Faculty of Medicine

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The year of the pandemic! The year of the MOVE! 20.1.2021 Guri Rørtveit, Head of the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS) held a General Assembly where she wrapped up the highlights of 2020.
UV-radiation can affect hormone levels of postmenopausal women negatively and this may contribute to several health issues.
Hawassa University in Ethiopia and the Centre for International Health (CIH) at the University of Bergen (UiB) have had a long-lasting, productive scientific co-operation in Global Health. In 2015, the two universities developed a joint PhD degree programme.
The Research Council of Norway has awarded NOK 12 million to a 5-year project on "Equity and financial household impact in randomised controlled trials, implementation research and cohort studies in India" (EQUIFINANCE).
Congratulations to BCEPS PhD fellow Anand Bhopal and research track students Emily McLean and Sara Soraya Eriksen on receiving project funding from the Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET).
Researchers at the Department of Biomedicine focus on large RNA structures in bacteria as a target for new antibiotics. Read the latest review article on riboswitches.
The various Nordic universities involved in Global Health will take turns hosting and talking - check out the programme!