Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

Doctoral dissertation defense: Beatrice Odongkara

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Dissertation: “Preparing an implementation and evaluation design for a complex intervention within perinatal health in low-resource setting”.

Joint Degree from Makerere University and the University of Bergen
Main supervisor: Professor Thorkild Tylleskär
Co-supervisors: Professor James Tumwine and Associate Professor Victoria Nankabirwa

1st opponent: Professor Fredrick N Were, University of Nairobi, Kenya
2nd opponent: Assistant Professor Nanna Maaløe, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Deputy Chair: Associate Professor Joan N Kalyango, Makerere University.
Chair of the committee: Professor Thomas Mildestvedt, University of Bergen
The dissertation is led by Professor Astrid Blystad

All of it will be online in Zoom. We kindly ask all the audience to read the guidelines below carefully before joining:

Guidelines for audience:

  • If you have any questions after the trial lecture, please write in the chat section «I have a question». The leader of the defense will then let you speak. When asking your question, please turn ON your video and microphone.
  • If anybody wishes to oppose ex auditorio, please write that in the commentary section BEFORE the first opponent has finished.
  • We advise everybody to test your computer equipment BEFORE the PhD defense.

Link to digital meeting room HERE
Meeting ID: 621 4827 8436
Password: 1PURC5ju

The thesis is available for download here: 
Bergen Open Research Archive: Small newborns in post-conflict Northern Uganda: Burden and interventions for improved outcomes (uib.no)

You are all welcome to join in online!