Our Projects

Currently, FairChoices is involved in various research and policy projects. Here are the details of these projects


This project is led by professor Kjell Arne Johansson and is a collaboration between the BCEPS, CISMAC at the University of Bergen, the Centre for Health Research and Development, Society for Applied Studies (CHRD-SAS) in India, and the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), also in India. Please visit this website for more information about the project.

FairChoices Haukeland – A digital tool for prioritizations in specialist healthcare services

The objective in this project is to develop a prototype of a digital tool for prioritizations in specialist healthcare services in Norway.


The Food4Healthylife project will address societal challenges by developing a healthy eating tool that can be used for individuals in guiding how to best reduce dietary-related risk factors. Please log on this website for more information about the project.

Lancet commission on investing in Health. CIH 3.0

Composed of twenty-five distinguished global experts in a range of disciplines, the CIH has served as a 20-year anniversary research and consultative project that has revisited the methods and conclusions of WDR93 in light of subsequent research findings, technological advances, institutional changes, and on-the-ground experience.  The ultimate goal of the CIH has been to draw lessons from past successes to inform current and future policies for addressing remaining global health problems.

Disease Control Priorities (DCP 4)

This project will address DCP country translation work, experience in selected countries, and experience in setting and implementing essential service clusters.


UHC Zanzibar is led by Omar Mwalim and Kjell Arne Johansson. The 5-year project started in 2019 and aims at providing decision support to the Ministry of Health (MoH) to help define and implement an essential health service package  (EHCP) for Zanzibar. Please visit this website for more information about the project.


To support Tanzania to update the National Essential Health Care and Intervention Package (NEHCIP-Tz) using standardized methods for priority-setting and evaluation. You may find more information on this website.


Priority Setting for universal health coverage (UHC) in Nepal is led by Krishna Aryal, Senior Researcher at BCEPS. The project is a part of the multi-country NORAD funded priority setting project – Essential NCD Interventions Project led jointly by professors Ole F. Norheim and Kjell Arne Johansson. More information about this project can be found here.


Priority setting in the context of NCD benefit packages refers to the process of determining which health services, interventions, and medications should be included in the benefit package for individuals with NCDs. Please visit this website for more information.


The FairChoices-India project aims to develop a comprehensive and timely, yet easy-to-use framework for conducting rapid Health Technology Assessment (HTA) to inform health policy decision making in India. Our focus will be to ensure health maximisation while promoting health equity.