• E-mailAnand.Bhopal@uib.no
  • Phone+47 413 72 304
  • Visitor Address
    Overlege Danielssens Hus
    Årstadveien 21
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Anand Bhopal is a PhD Research Fellow at the Bergen Centre for Ethics and Priority Setting (BCEPS), within the Department for Global Health and Primary Care. He is a medical doctor and holds a Masters degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health from University College London. Previous positions include working in the Medical Director’s Office of Public Health England (2017-2018) as a participant in the UK National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellowship Scheme, and as a junior researcher at the Unit for Migration Health, within the Norwegian Institute for Public Health. 

His PhD project explores policy responses to the health impacts of climate change in Ethiopia, focusing on the Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE). The research is multidisciplinary, combining qualitative research with Ethiopian policy makers, policy analysis and ethical exploration. The research aims to assist Ethiopian policy makers prioritise different climate-related interventions and ultimately help promote equitable global collaboration to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

Selected Publications

  • Bhopal A. Attitude and the 21st century doctor. The Lancet Global Health. 2015; 3:e126–e127 
  • Bhopal A, Baker PA, Meldrum JL, Chan JKM, Gopfert APN. Embed a public health ethos in the medical workforce. The Lancet. 2015; 385: 853–854. 

  • Bhopal A. Good Medical Practice in a time of chronic disease: time to replace our steps? Journal of Global Health. 2016; 6(2): 020301.

  • Bhopal A., Chapter 7: Current and Emerging Health Protection Issues, Health Profile for England: 2018. Public Health England, London: UK. Available: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/health-profile-for-england-2018/chapter-7-current-and-emerging-health-protection-issues (Accessed: 03.10.19)

  • Regmi S & Bhopal A. Specific Global Health Challenges: Neglected Tropical Diseases, pp. 178-183, in Essentials of Global Health, ISBN: 9780702066078, 2018; Elsevier, London, UK (Eds: Sethia B & Kumar P)

  • Bhopal A., Blanchard, K., Weber, R., & Murray, V. Editorial: Disasters and food security: The impact on health. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 2019; 33: 1-4. 

  • Bhopal A., Peake M., Gilligan D., Cosford P. Lung cancer in never smokers: a hidden disease. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 2019; 112(7): 269–271
  • Bhopal A, Wium C, Reisæter AV, Bhala N, Kumar B. Organ donation for migrants and ethnic minorities. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2019 Sep 19.

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