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- Medical ethics
- Priority setting
- Ethics teaching and tools
- Clinical ethics in low income countries
- Catastrophic health expenditures
- Clinical Ethics Committee
- Ethiopia, India
- Medical ethics / priority setting. Basic course for 1.year medical students. 2007 -
- Ethics and Priority setting for leaders: Main lecturer and responsible for 1-day course for leaders in Helse Bergen, 2015 –
- Teaching of health personnel on different ethical aspects of their job/ethical analysis. Leading days-seminars, half-days seminar, department meetings etc. (approximately 2-3 sessions/month) 2010 -
- Medical ethics / priority setting for teachers in medical ethics in Ethiopia (2 weeks yearly) 2012-
- Medical ethics for 5.th year medical students. 2009 –
- Medical ethics and priority setting, Master-students in various clinical nursing specialties, Bergen University College. 2013 -
- Global Health. Course for 3.year medical students and master students in international health 2010 -
- Communication/consultation training for 6.th year medical students 2009
- 2019. Bedside Rationing Under Resource Constraints—A National Survey of Ethiopian Physicians’ Use of Criteria for Priority Setting. AJOB Empirical Bioethics. 10: 125-135. doi: 10.1080/23294515.2019.1583691
- 2019. Importance of systematic deliberation and stakeholder presence: A national study of clinical ethics committees. Journal of Medical Ethics. 1-5. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2018-105190
- 2019. Clinical ethics dilemmas in a low-income setting - a national survey among physicians in Ethiopia. BMC Medical Ethics. 20: 1-13. doi: 10.1186/s12910-019-0402-x
- 2019. Financial risk protection at the bedside: How Ethiopian physicians try to minimize out-of-pocket health expenditures. PLOS ONE. 14: 1-16. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0212129
- 2018. Towards universal health coverage: including undocumented migrants. BMJ Global Health. 3. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001031
- 2018. Selling my sheep to pay for medicines - Household priorities and coping strategies in a setting without universal health coverage. BMC Health Services Research. 18:153: 1-12. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-2943-y
- 2018. Newborn health benefits or financial risk protection? An ethical analysis of a real-life dilemma in a setting without universal health coverage. Journal of Medical Ethics. 44: 524-530. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2017-104438
- 2017. Ethical Challenges in the Provision of Dialysis in Resource-Constrained Environments. Seminars in Nephrology. 37: 273-286. doi: 10.1016/j.semnephrol.2017.02.007
- 2017. Roles and responsibilities of clinical ethics committees in priority setting. BMC Medical Ethics. 18. doi: 10.1186/s12910-017-0226-5
- 2017. Towards universal health coverage for undocumented migrants? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 138. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.17.0683
- 2017. A Call for Open Access and Empathy Is Not Enough: Hands on Are Needed! American Journal of Bioethics. Published 2017-11-11.
- 2017. Etikkarbeid i lavinntektsland: Etiopia som eksempel (Ethics capacity building in low income countries: Ethiopia as a case). Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 11. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.17.0759
- 2017. Ethics capacity building in low-income countries: Ethiopia as a case study. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. Published 2017-11-23. doi: 10.4045
- 2017. What if the baby doesn't survive? Health-care decision making for ill newborns in Ethiopia. Social Science and Medicine. 195: 123-130. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.11.003
- 2016. Møtet med den papirløse pasient –en etisk analyse. Utposten. 7.
- 2015. A survey of Ethiopian physicians’ experiences of bedside rationing: extensive resource scarcity, tough decisions and adverse consequences. BMC Health Services Research. 15:467: 1-8. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-1131-6
- 2015. Towards universal health coverage for reproductive health services in Ethiopia: Two policy recommendations. International Journal for Equity in Health. 14:86. doi: 10.1186/s12939-015-0218-3
- 2013. Skal rusmiddelavhengige pasienter tilbys hjerteklaffkirurgi for andre gang? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 133: 977-980. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.12.0779
- 2012. Prioritizing child health interventions in Ethiopia: modeling impact on child mortality, life expectancy and inequality in age at death. PLOS ONE. 7. 9 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041521
- 2010. Rettferdig bruk av kostnadsdata :. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 130: 1448.
