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Road to Equity and Solidarity

Covid-19: The Road to Equity and Solidarity

BCEPS collaborator Jesse B. Bump of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is lead author of two important articles, published as part of BMJ's Covid-19 collection, The Road to Equity and Solidarity.

Seminar Series | Climate Change
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Climate Change and Priority Setting in Health

During Spring 2021, BCEPS will be organising an online seminar series on the intersection of climate change and priority setting in health (seminar dates 14 April, 28 April, 12 May).

Post-Covid-19 | Nature Medicine
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Toward Universal Health Coverage in the Post-COVID-19 Era

In a Nature Medicine article published today, BCEPS researchers discuss the challenges of developing essential health service packages in resource-constrained settings.

Interview Series | Springer Nature
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Life in Research: Interview with Ole Frithjof Norheim

Springer Nature has published a 3-part interview with BCEPS Director Ole Frithjof Norheim on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the Sustainable Development Goals.

Workshop | SDG Conference 2021
Day Zero SDG 2021

Decarbonising Healthcare Workshop

This workshop was organised by BCEPS student researchers Anand Bhopal, Emily McLean and Sara Soraya Eriksen as part of ‘Day Zero’ at the 2021 Bergen Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Conference.

Selected Recent Publications:

Bekele, Mengistu; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Hailu, Alemayehu. Cost-Effectiveness of Saxagliptin Compared With Glibenclamide as a Second-Line Therapy Added to Metformin for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Ethiopia. Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice (MDM P&P) Volume: 6 Issue: 1; 27 April 2021.

Zeray, Merkeb; Mariam, Damen Haile; Sahile, Zekariyas; Hailu, Alemayehu. Validity and reliability of the Amharic version of the Schwartz Center Compassionate Care Scale. PLOS ONE; 23 March 2021.

Hailu, Alemayehu; Eregata, Getachew Teshome; Stenberg, Karin; Norheim, Ole Frithjof. Is Universal Health Coverage Affordable? Estimated Costs and Fiscal Space Analysis for the Ethiopian Essential Health Services Package. Health Systems & Reform 7:1; 19 March 202

Verguet, Stéphane; Hailu, Alemayehu; Eregata, Getachew Teshome; Memirie, Solomon Tessema; Johansson, Kjell Arne; Norheim, Ole Frithjof. Toward universal health coverage in the post-COVID-19 era. Nature Medicine; 15 March 2021

Memirie, Solomon T., Nigus, Mulat, Verguet, Stéphane. Cost-effectiveness and equitable access to vaccines in Ethiopia: an overview and evidence synthesis of the published literature. Journal of Global Health Reports Vol. 5, 2021; 4 March 2021.

Assebe, Lelisa Fekadu; Belete, Wondesen Nigatu; Alemayehu, Senait; Asfaw, Elias; Godana, Kora Tushune; Alemayehu, Yibeltal Kiflie; Teklu, Alula M.; Amanuel Yigezu. Economic evaluation of Health Extension Program packages in Ethiopia. PLOS ONE; 2 February 2021.

Bump, Jesse B.; Friberg, Peter; Harper, David R. International collaboration and covid-19: what are we doing and where are we going? BMJ 2021;372:n180; 29 January 2021.

Bump, Jesse B.; Baum, Fran; Sakornsin, Milin; Yates, Robert; Hofman, Karen. Political economy of covid-19: extractive, regressive, competitive. BMJ 2021;372:n73; 22 January 2021.

BCEPS funding


BCEPS is fully funded until the end of 2022 and receives funding from the Trond Mohn Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), the Research Council of Norway, and the University of Bergen.