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Child sitting under a malaria net


To provide excellent global health research and training contributing to improved health and equity

CIH is situated in Overlege Danielssens House, Årstadveien 21. The Director of CIH is Simon Øverland.

This photo titled "Malaria in East Nusa Tenggara" by photographer Pearl Gan was submitted to The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) and ECTMIH Global Challenges in Health photo competition at ECTMIH 2021. The photo was among the top ten nominees.

Information for new students: Master's Programme in Global Health

CIH is organised under the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and the Faculty of Medicine.

In addition to working with colleagues in our own and other Departments and Faculties at the University of Bergen (UiB), we have close collaborations with many national and international institutions, particularly in low and middle income countries.

CIH hosts a Centre of Excellence, the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC).

Master degree at CIH     Global Health Course     Nordic Network on Global Health

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Asthma, obesity and poor lung function may be linked to teenage smoking among fathers

Children of fathers who smoked in their early teens have a greater risk of developing asthma, obesity and low lung function, new research from the University of Bergen and the University of Southampton shows.

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Simon Øverland is the new director of the Centre for International Health

Simon Øverland has been appointed as the director of the Centre for International Health (CIH) and will assume the position on September 1, 2023. The Centre for International Health is a centre within the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care.

Members of the Global Mental health Research Group

Teaching and Learning Nurturing Care for building the future for international PhD candidates

Members of the Global Mental health Research Group are delighted to have successfully completed the Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) 2023: Childhood: Nurturing care for building the future. BSRS 2023 was held face-to-face in Bergen 5-15 June, 2023

Pandemic Centre International Conference
Pandemic Centre
Oct 27

Long-Term Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Society

The Pandemic Centre invites to its third conference with the title "Long-Term Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Society" on the 27th of October 2023 in Bergen, Norway.