Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

New Nordic Global Health Webinar Series
Nordic Network on Global Health

The Nordic universities launch new monthly global health webinar series

A new initiative will see the light of day in 2021: Nordic Global Health Talks - a monthly webinar series about global health from the Nordic universities. The first Wednesday of each month at 10.00 am CET, you can tune in online via Zoom and listen to an interesting global health lecture from a...

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In-utero exposures associated with increased risk of thyroid cancer

A recent study by prof. Tone Bjørge, University of Bergen, and her team shows that thyroid cancer is related to in-utero exposures.

Research publication
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Prolonged malaria treatment shown to save children’s lives

Bjarne Robberstad was part of an international team of researchers who undertook a large randomly controlled trial (RCT) in Kenya and Uganda. The results are now published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

International Journal Publication
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An ethical framework for global vaccine allocation

BCEPS Director Ole Frithjof Norheim contributes to a paper in Science Magazine proposing an ethical framework for global COVID-19 vaccine allocation.

Research results
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Meaning to do good, but …

The Centre for Health Research and Development at the Society for Applied Studies in New Delhi undertook a large randomized controlled trial in India together with CISMAC researchers and the Haryana government to estimate the effect of the Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses...