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Pandemic Centre

Through research, teaching and dissemination, the Pandemic Centre shall provide innovative knowledge that enables society to cope with pandemics in the best possible way.

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Use of cultural specific terms in times of crises can cause greater health inequalities

During the coronavirus pandemic, Norwegian health authorities used the term "dugnad" to encourage collective infection control measures. New research indicates that the use of such culturally specific terms can be problematic for immigrant groups.

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The Pandemic Centre to lead working group on migration and pandemics

The pandemic center will lead a newly established working group on migration and pandemics on behalf of the European public health organization EUPHA.

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Feb 29

Pandemifrokost #2

Join the second "Pandemifrokost" of the year, where you can learn about current research on the vaccination of immigrants in Sweden and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals with intellectual disabilities living at home.

Pandemic Centre International Conference

Successful first international conference at the Pandemic Centre

Friday 27th of October the Pandemic Centre at UiB celebrated 3 years of existence by inviting to the first international conference. The topic for this year's conference was long term consequences of the covid-19 pandemic.