Global Health Priorities

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Here you can read about new publications and other news from the research group, and access background information about projects and group members.

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Global Health Priorities: Ethics • Economics • Policy

Situated at the Department of Global Health and primary Care at the University of Bergen, the GHP research group study the ethics and economics of priority setting in health, and the background and implications of health policies and planning.

Key research topics are: the ethics of decisions at a clinical and population level, local implications of global and national health policies, equity-efficiency trade-offs, and standard and extended health economic evaluations.

New publication

Important DCP-3 summary published

Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim is co-authoring a new Lancet article giving recommendations on how to organize the Disease Control Priorities findings to best promote universal health coverage.

capacity building

Meet Some Capacity Builders

Five «students» been selected to take part in the capacity-building project funded by the Gates Foundation.

Policy briefs

Read our condensed and to-the-point summaries of recent scientific publications:

Poor can gain more health life years by the Ethiopian mental health strategy - Kjell A. Johansson et al. 2016

Age, risk, and life expectancy in Norwegian intensive care - Frode Lindemark et al. 2015

Length of life in Ethiopia is increasing, but the longevity is not distributed equally - Eirik Tranvåg et al. 2014

Availability and access in modern obstetric care - Hilde M. Engjom et al. 2014


New publications: