Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

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Adopted by the Programme Council for organised research training on 26 October 2011.
Most men do not involve themselves in programmes for prevention of HIV transmission from mother to child. HIV testing of men at the antenatal clinic is met with resistance.
The core research groups at CIH have both received the grade “Excellent” by an international expert panel which has evaluated the medicine and health research in Norway.
The newsletter of Optimize this time features an article about openXdata and the project mVAC. Optimize is a collaboration between WHO and PATH which aims to create a flexible and robust vaccine supply.
Having trouble coming up with a good idea for your research paper or project? Or do you have plenty of ideas but find it difficult to put them all into practice? Be inspired or share your ideas at the new website Ideabasket.
The 6th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research, “Contributions to Global Health Research, Capacity Building and Governance”, will take place in Oslo 12 -13 September 2011.
Health workers' motivation is one of the determining factors of the quality of public health services in Tanzania. Perceived unfairness in working conditions could be an important reason for low motivation.
In Uganda the majority of the children receive all vaccines in the vaccination program, yet they are not sufficiently protected from infectious diseases. A new study shows that there is a need for greater focus on when the vaccines are given, not only that they are given.
This year’s national research festival starts on Friday 23 September. CIH will be represented both in the Researcher Grand Prix and in the research talks on the theme “Bergen in the world, the world in Bergen”.
From Monday 31 October to Thursday 3 November the Bergen Resource Centre for International Development will host a wide range of lectures, discussions and even a book launch.
Small cell lung cancer is an aggressive cancer that is associated with early metastases, smoking, good initial response of chemotherapy, high risk of relapse and high mortality. The paper is the first complete case-story of a small cell lung cancer in a pediatric patient. The article was published in Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
For many patients is walking on a treadmill with body weight support (BWSTT) a new and challenging task.The researchers investigated if patients post-stroke stabilise their walking pattern during familiarisation and found that 5-min was sufficient to achieve relatively stable walking during BWSTT.
It was 20 years ago when the masterprogram in physiotherapy sciences was established. On Friday 28th the jubilee was celebrated to commemorate the event and the history of the research group
Stefan De Vogel has published an article at the journal of Cancer, biomarkers & prevention where he shows that high plasma concentrations of methionine and betaine, and vitamins B2 and B6 may reduce risk of developing colorectal adenomas. In addition to B-vitamins, methyl group donors such as methionine and betaine may play a role in colorectal carcinogenesis.
Several researchers from Bergen presented at the 5th Nordic Social Pharmacy and Health Services Research Conference. Dr. Linda Strand was one of the invited speakers, reflecting over 20 years of pharmaceutical care practice.
The library offers free courses free for staff and students at UiB and Haukeland University Hospital