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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 2015

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.

*Travel restrictions for CIH researchers.

National Research School

New Research School in Global Health

- The aim of the Research School is to increase network activity between Ph.D.-candidates, thereby lowering the threshold to visit each other and cooperate, says Chairman Thorkild Tylleskär. –We believe that through this we will be able to facilitate for better research.

Forum Meeting

Working together in global health across Norway

The Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research began almost exactly 10 years ago, 16 November 2006. A group from Forum and other global health-interested met in Tromsø 3-4 November, 2016.

Working paper series

New paper series on global challenges

UiB Global and CROP launch working paper series on global challenges.

Online course

Free online course on work and health

Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease. Two thirds of these deaths happen in developing countries. This can be prevented with knowledge and education.

Capacity building

Successful capacity building in Zambia – a new School of Public Health

Since the mid-nineties, professor Knut Fylkesnes at Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, has performed research and capacity building in Zambia.