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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.

SDG Conference 2018

Knowledge for our common future

Norwegian Universities and the Sustainable Development Goals: conference at the University of Bergen, 8-9 February, 2018.

Online course

Free online course on work and health

Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease. Two thirds of these deaths happen in developing countries. This can be prevented with knowledge and education.

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 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.