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A group of central researchers in the Gates funded project “Disease Control Priorities Ethiopia” (DCP-E) gathered at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to discuss the to discuss the revision of Ethiopia's publicly funded health services package.
One of the CIH’s most important resources is the many long-term, stable, productive partnerships Centre researchers have been able to establish with researchers and institutions in Africa and Asia.
We introduce a new and complete tool in the R package Haplin for power and sample size calculations in genetic association studies, readily applicable to data in MoBa or Harvest. The article is published in BMC Bioinformatics
Medical research student, Mehma Pannu, says that actually being a researcher gave her an insight into the “other side”. Instead of, as a medical student, taking research results as hard facts, understanding more about the research process has made her more objective.
Although across Kenya there has been a significant decrease in HIV positivity between 2015 and 2017, there are still some gaps that can be identified through spatial-temporal analyses and modelling. A PhD student from CIH talked about his work with spatial-temporal analyses at the prestigious CROI conference held 4-7 March, 2019 in Seattle.
This is the first volume to connect philosophical discussions on the harm of death with discussions on population health, adjusting the ways in which death is evaluated. Edited by post doc in the GHP Research Group Carl Tollef Solberg and associated member of the group Espen Gamlund (professor in philosophy). Foreword by professor of Moral Philosophy Jeff McMahan.
There is a permanent full-time position (100%) as Professor of Medicine (Global Health) open at the University of Bergen, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Centre for International Health. If there are no qualified applicants for the Professor position, candidates will also be considered for an Associate Professor position.
LIVE@Home.Path - a new, innovative and multi-disciplinary study, focusing on home-dwelling persons with dementia.
The study involves researchers from Norway, England and Uganda. It will investigate how relatively simple measures relating to hand hygiene can help to prevent newborn infections in Uganda.
"Abortion politics and practices in a comparative perspective: experiences from Eastern and Southern Africa", published in International Journal for Equity in Health.
GHP kicking of Day Zero at the SDG 2019 conference with the "Global health priorities explained" seminar.
Researchers from Norway, England and Uganda have just been awarded a €5.9 million grant study how relatively simple measures relating to hand hygiene can help to prevent newborn infections in Uganda.
The research group, Global Health Priorities, has become the research centre BCEPS, thanks to support from Bergen Research Foundation, NORAD, University of Bergen and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia renews its commitment to actions towards universal health coverage (UHC). The re-definition of the Essential Health Service Packages (EHSP), which the Global Health Priorities Research Group is involved in, is defined as one of the most important steps forward.
Our highlights from research, international collaboration and dissemination.
Summarising 2018 and looking ahead to 2019 at IGS
IGS’ first General Meeting of 2019 opened with an inaugural lecture by newly appointed Associate Professor in the History of Medicine, Magnus Vollset.
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