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

Research results
Cecilie Svanes in Brussels

Cleaning can be bad for your health??

Professor Cecilie Svanes’ research results went viral, and have been discussed in the British Parliament and in the popular press.

PhD Candidates
Eric Somé's PhD Committee

Eric Somé: Assessing HIV+ mothers’ physical response to breastfeeding

Both breastfeeding and coping with HIV infection are energy demanding. Does combining the two increase the rate of disease progression?

capacity strengthening
Bhutan meeting

Establishing the groundwork for a new international partnership

One of the CIH’s most important resources is the many long-term, stable, productive partnerships Centre researchers have been able to establish with researchers and institutions in Africa and Asia.

PhD conference presentation
Anthony Waruru CROI

Using spatial-temporal data analyses to explain impact of HIV treatment in Kenya

Although across Kenya there has been a significant decrease in HIV positivity between 2015 and 2017, there are still some gaps that can be identified through spatial-temporal analyses and modelling. A PhD student from CIH talked about his work with spatial-temporal analyses at the prestigious CROI...

medical student research programme
Family home in Malawi

Understanding the other side

Medical research student, Mehma Pannu, says that actually being a researcher gave her an insight into the “other side”. Instead of, as a medical student, taking research results as hard facts, understanding more about the research process has made her more objective.