NORHED II Programme

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Field research

In 2021, the University of Bergen received funding within the NORHED II Programme for fourteen projects with a total budget of NOK 290 million. UiB's NORHED II projects have partners in 15 countries in Africa and Latin America: Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, D.R. Congo, Malawi, Zambia, South Africa, Ghana, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador and 15 Pacific Island states.

The Water ESSENCE Africa group photographed after the workshop at the global conference in Kigali in December 2023.

Workshop success at global water conference

The Water ESSENCE Africa project organized an excellent and well-visited workshop during the International Water Association’s Congress in Kigali, Rwanda discussing how universities can contribute towards achievement of SDG6, Clean Water and Sanitation.

Dr. Wongani Kumwenda and Dr. Martha Makwero

PRICE at International WONCA conference

Dr. Wongani Kumwenda from the PRICE project is a first year MMed in the Nkhoma family medicine program, and she recently attended the WONCA conference in Sydney, Australia.

Global partnerships
Carrying baby

Survival Pluss: Breakthrough after program conclusion

The NORHED-programme is currently in its second phase but we also share news on NORHED I-projects. The Survival Pluss project is one example of a project that was part of NORHED I, where results based on the work in the project continue to be reported.

Poster for book launch, blue background, yellow and white letter, and a picture to the right

New book in occupational health

Researchers from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Tanzania and University of Bergen (UiB), Norway, working in the Norhed II project SAFEWORKERS - Safe Work Conditions by Innovative Research and Education, have written a new book, addressing global health challenges towards...

The five PhDs Leonce Leandry, Innocent Sosoma, Elimercy Ntagalinda, Abdul-rahman Mumbu, and Zabibu Afazali visited the University of Bergen for the annual meeting of the Math4SDG project.

Using mathematics to fight disease

In June 2023 the project Math4SDG held its annual meeting in Bergen. We met up with five PhDs in the project to discuss how they will use applied mathematics to combat infectious disease and how the project aims to increase mathematical literacy in Tanzania and Uganda.