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  • Chlorhexidine cleansing of the umbilical cord stump and risk of omphalitis and neonatal death 

    Dhingra, Usha (Doctoral thesis, 2022-03-31)
    Background: Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia account for 80% of all neonatal deaths in the world. In these two regions, infectious diseases account for one third of neonatal deaths. Early neonatal sepsis is a major ...
  • ‘Are you a researcher or an activist?’: Navigating tensions in climate change and health research 

    Bhopal, Anand (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Limiting global temperatures in line with the Paris Agreement requires deep and urgent cuts to emissions this decade from across all sectors, including healthcare. Yet, it can often take many years, even decades, for ...
  • Caregiving for frail home-dwelling older people: A qualitative study of family caregivers' experiences 

    Søvde, Bente Egge; Sandvoll, Anne Marie; Natvik, Eli; Drageset, Jorunn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Background The increasing frailty of home-dwelling older people can lead to rising expectations from their family caregivers due to various demographic developments and political guidelines. European data show that 60% ...
  • Verdibasert radiologi - Kvalitetsforbedring ved henvisning til bildediagnostikk innen muskel- og skjelettlidelser 

    Mjåtveit, Marita Solberg (Master thesis, 2024-02-01)
    Bruken av bildediagnostikk øker, samtidig sees en høy andel lav-verdi undersøkelser. Gjennom kvalitetsforbedringsprosjektet «VeRaVest» ønsker man å forbedre fastlegers henvisningspraksis ved muskel – og skjelettlidelser. ...
  • Global burden of peripheral artery disease and its risk factors, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 

