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Professor Bjarne Robberstad at the University of Bergen is leading a project that tries to find out if preventive malaria treatment after hospitalization can save the lives of children.
Women Deliver is committed to making their conferences accessible to people across all geographies, ages, and backgrounds.
The research process can be arduous, but few projects are also beset by as many natural disasters as the Peanut butter - B12 study by CIH researcher, Tor Strand, and colleagues in Nepal.
Professors from CIH and colleagues presented a workshop addressing most of the indicators from Sustainable Development Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
The project “Competence exchange Cambodia – Norway in child and adolescent mental health” has lasted 11 years every November with a 14 days visit to CCAMH (Center for Child and Adolescent Mental Health) in Phnom Penh from a Norwegian team . The 2017 group was Gunn Aadland, Marit Hafting and Krister Fjermestad. The topics were Newborn screening and clinical hands on supervision in therapeutic... Read more
Two researchers from Bergen were involved in a project evaluating women´s perception, utilization and experience of a professional midwifery service in rural Afghanistan in the time around childbirth.
The Centre for International Health at the University of Bergen offers a Master Degree in Global Health.
Large-scale and long-term, RCTs can, in turn, generate further research projects and capacity-strengthening opportunities.
Commentary by Andrea Melberg, Kristine Husøy Onarheim, Astrid Onarheim Spjeldnæs, Ingrid Miljeteig
Commentary by Karen Marie Moland, Haldis Haukanes, Getnet Tadele, Astrid Blystad
The University of Bergen, Centre for International Health and two other partners in the educational network TropEd have been collaborating since 2016 to create an Erasmus plus project in Global Health Education that involves students being virtually mobile instead of physically so.
The HI-TRAIN collaboration has established capacity-building courses in Health Information Technology in Kenya and Uganda that will continue after the project period.
On the third year of its launching, the Joint PhD program between the University of Bergen-Norway and Hawassa University-Ethiopia is showing remarkable success. It has so far enrolled 18 PhD candidates conducting their studies at both universities.
EV4GH coaches “Emerging Voices” to participate actively in international conferences where global health issues are addressed and to raise their voice in scientific and policy debates.
Exploring methods of engagement in research on youth sexual and reproductive health
Uhuru Kenyatta was declared president elect despite elections not having taken place in 25 constituencies in four counties in the 26 October election

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