- 2010. End-of-life decisions as bedside rationing. An ethical analysis of life support restrictions in an Indian neonatal unit. Journal of Medical Ethics. 36: 473-478. doi: 10.1136/jme.2010.035535
- 2009. Høykostnadsmedisin - mangler vi åpne og legitime prosedyrer for prioritering? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 129: 17-20. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.2009.31846
- 2009. Impact of Ethics and Economics on End-of-Life Decisions in an Indian Neonatal Unit. Pediatrics. 124: E322-E328. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-3227
- 2008. Etiske valg ved medisinsk nytteløs behandling. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 128: 2185-2189.
- 2007. Physicians' use of guidelines and attitudes to withholding and withdrawing treatment for extremely premature neonates in Norway. Acta Paediatrica. 96: 825-829. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2007.00309.x
- 2006. My job is to keep him alive, but what about his brother and sister? How Indian doctors experience ethical dilemmas in neonatal medicine. Developing World Bioethics. 1: 23-32.
- 2010. End-of-life priorities in complex settings: An ethical analysis of decisions in Indian neonatal units. 200 pages.
International publications in peer reviewed journals:
Defaye F, Desalegn D, Danis M, Hurst S, Berhane Y, Norheim O, Miljeteig I. 2015. A survey of Ethiopian physicians` experiences of bedside rationing: Extensive resource scarcity, tough decisions and adverse consequences. BMC Health Services Research
Onarheim, Kristine Husøy; Tolla, Mieraf Taddesse; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Abdullah, Muna; Miljeteig, Ingrid. 2015. Towards universal health coverage for reproductive health services in Ethiopia: Two policy recommendations. International Journal for Equity in Health
Miljeteig I, Skrede S, Langørgen J, Haaverstad R, Jøsendal O, Sjursen H, Norheim OF. Should patients who use illicit drugs be offered a second heart-valve replacement? Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2013 May 7;133(9):977-80
Onarheim KH, Tessema S, Johansson KA, Eide KT, Norheim OF, Miljeteig I.Prioritizing Child Health Interventions in Ethiopia: Modeling Impact on Child Mortality, Life Expectancy and Inequality in Age at Death. PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e41521
Johansson KA, Miljeteig, I., Kigwangalla, H. , Norheim, O. F.,. Priority decisions and their distributional implications during HIV treatment roll-out in a rural region in Tanzania. A qualitative descriptive study. Journal of Medical Ethics, 2011;37(4):221-
Miljeteig I, Johansson, K. A., Sayeed, S., A., Norheim, O., F., . End of life decisions as bedside rationing. An ethical analysis of life support restrictions in an Indian neonatal unit. Journal of Medical Ethics ;Volum 36.(8) s. 473-478 2010
Miljeteig I, Sayeed SA, Jesani A, Johansson KA, Norheim OF. "Impact of ethics and economics on end-of-life decisions in an Indian neonatal unit." Pediatrics 2009;124(2): e322-328.
Miljeteig I, Markestad T, Norheim OF. Physicians' use of guidelines and attitudes to withholding and withdrawing treatment for extremely premature neonates in Norway. Acta Paediatr 2007;96(6):825-9.
Miljeteig I, Norheim OF. My job is to keep him alive, but what about his brother and sister? How Indian doctors experience ethical dilemmas in neonatal medicine. Developing world bioethics 2006;6(1):23-32.
End-of-life priorities in complex settings: An ethical analysis of decisions in Indian neonatal units. : Universitetet i Bergen 2010. 200 s.
UiB Available at http://hdl.handle.net/1956/4189
Norwegian publications in peer reviewed journals:
Morken S, Halset S, Miljeteig I. ”Familyplanning in India" Tidsskr Nor Legeforen 2012 Apr 30;132(8):985-7
Bærøe K, Ottersen T, Eide K, Engjom H, Johansson KA, Miljeteig I, et al. Priority setting in global health. Tidsskr Nor Legeforen 2011; 131:1667-
Johansson KA, Miljeteig I. Ethical priority setting of health services. Utposten. 2010;4:22
Johansson KA, Miljeteig I, Norheim OF. High-cost medicine: Are we short of transparent and legitimate priority setting procedures? Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen. 2009 Jan 1;129(1):17-20.
