Centre for International Health

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CIH’s research, teaching and capacity building in global health will contribute to improved health in the poorer countries of the world. CIH will educate the best students in Global Health.

CIH is situated in Overlege Danielsens House, Årstadveien 21.

CIH information blog for CIH staff.


CIH collaborates with partners at the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and the Faculty of Medicine as well as across Departments and Faculties at the University of Bergen (UiB), and at many other national and international institutions. CIH is responsible for Global Challenges, one of three of UiB's cross-Faculty strategic focus areas. 

CIH hosts the Secretariats for the Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research and the Global Health Norway. It also hosts a Centre of Excellence, the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC).

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Many open lectures as summer school goes digital

Bergen Summer Research School opens 8 June with a record number of participants. They will work with some of Bergen's best research milieus and explore how their research can contribute to solving global challenges. This year they meet online.

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Long-term lung health effects of air pollution

Ane Johannessen is the project leader for Life-GAP, a research project that begins in July 2020. This week Johannessen led an administrative kick-off meeting at CIH.


The corona measures are gradually reduced: UiB- opens its doors to more people

The Norwegian Government has issued new guidelines for further reopening of the University of Bergen´s buildings.

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Wakisa Mulwafu: Treating an invisible disability - improving hearing in Malawi

Wakisa Mulwafu became interesting in ear and hearing issues when he was training as a medical doctor. He travelled to South Africa to become an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist, and returned to Malawi to build up ENT services in the country.

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CISMAC Annual Report 2019

CISMAC Annual Report 2019 – worth a read!

CISMAC has prepared its Annual Report for 2019. Highlighting the year’s activity at the Centre for Research Excellence, the report also begins to consider future directions for the Centre, after the end of the 10-year funding period.