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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.
A recording of this interesting UiB seminar (in Norwegian) organised by the University of Bergen Faculty of Medicine on Saturday 20 November is now available on YouTube.
This year’s ECTMIH congress acknowledged the reality of the slogan “No health without mental health” by having a separate track on global mental health. We do encourage coming congresses to take this further and integrate more critical views and perspectives from users and civil society.
A joint GMHRG initiative has led to the 7th track on Mental health and health promotion – the first of its kind in the ECTMIH history.
Alrek-days 2021: "Forskning for folk, med folk, til folk»
In an Editorial in the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association, Anand Bhopal (BCEPS PhD candidate) and Sofie Haugan Shrivastava (Medical Student, University of Bergen) call for a green transformation of the health service.
For over 2 years, the Centre for International Health (CIH) and the University of Bergen (UiB) have been preparing to host the 12th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH2021).

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