Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

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There are two main reasons for why Jørn Blume is the candidate of the month of July.
The status of safety conditions in many countries is changeable.
Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease. Two thirds of these deaths happen in developing countries. This can be prevented with knowledge and education.
Since the mid-nineties, professor Knut Fylkesnes at Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, has performed research and capacity building in Zambia.
On September 22nd and 23rd, researchers from Global Health Priorities and Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC) co-organized a symposium at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston (USA) on how to incorporate concerns to health equity into randomized control trials (RCTs).
Almost 50 % of nursing home patients in Norway die with moderate to severe pain. Reidun Sandviks PhD-study takes a closer look at end of life care in nursing homes.