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Christine Henriksen Ødegaard from the Global Mental Health research group defended her PhD-thesis: “Medication free treatment for people with psychosis" in June 2023.
Members of the Global Mental health Research Group are delighted to have successfully completed the Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) 2023: Childhood: Nurturing care for building the future. BSRS 2023 was held face-to-face in Bergen 5-15 June, 2023
This week, more than 70 PhD students from all over the world assemble in Bergen for the annual Bergen Summer Research Schools—for the first time since the pandemic.
BCEPS PhD Candidate and Harvard Takemi Fellow Anand Bhopal has just published the article "Fair Pathways to Net-Zero Healthcare" together with BCEPS Director and Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim.
During the conference on "Pandemic, diversity and social inequality" in Bergen in October, researchers started working on a declaration based on knowledge and experiences from the pandemic. The declaration has now been published and is open to read.
The Its21 conference is an important step towards creating a more sustainable future, focusing on the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and sustainable development in education and the workplace. We welcome you to this year's event on April 27-28, 2023!
Barsha Pathak from India was among those who attended the course in implementation science in global health.
Students Ole Alexander and Elizabeth met in TVEPS. This was the start of further collaboration and the development of a sustainable solution for the return of medications.
What is needed for Øygarden medical center (LMS) to achieve the UN´s sustainability goals? During the fall of 2020, an interdisciplinary student group received a slightly different TVEPS practice.
Global climate change is impacting food systems, biodiversity, and ecosystems, with major implications for health. At the recent Prince Mahidol Award Conference, BCEPS PhD candidate Anand Bhopal shared his work on pathways to low carbon healthcare.
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).

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