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29 November to 2 December 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
For the first time the potential of small fish to reach the sustainable development goals was discussed across disciplines, with a case focus on Ghana.
- The aim of the Research School is to increase network activity between Ph.D.-candidates, thereby lowering the threshold to visit each other and cooperate, says Chairman Thorkild Tylleskär. –We believe that through this we will be able to facilitate for better research.
The Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research began almost exactly 10 years ago, 16 November 2006. A group from Forum and other global health-interested met in Tromsø 3-4 November, 2016.
UiB Global and CROP launch working paper series on global challenges.
The International Federation of Professional Abortion and Contraception Associates (FIAPAC) held its biannual conference in Lisbon, Portugal 13-15 October 2016.
The research group held a seminar on Mental health and child and adolescent health programs in Cambodia and South-East-Asia in October.
There are two main reasons for why Jørn Blume is the candidate of the month of July.
The status of safety conditions in many countries is changeable.
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.
Målfrid Råheim, Liv Heide Magnussen, Ragnhild Johanne Tveit Sekse, Åshild Lunde, Torild Jacobsen, Astrid Blystad
Andrea Melberg, Abdoulaye Hama Diallo, Ana Lorena Ruano, Thorkild Tylleskär, Karen Marie Moland
Since the mid-nineties, professor Knut Fylkesnes at Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, has performed research and capacity building in Zambia.
Janne Lillelid Gjerde, Guri Rørtveit, Mulu Muleta, Mulat Adefris, Astrid Blystad
As @UiB tweeted last week, epidemiologist Ane Johannessen found that people who live close to busy roads found are most likely to snore.
The smoking and welding in adolescent males can increase the risk for asthma in the children they may have later in life. This research suggests that perhaps adolescent boys should also be targeted in public health prevention programmes.

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