CP-North: Living life with cerebral palsy in the Nordic countries

CP-North: Living life with cerebral palsy in the Nordic countries

Great interest among budding health economists to work with CPNorth!

Sixty-three applicants applied for the doctoral position with CPNorth that recently closed. Health economist, and will be supervisor Associate Professor Johan Jarl was pleased with the turn-out “We are delighted that there were so many qualified applicants who were interested in working with CPNorth” Now, the journey has begun to select the candidate who will become the first official CPNorth PhD student.


CP-North was represented at the AACPDM annual conference

CP-North was represented at the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) in Cincinatti, Ohio, USA in October 9-13. Two posters related to CP-North was presented.  “CP-NORTH: Living Life with Cerebral Palsy in the Nordic Countries?” and “Health-related Quality of Life in Adults with Cerebral Palsy ” arose both interest among the congress participants.


Field of Research


Principal Investigator

Professor Gunnar Hägglund

Project duration

1.9.2017 – 31.8.2021




Department of Clinical Sciences, Orthopaedics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Health Economics Unit, Department of Clinical Science Lund University

Skåne University Hospital, Lund, Sweden

Vestfold Hospital Trust, Norway

Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway

Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

Uni Research Rokkan Centre, Bergen, Norway

Aefingastödin, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Endurhaefing Rehabilitation, Reykjavik, Iceland.

University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

Aarhus University, Denmark

Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

National Institute of Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland