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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.
PhD candidate Josephine Tumuhamye uses her laboratory skills to study how mothers might be implicated in neonatal infections.
William Howlett is a Visiting Researcher at CIH. Based in northern Tanzania for much of his medical and research career, he is renowned for his commitment and dedication to improving health in Tanzania, and beyond.
The latest English language UiB Magazine is now published with input from IGS, CIH and CISMAC!
While Norway has marked the 40 year anniversary for the Abortion Law and we read news about the referendum in Ireland on the question of women's right to arbortion, anthropologist Marte Haaland is doing her fieldwork on abortion in Zambia.
2017 was a year filled with changes for CIH – but the Centre’s vision remains constant: CIH’s research and education in Global Health will contribute to improved health for the poorer populations of the world.
Professor Bjarne Robberstad at the University of Bergen is leading a project that tries to find out if preventive malaria treatment after hospitalization can save the lives of children.
Women Deliver is committed to making their conferences accessible to people across all geographies, ages, and backgrounds.
The research process can be arduous, but few projects are also beset by as many natural disasters as the Peanut butter - B12 study by CIH researcher, Tor Strand, and colleagues in Nepal.

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