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Department of Health Promotion and Development

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About the Department

The Hemil Centre was established in 1988. It was reorganised as the Department of Health Promotion and Development in 2010, and includes the disciplines health promotion, child welfare and global development. The Department, which is interdisciplinary and covers health- and social science research, collaborates with researchers from other faculties and universities, both nationally and internationally.

SUSTAINABLE CHILDHOOD
Scott Drimie from Stellenbosch University and Marguerite Daniel from the University of Bergen after presenting their research project at University of Western Cape on Thursday 1 November 2018.

On climate change and child health

How does climate change impact on child health? That is the subject of a research collaboration between Stellenbosch University and the University of Bergen.

News
Photo of Sofia Petkovic.

Had her eyes set on her dream job

Sofia Petkovic chose a masters program with an internship component. Then she used the internship to network her way to a full time job.

Two-year M. Phil programme
students

Master of Philosophy in Global Development Theory and Practice

Specialisation either in Gender in Global Development or in Health Promotion.

OPEN DATA HBSC
HBSC

Open data on adolescent health in 41 countries released

A WHO-project on health in the adolescent population is now giving researchers access to data collected in 41 countries worldwide. The data gives insight on matters concerning health, well-being, social environment and health related behaviour of 11, 13 and 15 year old boys and girls.

Contact

Department head: Benedicte Carlsen

Administrative leader: Grete Line Simonsen

Research: Maria Luttges Mathieu

Study programmes: Francisca Caceres Altamirano

Telephone: 55 58 86 94

Christiesgt. 13, 5020 Bergen

E-mail: post@hemil.uib.no