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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.
 

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).

News
Makerere University Ivory Tower

Makerere University fire: 'Ivory Tower' gutted

Thorkild Tylleskär, the UiB co-ordinator of the UiB-Makerere collaboration, shared the sad news of the terrible fire that happened 19 September 2020.

Master in Global Health

Making your own health system – it is not as easy as it might look!

What if it was up to you to restore the health system to a war-ravaged country that has finally achieved peace? How would you prioritise and allocate resources within a limited budget? What infrastructures would you build and where? What programmes would you implement?

International Journal Publication
global vaccine allocation

An Ethical Framework for Global Vaccine Allocation

BCEPS Director Ole Frithjof Norheim has contributed to a paper that proposes an ethical framework for global COVID-19 vaccine allocation, published in Science Magazine on 3 September 2020.

Research results
Indian woman and baby

Meaning to do good, but …

The Centre for Health Research and Development at the Society for Applied Studies in New Delhi undertook a large randomized controlled trial in India together with CISMAC researchers and the Haryana government to estimate the effect of the Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses...

Covid-19 outbreak in Bergen
bilde av uib og covid 19

New measures from Bergen municipality

UiB and the faculties will continue the current corona measures until and including 29 September, after Bergen Municipality continues its most important measures on Monday 21 September.