Miljeteig I, Johansson KA, Norheim OF. Ethical choices in medical futile treatment.Tidsskr Nor Legeforen 2008;19(128):2185-9.
Miljeteig I, Onarheim KH, Strømme EM, Johansson KA: Fair Prioritysetting in global child health. Morgenbladet June 2012
Johansson K.A, Miljeteig I. Fair use of cost data. Tidsskr Nor Legeforen. 2010;130:144
Miljeteig I, Johansson KA. The unsolved dilemmas. The priority setting debate needs clarifications of concepts. Chronicle in the newspaper Bergens Tidene 09.07.2010
Miljeteig I, Johansson KA. Ethics on the timetable - a traveling letter from India.Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 2002;19(122):1916-7.
Narvestad J, Miljeteig I. ”Medisinstudenter sprer kunnskap om omskjæring av kvinner”. Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 2002; 122: 866
- Associate Professor in Medical Ethics and Philosophy of Science, Department of Global Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen (50% position) 2012 -
- Ethicist/Special Consultant, Dept. of Research and Development, Haukeland University Hospital, (40% position) 2010 -
- General practitioner at Kalfaret Legesenter (temporary staff, 20%) 2013 –
- Secretary, Clinical Ethics Committee, 2010 -
- Head of Capacity Building Project in Medical Ethics in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2011 –
- General Practitioner 50% at Kalfaret Legesenter 2013 - 2014
- Researcher 50% Position at Project "Priorities across patientgroups", funded by Helse-Vest. 2012 -2013
- Internship Sandviken Legesenter, general practice (6 months) 2011-2012
- Internship Department of Internal Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital,(6 months) 2010 - 2011
- Internship Department of Surgery , Haukeland University Hospital, (6 months), 2010
- PhD, disputation 7. of June 2010
- Visiting Scholar at Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health, Harvard Medical School, USA, Aug 2006 – Jan 2007
- Cand. med, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Norway, 1997 - 2004
- Pedagogy, basic course, Norwegian Teaching Academy, Bergen, January to June 1997
- Occupational Psychology, half year course, University of Bergen, August to December 1996
- Children’s Culture and Performance Study, half year course, Bergen University College, January to June 1996
- Psychology, basic course, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, August 1995- June 1996
- Ethnology, basic course, Faculty of Humanities, University of Bergen, August 1994 - June 1995
- Spanish classes, Quito, Ecuador, June 1997 – August 1997
- "ASK ME: a tool to increase Awareness, Skills and Knowledge in Medical Ethics" DEvelopment and testing of ethics tool for analysis and decision making.
- "ToT ME: Training of Trainers in Medical Ethics in Ethiopia". Developer, planer and teacher at a 3 year training course for teachers in medical ethics for medical students at the University of Addis Ababa.
- "Values at the Bedside in Ethiopia": a national survey among Ethiopian physicians (583 participants) concerning experiences of and perspectives on ethical dilemmas and priority setting and several qualitative studies. Head of the project. Collaboration between UoB, University of Addis Ababa and National Institute of Health (US).
- "The first clinical ethics committee in Africa!" Planning, development and research in collaboration with Black Lion Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
- PhD-candidate Kristine Onarheim on the project “Evaluation of outcome and equity concerns of maternal and child interventions in Ethiopia”. Main supervisor. 2015 -
- PhD- candidate Frethiwot Berhane Defaye on the project “A Study of Ethiopian Physicians Experiences of Ethical Dilemmas and Bedside Rationing in Clinical Practice”. Main supervisor. 2012-
- PhD-candidate Dawit Nema Desalegn on the project “Increasing awareness, skills and knowledge in medical ethics among Ethiopian health workers to build a caring, respectful and compassionate health system” Main supervisor. 2015
- “Forskerlinjestudent” Emily McLean on the project “ Abortions in Ethiopia – ethical and public health concerns” Main supervisor. 2015-
- PhD-candidate Valerie Luyckx, University of Zurich, on the project “Ethical issues in relation to provision of sustainable renal care in sub-Saharan Africa”, Co-supervisor. 2016 -