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One of the CIH’s most important resources is the many long-term, stable, productive partnerships Centre researchers have been able to establish with researchers and institutions in Africa and Asia.
Medical research student, Mehma Pannu, says that actually being a researcher gave her an insight into the “other side”. Instead of, as a medical student, taking research results as hard facts, understanding more about the research process has made her more objective.
The University of Bergen has been ranked number 53 across the world in the first THE University Impact Rankings, based on the Sustainable Development Goals, and is the only Norwegian university to be ranked.
Although across Kenya there has been a significant decrease in HIV positivity between 2015 and 2017, there are still some gaps that can be identified through spatial-temporal analyses and modelling. A PhD student from CIH talked about his work with spatial-temporal analyses at the prestigious CROI conference held 4-7 March, 2019 in Seattle.
There is a permanent full-time position (100%) as Professor of Medicine (Global Health) open at the University of Bergen, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Centre for International Health. If there are no qualified applicants for the Professor position, candidates will also be considered for an Associate Professor position.
The study involves researchers from Norway, England and Uganda. It will investigate how relatively simple measures relating to hand hygiene can help to prevent newborn infections in Uganda.
"Abortion politics and practices in a comparative perspective: experiences from Eastern and Southern Africa", published in International Journal for Equity in Health.
Researchers from Norway, England and Uganda have just been awarded a €5.9 million grant study how relatively simple measures relating to hand hygiene can help to prevent newborn infections in Uganda.
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Alemselam Zebdewos’ study deals with child anemia, which is common childhood malnutrition and which includes diagnosed nutritional deficiency problems.
Centre for International Health celebrated its 30th anniversary with a large seminar at the University Aula.
Long term networks through the Kolaas’ engagement in Bhutan has given new opportunities for exchange in acadmic training and Research.
CIH Professor, Thorkild Tylleskär, spoke about preventing mother-child transmission of HIV at NTNU’s Global Health Day 24 October, 2018.
Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease. Two thirds of these deaths happen in developing countries. This can be prevented with knowledge and education.
Akeza Awealom, a PhD student in Occupational Health at the Centre for International Health (CIH), travelled to Washington DC to present results of his research concerning dust exposure among particleboard workers in Ethiopia at a major international conference.
An edutainment drama about youth sexual and reproductive health produced for the SAFEZT-project by Thera Mjaaland
Exploring methods of engagement in research on youth sexual and reproductive health
Luckson Wandani Dullie is a PhD student from Malawi who is studying the comprehensive reform of Malawi’s primary health care system.

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