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Centre for International Health

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

CIH will educate the best students in Global Health

CIH collaborates with partners at the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry as well as across Departments and Faculties at the University of Bergen (UiB), and at many other national and international institutions.

CIH hosts the Secretariats for the Norwegian Global Health Forum and the Norwegian Global Health Institute.

CIH hosts a Centre of Excellence, the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC).

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”.

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.

New Guidelines

Improving feeding practices among mothers with HIV

New WHO guideline published with updates on HIV and infant feeding.

Intervention Research

Maternal mortality more than halved

In some parts of the world maternal mortality is still high. CIH Professor Bernt Lindtjørn led a project that led to significant improvements in south-western Ethiopia.

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.