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PhD student Tove Ask presenterer en poster med tittelen: Supervisors' strategies in follow-up of employees with musculoskeletal pain. A focus group study
PhD student Tove Ask presents a poster titled: Supervisors' strategies in follow-up of employees with musculoskeletal pain. A focus group study
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The period for UNs Millennium Development Goals is about to expire. What should be the focus of new goals? What has proved to be a success? In a new study published in Lancet an international group of researchers suggest specific targets in addition to the broader UN health goal.
The Opening Symposium on May 30-31, 2013 (1st CCBIO Symposium) was a success with more than 250 participants.
Bente Gjelsvik defended her PhD thesis Friday 19. september 2014 at the University of Bergen. Title of the thesis:Trunk control in stroke. Aspects of measurement, relation to brain lesion and change after rehabilitation.
The CCBIO Research School for Cancer Studies was officially opened Thursday 11. September.
In an editorial in this week's Science Magazine, Richard Peto, Alan D. Lopez and Ole Frithjof Norheim write that "for many countries, halving their 2010 under-50 mortality rate by 2030 would be a feasible target; worldwide, it would avoid 10 million of the 20 million deaths projected for 2030".
3.3 million over 3 years awarded to Dr. Oleksii Nikolaienko for research on Translational Neuropsychiatry
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.