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Svanes is one of the most cited lung health researchers in Norway. She was recently awarded the Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) award for her longstanding effort in asthma and COPD research.
The prestigious Kochon Prize was presented to Dr. Daniel Datiko, the Field Director for the project at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health.
A new 10 year frame agreement between Makerere University and the University of Bergen has been signed in Kampala.
Injuries are a growing problem worldwide, and almost 6 million people die each year as a result of injuries. This is over 30 percent more than the number of deaths caused by malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS combined.
Professor Meera Chhagan died Friday 29th August 2014 after an accident.
Traffic accidents are a huge burden on the health care system in Malawi. The University of Bergen (UiB) is a partner in a project to train more surgeons in Malawi.
Three students from the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS) have been the driving force behind one of the courses at the Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) 2014.
An international group of respiratory health experts met at the Centre of International Health to share recent results and plan future research directions, 10-13 June.
We have 1000 days to get it right for every child: from conception to toddlerhood.
The recent University of Oslo – Lancet Commission on politics and health inequity did not include discussions of the consequences of climate change.
The Centre for International Health (CIH) has published an annual report presenting information about its activities in 2013.
Obstetrician Robert Byamugisha epitomises some of the challenges and rewards of being a part of CIH’s competency-building activities in international health.
Imagine a pharmacy where 40-50% of available medicines are ineffective or unsafe.
Nine delegates from UiB participated in the 2014 annual WUN Conference, including two from CIH.
PhD candidate Sally el Tayeb gives a live interview for Knut Melvær’s podcast, Udannet.
NORHED, NORAD’s new programme, started in 2013. It aims to strengthen capacity in higher education in low-and middle-income countries.
Infants who are breastfed by HIV positive mothers are not infected by HIV if they are treated with certain medicines, according to new research at the University of Bergen with partners.
Global and development-related research is one of two priority areas for research at the University of Bergen.

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