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Dagny Faksvåg Haugen at the UiB has been given the great mission to coordinate an EU-funded international project, looking into palliative care for dying cancer patients in 7 countries worldwide.
- Non communicable diseases, like kidney diseases, are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa, says the Tanzanian doctor Paschal Ruggajo. As a Ph.D-candiate at UiB he has looked into the reasons, and possible solutions, to this problem.
Latin American newspapers use a technical language when describing poverty. According to researcher Ana Beatriz Chiquito, this makes it more difficult to understand the causes and effects of poverty.
Rector Dag Rune Olsen visited the University of the South Pacific to strengthen ties between Bergen and Fiji. Whilst in the Pacific, he also met with UiB exchange students.
Centre for International Health has played a vital role to Zambia’s first School of Public Health, through a long-term academic partnership with the University of Zambia.
Fast-breeding fish may be an important tool in the fight against malnourishment in the poorest parts of the world, a UN report concludes. Professor of Biology, Jeppe Kolding, is lead author of the study.
Ingvild Sandøy has been given NOK 25 million from the Research Council of Norway to prevent teenage pregnancies in Zambia.
Is a sustainable society possible? With several open talks between June 15 and 27, the Bergen Summer Research School will seek to find out how.

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