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Two researchers from the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS) have conducted a phenomenological study of the past and present hospital experiences of children with Diabetes 1.
Estimates of the expected remaining lifetime of critically ill patients and expected life years gained from intensive care unit (ICU) admission could inform priority setting of intensive care.
A new study from IGS shows that an overall lower proportion of survivors of cancer diagnosed at young ages (<19 years) completed their education compared with the cancer-free population.
Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) have a number of theoretical advantages. After nearly 30 years in operation, how is the Norwegian HEMS doing in terms of flying times and primary mission rates?
Professor emeritus at the Centre for International Health, Gunnar Kvåle, says that climate change will lead to larger health problems than tobacco.
Videos, pictures and presentations from all key notes and symposia speakers are now available on the GLOBVAC conference website.
Friday May 8, the Minster for Higher Education and Universities in DR Congo, Dr Théophile Mbemba Fundu, invited to an awareness-raising of GROWNUT.
Deaths due to diarrhoea is one of the main killers of children in Sub Saharan Africa. In a new paper published in BMJ open Solomon Tessema Memire and Kjell Arne Johansson together with US examine the impact of universal public financing of rotavirus vaccination and diarrhoeal treatment in Ethiopia.
Identifying unfair health inequality is important in order to make correct priorities in health. But only a portion of observed health inequality can be explaind empircaly. A new paper explains why how we treat this unexplained inequality is not only a methodological question, but also an ethical one.
The 7th International Congress of Pain in Dementia gathered leading researchers on dementia in Bergen, Norway. The goal was to share knowledge, raise awareness and find solutions to challenges related to pain in people with dementia.
Mona Kristin Aaslund is a post doc in the Physiotherapy Research Group at the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen. She has together with several Norwegian colleagues written a chronicle about research that is demonstrating that a person’s walking speed may indicate something of that person’s health status and life expectancy.
The World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress is held in Singapore, 1-4 May 2015. Here you find presentations from members of the Physiotherapy Research Group
In a recent article published in the Lancet, Stephane Verguet, Dawit Desalegn, Kjell Arne Johansson, Solomon Memirie, and others used a new method "Extended cost-effectiveness analysis" to assess the health gains and financial risk protection benefits of health interventions that could be financed by the Ethiopian government.
Jan Bjordal, Professor at the University of Bergen’s physical therapy research group, has called on physical therapists to consider recent research about EPAs which indicates that they are effective and evidence based.
The second face to face meeting of the VIRTUES research group took place 23. -24. March 2015 in Bergen, Norway
Improving access to surgical care could save 1.5 million lives per year in poor countries, according to findings released today by the Disease Control Priorities Network at University of Washington’s Department of Global Health.
The TAR is a biannual Conference where innovative approaches to technically assisted rehabilitation are presented.
About 6.9 million children younger than 5 years die every year worldwide; 43% of these deaths occur within the first 4 weeks of life; the neonatal period. India is one of the countries that is worst off - a quarter of all neonatal deaths in the world occur in India alone.

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