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MED reports that a UIB-study shows that boys who are obese in pre-puberty have an over two times higher risk of having children with asthma than those who are not.
A UIB-study shows that boys who are obese in pre-puberty have an over two times higher risk of having children with asthma than those who are not.
CIH Associate Professor, Ana Lorena Ruano is leading an open workshop on how to write better scientific articles.
A thought-provoking paper by PhD candidate Andrea Melberg and colleagues underlines how the politicisation of global health initiatives affects the ways in which knowledge about important health indicators is produced.
PhD Candidate Marianne Lønnebotn is using data from large, long-term health surveys with information that extends over several generations to study how factors such as being overweight can affect the respiratory health of respondents’ offspring.
Training in nutritional epidemiology increases capacities that are central to the large burden of nutritional problems across the lifespan and the nutritional transition faced by DR Congo.
Centre for International Health (CIH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Development have received funding for a new internship project where master’s students will be able to get scholarships while on internships at partner institutions in Durban, South Africa.
CIH’s new Master programme in Global Health is starting its third year. Including one year of classes and one year of field / thesis / internship, the new programme merges two previous Master programmes, one in International Health and one in Oral Sciences.
CIH PhD candidate, Agnes Langat, is studying ways to combat the current rising trend of Mother-to-Child Transmission (MTCT) in Kenya.
CIH/CISMAC researcher, Joar Svanemyr has published about his work with the RISE project in Zambia. The paper is also presented in the UK edition of the Conversation.
More than 500 scientists and students from the host country Tanzania and elsewhere attended the “7th MUHAS Scientific Conference” 27-28 June 2019.
Marte Haaland and Joseph Mumba Zulu have published a comment in The Lancet Global Health on abortion, the global GAG rule and the importance of local context.
Dr. Mulumebet Zenebe received award for best publication at AAU, Ethiopia.
Professor Cecilie Svanes’ research results went viral, and have been discussed in the British Parliament and in the popular press.
Professor Cecilie Svanes at the Centre for International Health is a specialist in pulmonary and internal medicine. She shared the most recent results from several large studies, which seem to indicate that the pre-adolescent health and behaviour of fathers is a critical window for optimising the health of future generations.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions. Deadline 14 June, 2019.
Both breastfeeding and coping with HIV infection are energy demanding. Does combining the two increase the rate of disease progression?
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.

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