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CISMAC activity in Uganda

CIH’s research, teaching and capacity building in global health will contribute to improved health in the poorer countries of the world.

CIH has temporarily moved to Jekteviksbakken 31.

CIH collaborates with partners at the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and the Faculty of Medicine as well as across Departments and Faculties at the University of Bergen (UiB), and at many other national and international institutions. CIH is responsible for Global Challenges, one of three of UiB's cross-Faculty strategic focus areas. 

CIH hosts the Secretariats for the Norwegian Global Health Forum and the Global Health Norway. It also hosts a Centre of Excellence, the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC).

 

RESEARCH | MALARIA

Testing prolonged Malaria Medicine in Malawi

Professor Bjarne Robberstad at the University of Bergen is leading a project that tries to find out if preventive malaria treatment after hospitalization can save the lives of children.

research

Overcoming research challenges

The research process can be arduous, but few projects are also beset by as many natural disasters as the Peanut butter - B12 study by CIH researcher, Tor Strand, and colleagues in Nepal.

Addressing the SDGs

Prioritising research to attain SDG Goal 3: Health

Professors from CIH and colleagues presented a workshop addressing most of the indicators from Sustainable Development Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Funding

Funds for cooperation projects in Global Challenges

Strategy area for Global Challenges has allocated funds to promote scientific interfaculty cooperation in 2018.

Field Research

Midwifery in Rural Afghanistan

Two researchers from Bergen were involved in a project evaluating women´s perception, utilization and experience of a professional midwifery service in rural Afghanistan in the time around childbirth.