    Kim, Min Seo; Hwang, Jimin; Yon, Dong Keon; Lee, Seung Won; Jung, Se Yong; Park, Seoyeon; Johnson, Catherine Owens; Stark, Benjamin A.; Razo, Christian; Abbasian, Mohammadreza; Abbastabar, Hedayat; Abhari, Amir Parsa; Aboyans, Victor; Adane, Denberu Eshetie Adane; Adebayo, Oladimeji M.; Alahdab, Fares; Almustanyir, Sami; Aly, Hany; Ameyaw, Edward Kwabena; Anderson, Jason A.; Andrei, Catalina Liliana; Aryan, Zahra; Aujayeb, Avinash; Bagherieh, Sara; Baltatu, Ovidiu Constantin; Banach, Maciej; Bayileyegn, Nebiyou Simegnew; Bearne, Lindsay M.; Behnoush, Amir Hossein; Bensenor, Isabela M.; Bhaskar, Sonu; Bhat, Ajay Nagesh; Bhat, Vivek; Bikbov, Boris; Bintoro, Bagas Suryo; Burkart, Katrin; Cámera, Luis Alberto; Catapano, Alberico L.; Chandrasekar, Eeshwar K.; Charan, Jaykaran; Chattu, Vijay Kumar; Chi, Gerald; Chukwu, Isaac Sunday; Chung, Sheng-Chia; Cirillo, Massimo; Coberly, Kaleb; Costa, Vera Marisa; Dadras, Omid; Dai, Xiaochen; Do, Thanh Chi; Doshi, Rajkumar; Ekholuenetale, Michael; Elgendy, Islam Y.; Elhadi, Muhammed; Fagbamigbe, Adeniyi Francis; Feizkhah, Alireza; Fekadu, Ginenus; Gill, Paramjit Singh; Goldust, Mohamad; Golechha, Mahaveer; Guan, Shi-Yang; Gupta, Vivek Kumar; Hadei, Mostafa; Hadi, Najah R.; Hammoud, Ahmad; Hankey, Graeme J.; Harlianto, Netanja I.; Hasaballah, Ahmed I.; Hassan, Shoaib; Hassen, Mohammed Bheser; Heidari, Golnaz; Hostiuc, Mihaela; Ilesanmi, Olayinka Stephen; Iwagami, Masao; Jokar, Mohammad; Jonas, Jost B.; Joshua, Charity Ehimwenma; Jozwiak, Jacek Jerzy; Kazemian, Sina; Keykhaei, Mohammad; Khalaji, Amirmohammad; Khan, Moien A.B.; Khateri, Sorour; Kibret, Biruk Getahun; Korzh, Oleksii; Koulmane Laxminarayana, Sindhura Lakshmi; Krishan, Kewal; Kumar, Akshay; Kumar, Manoj; Kuttikkattu, Ambily; Laksono, Tri; Larijani, Bagher; Le, Thao Thi Thu; Lim, Stephen S.; Liu, Xuefeng; Lorkowski, Stefan; Magdy Abd El Razek, Hassan; Malhotra, Kashish; Manla, Yosef; Maugeri, Andrea; Mentis, Alexios-Fotios A.; Mestrovic, Tomislav; M. Gomide Nogueira de Sá, Ana Carolina; Mirica, Andreea; Mirrakhimov, Erkin M.; Misganaw, Awoke; Mishra, Manish; Mohammad, Yousef; Mokdad, Ali H.; Moni, Mohammad Ali; Montasir, Ahmed Al; Moradi, Yousef; Moraga, Paula; Morovatdar, Negar; Mousavi-Aghdas, Seyed Ali; Murray, Christopher J.L.; Naghavi, Mohsen; Nair, Tapas Sadasivan; Nassereldine, Hasan; Natto, Zuhair S.; Nguyen, Dang H.; Nguyen, Hien Quang; Nguyen, Van Thanh; Noubiap, Jean Jacques; Oancea, Bogdan; Oliveira, Gláucia Maria Moraes; Owolabi, Mayowa O.; Padron-Monedero, Alicia; Perico, Norberto; Petcu, Ionela-Roxana; Radfar, Amir; Rafferty, Quinn; Rahman, Mosiur; Rahman, Muhammad Aziz; Ram, Pradhum; Rashedi, Sina; Rashid, Ahmed Mustafa; Rawaf, Salman; Remuzzi, Giuseppe; Renzaho, Andre M.N.; Rezaee, Malihe; Roever, Leonardo; Saad, Aly M.A.; Saadatagah, Seyedmohammad; Sadeghi, Masoumeh; Sahebkar, Amirhossein; Saleh, Mohamed A.; Samy, Abdallah M.; Santric-Milicevic, Milena M.; Sepanlou, Sadaf G.; Seylani, Allen; Sharfaei, Sadaf; Shorofi, Seyed Afshin; Singh, Jasvinder A.; Singh, Paramdeep; Spartalis, Michael; Sundström, Johan; Tan, Ker-Kan; Teramoto, Masayuki; Tharwat, Samar; Tyrovolas, Stefanos; Valadan Tahbaz, Sahel; Van den Eynde, Jef; Vart, Priya; Wang, Cong; Wang, Fang; Westerman, Ronny; Xia, Juan; Xu, Suowen; Yada, Dereje Y.; Yamagishi, Kazumasa; Yonemoto, Naohiro; Zahir, Mazyar; Zangiabadian, Moein; Zarrintan, Armin; Zastrozhin, Mikhail Sergeevich; Zastrozhina, Anasthasia; Zoladl, Mohammad; Hay, Simon I.; Shin, Jae Il; Roth, Gregory A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Background Peripheral artery disease is a growing public health problem. We aimed to estimate the global disease burden of peripheral artery disease, its risk factors, and temporospatial trends to inform policy and ...
  • Esophageal and Head and Neck Cancer Patients Attending Ocean Road Cancer Institute in Tanzania from 2019 to 2021: An Observational Study 

    Mwelange, Luco Patson; Mamuya, Simon H.D.; Mwaiselage, Julius; Bråtveit, Magne; Moen, Bente Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Background: Cancer in Africa is an emerging public health problem that needs urgent preventive measures, particularly in workplaces where exposure to carcinogens may occur. In Tanzania, the incidence rate of cancer and ...
  • Life expectancy can increase by up to 10 years following sustained shifts towards healthier diets in the United Kingdom 

