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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 is situated in Overlege Danielsens House, Årstadveien 21.

CIH information blog for CIH staff.
 

Health update:

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).

The coronavirus
råd til UiB-ansatte i forbindelse med korona

The university will be closed from 12 March 2020 at 6 pm

All students and employees are asked to leave campus and to work or study from home.

Digital PhD Defence
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A million thanks!!

Overnight March 12-13, UiB became a digital university. This meant everything, even the pinnacle of university study – PhD Defences – went online. The transformation is working - thanks to the concerted efforts of many.

CORONA | HISTORY OF MEDICINE
The Spanish flu

The Spanish flu causes Corona-fear today

The world has experienced several devastating epidemics. One of the worst was the Spanish flu, that ravaged between 1918 and 1920. The epidemic probably killed more people than the First and Second World Wars together.

phd candidate
peer counsellor conducting home visit

David Mukunya: Empowering communities to save lives

In the vulnerable population living in post-conflict northern Uganda there are disproportionate levels of neonatal deaths. Medical doctor and PhD candidate, David Mukunya’s project aimed to find out if there were interventions that could help reduce this number.