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Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

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The Department hosts one of three UiB Priority Areas: Global Challenges

Department Day 2018

IGS Department Day 2018

IGS holds an annual gathering for the whole Department on the second Wednesday in May. Led and organized by the Department’s Research Committee, the Day provides an opportunity for people from this large and diverse Department to meet and mingle.

RESEARCH | MALARIA

Testing prolonged Malaria Medicine in Malawi

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.

Addressing the SDGs

Prioritising research to attain SDG Goal 3: Health

Professors from CIH and colleagues presented a workshop addressing most of the indicators from Sustainable Development Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Successful NORHED project

NORHED Success Story!

The HI-TRAIN collaboration has established capacity-building courses in Health Information Technology in Kenya and Uganda that will continue after the project period.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Doctors need Cultural Training

A UiB-study shows that general practioners in Norway show little competency in understanding different cultures. Associate Professor Esperanza Diaz asks for mandatory training.