Centre for International Health

CIH has temporarily moved to Jekteviksbakken 31.

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

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).

Education Prize

Pertinent and Innovative MOOC

UiB’s highest education prize for 2017, the Owl Prize, has been awarded to the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Occupational Health in Developing Countries”.

Research results

New TB test

CIH researcher, Tehmina Mustafa, has developed a new robust, rapid, sensitive, and specific test for TB, implementable in low-resource settings!


Admission to Exchange Studies

Are you an explorer? Embark on your exchange adventure and apply for exchange to UiB.

Requesting abstracts for the panel on Gendering reproduction and fertility control in Ethiopia ICES2018, Ethiopia

The 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES2018) – “Regional and Global Ethiopia – Interconnections and Identities” will take place in Mekelle town, Tigray, Ethiopia on 1-5 October 2018. One of the panels is convened by researchers in the SAFEZT project.

New research project

Does prolonged malaria treatment save lives?

A new GLOBVAC project will examine whether it is safe and effective to routinely provide antimalarial drugs during the first three months after discharge from hospital.