir anvendt om systemer som administrerer nettbaserte undervisningstjenester for studenter, lærere og administratorer. Det Psykologiske Fakultet ved Universitetet ...
    • Frequent refresher training on newborn resuscitation and potential impact on perinatal outcome over time in a rural Tanzanian hospital: An observational study 

      Mduma, Estomih; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Søreide, Eldar; Svensen, Erling; Mdoe, Paschal Francis; Perlman, Jeffrey; Johnson, Caroline Amy; Hussein, Kidanto; Ersdal, Hege Langli (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objectives: Globally, perinatal mortality remains high, especially in sub-Saharan countries, mainly because of inadequate obstetric and newborn care. Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) resuscitation training as part of a continuous ...
    • Household food access and child malnutrition: results from the eight-country MAL-ED study 

      Psaki, Stephanie; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Ahmed, Tahmeed; Ahmed, Shamsir; Bessong, Pascal; Islam, Munirul; John, Sushil; Kosek, Margaret; Lima, Aldo; Nesamvuni, Cebisa; Shrestha, Prakash S.; Svensen, Erling; McGrath, Monica; Richard, Stephanie; Seidman, Jessica; Caulfield, Laura; Miller, Mark; Checkley, William; MALED Network Investigators (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-12-13)
      Background Stunting results from decreased food intake, poor diet quality, and a high burden of early childhood infections, and contributes to significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although food insecurity is an ...
    • Long working hours are inversely related to sick leave in the following 3 months: a 4-year registry study 

      Vedaa, Øystein; Pallesen, Ståle; Erevik, Eilin K.; Svensen, Erling; Waage, Siri; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Sivertsen, Børge; Harris, Anette (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-05)
      Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of long working hours (≥ 12 h shifts) on sick leave using objective records of shift work exposure and of sick leave. Methods: A total of 1538 ...
    • Measuring socioeconomic status in multicountry studies: Results from the eight-country MAL-ED study 

      Psaki, Stephanie R.; Seidman, Jessica C.; Miller, Mark; Gottlieb, Michael; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Ahmed, Tahmeed; Ahmed, A.M. Shamsir; Bessong, Pascal; John, Sushil M.; Kang, Gagandeep; Kosek, Margaret; Lima, Aldo; Shrestha, Prakash; Svensen, Erling; Checkley, William (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-03-21)
      Background: There is no standardized approach to comparing socioeconomic status (SES) across multiple sites in epidemiological studies. This is particularly problematic when cross-country comparisons are of interest. We ...
    • Measuring socioeconomic status in multicountry studies: results from the eight-country MAL-ED study 

      Psaki, Stephanie; Seidman, Jessica; Miller, Mark; Gottlieb, Michael; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Ahmed, Tahmeed; Ahmed, A. M. Shamsir; Bessong, Pascal; John, Sushil M.; Kang, Gagandeep; Kosek, Margaret; Lima, Aldo; Shrestha, Prakash S.; Svensen, Erling; Checkley, William; MAL-ED Network Investigators (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-03-21)
      Background: There is no standardized approach to comparing socioeconomic status (SES) across multiple sites in epidemiological studies. This is particularly problematic when cross-country comparisons are of interest. We ...
    • Psychosocial and environmental determinants of child cognitive development in rural south africa and tanzania: findings from the mal-ed cohort 

      Drago, Fabrizio; Scharf, Rebecca J.; Maphula, Angelina; Nyathi, Emanuel; Mahopo, Tjale C.; Svensen, Erling; Mduma, Estomih; Bessong, Pascal; Rogawski McQuade, Elizabeth T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Approximately 66% of children under the age of 5 in Sub-Saharan African countries do not reach their full cognitive potential, the highest percentage in the world. Because the majority of studies investigating ...
    • Work & Health. Cognitive Activation Theory of Stress applied in an organisational setting 

      Svensen, Erling (Doctoral thesis, 2007-08-21)
      Most models of occupational stress propose that stressors in the work environment lead to negative psychological, physical, and behavioural changes in the individual employee (Jex & Bliese, 1999). This thesis focuses on ...