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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.

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).

PhD Candidates
HIV costs

Lelisa Fekadu Assebe: Analysing communicable disease interventions

PhD Candidate, Lelisa Fekadu Assebe, is studying evidence-based, cost-effective policy-making and priority setting of public health interventions in Ethiopia that are addressing three major global health threats: malaria, HIV, and TB.

PhD Defence
Justin Tongun Defence

“Research is key to improving things”

Quote from Geir Gunnlaugsson’s First Opponent’s presentation during the Defence of CIH’s PhD Candidate, Justin Bruno Tongun.

30 years collaboration
Makerere Breakfast Seminar

Celebrating Depth, Relevance, and Impact

Following celebrations held at Makerere University in Uganda last month, UiB hosted a breakfast seminar at Christie Café with participants in the many collaborative activities on-going at the University of Bergen.

PhD dissertation
Candidat Mahima Venkateswaran and the committee.

Mahima Venkateswaran: Health information about pregnant women on the West Bank, Palestine

Digital health information systems can make health indicators more accessible. Mahima Venkateswaran emphasizes the importance of understanding this type of data to assess quality in health service.

research project
girls in Africe

The politics of abortion

Astrid Blystad reports on the completion of a 2-year project dealing with the politics of abortion in Ethiopia, Zambia and Tanzania in a featured collection in International Journal for Equity in Health.