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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.
 

Highlights:

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).

Joint degree PhD candidate
research flow

A historical moment: the first UiB – Hawassa University joint PhD degree defended

Hawassa University in Ethiopia and the Centre for International Health (CIH) at the University of Bergen (UiB) have had a long-lasting, productive scientific co-operation in Global Health. In 2015, the two universities developed a joint PhD degree programme.

New Nordic Global Health Webinar Series
Nordic Network on Global Health

The Nordic universities have launched new monthly global health webinar series

Check out the next webinar: 3 Feb CIH Professor Thorkild Tylleskär will speak on "Neonatal health and care in low-income countries: how do we move forward?"

Alumni of the month
Ronald Semyalo

Alumni of the month: Ronald Semyalo

Ronald is the coordinator of the long-lasting cooperation between UiB and Makerere and a former PhD student at UiB. He tells us about the situation with COVID19 in Uganda and how he prepares for Christmas.

new publication
alcohol abuse

Identifying an issue that should be addressed early

Early initiation of alcohol and other harmful substance use is an important predictor for developing substance use disorders in later life. CIH and CIH-associated researchers have undertaken a study reporting on the existence of childhood alcohol abuse and dependency in Eastern Uganda.

BERGEN SUMMER RESEARCH SCHOOL 2021
Bergen seen from Floien

Science and Society towards the Sustainable Development Goals

We now welcome applications for six parallel courses with cross-cutting keynotes and virtual social events. BSRS 2021 will be a fully digital PhD research school.