    Fadnes, Lars T.; Celis-Morales, Carlos; Økland, Jan-Magnus; Parra-Soto, Solange; Livingstone, Katherine M.; Ho, Frederick K.; Pell, Jill P.; Balakrishna, Rajiv; Javadi Arjmand, Elaheh; Johansson, Kjell Arne; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Mathers, John C. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Adherence to healthy dietary patterns can prevent the development of non-communicable diseases and affect life expectancy. Here, using a prospective population-based cohort data from the UK Biobank, we show that sustained ...
  • Cancer risk in the siblings of individuals with major birth defects: a large Nordic population-based case-control study 

    Daltveit, Dagrun Slettebø; Klungsøyr, Kari; Engeland, Anders; Ekbom, Anders; Gissler, Mika; Glimelius, Ingrid; Grotmol, Tom; Madanat-Harjuoja, Laura; Ording, Anne Gulbech; Sørensen, Henrik Toft; Troisi, Rebecca; Bjørge, Tone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Background: Individuals with major birth defects are at increased risk of developing cancer, indicating a common aetiology. However, whether the siblings of individuals with birth defects are also at an increased risk of ...
  • Impact of long-term exposure to ambient ozone on lung function over a course of 20 years (The ECRHS study): a prospective cohort study in adults 

    Zhao, Tianyu; Markevych, Iana; Fuertes, Elaine; de Hoogh, Kees; Accordini, Simone; Boudier, Anne; Casas, Lidia; Forsberg, Bertil; Garcia Aymerich, Judith; Gnesi, Marco; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Johannessen, Ane; Jörres, Rudolf A.; Karrasch, Stefan; Leynaert, Benedicte; Maldonado Perez, José Antonio; Malinovschi, Andrei; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Modig, Lars; Nowak, Dennis; Potts, James; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Siroux, Valerie; Urrutia Landa, Isabel; Vienneau, Danielle; Villani, Simona; Jacquemin, Bénédicte; Heinrich, Joachim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Background While the adverse effects of short-term ambient ozone exposure on lung function are well-documented, the impact of long-term exposure remains poorly understood, especially in adults. Methods We aimed to ...
  • Evaluation of the pilot wastewater surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 in Norway, June 2022 – March 2023 

    Amato, Ettore; Hyllestad, Susanne; Heradstveit, Petter; Langlete, Petter; Moen, Line Victoria; Rohringer, Andreas; Pires, Joao; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Bragstad, Karoline; Feruglio, Siri Laura; Aavitsland, Preben; Madslien, Elisabeth Henie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023-09-04)
    Background: During the COVID-19 pandemic, wastewater-based surveillance gained great international interest as an additional tool to monitor SARS-CoV-2. In autumn 2021, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health decided to ...
  • Health workers’ experience of providing second-trimester abortion care in Ethiopia: a qualitative study 

    Mclean, Emily; Blystad, Astrid; Mirkuzie, Alemnesh Hailemariam; Miljeteig, Ingrid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Background Second-trimester abortions are less common than abortions in the first trimester, yet they disproportionately account for a higher burden of abortion-related mortality and morbidity worldwide. Health workers ...
  • New strides towards fair processes for financing universal health coverage 

    Kurowski, Christoph; Evans, David B.; Ottersen, Trygve; Gopinathan, Unni; Dale, Elina; Norheim, Ole Frithjof (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Fair processes in health financing decisions should not be undervalued or perceived as secondary to the goals of universal health coverage. By integrating fair-process principles and criteria into health financing decisions, ...
  • The association between different sleep health dimensions and sex, age, education, circadian preference, and chronic insomnia: a representative population-based study 

    Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Waage, Siri; Pallesen, Ståle; Buysse, Daniel J.; Saxvig, Ingvild W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Objectives The aims were to explore multidimensional sleep health and the different dimensions of sleep health in the adult Norwegian population in relation to sex, age, education, circadian preference, and chronic ...
  • Intimate Partner Violence and Children Under 5 Morbidities and Mortality in Afghanistan: Findings From a National Survey 

