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BCEPS Co-Hosts Event on Ethical Challenges in Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Four BCEPS researchers presented at the event on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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BCEPS Researchers Present at the 10th National Summit of Health and Population Scientists, Nepal

The 10th National Summit of Health and Population Scientists was organised by the Nepal Health Research Council (Government of Nepal) and inaugurated by the Honorable President of Nepal.

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BCEPS Professor Ingrid Miljeteig Presents Expert Group Report on Priority Setting and Transparency to the Norwegian Ministry of Health

The report is entitled “Tillit til prioriteringer—økt åpenhet, medvirkning og kompetanse” (“Trust in priority setting—increased transparency, participation and competence”)


BCEPS represented in The Lancet Commission on Sustainability in Healthcare

The Commission is bringing together a group of international experts to facilitate a transition to climate-resilient and sustainable health systems.

Åpningsmarkering BCEPS

"Better health for all – more fairly distributed"

On Monday 8 January, the official opening of BCEPS Centre of Excellence took place in the university aula. The centre will develop new methods and ethical frameworks to help decision-makers in ensuring a fairer distribution of health services. ​

Selected Recent Publications:

Watkins DA, Msemburi WT, Pickersgill SJ, Kawakatsu Y, Gheorghe A, Dain K, Johansson KA, Said S, Nina Renshaw, Tolla MT, Twea PD, Varghese C, Chalkidou K, Ezzati M, Norheim OF. NCD Countdown 2030 collaborators. NCD Countdown 2030: efficient pathways and strategic investments to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal target 3.4 in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet. 2022 Mar 26.

Fadnes LT, Økland JM, Haaland ØA, Johansson KA. Estimating impact of food choices on life expectancy: A modeling study. PLoS Med. 2022 Feb 8;19(2):e1003889. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003889. Erratum in: PLoS Med. 2022Mar 25.

Hendrix N, Kwete XJ, Bolongaita S, Megiddo I, Memirie ST, Mirkuzie AH, Nonvignon J, Verguet S. “Economic evaluations of health system strengthening activities in low- and middle-income country settings: a methodological systematic review”. BMJ Global Health 2022.

Choudhary TS, Mazumder S, Haaland OA, Taneja S, Bahl R, Martines J, Bhan MK, Norheim OF, Sommerfelt H, Bhandari N, Johansson KA. Effect of kangaroo mother care initiated in community settings on financial risk protection of low-income households: a randomised controlled trial in Haryana, India. BMJ Glob Health. 2022 Nov;7(11):e010000. 

Moser F, Bump JB. Assessing the World Health Organization: What does the academic debate reveal and is it democratic? Soc Sci Med. 2022 Dec;314:115456. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.115456. Epub 2022 Oct 13.

Bhopal A, Bærøe K, Norheim OF. How do we decarbonise fairly? Emissions, inequities and the implications for net zero healthcare. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 2022 August 9. 

Clarsen B, Nylenna M, Klitkou ST, Vollset SE, Baravelli CM, Bølling AK, Aasvang GM, Sulo G, Naghavi M, Pasovic M, Asaduzzaman M, Bjørge T, Eggen AE, Eikemo TA, Ellingsen CL, Haaland ØA, Hailu AHassan S, Hay SI, Juliusson PB, Kisa A, Kisa S, Månsson J, Mekonnen T, Murray CJL, Norheim OF, Ottersen T, Sagoe D, Sripada K, Winkler AS, Knudsen AKS. Changes in life expectancy and disease burden in Norway, 1990-2019: an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. Lancet Public Health. 2022 Jul;7(7).

McLean E, Onarheim KH, Schanche E, Schaufel MA, Miljeteig I. Ethical dilemmas for nursing home doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2022 Jun 27;142(10). English, Norwegian.




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.