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.

1 Nov. deadline for applying for elective courses, spring semester 2019. Learn more.

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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 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).

capacity strengthening
Global Health Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources Commons Officially Opens

The Centre of International Health (CIH) is part of a global action to improve the practice of continuous learning, collaboration, and change in the education sector.

PhD Candidates
Susanna Myrnerts Höök and first NeoSupra trial patient

Helping Neonates Survive the First Day of Life

Susanna Myrnerts Höök is a Paediatric Specialist from the Sachs' Children and Youth Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. The last 4 years she has been involved in research projects focusing on neonatal resuscitation in Kampala, Uganda, a low-resource setting. The work led her to start a PhD September...

Studenter i gruppearbeid

-The Quota programme should be continued

The consequences of the discontinuation of the Quota programme in 2015 is under evaluation.

Best practice
Research assessors Scale 8

Training research staff for community-based studies

Some reflections and suggestions based on experiences gleaned from work in rural Pakistan.

new research project
Field photo from eRegistry project

A Window of Opportunity in Palestine

The eRegistry research project in Palestine is led by Frederik Frøen, a researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), in collaboration with the Palestinian National Institute of Public Health, World Health Organization and the Palestinian Ministry of Health.