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In the end of August the Global Health Priorities researchers Eirin Krüger Skaftun and Ole Frithjof Norheim, together with Merima Ali from Chr. Michelsen Institute, published a new article in Plos One: “Understanding inequality in Child Health in Ethiopia: Health Achievements are Improving in the Period 2000-2011”. The study aims to give a better understanding of existing inequalities in child... Read more
A new article published in Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation (CERA) by Global Health Priorities researchers Frode Lindemark, Ole Frithjof Norheim and Kjell Arne Johansson illustrates how information from published health economic evaluations can be used to measure lifetime QALYs, absolute and proportional shortfall of QALYs for eight different example diseases. Resource allocation... Read more
Professor Meera Chhagan died Friday 29th August 2014 after an accident.
The need for organ donations can create ethical challenges for healthcare professionals.
Understanding these differences will enable Norwegian public health professions to better provide adequate family planning guidance.
PhD candidate Lillan Mo Andreassen have investigated drug therapy and glycemic control in nursing home patients with diabetes, and found very low blood glucose levels in several of them.
Three students from the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS) have been the driving force behind one of the courses at the Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) 2014.
An international group of respiratory health experts met at the Centre of International Health to share recent results and plan future research directions, 10-13 June.
Recruitment of trial patients at all participating centers now
The goal of universal health coverage is high on many global and national agendas – how can it be attained?
We have 1000 days to get it right for every child: from conception to toddlerhood.
The 3rd national interdisciplinary neck and back congress was held in Bergen, 2 -4. April 2014. Jan Sture Skouen, Tone Morken and Kjartan Vibe Fersum in the organizing committee report of a successful conference with ca. 300 participants.
The recent University of Oslo – Lancet Commission on politics and health inequity did not include discussions of the consequences of climate change.
According to PhD student, Reidun Karin Sandvik, and her fellow authors on a recently published paper, pain is frequently experienced and distressing to people with dementia.
The Centre for International Health (CIH) has published an annual report presenting information about its activities in 2013.
During the World Congress for Neurorehabilitation in Istanbul a meeting of the VIRTUES (Virtual reality for upper extremity after stroke) project was held at the 12th of April 2014
While in general, fewer Norwegians have suffered from cardiovascular disease, women with lower education levels show an increasing risk.
“Praxeological Nursing Science – what is it? A discussion with subjective and objective alternatives.”

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