Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care
Departmental Awards

Department Day

IGS’s Department Day 11 May 2016 was a HUGE success! The weather and setting alone would have made it one of the most memorable ever!

IGS Department Day
Janne Bjorheim Bøe

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Congratulations and thanks to the Research / Organisation Committee: Trond Riise (leader), Sverre Litleskare, Ingrid Miljeteig, Nils Halvdan Morken,Tehmina Mustafa and Tonje Sperrevik.

In addition to the highlights mentioned above, we would congratulate the winners of this year’s poster and publication prizes.


IGS Poster Prizes 2015





Thoresen CK, Husebo BS, Flo E, Sandvik H, Hunskaar S

Epidemiology of Home Death in Norway


Melissa Davidsen Jonstad, Maryam Ali Abdalla, Msafiri Marijani, Anne Margarita Dyrhol Riise, Lisbeth Sviland, Tehmina Mustafa

­­Improved diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis by antigen detection in extrapulmonary samples by immunochemistry-based assay


Hilde Engjom, Nils-Halvdan Morken, Even Høydal, Ole Frithjof Norheim, Kari Klungsøyr

Obstetric health system structure and perinatal mortality in Norway


IGS Publication Prize 2015


Ole Frithjof Norheim’s article: “Avoiding 40% of the premature deaths in each country, 2010-30: review of national mortality trends to help quantify the UN Sustainable Development Goal for health” published in the Lancet.


Congratulations everyone!