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Hallgeir Kismul

Associate Professor
  • E-mailHallgeir.Kismul@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 85 56
  • Visitor Address
    Overlege Danielsens Hus
    Årstadveien 21
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Hallgeir Kismul is an associate professor at the Centre for International Health , Department  of Global Public Health and Primary Care.

Hallgeir Kismul has 35 years of  project and research  experience in 19 countries concerning socio-economic and nutritional issues. He has been the team leader in more than 25 projects and has worked for FAO, Danida, World Bank, Global Environment Facility, Nordic Development Fund and different NGOs. He has a special interest in natural resourses management, child and maternal health and global nutrition.

His theoretical interests concerns social anthropology and epidemiology. 

Journal articles
  • Acharya, Pawan; Kismul, Hallgeir; Mapatano, Mala Ali; Hatløy, Anne. 2018. Individual- and community-level determinants of child immunization in The Democratic Republic of Congo: A multilevel analysis. PLoS ONE. 13:e0202742: 1-17. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202742
  • Moen, Bente Elisabeth; Kismul, Hallgeir. 2018. Norge svikter studenter fra lavinntektsland. Dagens medisin. Published 2018-08-16.
  • Kismul, Hallgeir; Acharya, Pawan; Mapatano, Mala Ali; Hatløy, Anne. 2017. Determinants of childhood stunting in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Further analysis of Demographic and Health Survey 2013-14. BMC Public Health. 18:74: 1-14. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4621-0
  • Kismul, Hallgeir; Hatløy, Anne; Andersen, Peter; Mapatano, Mala; Van den Broeck, Jan; Moland, Karen Marie. 2015. The social context of severe child malnutrition: A qualitative household case study from a rural area of the Democratic Republic of Congo. International Journal for Equity in Health. 14:47. doi: 10.1186/s12939-015-0175-x
  • Kismul, Hallgeir; Schwinger, Catherine; Chhagan, Meera K.; Mapatano, Mala; Van den Broeck, Jan. 2014. Incidence and course of child malnutrition according to clinical or anthropometrical assessment: A longitudinal study from rural DR Congo. BMC Pediatrics. 14. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-14-22
  • Kismul, Hallgeir; Van den Broeck, Jan; Lunde, Torleif Markussen. 2014. Diet and kwashiorkor: A prospective study from rural DR Congo. PeerJ. 2014. doi: 10.7717/peerj.350
  • Schwinger, Catherine; Lunde, Torleif Markussen; Andersen, Peter; Kismul, Hallgeir; Van den Broeck, Jan. 2014. Seasonal and spatial factors related to longitudinal patterns of child growth in Bwamanda, DR Congo. Earth Perspectives. 1. doi: 10.1186/s40322-014-0026-8
Reports and theses
  • Kismul, Hallgeir. 2015. Determinants of child malnutrition. Studies from a rural area in the Democratic Republic of Congo. University of Bergen.

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