Centre for International Health

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Child sitting under a malaria net


To provide excellent global health research and training contributing to improved health and equity

CIH is situated in Overlege Danielssens House, Årstadveien 21. The Director of CIH is Simon Øverland.

This photo titled "Malaria in East Nusa Tenggara" by photographer Pearl Gan was submitted to The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) and ECTMIH Global Challenges in Health photo competition at ECTMIH 2021. The photo was among the top ten nominees.

Information for new students: Master's Programme in Global Health

CIH is organised under the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and the Faculty of Medicine.

In addition to working with colleagues in our own and other Departments and Faculties at the University of Bergen (UiB), we have close collaborations with many national and international institutions, particularly in low and middle income countries.

CIH hosts a Centre of Excellence, the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC).

Master degree at CIH     ✦Global Health Course     ✦Nordic Network on Global Health

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Announcement of Research program in Women’s Health

Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bergen, together with Helse Bergen and Trond Mohn Research Foundation (TMF), announces a Research program in Women’s Health.

Simon Øverland

How do we prepare for the future?

Researchers come to Bergen from all over the world to solve global challenges. Simon Øverland has invited some of them to tell us about some solutions for the future.

The Water ESSENCE Africa group photographed after the workshop at the global conference in Kigali in December 2023.

Workshop success at global water conference

The Water ESSENCE Africa project organized an excellent and well-visited workshop during the International Water Association’s Congress in Kigali, Rwanda discussing how universities can contribute towards achievement of SDG6, Clean Water and Sanitation.