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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.
CIH, IGS and UiB are launching a new interactive Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Medical Peace Work.
There were around 80 poster contributions at the 2017 GLOBVAC Conference held 13-15 March.
Over 300 participants from more than 30 countries attended the 10th GLOBVAC conference held this year in Trondheim.
Imagine that you were to meet Bill Gates in a lift. You strike up a conversation and he asks you what you do. As it happens, you have just come up with an idea that you believe could change the world. In the approximately two minutes until the elevator reaches your floor, you decide to try to convince him that he should invest in your idea. What would you say?
Kronikk av Thera Mjaaland, Karen Marie Moland og Agnete Strøm i BT 20. februar 2017
New WHO guideline published with updates on HIV and infant feeding.
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.
During their medical student career, students at the University of Bergen have the option of taking an elective course called “Global Health”.
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.
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.
'Global gag rule' reinstated by Trump threatens girls' and women's access to reproductive health services including safe abortion
A large multinational project seeks to find out whether malaria treatment will improve the health of children with anaemia after discharge from hospital.
Professor and Director of the Centre for International Health, Bente Elisabeth Moen, and Arvid Hallén, Director General of the Research Council of Norway (RCN), both express deep concerns about the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation’s (NORAD’s) recent recommendation of cuts to the Global Health and Vaccination Research Programme’s funding (GLOBVAC).
For the first time the potential of small fish to reach the sustainable development goals was discussed across disciplines, with a case focus on Ghana.
This summer, we will take on some of the most pressing global challenges, from migration, higher education, and global health, to water management, poverty, and the use of language.

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