Centre for International Health

The Centre for International Health (CIH) is part of the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. However, research and teaching at CIH traverses departments and faculties at the University of Bergen, and in partnerships with other national and international institutions. Annual Report 2014

For over 25 years, CIH has been working to improve health in low-income countries through research, postgraduate teaching as well as advanced training and capacity building.

A Centre of Excellence, the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC) was awarded to CIH in 2013.


Lancet Publication

Every child everywhere benefits from breastfeeding

21st Century women – in rich and poor countries alike – do not receive the support they need to breastfeed.


UiB offers online course in occupational health

Every day, 6,300 people die as a result of work accidents or work-related diseases. A new online course from UiB seeks to prevent workers from injuries and death.


Saving children from HIV

12 months of liquid HIV drugs for babies during breastfeeding from HIV positive mothers protects them from infection, shows a new study published in The Lancet.

Defence: Will be streamed online
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Phyllis Awor - Innovation to improve quality of health care for children in Uganda

Phyllis Awor defends on 9th of February her PhD thesis on drug shops in integrated community case management in Uganda. The doctoral defense will be streamed online and is open for everyone who are interested.


Prioritising within limited health budgets

Amani Thomas has proved that a new and more effective antimalarial medicine can save 360,000 more children from malaria each year in his home country Tanzania.