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Alemselam Zebdewos’ study deals with child anemia, which is common childhood malnutrition and which includes diagnosed nutritional deficiency problems.
The Medical Peace Work project and the University of Bergen offer two interactive Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) early in 2019.
Centre for International Health celebrated its 30th anniversary with a large seminar at the University Aula.
SEFAS' PhD student at a six months exchange as Postgraduate Fellow at Yale School of Medicine, Geriatrics.
Long term networks through the Kolaas’ engagement in Bhutan has given new opportunities for exchange in acadmic training and Research.
The international event "Beating the DRUM" co-hosted by Norwegian government focused on domestic resource use and mobilization for accelerating progress towards SDG3. It featured roundtable discussions about increasing public-sector revenue to improve health in an efficient and equitable way. Norheim, director of the Global Health Priority Research Group, was the moderator of one of these... Read more
Erika Ito is a third year medical student at Tohoku University in Sendai in Japan and as part of her study she is four months in Bergen to do research.
SEFAS' collaboration partner, Smart Aging Research Centre, is doing several studies to test the effect of brain training to improve the cognitive ability for persons with dementia and other groups for elderly people.
CIH Professor, Thorkild Tylleskär, spoke about preventing mother-child transmission of HIV at NTNU’s Global Health Day 24 October, 2018.
- We train our doctors to ask the patient what matters to them
Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease. Two thirds of these deaths happen in developing countries. This can be prevented with knowledge and education.
The report by The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems, co-authored by leader in the GHP research group Ole Frithjof Norheim, sets a new definition for “quality health systems,” and finds that improved health system quality could prevent over 8 million deaths and improve the health outcomes of millions more each year in low- and middle-income countries. The report... Read more
30 years with Centre for International Health University of Bergen. Scientific seminar: From Past to Future in Global Health. Reflections after 30 years with Centre for International Health University of Bergen
Akeza Awealom, a PhD student in Occupational Health at the Centre for International Health (CIH), travelled to Washington DC to present results of his research concerning dust exposure among particleboard workers in Ethiopia at a major international conference.
Luckson Wandani Dullie is a PhD student from Malawi who is studying the comprehensive reform of Malawi’s primary health care system.
Ane Johannessen, a researcher at CIH, has been awarded the ERS Best Abstract Grant for Health Lungs for Life.
The Centre of International Health (CIH) is part of a global action to improve the practice of continuous learning, collaboration, and change in the education sector.
Boys who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma both as an adult and for his future offspring.

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