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Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

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The Department hosts one of three UiB Priority Areas: Global Challenges

Addressing the SDGs

Prioritising research to attain SDG Goal 3: Health

Professors from CIH and colleagues presented a workshop addressing most of the indicators from Sustainable Development Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Household cleaning can be as bad as smoking for lung function

Cleaners who have regularly used cleaning sprays over 20 years were found to have reduced lung function equivalent to smoking 20 cigarettes a day over the same period, a UiB-study shows.

Successful NORHED project

NORHED Success Story!

The HI-TRAIN collaboration has established capacity-building courses in Health Information Technology in Kenya and Uganda that will continue after the project period.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Doctors need Cultural Training

A UiB-study shows that general practioners in Norway show little competency in understanding different cultures. Associate Professor Esperanza Diaz asks for mandatory training.

Research Project

Gates Funds Ethiopian Health Priorities Project for $3 million

University of Bergen Professor, Ole Frithjof Norheim will co-lead the project together with Assistant Professor Stéphane Verguet from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.