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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

We stream the arrangment here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoRfDWhy4Sc

 

Registration is now closed.

Programme
(Programme as PDF file)

 

Time

Topic

Persons

 

 

 

0830

Registration, coffee

 

 

 

Chair: Bente E. Moen, professor/dir CIH

0900-0915

Welcome

Prorector Magareth Hagen, UiB

Professor Per Bakke, Dean Faculty of Medicine

Professor Guri Rørtveit. Department leader, IGS

0915-0925

CIH 30 years cavalcade

 

 

 

0925-0930

 

0930-0950

 

 

0950-1005

 

 

1005-1020

 

1020-1030

Priority setting for Universal Health Coverage

Introduction

 

UHC and equity

 

 

Financial risk protection

 

 

Choosing the right services

 

Discussion:  Making fair choices on the path to UHC

 

 

Chair: Ingrid Miljeteig, Ass.professor IGS

 

Professor Richard Cookson, University of York

 

Ass. Professor Stephane Verguet, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

 

Professor Bjarne Robberstad, CIH

 

Professor Ole F Norheim, CIH-IGS

 

1030-1045

Break

 

 

1045-1100

 

1100-1115

 

 

1115-1130

 

1130-1200

Global collaboration bears fruit

Capacity-building in South –A School of Public Health

-Joint PhD programmes - A better way to strengthen capacity-building in the South? 

-Educational programmes in South

 

Discussion: Capacity-building in low-income countries in the future? How? Who? Where?

 

Chair: Coordinator Tore Sætersdal, MED

Professor Knut Fylkesnes, CIH

 

Professor Bernt  Lindtjørn, CIH

 

 

Professor Nina Langeland, K2

 

Panel discussion by

Professor Andrea Winkler, UiO

Professor Jon Ø. Odland, NTNU

Avd.dir Bjørn G. Iversen, FHI

PhD candidate Andrea Melberg

PhD candidate Thandile Nkosi-Gondwe

Moderator: Marion Solheim

1200-1245

Lunch

 

 

 

Global Health Research at CIH

 

 

 

Chair: Professor Cecilie Svanes

1245-1300

1300-1315

 

1315-1330

CISMAC – the consortium and vision

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

Questions

Professor Halvor Sommerfelt, CISMAC/CIH

Professor Ingvild Sandøy CISMAC/CIH/IGS

 

1330-1345

Break

 

1345-1355

 

1355-1405

1405-1415

-Oral health in young people - experiences from East Africa

-The global burden of oral cancer

Questions

Professor Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, IKO

 

Professor Anne-Christine Johannessen, K1

1415-1425

 

 

1425-1435

 

1435-1445

 

1445-1450

-The law and access to safe abortion services in Ethiopia, Zambia and Tanzania

-When abortion becomes public: A case from rural Zambia Questions

-Global indicators and maternity care documentation in rural Burkina Faso

Questions

Professors Astrid Blystad and Karen Marie Moland, CIH-IGS

 

PhD candidate Marte Haaland, CIH

 

PhD candidate Andrea Melberg, CIH

1450-1505

Break

 

 

 

Chair: Professor Marit Bakke

1505-1515

 

1515-1525

 

1525-1535

 

 

1535-1545

Biomarkers of TB disease and treatment response in Indian children

Developing a new test for extrapulmonary TB

Delivery strategies of post-discharge malaria chemoprevention (PMC) in children with severe anaemia in Malawi

Status for developing a new vaccine – ETEC

Professor Harleen Grewal, K2

 

Professor Tehmina Mustafa, CIH

 

PhD candidate Thandile Nkosi-Gondwe, CIH

 

 

Researcher Kurt Hanevik, K2

 

1545-1600

Break

 

 

 

Chair: Professor Sven G Hinderaker

1600-1610

1610-1620

1620-1630

Discovering Konzo

Konzo today

The children of Konzo

Professor William Howlett, KCMC, Tanzania

Professor T. Tylleskär, CIH

Researcher Esperance Abotnes, CIH

1630-1645

Break

 

1645-1655

 

 

1655-1705

 

 

1705-1715

 

 

 

1715-1725

 

Understanding immigrants youth adaptation

 

B-vitamins, peanut butter, shit, snot, and zinc: 20 years of nutritional trials in Nepal and India

“Intervention research in the era of undernutrition and HIV, experiences and reflections from the PROMISE consortium”

Nutrition; a new transdisciplinary project

Professor David L. Sam, ISP and CIH

 

 

Professor Tor Strand, CIH

 

 

Professor Ingunn Engebretsen, CIH

 

 

 

Professor Jutta Dierkes, K1

 

5 min break

 

1730-1800

Panel discussion: Centre activities in the future. Partners? Topics? Methods? Location?

Panel discussion by

Professor Andrea Winkler, UiO

Professor Jon Ø. Odland, NTNU

Avd.dir Bjørn G. Iversen, FHI

PhD candidate Andrea Melberg

PhD candidate Thandile Nkosi-Gondwe

Moderator: Marion Solheim

 

 

 

1800-1815

1815-1830

Comments from former directors at CIH

Birthday greetings to CIH

Bjarne Bjorvatn, Rune Nilsen, Gunnar Kvåle

 

 

 

1830-2030

Tapas and birthday cake