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HEMIX - Research promoting public health

We see health and disease from a holistic view, and our research is particularly focused towards people struggling with addiction and towards migrants, but we also have a wider public health perspective.

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The research group HEMIX is attached to Institute for global health and community medicine with close collection to Haukeland University Hospital where several of the members are employed.

Vision

OUR VISION: Research promoting public health

We see health and disease from a holistic view, and our research is particularly focused towards people struggling with addiction and towards migrants, but we also have a wider public health perspective.  

RESEARCH GOALS

Our research should be relevant to the community. We want to contribute to enlighten and solve both local, national and international society challenges regarding the following topics:

  • preventive health care
  • migration and health
  • addiction disorders

HEMIX WANT TO

  • promote user participation and interdisciplinary collaboration between participants both inside and outside academia
  • provide high quality research of great ethical standard and ensure to apply research policies and legislations
  • highlight our research to professionals, health politicians, relevant user-/patient groups and the public

Other associated members

Other projects

  • Bergen in Change (the BiE-study) (led by Silje Mæland, Lars Fadnes, Stine Lehmann, and William Hazell)
  • The public health project in Sogn and Fjordane (led by Eivind Meland)
  • Food4healthyLife (led by Lars Fadnes)Healthy Life Centers for health promotion in Norway (led by Eivind Meland)
  • Health services across borders (led by Thomas Mildestvedt together with groups of pediatrics specialists)
  • Healthy Life Centers for health promotion in Norway (led by Eivind Meland)
  • Inncovid Norway (led by Esperanza Diaz)
  • Methadone study (led by Fatemeh Chalabianloo)
  • Couple relationship problems in general practice (led by Thomas Mildestvedt)
  • TANNKLAR (led by Anne N. Åstrøm and Lars Fadnes)

For more info on projects, teaching and publications, see the staff pages above.