    Dadras, Omid; Hazratzai, Mohammadsediq; Dadras, Fateme (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Limited knowledge exists concerning the prevalence and drivers of intimate partner violence (IPV) against Afghan women and its association with child morbidity and mortality in Afghanistan. The study used data from the ...
  • Quality improvement dashboard for healthcare providers and targeted client communication to pregnant women to improve timely attendance and quality of antenatal care: A multi-arm cluster randomized trial (the eRegCom trial) 

    Blom-Bakke, Kjersti Mørkrid; Ghanem, Buthaina; Abbas, Eatimad; Khader, Khadija Abu; Ward, Itimad Abu; Ataallah, Amjad; Baniode, Mohammad; Bogale, Binyam; Hijaz, Taghreed; Frost, Kimberly; Frost, Michael James; Isbeih, Mervett; Issawi, Sally; Nazzal, Zaher A.S.; O’Donnell, Brian; Papadopoulou, Eleni Zoumpoulia; Qaddomi, Sharif; Rabah, Yousef; Rose, Christopher James; Venkateswaran, Mahima; Frøen, Jahn Frederik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Background: Digital health interventions can strengthen coverage and quality of care. Our aim was to assess the effectiveness of targeted client communication (TCC) to pregnant women via text messages, health care provider ...
  • Safety profile of herbal medicines submitted for marketing authorization in Tanzania: a cross-sectional retrospective study 

    Mssusa, Alambo Kanduru; Holst, Lone; Kagashe, Godeliver; Maregesi, Sheila (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Background The popular use of herbal medicines necessitates national regulatory authorities to have efficient mechanisms for the control of these products including marketing authorization (MA) and safety follow-up. ...
  • Cultural beliefs and practices on perinatal death: a qualitative study among the Lango community in Northern Uganda 

    Arach, Anna Agnes Ojok; Nakasujja, Noeline; Rujumba, Joseph; Mukunya, David; Odongkara, Beatrice; Musaba, Milton W.; Napyo, Agnes Kasede; Tumwine, James K; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Ndeezi, Grace; Kiguli, Juliet (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Background Perinatal death has profound psychosocial effects on women and their families. Sociocultural contexts influence the burden, rituals and bereaved’s support. Little is known about cultural beliefs and practices ...
  • A systematic review of sarcopenia prevalence and associated factors in people living with human immunodeficiency virus 

    SeyedAlinaghi, SeyedAhmad; Ghayomzadeh, Morteza; Mirzapour, Pegah; Maroufi, Seyed Farzad; Pashaei, Zahra; Ali, Zoha; Tantuoyir, Marcarious M.; Aghaie, Narjes; Vahedi, Farzin; Salmani, Roghayeh; MohsseniPour, Mehrzad; Qaderi, Kowsar; Shahidi, Ramin; Peyman, Akram; Varshochi, Sanaz; Afzalian, Arian; Maroufi, Seyede Parmis; Mehraeen, Esmaeil; Dadras, Omid; Hackett, Daniel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    People living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (PLWH) appear to be at an increased risk of sarcopenia, which can have a devastating effect on their life due to consequences such as physical disability, poor quality ...
  • Severe Congenital Heart Defects and Cerebral Palsy 

    Garne, Ester; Goldsmith, Shona; Barisic, Ingeborg; Braz, Paula; Dakovic, Ivana; Gibson, Catherine; Hansen, Michele; Hoei-Hansen, Christina E.; Hollung, Sandra Julsen; Klungsøyr, Kari; Smithers -Sheedy, Hayley; Virella, Daniel; Badawi, Nadia; Watson, Linda; McIntyre, Sarah (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Objective: To report the prevalence of cerebral palsy (CP) in children with severe congenital heart defects (CHD) and the outcome/severity of the CP. Methods: Population-based, data-linkage study between cerebral palsy ...
  • Healthcare utilization and catastrophic health expenditure in rural Tanzania: does voluntary health insurance matter? 

    Kagaigai, Alphoncina; Anaeli, Amani; Grepperud, Sverre Ole; Mori, Amani Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    Background Over 150 million people, mostly from low and middle-income countries (LMICs) suffer from catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) every year because of high out-of-pocket (OOP) payments. In Tanzania, OOP payments ...

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