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The aims of the TRACE seminars are to provide knowledge into the field of translational research in epidemiology and provide a more robust understanding of the causal mechanisms behind non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The seminars are organized as monthly meetings.
After three years of hard work, the BCEPS Zanzibar Team led by Omar Mwalim and Kjell Arne Johansson were able to celebrate the Ministry of Health's launch of a new Essential Health Care Package (EHCP).
In January, the Pandemic Centre offers a two-week course for students on learning from the COVID-19 pandemic. The course builds on last year's digital module and is open to all students at master's and PhD level.
Researchers from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Tanzania and University of Bergen (UiB), Norway, working in the Norhed II project SAFEWORKERS - Safe Work Conditions by Innovative Research and Education, have written a new book, addressing global health challenges towards obtaining a descent workplace.
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.
From January-March 2022, Farhan Yusuf participated in a student exchange programme organised through a partnership between Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (Tanzania) and the University of Bergen (Norway).
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.
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).
The Ukraininan Health Minister, Dr. Dr Viktor Liashko, opened the ISPH-conference "Fair Priorities in Unjust Circumstances" in Bergen April 28th.
Helping using other means than medicines in services for patients with psychosis? Maneuvering decision making, guidelines and resources.
TVEPS - Centre for Interprofessional Workplace Learning is one of two academic communities at The Faculty of Medicine applying to become “Centre for Excellence in Education”. By doing this, the centre is taking a key role within interprofessional education and sustainability.
The agreement will strengthen ongoing work to improve public health in African Union (AU) member states and give more people access to basic health services.
Leading experts gather to discuss global health priorities. Do not miss the ISPH Conference from 28-30 April.
Former PhD candidate at the University of Bergen, Razia Fatima is one of fifteen female researchers interviewed by TDR Global at WHO's publication: Women in Science: A Storytelling Showcase.
BCEPS and Africa CDC are looking for motivated candidates to work on generating evidence for defining and implementing essential NCD Universal Health Care (UHC) packages in Africa.
The global mental health research group requires focus on mental health while the Norwegian Government develops a strategy on food security.
Researchers at UiB have developed a calculator that can estimate how many life years you could gain by modifications in diet patterns.
Healthcare is a place of healing, but as a major polluter it is also a source of harm. In this public science lecture, BCEPS PhD candidates Anand Bhopal and Emily McLean discussed the feasibility, responsibility and ultimate desirability of healthcare decarbonisation.

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