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Global Health Priorities Research Group

Until mid-2019, Global Health Priorities was the main research group at the Section for Ethics and Health Economics (ETØK), Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS). It focused on the ethics and economics of priority setting in health, and the background and implications of health policies and planning. Key research topics included 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.n level, local implications of global and national health policies, equity-efficiency trade-offs, and standard and extended health economic evaluations.

In June 2019, the Global Health Priorities research group was succeeded by the newly established Bergen Centre for Ethics and Priority Setting (BCEPS).

BCEPS has its own website (www.uib.no/en/bceps), while these pages provide an overview of the activities, projects and publications of Global Health Priorities up to and including 2019.

    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

    Prizes won by the Global Health Priorities Research Group

    Teacher of the year 2019 (department) - Ingrid Miljeteig

    Teacher of the year 2017 (faculty) - Inger Lise Teig

    Research groups of the year 2018 (faculty) - Global Health Priorities

    Publication of the year 2016 (faculty) - Ole F. Norheim

    Publication of the year 2010 (department) - Ingrid Miljeteig

    Newsletters from Global Health Priorities (2018)