Centre for Women’s, Family and Child Health

The aim of the Centre is to promote person-oriented healthcare services, health science research and research-based, socially engaged professional education. The Centre is affiliated with the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences of the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN).

Our research areas

Barnehagebarn ute på piknikk

We research the health of children and families, with a particular emphasis on preventing adverse development in children and adolescents and families at risk.

Simulering for jordmødre og sykepleiere

We research new methods to improve clinical practice and equip students to be better professional practitioners

Familie for kvinne, familie og barns helse forsker på pasientsikkerhet

We research adverse events in pregnancy, childbirth and post-natal care.

Senteret forsker på kvinners psykiske helse etter fødsel

We research women’s health related to sexuality, pregnancy and childbirth