Project management structure
This three-year research project is a partnership between institutions in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia and Norway led by the Centre for International Health at the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen (UiB) - with one project leader in the North and one in the South.
Professor Astrid Blystad, Dept. of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen (UiB)
Associate professor Getnet Tadele, Dept. of Sociology, Addis Ababa University (AAU)
The steering committee has six members and will be responsible for strategic planning, resource allocation and reporting. The team will coordinate the research activities, and will ensure that the comparative aspirations of the project are met. The steering committee will moreover ensure that the dissemination and publication plan is implemented.
Professor Astrid Blystad, Dept. of Global Public Health and Primary Care (UiB)
Associate professor Getnet Tadele, Dept. of Sociology (AAU)
Dr. Richard Sambaiga, assistant professor, Dept. of Sociology (UDSM)
Dr. Charles Michelo, School of Public Health, University of Zambia (UNZA)
Professor Karen Marie Moland, Centre for International Health (UiB)
Professor Haldis Haukanes, Dept. of Health Promotion and Development (UiB)
National research teams:
These national research teams are composed of senior researchers, post-doctoral fellows and PhD candidates in each of the countries. Norwegian researchers, post-docs and PhD candidates as well as research track students will also be attached to the national teams in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia where their studies are based.
The advisory board is constituted of key international researchers within the field of gender, sexual and reproductive health and rights. It will provide advice on strategic directions, opportunities and partnerships nationally and internationally, and will contribute to quality assurance and scientific rigour.
Marge Berer, sociologist, founding editor of the journal Reproductive Health Matters and coordinator of the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion
Professor Johanne Sundby, Dept. of Community Medicine and Global Health, University of Oslo
Professor emerita Gro Th. Lie, Dept. of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen
Professor Alicia Ely Yamin, visiting professor of Law and director of Health and Human Rights, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center, USA, and Centre on Law and Social Transformation, CMI/University of Bergen
Professor Andrea Pembe, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania