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IGS employees outside Kalfarveien 31

Information from IGS:

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

Research
Two elderly people looking at an Ipad

New study involving persons with dementia/cognitive impairment and their caregivers

We are seeking persons with dementia or cognitive impairment and their caregivers to the new study LIVE@Home. Path. The goal of the project is to increase knowledge about the elderly with dementia living at home, and how to improve the dementia pathway in health care services.

News
Heather allore togheter with Bettina Husebø

SEFAS and Yale collaboration

Yale professor Heather Allore visited Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS). She is working together with Professor Bettina Husebø on the upcoming SFI-application.

Department Seminar
IGS Department Day

Health inequalities – what research is needed?

Over 100 participated in Department Day 2019 at the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS), 8 May. The goal of these annual events is to inform, inspire and engage those working at IGS, as well as helping to build academic and social bonds across different groups at the Department.

GLOBAL HEALTH
Brain surgery in Ethiopia

Brought brain surgery to Ethiopia

At the beginning of the millennium, there was no one capable of undertaking brain surgery in Ethiopia. Today, thanks to Professor Morten Lund-Johansen at the Department of Clinical Medicine and his colleagues, there are 35 specialists able to conduct head operations.

GLOBAL HEALTH PRIORITIES
Ole Frithjof Norheim

Millions to new centre for ethics and priority setting

The research group, Global Health Priorities, has become the research centre BCEPS, thanks to support from Bergen Research Foundation, NORAD, University of Bergen and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation