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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
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.
Ane Johannessen, a researcher at CIH, has been awarded the ERS Best Abstract Grant for Health Lungs for Life.
The Centre of International Health (CIH) is part of a global action to improve the practice of continuous learning, collaboration, and change in the education sector.
Boys who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma both as an adult and for his future offspring.
Susanna Myrnerts Höök is a Paediatric Specialist from the Sachs' Children and Youth Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. The last 4 years she has been involved in research projects focusing on neonatal resuscitation in Kampala, Uganda, a low-resource setting. The work led her to start a PhD September 2016.
The UiB strategy area for Global Challenges has allocated funds to promote scientific interfaculty cooperation in 2018.
The consequences of the discontinuation of the Quota programme in 2015 is under evaluation.
The eRegistry research project in Palestine is led by Frederik Frøen, a researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), in collaboration with the Palestinian National Institute of Public Health, World Health Organization and the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
An increasing number of children under 15 years old have started to smoke during the last 40 years in Europe.
In the 2017 Annual Report, CIH reported more than 60 PhD candidates. Learn more about what they are doing!
Jovita Kakia Amurwon is a PhD student at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, and a guest PhD student at CIH, University of Bergen.
In 3 filmed interviews spanning over 30 years, Neurologist and Researcher, William Howlett reflects on the on-going HIV epidemic, from the first documented case to the situation today.
CIH PhD Candidate, David Rutagwera, aims to reduce infections caused by HIV shed in breastmilk to as close to 0% as possible, so that every child can begin life without the HIV+ burden.

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