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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.
 

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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).

Research publication

A new addition to the toolbox for saving newborns

CIH researchers Susanna Myrnerts Höök, Nicolas Pejovic and Thorkild Tylleskär have conducted a large, randomized trial to test re-purposing a tool for neonatal resuscitation. The tool, the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) is relatively easy to use, which is an important factor in low resource settings.

Dr. philos
Humanitarian pediatrics

Identifying problems – researching solutions – completing a Dr. philos

Julia Regina Brandenberger successfully defended her thesis, entitled “Asylum-seeking children at a Swiss tertiary hospital”, 11 November 2020. She is a Doctor Philosophiae (Dr. philos) Candidate from both the Centre for International Health (CIH) at the University of Bergen (UiB) and the University...

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.

International Journal Publication
global vaccine allocation

An ethical framework for global vaccine allocation

BCEPS Director Ole Frithjof Norheim contributes to a paper in Science Magazine proposing an ethical framework for global COVID-19 vaccine allocation.

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.