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The Global Health Priorities research group study the ethics and economics of priority setting in health, and the background and implications of health policies and planning. Key research topics are: the ethics of decisions at a clinical and population level, local implications of global and national health policies, equity-efficiency trade-offs, and standard and extended health economic evaluations.

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PhD Candidates
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Getachew Teshome Eregata: Capacity-strengthening for better national health

Getachew Teshome is combining a leadership position at the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health and taking a PhD in evidence-based, cost-effective health priority setting at UiB.

Announcement: Establishment of Bergen Center for Ethics and Priority Setting (BCEPS)
Ole Frithjof Norheim, Director of BCEPS

Expansion of “Disease Control Priorities” in Ethiopia to include Malawi and Zanzibar

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The DCP-E team outside Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Discussed Ethiopia´s health services at Harvard

A group of central researchers in the Gates funded project “Disease Control Priorities Ethiopia” (DCP-E) gathered at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to discuss the revision of Ethiopia's publicly funded health services package.

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Saving people from the harm of death, Oxford University Press

Saving people from the harm of death

This is the first volume to connect philosophical discussions on the harm of death with discussions on population health, adjusting the ways in which death is evaluated. Edited by post doc in the GHP Research Group Carl Tollef Solberg and associated member of the group Espen Gamlund (professor in...

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Minister of Health Ethiopia, Amir Aman

Ethiopia renews its commitment to Universal Health Coverage

The Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia renews its commitment to actions towards universal health coverage (UHC). The re-definition of the Essential Health Service Packages (EHSP), which the Global Health Priorities Research Group is involved in, is defined as one of the most important steps...

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