Centre for International Health

Anniversary Seminar CIH

From Past to Future

30 years with Centre for International Health University of Bergen. Scientific seminar: From Past to Future in Global Health. Reflections after 30 years with Centre for International Health University of Bergen

African Children outside in a rural area, looking at the photograper

Centre for International Health celebrates its 30 year anniversary this year. We welcome everyone interested in global health to join our celebration.

10th December 2018, 0830-2030 in the University Aula

You find the registration link on the right side of the page.

(Programme as PDF file)




0830-0900Registration, coffee 
  Chair: Bente E. Moen, professor/dir
0900-0915WelcomeProrector Magareth Hagen, UiB
Professor Per Bakke, Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Professor Guri Rørtveit, Department leader, IGS
0915-0925CIH 30 years cavalcadeProfessors T. Tylleskär and B.E. Moen
 Priority setting for Universal Health Coverage Chair: Ingrid Miljeteig, Ass.professor IGS
0930-0950UHC and equityProfessor Richard Cookson, University of York
0950-1005Financial risk protectionAss. Professor Stephane Verguet, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
1005-1020Choosing the right servicesProfessor Bjarne Robberstad, CIH
1020-1030Discussion:  Making fair choices on the path to UHCProfessor Ole F Norheim, CIH-IGS
 Global collaboration bears fruitChair: Coordinator Tore Sætersdal, MED
1045-1100Capacity-building in South –A School of Public HealthProfessor Knut Fylkesnes, CIH
1100-1115-Joint PhD programmes - A better way to strengthen capacity building in the South? Professor Bernt  Lindtjørn, CIH
1115-1130-Educational programmes in SouthProfessor Nina Langeland, K2
1130-1200Discussion: Capacity-building in low-income countries in the future? How? Who? Where?Panel discussion
Moderator: Marion Solheim
 Global Health Research at CIHChair: Professor Cecilie Svanes
1245-1300CISMAC – the consortium and visionProfessor Halvor Sommerfelt, CISMAC/CIH

A CISMAC project: Can empowerment of girls reduce adolescent childbearing?

Professor Ingvild Sandøy CISMAC/CIH/IGS
1345-1355-Oral health in young people - experiences from East AfricaProfessor Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, IKO
1355-1405-The global burden of oral cancerProfessor Anne-Christine Johannessen, K1
1415-1425Safe abortion and fertility control in Ethiopia, Zambia and TanzaniaProfessor Astrid Blystad, CIH-IGS
1425-1435Dabat Incontinence and Prolapse StudyProfessor Karen M Moland, CIH
1435-1445Policy, paperwork and ‘postographs’: Global indicators and maternity care documentation in rural Burkina FasoPhD candidate Andrea Melberg, CIH
1505-1515Biomarkers of TB disease and treatment response in Indian childrenProfessor Harleen Greval, K2
1515-1525Developing a new test for extrapulmonary TBProfessor Tehmina Mustafa, CIH
1525-1535Delivery strategies of post-discharge malaria chemoprevention (PMC) in children with severe anaemia in MalawiPhD candidate Thandile Nkosi-Gondwe, CIH
1535-1545Status for developing a new vaccine – ETECResearcher Kurt Hanevik, K2
  Chair: Professor Sven G Hinderaker
1600-1610Discovering KonzoDr. William Howlett, KCMC, Tanzania
1610-1620Konzo todayProfessor T. Tylleskär, CIH
1620-1630The children of KonzoResearcher Esperance Abotnes, CIH
1645-1655Understanding immigrants youth adaptationProfessor David L. Sam, ISP and CIH
1655-1705B-vitamins, peanut butter, shit, snot, and zinc: 20 years of nutritional trials in Nepal and IndiaProfessor Tor Strand, CIH
1705-1715“Intervention research in the era of undernutrition and HIV, experiences and reflections from the PROMISE consortium”Professor Ingunn Engebretsen, CIH
1715-1725Nutrition; a new transdisciplinary projectProfessor Jutta Dierkes, K1
1730-1800Panel discussion: Centre activities in the future. Partners? Topics? Metods? Location?Moderator: Marion Solheim
1800-1815Comments from former directors at CIHBjarne Bjorvatn, Rune Nilsen, Gunnar Kvåle
1815-1830Comments from former directors at CIH 
1830-2030Tapas and birthday cake 


IGS = Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, MED, University of Bergen
CIH = Centre for International Health
K1 = Department of Clinical Medicine, MED, UiB
K2 = Department of Clinical Science, MED, UiB
IKO = Department of Clinical Dentistry, MED, UiB
ISP = Department of psychosocial science, UiB