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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

Research Prize
Ane Johannessen ERS Prize

Air Pollution Linked to Sick Leave Even 2 Decades Later

Ane Johannessen, a researcher at CIH, has been awarded the ERS Best Abstract Grant for Health Lungs for Life.

INTERNATIONALISATION | MEDICINE
SEFAS and JAPAN

Learning elderly care from Japan

Japan has experienced a boom in the aging population during the last years. Centre for Elderly Care and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS) invited Japanese collaborators to learn how to cope with the near future.

Department Meeting
IGS Department Meeting

IGS Department Meeting Aug 2018

Steady progress on multiple fronts!

RESEARCH | LUNG HEALTH
Young people smoke more during the last 40 years in Europe.

The youngest smoke more

An increasing number of children under 15 years old have started to smoke during the last 40 years in Europe.

RESEARCH | MALARIA
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.