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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 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).

Anniversary Seminar CIH
African Children outside in a rural area, looking at the photograper
Dec 10

From Past to Future

30 years with Centre for International Health University of Bergen. Scientific seminar: From Past to Future in Global Health. Reflections after 30 years with Centre for International Health University of Bergen

PhD Candidates
i-gel mask training

Saving new-borns

Close to one million babies die of birth asphyxia globally. Nicolas J. Pejovic’s PhD aims to see if a new device could help, especially in low-resource settings.

International conference presentation
Particleboard factory in Ethiopia

Researching approaches for a healthier future – focus: Ethiopian particleboard factories

Akeza Awealom, a PhD student in Occupational Health at the Centre for International Health (CIH), travelled to Washington DC to present results of his research concerning dust exposure among particleboard workers in Ethiopia at a major international conference.

Research Prize
Ane Johannessen ERS Prize

Air Pollution Linked to Sick Leave Even 2 Decades Later

Ane Johannessen, a researcher at CIH, has been awarded the ERS Best Abstract Grant for Health Lungs for Life.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE
Obese child

Father´s obesity in early puberty doubles asthma-risk for future offspring

Boys who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma both as an adult and for his future offspring.