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Esperance Kashala Abotnes

Associate Professor, Centre for International Health
  • E-mailEsperance.Abotnes@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 61 89+47 410 03 043
  • Visitor Address
    Overlege Danielsens hus, Årstadveien 21
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Mental health

Child and Maternal health

Global public health

Nutrition epidemiology

Research methods

PhD: Doctor of Medical Sciences, University of Bergen, Norway, 2005.

Specialist in Neuropsychiatry: University of Kinshasa, DR Congo, 2002.

MD: Medical Doctor, University of Kinshasa, DR Congo, 1996.

  • Enfance Africaine-Child mental health in francophone Africa, funded by the Research Council of Norway.
  • Saving Brains in Uganda and Burkina Faso
  • GrowNut: Postgraduate program in Nutrition epidemiology at Kinshasa School of Public Health, funded by NORHED.
  • Global mental health of children affected by neglected diseases in the DR Congo: case of konzo and onchocerciasis