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Professor Terje Tvedt criticizes Social Sciences for being “water blind”.
An Annual Report provides an opportunity for reflection over the accomplishments and highlights of the year that has been. It is an important exercise in introspection and an integral part in planning for the future.
Our research group participated in the Global Health Conference in Bergen, entitled "Norwegian Global Health Networks with Impact". Find posters and pictures here.
Ingvild Sandøy has been given NOK 25 million from the Research Council of Norway to prevent teenage pregnancies in Zambia.
Jovita Amurwon is the PhD candidate of the Month at Centre for International Health!
Sudha Basnet is PhD of the Month at Centre for International Health!
Each month a paper is selected by one of the Editors of the five Nutrition Society Publications, and this month the paper selected is by PhD Candidate Seifu Hagos.
The evaluation team finds that the GLOBVAC programme has made significant achievements in a number of areas and fills an important gap in the Norwegian funding landscape.
PhD Candidate Simon P. Kibira has recently published the first article from his PhD project, concerning sexual risk and willingness to be circumcised in Uganda.
Recently, Hawassa University in South Ethiopia and the University of Bergen agreed on a joint PhD degree programme. The programme is now recruiting students.
21st Century women – in rich and poor countries alike – do not receive the support they need to breastfeed.
Colleagues at Centre for International Health show their ability to co-operate by literary making a chain together, consisting of carabin hooks.
Every day, 6,300 people die as a result of work accidents or work-related diseases. A new online course from UiB seeks to prevent workers from injuries and death.
Ten PhD candidates and three professors from the Centre for International Health (CIH) Research School are attending a seminar on how to make a good scientific poster.
12 months of liquid HIV drugs for babies during breastfeeding from HIV positive mothers protects them from infection, shows a new study published in The Lancet.
The Research Council of Norway (RCN) visited Ethiopia, one of its prioritized focus countries for Norwegian development cooperation, to see 6 of its Programme for Global Health and Vaccination Research (GLOBVAC) projects first-hand.

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