Ane Bærent Fisker, Postdoc

Ane Bærent Fisker
Statens Serum Institut
5 Artillerivej , 206/112
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
+45 3268 3268


Routine data collection and randomised trials in Guinea-Bissau.

Research area

Real life effects of preventive child health interventions in low income countries. Describing he implementation of vitamin A and vaccine programmes in low-income countries with a focus on illuminating the gap between policy an implementation of pocity and its consequences.

Selected publications

Fisker AB, Aaby P, Bibby BM, Frydenberg M, Rodrigues A., Benn CS: Vitamin A supplementation at birth primes the response to subsequent vitamin A supplements in girls (PLoS ONE 2011, 6: e23265) 


Fisker AB, Ravn H, Rodrigues A, Østergaard MD, Bale C, Benn CS, Aaby P. Co-administration of live measles and yellow fever vaccines and inactivated pentavalent vaccines is associated with increased mortality compared with measles and yellow fever vaccines only. An observational study from Guinea-Bissau (Vaccine 2014; 32: 598-605)


Fisker AB, Hornshøj L, Rodrigues A, Balde I, Fernandes M, Benn CS, Aaby P. Effects of the introduction of new vaccines in Guinea-Bissau on vaccine coverage, vaccine timeliness, and child survival: an observational study (Lancet Global Health 2014; 2: 478–87)


Fisker AB, Bale C, Rodrigues A, Balde I, Fernandes M, Jørgensen MJ, Danneskiold-Samsøe N, Hornshøj L, Rasmussen J, Christensen ED, Bibby BM, Aaby P, Benn CS. High-dose Vitamin A With Vaccination after 6 Months of Age: A Randomized Trial (Pediatrics 2014; 134: 739-48)


Thysen SM, Byberg S, Pedersen M, Rodrigues A,  Ravn H, Martins C, Benn CS, Aaby P, Fisker AB. BCG coverage and barriers to BCG vaccination in Guinea-Bissau: an observational study (BMC Public Health 2014; 14: 1037)