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Theogene Habumugisha

PhD Candidate
  • E-mailtheogene.habumugisha@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Overlege Danielssens hus, 5 floor, Årstadveien 21
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    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Theogene Habumugisha is a PhD Research Fellow at the Centre for International Health (CIH), Department for Global Health and Primary Care. He is trained as Nutritionist and holds bachelor degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from University of Rwanda, and master degree in Nutrition and Health from Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands. 

His previous work focused on Nutrition in Humanitarian Emergency Settings, where he worked on different projects with UNHCR and World Food Programme (WFP) implemented both locally in Rwanda and Internationally.

His PhD research focuses on understanding the dietary and nutritional implications of transitioning towards environmentally sustainable diets in the aging population. 

As one of the Global Challenges' PhD Fellows at the University of Bergen, his PhD project is built on a strong inter-faculty collaboration that involves the Centre for International Health (CIH) and Centre for Nutrition (both at the Faculty of Medicine), Department of Biological Sciences (Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences), and Centre for the Study of Science and the Humanities (Faculty of Humanities). 




  • Show author(s) (2023). Reducing meat and/or dairy consumption in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of effects on protein intake, anthropometric values, and body composition. Nutrition reviews. 277-301.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Preliminary findings from the review of randomized trialsreducing meat and/or dairy consumption in adults: Where are they conducted?
  • Show author(s) (2020). Factors associated with undernutrition among 20 to 49 year old women in Uganda: a secondary analysis of the Uganda demographic health survey 2016. BMC Public Health.

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