We are happy to announce that this fall BCEPS in collaboration with the CIH/CISMAC research school can offer a brand new course on quantitative methods for studying equity and poverty impact in health.
What works and what does not work in development aid? The Development Learning Lab, a joint effort by CMI, the Norwegian School of Economics, the University of Bergen and Centre for applied research at NHH (SNF), aims to fill the knowledge gaps and increase the success of development programmes.
With the pandemic hitting the world in March 2020, we have put a rather different and challenging year behind us, but with our dedicated staff working relentlessly, CISMAC’s activities have powered through.
Early initiation of alcohol and other harmful substance use is an important predictor for developing substance use disorders in later life. CIH and CIH-associated researchers have undertaken a study reporting on the existence of childhood alcohol abuse and dependency in Eastern Uganda.
New course on implementation science in global health
This course gives a comprehensive introduction to implementation science in global health. The course takes a holistic approach to implementation science with a particular focus on global health challenges in low- and middle-income countries.
An international consortium CISMAC is a consortium of Centre for International Health at the University of Bergen, and research institutions in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia. The consortium also includes Chr. Michelsens Institute, Innlandet Hospital Trust, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and the World Health Organization. CISMAC receives core funding from the Research Council of Norway and the University of Bergen