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The University of Bergen, Centre for International Health and two other partners in the educational network TropEd have been collaborating since 2016 to create an Erasmus plus project in Global Health Education that involves students being virtually mobile instead of physically so.
The HI-TRAIN collaboration has established capacity-building courses in Health Information Technology in Kenya and Uganda that will continue after the project period.
On the third year of its launching, the Joint PhD program between the University of Bergen-Norway and Hawassa University-Ethiopia is showing remarkable success. It has so far enrolled 18 PhD candidates conducting their studies at both universities.
EV4GH coaches “Emerging Voices” to participate actively in international conferences where global health issues are addressed and to raise their voice in scientific and policy debates.
Exploring methods of engagement in research on youth sexual and reproductive health
Uhuru Kenyatta was declared president elect despite elections not having taken place in 25 constituencies in four counties in the 26 October election
Representatives from several Faculties at the UiB met at Makerere University in November.
The Global Mental Health research group was present at the 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine & International Health (ECTMIH), in Antwerp, Belgium.
Medical abortion drugs in Tanzania, student’s experiences with seeking abortion in Ethiopia, and sexuality education in Zambian schools were on the agenda for the second annual meeting of the SAFEZT project.
Esprance Kashala-Abotnes, a CIH researcher, is training care-givers in DRC how to prevent Konzo Disease in very young Congolese children.
Justin Tongun is a PhD student at the Centre for International Health (CIH). His home is in South-Sudan.
One of the courses in the Bergen Summer Research School was arranged by the global mental health research group.
Five «students» been selected to take part in the capacity-building project funded by the Gates Foundation.
MAKE A PUBLIC STATEMENT FOR 28 SEPTEMBER! The women's movement internationally has celebrated 28 September as a day of action for the right to safe abortion since 1990. Join us this year.
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”.

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