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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.

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Medical student elective

Unique Global Health Opportunity

During their medical student career, students at the University of Bergen have the option of taking an elective course called “Global Health”.

Summer School Course

BSRS: Global Challenges

Register now! Global challenges affect us all. Every summer the University of Bergen (UiB) hosts a cross-disciplinary research school exploring some of the most pressing challenges facing our world, Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS). Deadline for registration 1 March 2017.

Global Health Research

Does prolonged malaria treatment save lives?

A large multinational project seeks to find out whether malaria treatment will improve the health of children with anaemia after discharge from hospital.

Forum celebrates

10th Anniversary Seminar

At the Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research (Forum)’s 10 Anniversary Seminar 12-13 January 2017 the conclusion was that it takes time to build relations and networks – and that after 10 years, Forum’s Global Health Research activities are becoming firmly established.

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.