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The Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS) undertakes research and research training in a wide spectrum of disciplines including: physiotherapy, occupational medicine, epidemiology, social pharmacy, genetic counselling, statistics, nursing, ethics and general practise.

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SFF Initiative

BCEPS is awarded Centre of Excellence Status

The results are out and BCEPS is one of two centres at the University of Bergen to receive Centre of Excellence (SFF) status from the Research Council of Norway.

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BCEPS scholars at the Takemi Program

BCEPS scholars in Harvard Takemi Program for second consecutive year

The Takemi Program is organised by the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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PhD researcher Shanshan Xu

Life-GAP results at Nordic Lung Congress in Copenhagen

The 50th Nordic Lung Congress was held in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1st to 3rd June 2022. Among the presenters were PhD researcher Shanshan Xu from Life-GAP with exciting new results on long-term air pollution and greenness exposures in Northern Europe.

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New study using confidential drug prices demonstrate how disease severity impact drug coverage decisions

In a new study from the University of Bergen (UiB), confidential drug prices have been used to evaluate coverage decisions for new drugs in Norway.

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Star-studded courses in epidemiology

Epidemiology experts Kenneth Rothman, Vera Ehrenstein and Matthew Fox travelled to Bergen as visiting lecturers for the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC).