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Getachew Teshome and Lelisa Fekadu

Meet our recent doctoral graduates

Congratulations to BCEPS PhD candidates Lelisa Fekadu and Getachew Teshome on successfully defending their doctoral theses this spring.

Research Council of Norway | SFF Final Round
BCEPS+ Team

BCEPS reaches the final round of evaluation to become a Norwegian Centre of Excellence

BCEPS is one of seven applicants from the University of Bergen to reach the final round of the Research Council of Norway's Centre of Excellence (SFF) initiative.

IGS Department Day 2021
Super Strong Superheroes

Who are we and what do we do at ETØK?

The Section for Ethics and Health Economics (ETØK) has produced a fun video to show how its researchers contribute to the department's vision of "Better Health - Better Society".

Seminar Recordings on YouTube
Seminar Recordings on YouTube

Inaugural Seminar Series on Climate Change and Priority Setting in Health

BCEPS has published recordings of its inaugural seminar series on Climate Change and Priority Setting in Health.

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.

Selected Recent Publications:

Fadnes, Lars T.; Aas, Christer Frode; Vold, Jørn Henrik; Leiva, Rafael Alexander; Ohldieck, Christian; Chalabianloo, Fatemeh; Skurtveit, Svetlana; Lygren, Ole Jørgen; Dalgård, Olav; Vickerman, Peter; Midgard, Håvard; Løberg, Else-Marie; Johansson, Kjell Arne; for the INTRO-HCV Study Group. Integrated treatment of hepatitis C virus infection among people who inject drugs: A multicenter randomized controlled trial (INTRO-HCV). PLOS MEDICINE; 1 June 2021.

Enden, Marat; Tolla, Mieraf; Norheim, Ole Frithjof. Providing Universal Access to Modern Contraceptive Methods: An Extended Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Meeting the Demand for Modern Contraception in Ethiopia. Social Science & Medicine; 25 May 2021.

Bhopal, Anand; Medhin, Haileselassie; Bærøe, Kristine; Norheim, Ole Frithjof. Climate change and health in Ethiopia: To what extent have the health dimensions of climate change been integrated into the Climate-Resilient Green Economy? World Medical & Health Policy (WMHP); 18 May 2021.

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

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.