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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.
The project “ActiveAgeing” will rely on smart technologies and interviews to find out how we can have a better and safer ageing. The project starts with data collection in Autumn 2021.
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).
Centre for International Health at the University if Bergen is host for the 12th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH).
Head of Department, Guri Rørtveit, held the second 2021 biannual General Meeting for all at IGS to kick off a new Academic Year.
BCEPS is one of seven applicants from the University of Bergen to reach the final round of the Research Council of Norway's Centre of Excellence (SFF) initiative with its BCEPS+ proposal.
Mahdi Fallah started his position as professor in epidemiology at IGS in May 2021. Fallah is a physician and has received his PhD in cancer epidemiology from the University of Tampere (Finland) in 2007.
The first joint article from the Pandemic Centre as a unit has now been published in Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.
Congratulations to BCEPS PhD candidates Lelisa Fekadu and Getachew Teshome on successfully defending their doctoral theses this spring.
BCEPS has published recordings of its inaugural seminar series on Climate Change and Priority Setting in Health.
With the pandemic hitting the world in March 2020, we have put a rather different and challenging year behind us, but with our dedicated staff working relentlessly, CISMAC’s activities have powered through.
Professor Cecilie Svanes and Associate Professor Ane Johannessen from the Centre for International Health (CIH) recently published results showing how smoking in early puberty in boys may have negative consequences for their future generations of offspring.
The CIH Professor’s recent New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) article was awarded the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care’s Publication of the Year for 2020. Two of Tylleskär’s PhD Candidates, Nicolas Pejovic and Susanna Myrnerts Höök, shared first author in the article.
Four of the five most popular master programmes among international applicants directly tackle global challenges. 

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