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.


RESEARCH | Global health

More knowledge will reduce teenage pregnancies

Ingvild Sandøy has been given NOK 25 million from the Research Council of Norway to prevent teenage pregnancies in Zambia.

Annual Report 2015

CIH’s Annual Report 2015 is Published!

An Annual Report provides an opportunity for reflection over the accomplishments and highlights of the year that has been. It is an important exercise in introspection and an integral part in planning for the future.


Online course with truly global outreach

Several thousand students worldwide have signed up for the University of Bergen’s (UiB) second Massive Open Online Course. For several of them, this is their first chance to study occupational health.

Paper of the month | Nutrition

Does location matter? A study of malnutrition amongst Ethiopian children

Each month a paper is selected by one of the Editors of the five Nutrition Society Publications, and this month the paper selected is by PhD Candidate Seifu Hagos.