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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).

Master programmes
University Museum Gardens

Global Health and Public Administration most popular with international applicants

Four of the five most popular master programmes among international applicants directly tackle global challenges. 

research project
feedback loop

Facilitating «real life» implementation of MDSR

CIH Professors Astrid Blystad and Karen Marie Moland are beginning a new Research Council of Norway funded project addressing Maternal Death Surveillance and Response Systems (MDSR). It is entitled: (MATRISET) An interdisciplinary initiative to strengthen maternal health services and surveillance in...

Research publication
schistosoma life cycle

Warning: think before you get wet!!

There were over 300 exchange students from Norway in Africa between 2003-2018. A group of Norwegian doctors have now studied how many became infected with Schistosomiasis after being exposed to fresh water.

International Webinar
focus on saving newborns

Neonatal health and care in low-income countries – how do we move forward?

CIH Professor Thorkild Tylleskär’s Nordic Network Global Health talk addressed that while we have been improving survivability in children under 5, it is not enough. He spoke about what we need to focus on now to achieve SDG 3.1.

Joint degree PhD candidate
research flow

A historical moment: the first UiB – Hawassa University joint PhD degree defended

Hawassa University in Ethiopia and the Centre for International Health (CIH) at the University of Bergen (UiB) have had a long-lasting, productive scientific co-operation in Global Health. In 2015, the two universities developed a joint PhD degree programme.