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Global Health Research Group

Research group in Global Health.


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Vision: Better health in the underprivileged populations in low-income countries

Goals: To be a spearhead and provide a meeting point for health research and researcher training that is particularly relevant for underprivileged populations in low-income countries.

- Perform global health research
- Develop research projects and applications in global health
- Recruit PhD candidates and post-doctoral candidates for research in global health
- Arrange monthly research group meetings using webinars in co-operation with partner researchers/institutions in low-income countries. A particular focus will be on highlighting and reading recent scientific articles
- Be responsible for monthly scientific presentations in scientific staff meetings on campus at Centre for International health, with online participation of PhD candidates in the field and from collaborating partners in low-income countries
- Inspire colleagues in health research in Norway to develop projects in global health

Research Project

PROMISE Promoting infant health and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa

BabyGel - A cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of household alcohol-based handrub for the prevention of sepsis, diarrhoea and pneumonia in Ugandan infants

PedMAB Phase I/II study to determine Safety and Pharmacokinetics of subcutaneous administration of potent and broad anti HIV-1 neutralizing monoclonal antibodies, given to HIV-1 exposed neonates and infants.

iCARTA - Institutionalisation of Advanced Research Training in Africa


Completed projects - Archive of recently completed project

Face-Mask Randomized Phase III Clinical Trial Assessing a Supraglottic Device versus Face-Mask Ventilation in Neonatal Resuscitation in Africa

SURVIVAL PLUSS Increasing capacity for Mama-baby survival in post-conflict Uganda and South Suda

PhD Candidates

Agnes Langat

Agnes K Napyo (Joint degree Makerere)

Beatrice Odongkara (Joint degree Makerere)

Catherine Chunda

David Rutagwera

Faustin Kitetele

Francis Okello

Martin Chebet

Noella Okalany

Heidi H Thorsdalen (forskerlinjestudent)

Mattias Schedwin (Karolinska Institutet)

Susanna Myrnerts Höök

Thomas Mwogi

Tina Dempsey (Karolinska Institutet

Hans-Jörg Lang (Dr Philos)

Graduated PhD candidates

Appolinaire Tiam