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Kristine Husøy Onarheim

PhD Candidate
  • E-mailKristine.Onarheim@uib.no
  • Phone+47 901 91 182
  • Visitor Address
    Kalfarveien 31
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Medical ethics


Health care priorities

Global health

Child health

Women's health

Access to medicines


Onarheim, K.H., Tranvåg, E.J.. Udemokratisk hemmelighold, NRK Yring 2017.

Iversen, J.H. and Onarheim, K.H. Glemte sykdommer trenger nye løsninger, Aftenposten 2013

Miljeteig, I., Onarheim, K.H., Strømme, E., Johansson, K.A. Rettferdig prioritering i global barnehelse, Morgenbladet 2012

Onarheim, K.H. and Fadnes, L.T De fattigste syke får ikke medisin, Bergens Tidende, 2011.


Blog posts

Onarheim, K.H et al, Stepping out of the silos: integrating global health into trade negotiations, The Lancet Global Health Blog 2014

Onarheim, K.H. and Iversen, J.H. Globale helseutfordringer sett fra Norge, Tidsskrift for den Norske Legeforening blog. 2013

Onarheim, K.H. and Iversen, J.H. From What We Know to What We Do: Now is the Time for Governments to Fix a Failing System for Drug Development, PLOS Medical Journal’s Community blog 2013

Courses on global health: nursing students, medical students, pharmancy students, PhD students

Publications in peer reviewed journals

The Lancet Youth Commission on Essential Medicines Policies. (2017) Youth demand action on the shared global challenge of access to medicines. The Lancet; 389(10067):345-7.

Eide, K.T., Fadnes, L.T., Engebretsen, I.M., Onarheim, K.H., Wamani, H., Tumwine, J.K., Norheim, O.F. (2017). Impact of a peer-counseling intervention on breastfeeding practices in different socioeconomic strata: results from the equity analysis of the PROMISE-EBF trial in Uganda. Glob Health Action; 9(1):30578.

Gotham, D., Onarheim, K.H., & Barber, M.J (2016). How the MDGs gave up on measuring access to medicines. The Lancet Global Health, 4, e296-e297.

Onarheim, K.H., Iversen, J.H., Bloom, D.E. (2016) The economic benefits of investing in women’s health: a systematic review . PLoS One, 11, e0150120.

Tranvåg, E. and Onarheim K.H. (2015). Ebola is not Sierra Leone’s biggest problem. Tidsskrift for den Norske Legeforening; 135 (23): 2192 – 3

Onarheim, K.H., Taddesse, M., Norheim O.F., Abdullah, M., Miljeteig I. (2015).  Towards universal health coverage for reproductive health services in Ethiopia: two policy recommendations. International Journal for Equity in Health 14:86

Onarheim K.H., Tessema S., Johansson K.A., Eide K.T., Norheim O.F., Miljeteig I. (2012). Prioritizing Child Health Interventions in Ethiopia: Modeling Impact on Child Mortality, Life Expectancy and Inequality in Age at Death.  PLoS One 7: e41521

Gopinathan U., Iversen J.H., Onarheim K.H. (2011). More open dialogue on global health. Tidsskrift for den Norske Legeforening 131(23) 2336

Sandberg K., I., Andresen, S., Steen S.H., Møgedal S., Onarheim K.H., van den Berg, G. (2011). Health as a foreign policy. Tidsskrift for den Norske Legeforening 131(18) 1784-1786

Bærøe, K., Ottersen, T., Eide, K., Engjom, H., Johansson, K.A., Miljeteig, I., Onarheim K.H., Norheim O.F. (2011) Priorities in global health. Tidsskrift for den Norske Legeforening 131(17) 1667-1669

Onarheim, K.H. and Hemsing A.L. (2009). Global health in medical education is important! Tidsskrift for den Norske Legeforening 129(16): 1666-1668


Other publications

Gopinathan U, Iversen JH, Onarheim KH (2011). [More open dialog on global health]. Tidsskr Nor Legeforen; 131(23):2336

Onarheim KH, Hemsing AL (2009). Global health in medical education is important! Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 129(16):1666-8.


Reports and working papers

The Lancet Youth Commission on Essential Medicines Policies. (2017). The Lancet Youth Commission on Essential Medicines Policies Report,

uca et al (2014). Benefits and Costs of the Women’s Health Targets for the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Copenhagen Concensus Center, Post-2015 Consensus: Health Perspective.

Lichtwarck, H., Melberg, A., Onarheim, K.H., Gopinathan, U., Iversen, J.H. (2013), Complex Challenges Call for Collaboration Across Boundaries: A Mapping of Perspectives from Research Institutions and Civil Society within Norwegian Global Health, Norsk forum for global helseforskning. 

Phd candidate, University of Bergen (Norway), 2015 - 

Visiting Research Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health (USA), 2013 -

Medical Student, University of Bergen (Norway), 2006 - 2014

Medical Students Research Programme, University of Bergen (Norway), 2009 - 2014

Global Health, University of Bergen and CMC Vellore (India), autumn 2008

Priority Setting and Intra-Household Resource Allocation on Newborn Health in Ethiopia (PhD project; supervision by Ingrid Miljeteig, Ole F. Norheim, Karen Marie Moland and Mitike Molla)

The Economic Benefits of Investing in Women's Health (Harvard School of Public Health, with Professor David E. Bloom and Johanne Helene Iversen)

Access to Essential Medicines (The Lanced Youth Commission on Essential Medicines Policies)

Research groups